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Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park

A Most Beautiful Hike to Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park

Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park

Tips for a Grinnell Lake Hike Updated 06.13.2018. In June 2014, I wrote about one of the most beautiful hikes in Glacier National Park. In my latest update, I’ve included answers to frequently asked questions about the trail to Grinnell Lake, more photos and updated hiking information. Most hikers visiting the Many Glacier area of […]

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Montana travel apps

Top Montana Travel Apps for Your Next Boomer Adventure

Montana travel apps

Updated 06.06.2018: Since July 2014, we’ve been sharing our recommendations for top Montana travel apps. This is the most recent update that includes eliminating apps that are no longer published plus we introduce you to our latest finds. If you’re an app user who’s travel feet are itching for a trip to Montana, bookmark this […]

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Triple Creel Ranch winter getaway

Triple Creek Ranch Winter Getaway: Luxurious Montana Fun

Triple Creel Ranch winter getaway

When you think of spending time at a guest ranch, do you imagine horse rides through fields of wildflowers, cooling your toes in a gurgling creek or telling stories under a star-filled night sky? My guest ranch visions are white, all white, especially when it comes to a Triple Creek Ranch winter getaway in Darby, […]

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Discover a luxurious Montana getaway at Dreamcatcher Lodge in Kalispell.

Montana Getaway at Dreamcatcher Lodge (closed as of 1.22.2018)

Discover a luxurious Montana getaway at Dreamcatcher Lodge in Kalispell.

Update 01.22.2018: The owners of Dreamcatcher Lodge have retired and closed the bed and breakfast. When Alan and I look for a Montana getaway, luxury, relaxation and convenience are important requirements. Bonus points if it’s also romantic. We appreciate luxury lodging that offers relaxation but is convenient to the things we want to see and […]

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Visit Lamar Valley in the winter

Visiting Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley in the Winter

Visit Lamar Valley in the winter

For years, I’ve wanted to visit Lamar Valley in the winter, especially to see wolves. Located in the remote northeast corner of Yellowstone National Park, the Lamar Valley is America’s version of the Serengeti. Or so I’ve read. And Highway 212, the only road that’s open to vehicular traffic during Yellowstone’s winter season, just happens […]

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Grey Cliffs Ranch getaway

Grey Cliffs Ranch Getaway

Grey Cliffs Ranch getaway

I’ve made no secret of the fact that Alan and I are on a mission to find Montana’s best luxury lodging properties. And now we can add a Grey Cliffs Ranch getaway to that list. In fact, Alan and I enjoy Grey Cliffs so much that we chalked up two visits in 2016—spring and fall. […]

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Coyote Bluff Estate in Somers, Montana

Coyote Bluff Estate: Romantic Lodging at Flathead Lake

Coyote Bluff Estate in Somers, Montana

Coyote Bluff Estate: Romantic Lodging at Flathead Lake Updated: 06.01.2018 When Alan and I look for romantic getaways, three criteria top the list: relaxing, luxurious and spectacular setting. Coyote Bluff Estate in Somers, Montana, more than meets these guidelines for romantic lodging at Flathead Lake. It’s not always easy for luxury travelers to find the right […]

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Fall roadtripping to Grey Cliffs Ranch, Montana

Fall Roadtripping in Montana and Wyoming

Fall roadtripping to Grey Cliffs Ranch, Montana

Are you a fan of fall roadtripping? Alan and I like nothing better than exploring when the leaves are turning and the air has that crispy feel of fall. But what if it rains or snows? I guess you know where this boomer road trip story is going. Driving the Beartooth Highway in Wyoming and Montana […]

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Medicine Lodge Valley on the Big Sheep Backcountry Byway in Montana

Going Off-the-Beaten-Path in Montana on the Big Sheep Back Country Byway

Medicine Lodge Valley on the Big Sheep Backcountry Byway in Montana

Big Sheep Back Country Byway Updated: 06.01.2018 Are you looking for a scenic drive to experience Montana’s empty spaces and big skies? Alan and I recommend adding the Big Sheep Back Country Byway to your Montana road trip itinerary. Located in the far southwestern corner of Montana near the Idaho border, this 50-mile scenic dirt road, […]

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Coloring Glacier National Park, A Grayscale Coloring Book for Travelers

Coloring Glacier National Park

Coloring Glacier National Park, A Grayscale Coloring Book for Travelers

When it comes to unforgettable scenery, Glacier National Park ranks at the top of our list. Alan and I are lucky to live about three hours away from this gorgeous park, which means plenty of opportunities to photograph and explore Glacier’s beauty. What’s the next best thing to being there? Creating your own scenery in Coloring […]

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