Glacier National Park - Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park

Our Favorite Montana Businesses


Our Favorite Montana Businesses
As you plan your Montana Vacation, we strongly recommend 
that you utilize 
the following outstanding businesses to help make your trip 
the best vacation you've ever experienced!
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Our Favorite Campgrounds
(Virginia City)
Ruby Valley Campground & RV Park                                                                            406-842-5677


Located near the historic gold rush town of Virginia City, Montana, the Ruby Valley Campground and RV Park is nestled in the heart of the beautiful Ruby Valley. Surrounded by breathtaking vistas of the Ruby, Gravelly and Tobacco Root Mountain Ranges, you and your family will enjoy a fun and relaxing stay in a gorgeous Rocky Mountain setting.  The Ruby Valley Campground has both 30 amp and 50 amp full hookup pull through RV sites, as well as tent sites and cabins.  Our pet friendly campground  provides many amenities including free Wi-Fi, playground, handicapped accessible sites, full service campstore, 24 hour laundry facility, volleyball court, basketball court, horseshoes and a private fish pond.  The Ruby Valley Campground and RV Park is only minutes away from four legendary trout streams, the Ruby Reservoir that's full of rainbow and brown trout, and panning for sapphires, gold or garnets.  There is also nearby access to great hiking and ATV trails, as well as horseback riding. Other popular attractions near our strategically located campground includes the historic town of Laurin, historic Alder Gulch (the richest placer gold strike in the world), Beaverhead Country Club, Beaverhead County Museum, Beaverhead Rock State Park, and of course Virginia City, which is the largest and most intact 1860's gold rush town in the United States.  So during your next Southwest Montana vacation, let the Ruby Valley Campground be your perfect headquarters as you explore and discover this amazing, beautiful and historic area.  Click the link below for all the details!  406-842-5677


(Fairmont)
Fairmont RV Resort                                                                                                        866-797-3505


Fairmont RV Park is among the finest RV parks found anywhere in the northwest.  Nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Southwest Montana near the Continental Divide, the Fairmont RV Park is conveniently located only one block from Fairmont Hot Springs, which is one of the top hot springs and tourist attractions in Montana. There is also a world-class golf course where we provide our guests with a 15% discount on the green fees.  Also while staying in our campground, we have 1 dollar re-entry coupons for you to come and go as you please to the pools at Fairmont Hot Springs, otherwise it would cost you $10 each time!  On our gorgeous 15.6 acre property we have 133 RV parking spaces, where the electric hookups include 20, 30 and 50 amp, and many of sites are wide and can accommodate slide-outs and up to 75 foot rigs. We also provide 13 tent sites, 3 teepees that are 18 foot in diameter that sleeps four, and 3 cabins that sleep 2 adults and 2 children.  In addition, there is a 1,500 square foot recreation center and a general store/office for your convenience. Other amenities at the park include large clean restrooms with showers, laundry, central modem, diesel, gas, water station and dump station. Fairmont RV Park is close to the historic towns of Anaconda and Butte, and our property is virtually surrounded by national forest and wilderness, providing our guests with limitless outdoor recreational opportunities.  The Fairmont RV Park is undoubtedly one of the finest RV Parks you'll ever stay at, and we invite you to spend time with us during your Montana Vacation... It's truly Montana at it's finest!  866-797-3505


(Helena)
Lincoln Road RV Park                                                                                                    406-458-3725

