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This pile of elk antlers, collected on the range, welcome visitors to the range and its visitor center.
by tiatroy
September 23rd, 2016

Hidden in Plain Sight: Montana’s National Bison Range

Truth time: some of Montana’s most incredible places are hidden in plain sight. One such example is the National Bison Range. The National Bison Range is located in Moiese, Montana on a small mountain that’s connected to the Mission Mountains by a spur …

Driving up the road out of the tunnel.
by tiatroy
September 16th, 2016

Fall in Montana: Driving Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road

Last week, my favorite travel partner and I hopped on Amtrak’s Empire Builder and rode it from Whitefish to East Glacier Park. (You can read the full post on our train trip in Montana here.) And you guys, it was such a fun adventure! But our trip didn’ …

Something I learned on this trip: it's really hard to get good photos from the inside of a train car looking out.
by tiatroy
September 15th, 2016

All Aboard for Montana: A Day Trip on Amtrak’s Empire Builder

Not to toot my own horn, but I think I do a pretty good job of taking advantage of the offerings that are found in my Montana backyard. Except, I don’t always try everything that I wish I would. Take for example Amtrak’s Empire Builder line. It runs be …

Taking in the view over the Kootenai River near Libby. Photo: WME
by tiatroy
September 9th, 2016

Warren Miller + Montana = A Match Made in Winter Heaven

Being a born and raised Montana girl, I know that winter here is pretty special. But I also know that not everyone thinks of Big Sky Country as a winter travel destination, especially when there are so many other places that have great ski scenes, soli …

Mount Sentinel in Missoula.
by tiatroy
August 31st, 2016

7 Things to do in Montana this Fall

We all know it’s coming. It’s been sneaking up on us like a thief in the night, taking a few minutes of daylight in the morning and leaving a crispness in the air every night. You know what I’m talking about…fall.  Fall colors along the Clark Fork Ri …