Montana

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 plan and prepare … 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. For the purposes of this article, we’ll … Read More

The Perfect 3 to 4 Days in Yellowstone Itinerary

Excelsior Geyser Crater in Yellowstone National Park

In visiting the first national park in the United States, you’re stepping into one of the most diverse and spectacular spaces in the country. Yellowstone National Park is by far one of the most popular parks in the U.S., and for good reason. Powerful geysers, colorful hot springs, wildlife, and more all await visitors upon their arrival in the park. As you’re planning your trip to this iconic national park, … 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 became the world’s first of its kind in 1872, just one year after scientists had first explored and documented the area and its hydrothermal features. Today, Yellowstone remains one of America’s most … 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

The Ultimate 3 to 5 Days in Glacier National Park Itinerary

Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the United States. Located in northern Montana, with sections of the park stretching into Canada, Glacier National Park boasts outstanding scenery. Picture towering mountains, deep valleys, crystal clear lakes, lush green forests, and some very, very old glaciers. When you visit, you should plan to spend around 3 to 5 days in Glacier National Park. The park is … Read More

12 Best Stops on a Seattle to Glacier National Park Road Trip

Beautiful Glacier National Park

When you plan a Seattle to Glacier National Park road trip, you’re in for a memorable adventure. Glacier National Park is located in northern Montana, with the northernmost parts of the park extending into Canada. The drive from Seattle to Glacier National Park takes travelers through beautiful scenery and small mountain towns before arriving in Glacier.  If you’re gearing up for this road trip, we’ve got all the recommended stops … Read More