Nestled in "The Heart of the Rockies" in Helena, Montana, the Lincoln Road RV Park is conveniently located near all the top Helena Area attractions such as the Capitol, Historical Train Tour, Historical Society Museum, and the Gates of the Mountains Boat Tour.  And if you love to fish, the Lincoln Road RV Park is close to some of the best fishing in the state!  Our Lincoln Road RV Park has 44 pull-thru, full hook-up 22' x 72' sites which accommodate even the biggest RVs.  There are also 21 back-in, full hook-up 25' x 72' sites and 12 back-in electric only 17' x 60' sites.  Every site has 30 and 50 amp service, and all of our full hook-up sites have been wonderfully landscaped, including a grassy area, cement patios, picnic tables, and gravel streets and parking pads.  Our clean and well-maintained RV park provides two sparkling clean bathrooms and shower facilities, a 24 hour coin laundry room, free Hot-Spot WiFi, TV and lounge room, propane for sale, and an office/gift shop with Made In Montana items and RV supplies.  We are also pet friendly and satellite dish friendly. Our staff is incredibly knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful, where their number one goal is making sure that your stay with us is an enjoyable one. Open all year round, the Lincoln Road RV Park is your best choice in the Helena Area, and that's why so many of our guests keep returning year after year. Give us a call today to make your reservations.  We look forward to making your stay a wonderfully positive experience! 406-458-3725


(Big Timber)
Spring Creek Campground                                                                                           406-932-4387

Situated on 15 beautiful acres along the legendary Boulder River with fantastic views of the majestic Beartooth and Crazy Mountains, the Spring Creek Campground and Trout Ranch is the perfect campground choice during your Montana vacation.  The Boulder River is a famous Montana blue ribbon trout stream, and only 3 miles downstream this gorgeous river flows into the world-renowned Yellowstone River near Big Timber, Montana.  Located only 1.5 hours from the North Entrance to Yellowstone Park at Gardiner Montana and 5 hours from Glacier Park, our peaceful and comfortable campground is ideally situated between these two great parks just a few miles off I-90, making it the perfect place to rest, relax and fish while driving between the parks.  We can accommodate any rig with 65 total sites which includes 13 full hook up sites with 50 amp service, sewer and water and 20 river sites with 50 amp or 30 amp service and water.  Many of our spacious sites are pull thru's for your convenience.  We also have 4 log cabins nestled along the river that can each accommodate 4 to 6 guests, as well as 3 camping cabins that each have two cots and a light.  Our restrooms and shower facilities are sparkling clean, private and free, and we also provide three washing machines and dryers.  And don't forget to have a scoop of the best ice cream in Montana at our Country Store!  If you like to fish, the Spring Creek Campground has 3 spring-fed trout ponds nicely stocked with Rainbow Trout... and we'll provide the poles and bait!!! No license is required, and the price is only $5 per pound.  So come stay with us at the Spring Creek Campground and Trout Ranch during your Montana vacation, and enjoy some of the best things Montana has to offer!  406-932-4387


Our Favorite Fly Fishing Guide
(Southwest Montana)
Trout On The Fly                                                                                                              406-580-7370

Trout On The Fly provides a wide range of guided fly fishing adventures on the most legendary rivers in Montana.  From the Madison, Gallatin, Yellowstone, Missouri, Bighorn, Jefferson rivers to those of Yellowstone National Park, Trout On The Fly will have the exact adventure you've been dreaming about. Owner and licensed Montana outfitter Nate Stevane is committed to providing you with the ultimate fly fishing experience, whether you are a brand new angler or a seasoned fly fishing veteran.  Headquartered out of Butte, Montana, centrally located Trout On The Fly only works with the finest guides in Montana to ensure that you have the best fly fishing experience. And not only are these professional guides extremely knowledgeable and skilled, but they know these waters intimately, which will further ensure that your fly fishing adventure is one that far exceeds your expectations.  Owner Nate Stevane has deep Montana roots, as his great great grandfather was a cook on a late 1800s cattle drive to the area, and his family has lived in Montana ever since.  With this history comes a wealth of knowledge of the great rivers of Montana.  So for your Montana fly fishing adventure of a lifetime, let Trout On The Fly lead you to the fish, and to an experience you will remember and cherish for forever!  For all the details, please click the link below.   406-580-7370


Our Favorite RV Rental Company
(Bozeman)
Campervan North America, LLC                                                                                      208-712-8100

