Glacier National Park

Many Glacier Hotel, Glacier National Park

On a recent trip to Glacier National Park, my family and I spent three nights at the historic Many Glacier Hotel. The hotel was built in 1915 by the Great Northern Railway as a luxury lodge to attract tourists from afar and little has changed in the past 100 years. The chalet style of the […]


Going to the Sun Road, Glacier National Park

A trip to Glacier National Park wouldn’t be complete without a traverse or two of the famous Going-To-The-Sun Road. The winding 53 mile road cuts through the center of the park, from east to west. It’s the only road that really goes through the park and it’s the only road you really need to take. […]

Banff and Glacier 265

A week in Banff and Glacier for under $900: How I made it work

Trip: 7 Days Total Cost: $887 Vacation days used: 6 Glacier National Park had been my dad’s #1 bucket list destination for years. We tried to make a trip out there a few years back but had to cancel last minute because of job issues, so last year I committed to making it work. As […]

Ranger-led group hiking to Grinnell Glacier

Hiking to Grinnell Glacier

During the planning for my family’s trip to Glacier National Park in Montana, I came across pictures of the hike to Grinnell Glacier and knew instantly that I had to do it. The pictures were just stunning. My parents are getting older, so we couldn’t do too many long or strenuous hikes, but it seemed […]