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Love the Scenery

When our tourism researchers ask people what they like to do on their Montana vacation one item that usually is mentioned is “driving for pleasure”. Open roads, beautiful big sky, very little traffic and stunning scenic vistas – hey, you can’t beat that! I was on US Hwy 87 the other day just a bit […]

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First Camping Trip of the Summer

Our recent Facebook contest winner posted a wonderful story about her first camping trip this summer. In her own words… First camping trip of the season. Hard to believe it took until the end of June to do it. But, it was well worth the wait! On a spur-of-the-moment decision we took a break from […]

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The View From the Top

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park was our first visit Sunday morning. There was a bit of haze in the sky although the dramatic icons of this area, square butte and the incredibly long cliff face forming the buffalo jump, were still very visible. Our group headed to the top of the buffalo jump for some […]

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Tower Rock State Park Hike

When we finished floating the Missouri River near Cascade the other day we took our rafts out at Prewitt Creek. Just around the corner from the take-out at Prewitt is Tower Rock State Park. We were running a bit ahead of schedule so a last-minute plan was hatched to make a stop at Tower Rock […]

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Calm Waters of the Missouri

I had spent the day scurrying around, packing for a multi day trip, and getting odds and ends of things done at home. Mid afternoon I was meeting some friends in Virgelle to spend the night and hopefully work in a short canoe or kayak trip. The Sunday afternoon drive was a looker – changing […]

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Scenic Drive West of Choteau

I’ll admit, we were heading to a destination west of Choteau but even if we weren’t, it still would have been a gorgeous drive in Central Montana. After a quick stop in Choteau, we drove 4 or 5 miles north on US Hwy 89, then turned west on the Teton Road. If you haven’t driven this road in a […]

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