Explore the Great American West in style from the comfort of our beautifully customized campervans from Campervan North America.  We are the "green alternative" to typical RV rentals, so you can forget about the gas guzzlers!  With our fuel efficient, easy to drive campervans, you can go camping in luxury without the expense. Not only are they more fuel efficient and easier to drive, but our campervans are less expensive than standard RV rentals, easier to park, can go places RV's can't, and are much easier to set-up for camping. And think of the lodging expense you'll be saving with your campervan!   We offer your choice of four different models of European designed campervans.  Choose from the Edelweiss, which is a great alternative to a car rental that provides a new twist in car camping, to the high-roofed Treasure Chaser, or the larger Two4theRoad and Clanhauler campervans, which both have kitchen and bathroom facilities. Our headquarters are located in Bozeman Montana, as well as Las Vegas, Nevada and Austin Texas.  And right now we are offering some great specials on one-way trips using any of our three locations...including waving the one-way fee!  Our Bozeman, Montana office provides super-easy access to Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park, and is conveniently located near the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport. Campervan North America is the perfect choice for your next vacation to the Great American West, so give us a call at 208-712-8100 or visit our website for all the details by clicking the link below.

Our Favorite Montana Made Gifts
(Bozeman)
Alpacas of Montana                                                                                                            406-599-3136

From socks and hats to blankets and gloves, Alpacas of Montana invites you to join the revolution with Alpaca Dry Fusion Technology!  Based out of Bozeman, Montana, our environmentally friendly, earth-conscious Montana Alpaca apparel is made from all-natural Alpaca fiber which superior to conventional wool with 85% greater wicking capability and is 3 times stronger to create higher durability.  Alpaca wool is also hypo-allergenic, promotes healthy skin and is softer than cashmere!  Our outstanding Montana Alpaca products include socks, hats, scarves, gloves, dryer balls, blankets and yarn, all of which can be purchased online.  Give the gift of warmth this season not only to yourself but to family and friends as well.  Alpacas of Montana provides clothing “from the office to the mountains... and all the trails in between.”  High quality, high performance outdoor apparel is amazingly breathable and durable for physical activities such as snowboarding, hiking, skiing, hunting and running.  We believe in “playing the hardest, and exploring the most”, and outdoor alpaca socks and hats will keep you warm and comfortable every step of the way.  Our high quality line of casual and office apparel is ideal for those days where you’re not adventuring but still wanting to enjoy all the benefits of fine Alpaca.  Made in the U.S.A., our online store provides an enjoyable online shopping experience as you browse through the wide variety of Alpaca products we have to offer.  Click the link below or give us a call at 406-599-3136 to discover the amazing world of Alpaca Apparel.


Our Favorite Snowmobile Rental Company
(Big Sky)
Alpine Adventures                                                                                                               406-580-3812


Rudy (owner of Alpine Adventures) truly cares about the riders... He loves what he does and it shows, skip the big companies!" This is just one of the many 5-star ratings Alpine Adventures receives on a regular basis. Alpine Adventures provides snowmobile rentals and outstanding service to visitors looking for the snowmobiling experience of a lifetime.  Located in Big Sky, Montana, conveniently located just off U.S. Highway 191 Between Bozeman and West Yellowstone. Alpine Adventures has a perfect 5-star rating on TripAdvisor because the owner, Rudy Noorlander, loves what he does and is passionate about sharing the greatness of snowmobiling with as many people as possible. Regarding the quality of the snowmobiling around the Big Sky Area, it's absolutely legendary! Not only is there the fabled powder that Southwest Montana is famously known for around the world, but the scenery is absolutely breathtaking in every direction!  No matter where you look, you'll feel like you're in a post card!  With the location just off U.S. 191 at Big Sky, Montana, you couldn't ask for a more convenient location for your snowmobile rental company.  For all day family fun ask Rudy about snowmobile/inner tube rentals. And no matter if you're a professional snowmobiler or a beginner, the trails offer something for everyone and Rudy offers hourly, half day and full day rates. The bottom line is that you and your family will completely enjoy your snowmobiling experience by renting from an owner who completely cares about providing you with the best equipment, the best service and showing you the best trails in the Big Sky Area of Montana.  Give Rudy at Alpine Adventures a call today to book your snowmobiles for the snowmobiling experience of a lifetime!  406-580-3812



