The long-awaited post is finally here: just how amazing was my soul-searching road trip to Montana? How did I keep my sanity across 2,300 miles with two high-energy dogs crammed in my vehicle? What kinds of epiphanies did I have during the trip? All these and more will be answered today! Warning: it's a long one, folks.
One girl. Two dogs. 2,200 miles. 7 days. One amazing journey.
Talk about spontaneous. I made the decision to take Labor Day weekend off from work and drive to Montana only ten days before leaving. Was I excited? Absolutely! Was I also a little unsure about traveling that far by myself and camping in the wilderness? You bet. Was it worth it? Definitely.
My goal was to see Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park. I was sparked to add it to my bucket list after seeing a cool documentary on Netflix by 2 guys from Minnesota: Rock the Park. It seemed like a great way to see the breathtaking sights of Glacier without much risk of bear encounters or other dangers. Bonus – my dogs could come with! The only thing holding me back from making the trip was just how far I’d have to travel to get there.
1,100 miles by car or a fair