Things to Enjoy in Montana

In Montana – Don’t Miss the Experience

Montana vacation
Montana is a land of vast prairies and magnificent mountains. The scenery is spectacular. Locals and visitors alike enjoy boundless outdoor activities. Cultural and community events keep everyone entertained year-round.


  • Scenic Area:  Gates of the Mountains near Helena
  • Scenic Mountain Routes:  Beartooth Highway (U.S. Highway 212) near Red Lodge; Going-to-the-Sun Road (near Kalispell in Glacier National Park)
  • Natural Site:  Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River in Yellowstone National Park
  • Lake:  Flathead Lake near Kalispell
  • Museums:  Montana Historical Society Museum in Helena; Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyo.
  • Restaurant:  Bistecca at the Granary in Billings
  • Western Store:  Hoglund’s Work and Western Wear in Great Falls
  • Sports Store:   Scheels sports store in Billings
  • Scenic Drives:  I-15, Helena to Great Falls; Montana Route 540 (near Livingston); Montana State Highway 78, Columbus to Red Lodge
  • Small Towns:  Bigfork; Red Lodge; Hamilton; Lewistown
  • Historical Site:  Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument near Hardin
  • National Parks:  Yellowstone National Park; Glacier National Park
  • Nightlife:  Missoula
  • Mountains:  Bitterroot Mountains along U.S. Highway 93 south of Missoula
  • Wildlife:  grizzly bears in captivity at West Yellowstone and Bozeman
  • Lodging:  Grand Union Hotel in Fort Benton; Sage Lodge near Livingston
  • Ski Areas:  Red Lodge Mountain; Whitefish Mountain Resort
  • Events:  Montana State Fair in Great Falls; Home of Champions Rodeo in Red Lodge
  • Outdoor Sport:  Fly-Fishing Madison River near Ennis

In Montana – Visitors Enjoy: 

  • stunning scenic landscapes
  • fly-fishing in wild, trout-filled rivers
  • camping and hiking in wilderness areas
  • abundant cultural and  historical  attractions
  • magnificent mountain ranges
  • elk, mountain goats, and grizzly bears
  • boundless and beautiful plains
  • quaint and interesting small towns
  • wonderful guest ranches
  • exciting events in every season
  • fantastic ski resorts
  • well-preserved ghost towns
  • pristine lakes and rivers
  • uncrowded places in the cities and countryside
  • experience the “old west”
  • friendly people who live in Montana

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One thought on “Things to Enjoy in Montana”

  1. U.S. government lands in Montana offer an abundance of recreation opportunities. Montana State Parks are also nice to visit for a wide range of activities.

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