Montana

A Guide to Visiting Glacier National Park in the Winter

Glacier NP during winter

Visiting Glacier National Park in winter is a picture-perfect getaway. Snow-covered mountains, pristine frozen lakes, and tranquil forests await those who see the park in winter. For those who love visiting national parks during the chillier months of the year, Glacier National Park should land high on your to-visit list.  During the warmer months, Glacier NP is popular among tourists. It’s hard to visit the park’s most impressive sites without … Read More

The Perfect 3 to 4 Days in Yellowstone Itinerary

Excelsior Geyser Crater in Yellowstone National Park

Planning a thorough 3 to 4 days in Yellowstone itinerary is essential when visiting this gorgeous natural area straddling Wyoming and Montana. As one of popular parks in the US (and the first created) it is for good reason. Powerful geysers, colorful hot springs, wildlife, and more all await visitors upon their arrival to Yellowstone. There is a lot to see and do in this iconic national park so this … Read More

Yellowstone vs Grand Teton: Which National Park to Visit?

Morning Glory Hot Spring in Yellowstone NP

Whether you visit Yellowstone or Grand Teton (or both if you’re lucky!), you’ll find your days well spent exploring the parks. Both parks are located in Wyoming — Grand Teton NP is just to the south of Yellowstone NP — making it common for visitors to pay a visit to both areas before leaving. However, if you only have time for one, we have some suggestions for how to choose … Read More

Yellowstone vs Glacier National Park: Which One to Visit?

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

Choosing whether to visit Yellowstone or Glacier National Park might feel impossible. These parks have wildly different landscapes, but are both incredible natural wonders to explore. So, how do you decide? While weighing this difficult decision, there are a few different options to consider. How much time do you have? How off-the-beaten path do you want to go? What kind of land features do you want to see? In general, … Read More

The Perfect 5 to 7 Day Montana Itinerary

Beautiful Glacier NP in Montana

The “Big Sky Country” of Montana is marked by an abundance of Rocky Mountain peaks and richly forested valleys that stand alongside wide-open prairies and ranchlands. For travelers who are planning a 5 to 7-day Montana itinerary, it’s a good idea to chart a route that will take you through a variety of the different landscape types and towns in the Treasure State. Like other nearby Rocky Mountain states such … Read More

10 Best Stops on a Seattle to Yellowstone Road Trip

Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park

A Seattle to Yellowstone road trip is an excellent chance to see a big swath of the mountainous northwest. Driving through three western states known for their pristine vistas and outdoor adventures, there is a lot to see and do along this trip. It is possible to speed along I-90 in one very long day of driving but is best to break it up so you can spend some time … Read More

10 Best Stops on a Denver to Yellowstone Road Trip

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

A two to three-day Denver to Yellowstone road trip is ideal for travelers looking to escape to the wild western parts of Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana with plenty of chances to stop along the way. Yellowstone National Park remains one of America’s most popular national parks—and with good reason, as it’s home to more than half of the world’s hot-water geysers, including the famed Old Faithful and Grand Geyser. And … Read More

10 Best Stops on a Denver to Montana Road Trip

Beautiful Two Medicine Lake in Glacier National Park

A Denver to Montana road trip is a great option for anyone departing from Colorado since it’s easily doable in a day, depending on where you’re going in Montana, and the drive north and west will take you past all kinds of attractions and diverse Western US landscapes. Unless you opt for a much longer scenic route from Denver to Yellowstone National Park and the Bridger-Teton National Forest, you’re almost … Read More