Our Favorite Hot Springs
(Norris)
Norris Hot Springs                                                                                                              406-685-3303

We invite you to soak in the "Water of the Gods" at Norris Hot Springs- Montana's geothermal wonder that is ideally located in the beautiful Madison River Valley. Nestled between Bozeman Montana and the popular tourist town of Ennis Montana along State Highway 84 near the junction of U.S. Highway 287, Norris Hot Springs has a long history of providing travelers a wonderful, relaxing soak in naturally hot mineral water that bubbles up from deep within the earth.  In addition to our soothing hot springs, we also provide our guests with our 50-Mile Grill. Located at poolside, our 50-Mile Grill offers food with only local, organic, sustainable and fresh ingredients.  And if our extensive "Garden of the Gods" can't grow it or we can't raise it, we source only local farms, ranches and kitchens from around the great state of Montana to help us provide you with the freshest and most delicious meals possible with the smallest carbon footprint possible.  At Norris Hot Springs we also offer an onsite campground with 9 full hookup units and 4 tent camping sites with no hookups. And for your convenience, you can make your camping reservations online (click banner above to visit our website and make your reservation). Norris Hot Springs is ideally located only 16 miles from the charming tourist town of Ennis Montana, and we're located in the Madison River Valley, which is one of the top Western destinations for blue ribbon fly fishing and endless outdoor recreation opportunities.  So come join us at Norris Hot Springs for a great soak, wonderful meal at our 50-Mile Grill, and our delightful campground during your Montana vacation.  Without a doubt it will be one of the highlights of your trip!  406-685-3303



Our Favorite Vacation Rentals and Cabin Rentals
(Bozeman)
Bridger Vista Lodge                                                                                                           314-805-1858


Bridger Vista Lodge is a beautifully custom designed luxury log home located just northeast of Bozeman, Montana.  Nestled near the majestic Bridger Mountain Range, our guests thoroughly enjoy their spectacular views of the legendary Bridger Bowl Ski Area and the Bohart Cross-Country Ski Ranch.  Only 16 miles from Bozeman Montana with easy access off Highway 86 (Bridger Canyon Road), Bridger Vista Lodge is only minutes away from the famous powder of Bridger Bowl, and you can cross-country ski in and out of our vacation home to the popular Bohart Cross Country Ski Ranch.  Our custom build log home is wonderfully furnished and provides four bedrooms that can accommodate up to 10 guests.  This makes Bridger Vista Lodge perfect for recreation, relaxation, and/or entertaining.  Honeymooners, mountain adventurers, skiers and families are just an example of who enjoys our luxury lodge, and we have made sure our main level is completely wheelchair friendly. The most dramatic feature of our Bridger Vista Lodge is the spectacular view of the Bridger Mountains from nearly every room, with the most dramatic view being from our 22 foot vaulted ceiling great room, framed in a wall of windows with hand-hewn logs.  This amazing room also has a huge Montana moss rock fireplace, leather sofa that seats nine people, rustic maple floors, and a native elk horn chandelier.  It has always been our dream to construct the best vacation rental log home that we possibly could near the great town of Bozeman, and our dream has become a reality.  Give us a call or visit our website and reserve your luxury log vacation rental home today! 314-805-1858


(Cameron)
Montana Spirit Guest Lodge                                                                                              877-536-2447

