Mary Bay: A Gorgeous Spot with Cell Service at Yellowstone Lake

Alex Neill at Mary Bay, Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Mary Bay is a stunning, isolated beach facing west along Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park. This gorgeous place is so easily missed.  If you don’t drive to the East Entrance of the park, you wouldn’t even know this bay existed.  Mary Bay is only a few miles down the road ...

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Tips for Visiting Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

Neill Family at the Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, August 2013

Old Faithful has to be on your list of places to visit during your trip to Yellowstone National Park.  This iconic geyser is something to check off your list of places to see during your lifetime.  Here are a few tips I have compiled to ensure you know what to expect, and that you will... Read More

Montana Whitewater: Your Adventure Company in Southwest Montana!

Montana Whitewater Rafting family, southwest Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

When planning a visit to the “Last Best Place,” there is certainly no shortage of activities or adventures to experience.  With over twenty years of operation, Montana Whitewater Rafting Company is excited to offer rafting, zip lining, fly-fishing, kayaking, tubing and horseback ...

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Sunny Slope Lodge: Your Yellowstone Vacation Rental

Yellowstone Vacation Rental Sunny Slope Lodge Kitchen

Located just 5 miles from the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park in Montana, the Sunny Slope Lodge is a custom log lodge, and just the place to hang your hat after a long day of Yellowstone adventuring. This 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 3,000 square feet custom cabin/timber frame home ...

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Mountain Sky Guest Ranch: Montana’s all-inclusive family ranch near Yellowstone National Park

Mountain Sky Ranch, Golf Course, Emigrant, Montana

Just 30 miles from Yellowstone National Park, the Mountain Sky Guest Ranch has spent over 80 years perfecting our rustic elegance on nearly 10,000 acres of beautiful rugged countryside in Montana’s Paradise Valley.  We invite you to rejuvenate in one of our carefully restored one, two, or ...

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Madison Campground, Yellowstone National Park

Madison River, Madison Campground, Yellowstone National Park

The Madison Campground has become one of my favorite spots in Yellowstone National Park.  Conveniently located near the west entrance, this campground offers easy access to the Tower Junction, Old Faithful, and West Yellowstone.  I highly recommend staying here if you are looking for a camping ...

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Free entry to National Parks, President’s Day Weekend, 2014

View of GLacier National Park from the east side of Logan Pass, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

In honor of President’s Day weekend, all United States National Parks are offering FREE entry from February 15 – 17, 2014.  A great time to visit Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frAo-hu13R8 Enjoy your trip! Warm Wishes from Big ...

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Bison Carcass Draws Animals in Yellowstone National Park, September 2013

I have said many times, Yellowstone National Park is an amazing place to see animals, and animals “living” in the wild.  By “living,” I mean, that you will likely see some kind of scene that looks like it is right out of National Geographic.  Bison carcasses will draw ...

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Lewis Falls, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Lewis Falls and the Lewis River, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

Lewis Falls is a pretty 30-foot waterfall located just off of the main road about halfway between the South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park and Grant Village inside the park.  These falls are located on the Lewis River, and are found just south of Lewis Lake. These falls cannot be missed ...

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Hiking to Cascade Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Cascade Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com

Cascade Lake in Yellowstone National Park was a hike I had heard about many times, but never (until this year) had the time to do it.  We were lucky and ended up with some extra time, so we just one morning decided to do it.  We didn’t check the weather report, we didn’t try to... ...

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