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One of the most gorgeous sunsets of the summer.
by tiatroy
August 15th, 2014

A Family Weekend at Placid Lake State Park

It’s probably no surprise that I love my family. Over the last five years, I’ve shared some of my favorite family memories with you on the blog. Side note: You can read about last year’s family reunion in Glacier National Park here and a wonderful week …

Photo courtesy: Philip Granrud
by tiatroy
August 6th, 2014

Safely Viewing Montana’s Wildlife

As you probably know by now, Montana is a wild place. She still holds an element of magic and mystery and is unapologetically untamed and undiscovered. And I don’t know about you, but I love her for it. After all, that’s part of her charm. As a wild pl …

My most recent view from the Going-to-the-Sun Road, taken in 2013. Sigh.
by tiatroy
July 29th, 2014

Top Picks for August Activities in Western Montana

You guys, summer is almost over! Okay fine…I realize that may be a bit dramatic, but this summer has literally¬†flown by so quickly. For example, I have yet to float the river. For a Montana girl, that is a total travesty. But I’m determined to put an …

Kayaking on the immense (and super clean) waters of Flathead Lake.
by tiatroy
July 24th, 2014

Playing on Flathead Lake

I’m going to admit it: I played hooky from work yesterday afternoon. And yes, I’m fully aware that it’s not the most responsible thing I’ve ever done. But I just needed to. Why? Well, I have a few reasons… -My bestie from college is vacationing in Mo …

Climbing up toward "The Loop" from the west side.
by tiatroy
July 16th, 2014

A Perfect Day on the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park

Happy anniversary. In case you’ve forgotten, we’ve¬†been together five years now. Can you believe that? During the last five years, I’ve told you stories while you’ve shared your memories with me about a place we both love: Montana. And by now, I’m sure …