Located on the Legendary Madison River, the Montana Spirit Guest Lodge is the perfect lodge for families, fishermen, hunters and group outings.  Private access to the Madison River provides some of the best fly fishing in Montana, where the world-famous "Slide Inn" section of the Madison River is home to some of the biggest trout in the river!  Many of our guests come just for the blue ribbon fishing, but we offer much more than that.  You're probably familiar with the wise saying, "Location, Location, Location".  Well, that's exactly what we have at the Montana Spirit Guest Lodge.  Nestled along the edge of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness near Quake Lake, this ideal locale provides hikers with endless opportunities.  We are also only 26 miles from the West Entrance to Yellowstone Park, so we are the perfect headquarters as you explore and enjoy this iconic park. The classic Montana tourist town of Ennis is just 40 miles north, and just south of us is Henry Lake, Idaho which is known for its great fishing. The blue ribbon trout stream Henry Fork awaits you further to the south.  At Montana Spirit Guest Lodge, our guests are in such a natural, gorgeous setting that they can truly relax, reconnect and recharge during their stay with us. Whether you enjoy the fishing, the hikes into the mountains, or simply enjoy the natural surroundings that you will be sharing with bears, bighorn sheep, antelope, mule deer and eagles, our stunning lodge is the perfect lodging choice during your Yellowstone/Montana vacation.  Give us at call today and create wonderful memories that will last a lifetime.  877-536-2447


(Bozeman)
The 1915 Barn                                                                                                                     406-585-0244


Don't let the word "barn" fool you! Your lodging, wedding and special events will be nothing short of spectacular in this wonderfully renovated historic barn. After ten years of transforming this traditional dairy barn into a gorgeous and one-of-a-kind space, The 1915 Barn now offers guests a profoundly unique and fantastic lodging, celebration, or retreat experience. Owners Dean and Kristi have created a warm, homelike environment featuring high-quality workmanship accented with antique decor. The five bedrooms are spacious, well lit, and created for comfort with amenities including a private bathroom/shower in each. On the main floor, an outdoor patio, large living space, and complete kitchen provide many seating options for dining and socializing. On the second floor, a spacious 32 by 60-foot hayloft with outdoor deck boasts beautiful hardwood flooring and is ideal for your special occasion. Complimentary tables and chairs make it easy to accommodate up to 120 people. The 20-acre property showcases a stunning view of surrounding mountains, beautiful landscaping, vintage farm implements, and large, open, outdoor areas for your event. Recreational amenities include a 1-mile ski trail/walking path, horseshoe pits, outdoor games, a pool table, a ping pong table, and an indoor basketball hoop. Situated in a quiet and secluded location off Johnson Road, this unique venue is only 15 minutes from historic downtown Bozeman. The 1915 Barn is a beautiful space alive with nostalgia, history and hospitality located in a wonderful country setting that just can't be beat. It is the perfect choice for your lodging, wedding, or special event needs. Call us today or visit our website to make your reservations!  We look forward to hearing from you!  406-585-0244


(Cooke City)
A Great Log Cabin                                                                                                               406-322-4244


Nestled in a beautiful forest and surrounded by towering mountains only three miles from Yellowstone National Park's Northeast Entrance is an authentic old log cabin that’s been wonderfully restored.  Our “Great Log Cabin" is tastefully furnished with authentic western decor, and its rustic charm is warm and welcoming.  This is truly a unique rental property is truly a one-of-a-kind, and is the perfect rustic environment to call "home" while exploring Yellowstone Park.  Located between Cooke City and Silver Gate Montana just off Highway 212, this great log cabin has a bedroom and loft area that sleeps a total of four comfortably.  A wonderful stone fireplace adorned with trophy heads is the centerpiece of the charming and spacious living room, which is so warm and inviting that you'll absolutely love enjoying a fire here after a day adventuring in Yellowstone or the amazing Cooke City Area, which includes countless hiking trails, biking trails, fishing areas and the world-famous Beartooth Highway.  Free Wifi and free long distance calls are provided as well as a wonderful library with many classic books and unusual readings... which are all perfect for curling up with next to the fire.  Pets are considered, however we do not allow smoking in the cabin.  Our “Great Log Cabin" is exactly what the name says it is- Great!  The rustic charm inside and outside of our vintage log cabin, along with the stunning landscape and forest that surrounds it, creates the perfect headquarters to help you truly experience what Yellowstone is all about.  There’s a “feel” that just can’t be matched any other way.  So come and enjoy our "Great Log Cabin" near Yellowstone Park during your Yellowstone Park vacation.  It will make your trip even more memorable and meaningful.  Call us at 406-322-4244 or email us at pats_cabin@yahoo.com.


