Montana: Secrets of the Locals - Episode 2

When visiting Glacier National Park don't let fires or crowds keep you from enjoying the area. There are plenty of itinerary options. Be prepared, and when uncertain just ask the locals. In this day itinerary we drive from Kalispell to Polebridge to visit the Mercantile, head on to Bowman Lake in Glacier National Park, and then escape the crowds and stand on top of the world at Hornet Lookout.

Glacier National Park - What to Pack

In 2016 nearly 3 million people visited Glacier National Park. If you plan to visit in the near future be sure to check out this packing list so you don't forget a thing.

Montana: Secrets of the Locals

Visitors to Glacier National Park have risen steadily in the last five years reaching nearly 3 million in 2016. I still can’t believe that number! With so many guests visiting the area it seems selfish not to share a few of my local secrets with you. So pull up a chair and join me for the inside scoop. Let's bike Going to the Sun Road, enjoy Paddlefest, and take a stroll on North Shore Beach.

Driving Going to the Sun Road

If this isn't on your bucket list it should be. With a reputation as one of the most beautiful drives in the United States it's hard to go wrong. We moved across the country from Ohio and this was priority #1 upon arrival. We left our chaotic mess of boxes to go explore and it did not disappoint.