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Winter in Montana: Ski Big Sky Resort

November 14, 2015 – 10:44 am
Chris Kamman

Ski season is upon us and this year we’re focusing on winter road trips that incorporate family ski vacations. If you’ve ever been to Montana, you know it’s earned the nickname “Big Sky” for a …

Helena, Montana GeoTour: Thar’s Gold in Them Thar Hills

October 15, 2014 – 10:55 am

Spoiler Alert! This post contains information and photos about the geocache containers hidden in Helena, Montana as part of the city’s official GeoTour. If you want to find them yourself, you may want to stop …

Family Vacation in Helena, Montana

August 30, 2014 – 12:34 pm

When we told people we were going to Montana on a family vacation, most everyone asked us if we were going to Glacier National Park or to Yellowstone National Park. Opting for the road less …

Bitterroot Valley, Montana and Northwest Passage — Day 8 Rockies or Bust 2010

August 28, 2010 – 3:57 pm
Highway 12

We stepped into the shoes of Lewis and Clark for a day to explore the Lolo Trail. Road trip heaven, this journey brings you close to nature with an easy ride on great roads (opt for the Lolo Motorway if you want more adventure) right on the river’s edge.

Idaho Rocks! — Day 7 Rockies or Bust 2010

August 16, 2010 – 6:26 am
Sacajawea Center

We started this mega trip with few expectations. While we looked forward to seeing some familiar parts of the country, much of our trip would pass through areas we’d never traveled. The drive to Hamilton, Montana from Sun Valley was, at first glance, nothing more than a beautiful drive. The lesson of the day? Your destination doesn’t matter, it’s all about how you get there and enjoying that journey.

The Day We Got Behind (West Yellowstone to Sun Valley) — Day 6 Rockies or Bust 2010

August 4, 2010 – 7:00 am
Craters of the Moon

Day 6 of our Rockies or Bust 2010 road trip takes us from West Yellowstone, Montana to Sun Valley, Idaho with plenty of stops along the way. Some intended and some, well, we just had to make the best of them.

Are We There Yet?

August 2, 2010 – 5:27 pm
18 Gallatin River - Headwaters

The latest trend in family vacations is geocaching on the road. Road Trips for Families is Still on VaCation and playing in the nation’s largest high-tech treasure hunt.

West Yellowstone Here We Come — Day 5 Rockies or Bust 2010

July 24, 2010 – 6:19 am
Old Faithful Inn Exterior with Stage Coach.

We leave Jackson Hole and head to West Yellowstone on day 5 of our Rockies or Bust 2010 mega road trip. Seeing a bear is a huge highlight!