(Swan River Valley)
Swan River Retreat

Nestled along the edge of the legendary Swan River, surrounded by whispering pines with towering peaks of the Mission Range of the Rocky Mountains as your back drop, your stay at our amazing Swan River Retreat will be nothing short of spectacular!  Our charming authentic main cabin was built by local artisans in 2001, using trees from our property.  This wonderful cabin offers a large living/dining area, two bedrooms, three full bathrooms, office space with 2 desks and wi-fi, and a spacious roofed deck next to the river's edge.  Behind our main cabin is "The Bunkhouse", where there are two private bedrooms, each having a loft for kids, two bunk rooms with four bunks each and a cold water bathroom.  Also on the property are three 2-story cabins.  We comfortably sleep 28 plus.  There is a large central, lush green yard that is surrounded by all the cabins, and we often host family reunions and several weddings each year.  The kids will enjoy a stocked a fish pond, which is bordered by a stream that flows into the gorgeous Swan River.  This stream provides a terrific small sand beach and a great swimming hole for little kids, and the Swan River provides outstanding trout fishing right at your front door!  Located only an hour south of Glacier National Park, the Swan River Valley is surrounded by majestic forested mountain ranges on each side, and just twenty five minutes to the north the river empties into the fabled Flathead Lake at the world-class charming tourist village of Big Fork.  This entire area is an outdoor enthusiast's dream come true... and Swan River Retreat is located in the heart of it all!  So during your Montana vacation, treat yourself and your family to the best that Montana has to offer, and enjoy the Montana experience of a lifetime!  Click or call today and reserve your piece of paradise today!


(Corvallis, Bitterroot Valley)
Wilderness Spirit Cabins                                                                                              540-271-4450

Located in the legendary Bitterroot Valley of Montana, the Wilderness Spirit Cabins await you for  one of the absolute highlights of your Montana vacation.  In the shadow of the majestic peaks of the Bitterroot Range, our wonderful cabins are minutes away from many hiking trails as well as being nestled in one of the best fly-fishing areas on earth.  Known as “The Banana Belt” because of its milder winter weather compared to the rest of Montana, the Wilderness Spirit Cabins are perfect for all four seasons in this incredible valley, where the choices of outdoor recreational opportunities here are seemingly endless. Conveniently located in the charming little town of Corvallis, we offer three cabins to choose from, where our “Wolf Den” cabin sleeps 2 to 4 people, and our “Bear Cave” and Eagle Nest” cabins sleeps 4 to 6 people comfortably. All three of our cabins are pet friendly and each have all the amenities you’d expect from an outstanding vacation rental. Tastefully decorated with our guests’ comfort in mind, the walls are adorned with gorgeous original and limited edition reproductions of professional artist Tracy Rose Moyer, who is also the co-owner of the cabins.  Conveniently located only 50 minutes from Missoula International Airport, 45 minutes from Lost Trail Powder Mountain Ski Resort and only 3 hours from Glacier National Park, our clean, cozy and comfortable cabins are your ideal lodging choice during your Western Montana vacation. So come and enjoy our Wilderness Spirit Cabins, where a true “Montana wilderness spirit” is alive and well, making your stay with us an enjoyable, memorable experience that you will cherish for a lifetime.  540-271-4450


