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.
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.
And after months sheltering at home, “This place encourages you to make new friends,” said Sam Young. “We’ve been to a bunch of different places on vacation, but this is the best.”
“The breakfast ride is my favorite thing at the ranch. Breakfast tastes so much better,” says Sydney Byrne, 17, a guest at Flathead Lake Lodge in NW Montana
Flathead Lake Lodge is much more than a lodge - it's a ranch, farm and acre upon acre of wilderness and lakefront.
What should we today? that’s the biggest decision a guest must make with nearly two dozen activities—including those just for kids and for teens.
At Flathead Lake Lodge, rather than 125 people spread out in 22 cozy log cabins and the main lodge, there are 83, including 30 kids
Nearly a year later, stuck at home, trips canceled in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, I smile thinking about that stellar day and the rest of last summer’s trip to Alaska