flathead-lake-lodge-lakefront-pool

A Montana Dude Ranch On a Gorgeous Lake Just Outside Glacier National Park

Located in northern Montana just 45 minutes from Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake Lodge has all the dude ranch vacation perks with one big difference: The lodge is located on the shores of a beautiful alpine lake with all of the associated waterfront joys. This Montana dude ranch vacation feels like two different summer trips wrapped into…

carmel-valley-ranch-vineyard-suite

Best U.S. Hotels and Resorts for a Multigenerational Family Vacation

Multigenerational travel is a huge trend for the foreseeable future — now, more than ever, families realize the value of meaningful time together in a setting that offers a wealth of quality activities. The key? Planning for larger family groups requires attention to features and facets that make a property well suited for multiple ages. Consider these…

the-resort-paws-up-horseback-riding

Top Things to Know Before Planning a Dude Ranch Vacation

A dude ranch vacation is a unique experience, different from any other type of family travel — and for those who have never tried one, the uncertainties can feel daunting. If you’re unsure how the logistics work, what gear you’ll need or whether you’ll be bored if you don’t feel like riding … we have answers…

family dude ranch vacation

Family Dude Ranch Vacation at Flathead Lake Lodge in Montana

Nancy wrote all about her incredible family summer vacation at Flathead Lake Lodge in Montana on the blog a few months ago. The location, kid-friendly activities, and service are all amazing — appreciation of all this family-friendly dude ranch has to offer is easy as Nancy’s photos are phenomenal.

She also put together a video about her experience. It is good enough to have its own post. Enjoy!

Flathead Lake Lodge Watersports

The Best of a Lake and Dude Ranch Vacation in Montana

Set on the shores of Flathead Lake and surrounded by gorgeous mountains, Flathead Lake Lodge is simply stunning. The lakeside location means guests have access both a lake and a dude ranch experience in one family vacation. This combination worked perfectly for us as my family wanted a dude ranch experience, but didn’t necessarily want to spend all day on horseback.