(Flathead Lake)
The Most Beautiful House On Flathead Lake                                                                  214-478-4265

Named "One of the Northwest's Best Waterfront Vacation Rentals" by Northwest Travel Magazine, our luxury vacation home may be truly the most beautiful house on Flathead Lake. Resting on the fabled Finley Point facing the gorgeous Skidoo Bay, this remarkable rental property is just a few steps from the lake shore.  In addition to providing outstanding views of the lake, the house also offers breathtaking views of the Swan and Mission Mountain Ranges for you to take in and enjoy. Rock and stone dominate both inside and outside the home, as this newly constructed craftsman style home was built with the architectural inspiration from Greene and Greene.  This luxury home sleeps up to 12 people in the summer, early fall and spring, and 10 people in the winter, having 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a detached unit providing an additional bedroom (except during the deep winter months).  The grand room features a towering 20 foot rock fireplace and large picture windows that provide outstanding views of the lake. Nothing but the finest amenities are found throughout the home, including its state-of-the-art kitchen that is well equipped for a gourmet chef.  Adorned with a slab granite island and stunning alder cabinets, the kitchen has a spacious 20 foot ceiling supported by trusses that are extensions of the great room, creating breathtaking views of the lake. The dining room accommodates up to 12 people and also overlooks the lake.  The master bedroom is completely private, as it is separated from the guest quarters by the great room, kitchen, dining room and library that is home to plenty of books.  A home built for all seasons, radiant heat warms the entire house during the winter, and the many craftsman style window provide plenty of ventilation during the warm summer months. So if you'd like to thoroughly enjoy the Flathead Valley by staying on the shore of Flathead Lake in the most beautiful home on the lake, you've found exactly what you are looking for.  But please know that summer availabilities are limited, and we're unable to schedule more than a year in advance.  Give us a call today at 214-478-4265 or click the link below to visit our website to schedule your stay with us... it just doesn't get better than this.


(Victor, Bitterroot Valley)
Bear Creek Lodge                                                                                                                 406-642-3306

Nestled on 155 gorgeous acres of pristine nature, the Bear Creek Lodge invites you and your group to relax and regenerate in a magic mountain hideaway surrounded by a blanket of pine trees along the edge of the legendary Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness.  We provide the unique balance of the best that civilized living has to offer, in an uncompromising outdoor environment, which is perfect for your Montana vacation adventure.  Our exquisite lodge was built in 1991 with massive logs harvested near Yellowstone Park after the 1988 fires, and each of its eight guest suites is adorned with antique furnishings, private bathroom, comfortable beds, and a door that opens directly into an amazing forest.  There is an amazing redwood hot tub that can accommodate 7 to 10 people, as well as a sauna, library with a pool table, and a fitness center.  Our gorgeous lodge is designed for groups up to 12 people in size, whether it be family or friends, where they will have the entire place to themselves!  Located in the fabled Bitterroot Valley of Western Montana near the charming town of Victor, this famous area is a hiker's paradise.  With 29 trails found throughout the towering Bitterroot Mountains, you can take in the scenic beauty while enjoying the wildlife or embarking on a backpacking adventure.  Our dining facility provides nourishment for both the soul and stomach by using a "farm to table" approach.  You will enjoy a menu based on pure ingredients, with each serving being a masterful culinary work of art designed to highlight the flavors of the local herbs, fruits, livestock and poultry. As you enjoy your delicious meal, the views of the Bitterroot Valley provides the perfect ambience as you enjoy every bite.  Our indoor and outdoor dining rooms are not only inviting, but also inches away from both the kitchen and the land.  After dinner, you can enjoy a drink by the cozy fire or underneath an amazing Rocky Mountain starlit sky.  Conveniently located only 45 minutes from the Missoula International Airport, the Bear Creek Lodge is ideally located to be your perfect headquarters during your Western Montana vacation... in one of the most gorgeous valleys in Montana.  So during your Western Montana vacation, let the Bear Creek Lodge be your group's "Montana home" as they explore and enjoy this world-renowned outdoor paradise.  Our friendly and dedicated staff loves having the opportunity to help make your stay with us one of the most memorable events of your vacation.  406-642-3306

