Montana Archives - My Family Travels
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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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 in northern Montana has it all, but may lose its glaciers before long. To see it while...

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

Winter is a great time to get outdoors with the kids, whether it's a ski and snow family vacation at one of North America’s top mountain resorts, snowmobiling, snowboarding or...

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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 to experience many national parks and monuments, as well as other interesting Western sights in South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming. When Yellowstone, America's first national park,...

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Going Wild At Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is a perfect vacation spot where you can appreciate some quality time without interruption, save...

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7 Top Dude Ranches to Take the Kids

For any kid that ever dreamed of being a cowboy or cowgirl, a dude ranch vacation is the perfect place to try on your spurs and see what your little cowpokes are made of. Some dude ranches can be a...

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The Ultimate Montana And Wyoming Comfort Expedition

Hike, bike, swim and raft your way around the world with Austin Adventures, on a soft adventure with ages 7+ or on a more challenging trip with teens. They call it "Big Sky Country," and just...

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