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This Web site is for tourists and other travelers who plan to visit Montana. Information on things to do, attractions, lodging and more are featured throughout the site. In addition, special information is included on Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park, and northwest Wyoming.

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Historic Hotel, downtown Livingston, Montana. Illustration (with Murray Hotel pic) courtesy Sandy Archives.

On this page: Site Information, site search, custom search,  advertising, contact information, Web addresses, trademark & copyright, feedback, privacy, terms of use, and disclaimer. Plus information about Red Lodge Post.


This site welcomes feedback. Use this contact form to compose your comment/message and submit. Due to the large number of comments/messages, not all will receive a response. Thanks.


Montana Traveler || 2020 ||  Describes things to see and do in Montana: tips on museums, attractions, and outdoor activities;  lists lodging and restaurants; provides links to travel resources and general shopping; provides custom search for travel-related local Montana Web sites; lists Montana travel publications.


History and Quick Facts || Travel Planning || Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts

Yellowstone: Glendive, Miles City, Billings, Red Lodge, Yellowstone National Park, Livingston

Wonderland: Bozeman, Boulder, Butte, Missoula, Hamilton.

Ranchland: Roundup, Harlowton, Lewistown, White Sulphur Springs, Townsend, Helena

Discoveryland: Culbertson, Glasgow, Havre, Great Falls

The Wilderness: Glacier National Park, Kalispell, Polson, Ronan, Whitefish


Readers can find specific information/pages in this Website using a native search tool which is displayed at multiple locations: First look for the small green search box showing a hand-held magnifying glass near the Header at the top of every Web page.

In addition, a search box appears near the top of and on the right side of each Web page. Lastly a search box appears at the bottom of Web pages. Scroll down, locate the MONTANA TRAVELER SEARCH.  Enter the terms horseback riding to get a feel for how the search system works.


Search for local Montana businesses/organizations, which provide services to tourists and other travelers. has built a special search tool (based on custom Google search) that lists and indexes thousands of local Montana Websites. Called MTsearch this tool is useful for finding detailed travel-related information, most of which is not included in


Primary Web address:

Affinity Web addresses:

  • www.Bozeman.MT
  • www.Helena.MT
  • www.Missoula.MT
  • www.Billings.MT


MontanaTravelerTM  and MTbestTM are the exclusive trademarks of the publisher of this Web site. The use of these trademarks by others is forbidden.

Unless otherwise noted, all content in including text, images, and infographics is the property of John Sandy. Private or commercial use or redistribution (digital or print), without the expressed, written permission of John Sandy is prohibited.

Limited exception granted:  Use of a few words (a snippet) is considered acceptable use, provided that attribution is given to the copyright owner and a reference to is included along with such use. Creating a Link to is accepted practice, and, indeed, encouraged.

For consideration of permission to use content, images and infographics, published in this Website please contact JS at

The image in the header of this Website is courtesy Clearwater River Realty Inc., Seeley Lake, MT.


Content on this Web site is provided for information purposes only. Users should verify all information in this Web site for accuracy, reliability, suitability, and completeness, as deemed appropriate.

Directory-type information for businesses or organizations mentioned or listed in this Web site is provided to you the user of this Web site for reference purposes only.

This Web site makes no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied. Further, this Web site assumes no liability or responsibility for errors or omissions. Use of any part of or all information in this Web site is at your own risk.

This Web site contains links to Web sites that are operated by persons, companies, or organizations other than This Web site does not assume any responsibility or liability for the information, products or services offered by such Web sites.

Further no guarantee, approval or endorsement is expressed or implied. Consequently, if you choose to use the information, services or products offered by other Web sites, you do so at your own risk.

With use of the Internet comes inherent risk. Computer viruses and unwanted or destructive code can infect Web servers and Web sites.  Web sites can also be hacked and unapproved content, some perhaps even malicious, added, unknow to a publisher.

With this precautionary notice in mind, you agree to accept any and all risks related to these potential problems when you use this Web site.  This Web site assumes no liability or responsibility for damages you may incur, of any kind or from any source, while using this Web site or any of the third-party sites linked to or mentioned.


This Web site seeks to protect the privacy of its users/visitors.

Please note the following:

  • Google and third party vendors  use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to this Web site.
  • Users may manage Google cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting Ads Settings.
  • The cookies of other (non-Google) third-party vendors or ad networks may also be used to serve ads on this site. You can manage third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest based advertising by visiting

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If you choose to stop placement of cookies on your devices, you, the user of this Web site, should take appropriate measures such as suggested above or in other ways/methods deemed acceptable to achieve results desired by you, the user, of this Web site.

Google Analytics shares data with Montana Traveler on traffic to this Web site. Data is anonymized so as not to show personally identifiable information of users.

If you choose to use the Contact Form provided in this Website, the personal information provided by you is not archived or shared in any way.  Your information in the Contact Form is only used as background to prepare a response (if given) back to you.


In addition to regular Web pages in this Web site, short, timely pieces of content are occasionally written and published in Red Lodge PostThis content aims to share special nuggets of useful and interesting information on travel in Montana U.S.A.  Visitors and residents alike are the main audience for Red Lodge Posts.

Submissions to Red Lodge Post are welcome from the public.  Before you start writing, tell us about your idea for a “story.”  Submissions are only accepted after direct invitation by the Administrator of Red Lodge Post. No guarantee that your story will be published, however, as publication of submission(s) is entirely at the discretion of the publisher.  Submit your idea here. Thank you.

Here is an example of a recent published submission from Karisa in Lewistown.

Header for posts written by contributors to Red Lodge Post.

How to find and view posts:

From the secondary Menu on the right side of each Web page, click on the link for Red Lodge Post – Read and Learn. Full-text (or links to full-text) of all posts will display.

The titles of many posts in Red Lodge Post also display on regular pages in this Web site  under the heading “Experience the Treasure State.”  From a desk-top computer posts display on right side of the screen. On mobile devices, scroll to the bottom of each page to see posts.

A topical index is another convenient way to find each post inside Red Lodge Post. A navigation sidebar labeled “Red Lodge Post Topics to Explore” displays on each page. An index entry for “guest ranches” shows two (2) posts, for example.

Content in Red Lodge Post, regular Web pages, and “comments” related to each regular Web page is searchable from  SEARCH MONTANA TRAVELER,  a custom site search tool for

Red Lodge Post is subject to Terms of Use, Disclaimer, Privacy, and Copyright as stated above on this Web page.

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