A visit to Flathead Lake Lodge, just south of Glacier NP, this pandemic summer is about a lot more than learning a new sport or upping your skill, visiting kids say, especially after being stuck at home for months.
Many families like to anchor themselves in Moab because they can visit Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, as well as mountain bike, paddleboard, river raft, horseback ride, hike, fish, golf
The big difference this pandemic summer: Families wearing masks when they are near other people or inside shops. Clerks and restaurant servers are wearing masks too.
Certainly, there is a lot to feel anxious about this summer whether you are at home or traveling with spikes in COVID-19 cases in many states. Locals in Wyoming, like elsewhere, say they are nervous seeing so many out of state license plates
We’re spending a couple of days in a cabin at River Dance Lodge in Idaho, part of the Row Adventures portfolio, known for their rafting and sea kayaking trips.
Suha Jhaveri opted for a mom-son road trip to the Resort at Paws Up, a luxe outdoor resort on a 37,000 acre ranch on 10 miles of the Blackfoot River where they stayed in a huge safari-like tent
Other times, you just soldier on as we did horseback riding and riding ATV vehicles some 15 miles to Montana’s well preserved ghost town Garnet—a mining town in the late 19th Century.
At least we are cozy and dry in our tent. That’s right—our tent. The resort boasts 28 luxury homes and 36 glamping tents complete with rugs, bathtub, feather beds, electricity, an in-suite bathroom, and heated floor. We even have a claw footed tub in ours.
So far this summer, the east side of the park remains closed due to heavy winter snows—we could only go as far as Avalanche, where we went hiking to Avalanche Lake, about a two miles each way with a gradual gain of about 500 feet in elevation.
Glacier National Park is only partially open this Covid summer. No park lodging. Eastern side closed completely. So be prepared for scarce lodging, food, even hiking options