Montana Archives - My Family Travels
Natural vista of mountain views seen from Lake Apgar in Glacier National Park.
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Explore Wilderness In Glacier National Park

Pristine lakes, mountain goats, snow-capped mountains, stunning views: Glacier National Park has it all, but may lose its namesake glaciers before long. Take an amazing Northwest...

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View of the Beartooth Range of mountains outside Red Lodge Montana.
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The Pollard Hotel, Red Lodge, Montana

Red Lodge, Montana is a real Western mountain town with a landmark hotel and wide-open skies for an authentic winter family adventure.

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Young girl rides a brown horse at Vista Verde Ranch, Clark, Colorado.
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The Worry-Free Western Dude Ranch Vacation

Try rock-climbing, fly fishing, hiking, falconry, yoga and a massage -- all available on a worry-free, Western dude ranch vacation. There’s plenty of opportunities to ride, of...

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Man viewing steam rising from a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park.
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Gorgeous Yellowstone Winter Getaways with Family Snow Tours

Two national park lodges are featuring Yellowstone winter getaways select dates through early March. Plan now to experience this vast park -- a favorite of all ages. You'll agree...

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Family in snow gear outside Alta Lodge, Utah
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The Best Ski and Snow Family Vacations

Who knew? Despite strict COVID-19 protocols, including required reservations and reduced capacity at many resorts, the 2021 ski and snow family vacation season was the fifth best...

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Backpackers disembark at the Amtrak train station at Whitefish, Montana
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5 Top Train Trips for Exploring the West

Simplify your family vacation planning with these five top train trips for exploring America’s Western states. Each of these rail travel adventures are sure to make for interesting...

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Two families sit in front of a firepit on the patio of YotelPAD Park City in Utah.
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What Is Spring Skiing During COVID Like?

What will spring skiing during COVID be like in 2021? Many families are asking the same question as they plan a

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Cowboy holds up a girl so she can groom her horse at Elkhorn Ranch in Arizona.
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Sun, Snow and Wide-Open Spaces at a Family Dude Ranch

Picture yourselves on horseback galloping across wide open spaces at a family dude ranch. Have you ever ridden through deserts dotted with giant cactus?  

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Mt. Rushmore
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Road Trip USA: Great Sights of the West – Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone And The Grand Tetons

Plan a driving trip from Mt. Rushmore to Yellowstone to experience the West's top national parks and monuments. Take in other interesting Western sights in South Dakota, Montana,...

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