Moon Publications. 450 pages. 70,000 copies sold! W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell, outdoors enthusiasts and former coworkers at legendary Powell's Books in Portland, have covered some of the most rugged destinations in the U.S.: Montana, Utah, and Zion & Bryce. They continue their tradition with the latest edition of Moon Montana. From the wilderness of Yellowstone to the eastern prairies, McRae and Jewell lead travelers to the best of the Big Sky Country, offering unique travel strategies such as a "Hot Springs Tour of Montana," and for the history buff, "Following Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery." Whether it's cross-country skiing at Glacier National Park, observing elk at Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, or finding the best "watering hole" in Missoula, Moon Montana gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Frommer Publications. 434 pages. Written by more than 175 outspoken travelers around the globe, Frommer's Complete Guides help travelers experience places the way locals do. ? More annually updated guides than any other series ? 16-page color section and foldout map in all annual guides ? Outspoken opinions, exact prices, and suggested itineraries ? Dozens of detailed maps in an easy-to-read, two-color design Frommer's. The best trips start here. Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. * The best of both states, including everything you need to know to experience Glacier, Grand Teton, and Yellowstone national parks. * Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not. * Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget. * Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
4th Edition. Fodor Publications. 464 pages. 2010 Edition. Discover the heart of Montana & Wyoming Fodor's choice ratings you can trust. Exceptional restaurants, hotels, and sights selected to help you make the best choices. Simple pleasures. Embrace the local culture as you explore endless backcountry trails on horseback, enjoy a hot soak in an outdoor mineral pool, or stargaze in Big Sky Country. Boundless activities. Find choices for every traveler, from fly-fishing the clear waters of the Gallatin River and hiking the majestic Tetons to snowshoeing through Yellowstone National Park. Local Experts Fodor's worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience. Freshest Facts You won't find a more up-to-date guide. Our writers seek out hot spots while verifying that listings meet our high standards. Travelers Like You Get candid advice from fellow travelers at Fodors.com, and read their "Word of Mouth" tips throughout this book. "Fodor's has emerged?as our fave guidebook series for insider tips about things you actually want to know?" -Miami Herald "Hipped up?plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky." -Outside Magazine
Moon Publications. 296 pages. Writer, editor, and avid outdoorswoman Becky Lomax offers an insider's perspective on Glacier National Park, where she once worked shredding lettuce in the kitchen so she could hike nearly 300 miles of park trails during her free time. From hiking through multi-color meadows filled with wildflowers to observing the Sperry Glacier, a victim of global warming that will vanish in less than two decades, Lomax knows the best ways to enjoy the park's one million acres of wilderness. She also includes unique trip strategies for travelers with specific interests and restrictions, including a "Wildlife-Watching" tour and a whirlwind "One Day in Glacier" tour. Whether it's biking up Going-to-the-Sun Road or watching a grizzly forage in huckleberries, Moon Glacier National Park gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Globe Pequot Press. Discover hidden gems and secret places in Montana. Knowledgeably written and extensively researched, this guide takes the focus off mainstream tourist attractions and shines the spotlight squarely on the offbeat and unique. With a lively, user-friendly interior design and "fact blocks" stuffed with at-a-glance practical information, including dining, lodging, Web sites, and insider tips, this is the ultimate guide for those looking to capture the heart and soul of a destination.