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Discover off-the-beaten-path Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes: Off-the-beaten-path in Montana’s Bitterroot Mountains

Discover off-the-beaten-path Twin Lakes

If you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path fun in Montana, Twin Lakes in the Bitterroot National Forest certainly qualifies. Twin Lakes sits at 7,200 ft. with fishing, canoeing—no motorized boats allowed—and hiking available, making this a fun day trip or overnight camping getaway. Since Alan and I aren’t backpackers, we appreciate the opportunity to experience day hikes […]

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Hiking on the Kottenai Creek Trail in Montana

Ten Montana summer road trips without the crowds

Hiking on the Kottenai Creek Trail in Montana

Visit Montana is sponsoring this look at Montana summer road trips that take you off-the-beaten-path. Are you thinking about a summer trip to Montana? It’s the perfect season to experience the vastness of Big Sky Country. From the western mountains to the eastern plains, summer fun stretches across Montana in an endless series of outdoor […]

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Painted Rocks Montana

Off-the-Beaten-Path Western Montana Lakes for Boomer Travel Fun

Painted Rocks Montana

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is sponsoring this look at Montana waterways and how you can protect them. When I say “Western Montana,” what comes to mind? Do you picture the rugged mountains of the Northern Rockies or the glaciated peaks of Glacier National Park? The sight of my beloved Bitterroot Mountains certainly causes my […]

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Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

Exploring Coolidge Ghost Town in Southwest Montana

Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

Updated 07.18.2019:  Do you enjoy ghost town hunting during boomer travel adventures? If you said, yes, then plan a road trip to Montana. Like much of the Rocky Mountains, The Treasure State is filled with ghost towns waiting to be explored. So far, Alan and I have visited two Montana ghost towns. We enjoyed the […]

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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

Updated 05.16.2019:  If you’re looking for an easy day hike in Glacier National Park, look no further than the Grinnell Lake hike. This beautiful 6.8 mile round-trip-trail makes an excellent recovery-day-hike when visiting the Many Glacier area. Basically a walk in the woods, the trail to Grinnell Lake also passes by Swiftcurrent and Josephine Lakes. […]

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Montana travel apps

Top Montana Travel Apps for Your Next Boomer Adventure

Montana travel apps

Updated 09.28.2018: 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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