Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park

A Most Beautiful Hike to Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park

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. Named after […]

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Montana travel apps

Top Montana Travel Apps for Your Next Boomer Adventure

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 page so […]

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Triple Creel Ranch winter getaway

Triple Creek Ranch Winter Getaway: Luxurious Montana Fun

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)

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 do. Dreamcatcher […]

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Visit Lamar Valley in the winter

Visiting Yellowstone’s 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 Montana Highway 212, the only road that’s open to vehicular traffic during Yellowstone’s winter season, just […]

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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 many visits to the ranch hitting […]

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Coyote Bluff Estate in Somers, Montana

Coyote Bluff Estate: Romantic Lodging at Flathead Lake

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. Romantic Lodging at Flathead Lake It’s not always easy fortravelers to find luxury lodging in Montana. Let’s face it, Montana […]

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Fall roadtripping to Grey Cliffs Ranch, Montana

Fall Roadtripping in Montana and Wyoming

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

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, administered by the Bureau of Land Management, […]

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