(Ennis)
Madison River Anglers Rest & Retreat                                                                                714-402-5344


The Madison River Anglers’ Rest and Retreat offer gorgeous, luxury vacation accommodations designed by a fly fisherman and his family with you in mind.  Resting only 500 feet from the legendary Madison River near Ennis, Montana, our welcoming homes have a fly fishing theme designed to keep your dreams of catching and releasing "the big one" alive. Our location provides unparalleled views of the magnificent Madison Range, as the soothing sound of the fabled Madison River quietly echoes in your ears.  Of course, you may occasionally be interrupted by neighborhood visitors such as deer, elk, moose, eagles, osprey and foxes who frequent the property. The luxurious Anglers Rest Home is just a stone's throw away from the mighty Madison, and with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, this mountain home comfortably sleeps up to eight people.  Two of the bedrooms, including the Master bedroom, have French doors that open up to the rear deck, providing breathtaking views of the towering Madison Range.  The Master bedroom also has a wonderful jacuzzi tub waiting for you.  The Anglers’ Rest also offers a fully equipped kitchen, full laundry room and much more.  Our Anglers Retreat Guest Cabin features two comfy bedrooms.  Combined with the living room sofa sleeper, The Angler’s Retreat can accommodate up to 5 guests. A fully equipped kitchen, laundry room and nicely appointed bathroom make this rustic vacation cabin perfect for smaller groups looking for both value and luxury. The Madison River Valley is one of the most beautiful locations in Montana, and the Madison River is a world-renowned blue ribbon trout stream that is legendary in the fly fishing world... and the Madison River Anglers Rest and Retreat is located in the heart of it all!  So give us a call at 714-402-5344 or click the link below and reserve your stay with us!  The Madison River Anglers Rest and Retreat is a must if you are seeking a base camp from which you can enjoy this remarkable Montana outdoor paradise!

(Eureka)
Bullet Hole Cabin                                                                                                                   406-889-5272

Located in beautiful Northwest Montana near Lake Koocanusa and the small town of Eureka, in the area known as the West Kootenai, the Bullet Hole Cabin is a fully-equipped guest cabin that awaits you during your Montana vacation. Surrounded by the gorgeous Kootenai National Forest and less than 1 mile from British Columbia, our restful, beautiful, quiet and incredibly clean log-sided cabin is the perfect place to get away from it all. Located in the center of an outdoor enthusiast's dream come true, the Bullet Hole Cabin provides fantastic amenities along with a soaring cathedral ceiling, charming gas fireplace, extra-long tub for soaking and fully-equipped custom oak kitchen with a dining area that sits up to six. Nestled among whispering pines, our cozy 840 square-foot cabin sleeps six to seven guests comfortably, features wonderful front and back porches, complete with a picnic table and grill, and a stunning view of the Whitefish Range to the east. We only rent to non-smokers, and no pets are allowed. Our private home is nearby on the same acreage; however, your privacy is assured. We will introduce ourselves when you arrive, and then we "disappear." However, if you have any questions, you will know exactly where to find us. Open year round, our beautiful cabin is off-the-beaten path and will provide you with an incredibly quiet and relaxing atmosphere ... where you can even hear a small bird's wings flap! Discover for yourself just how perfect the Bullet Hole Cabin actually is as your very own private getaway during your vacation and travels to Northwest Montana. Give us a call and make your reservation today!  406-889-5272


(Superior)
Sheep Mountain Lodge                                                                                                    206-713-5801

Surrounded by mountains and nested along the Clark Fork River, Sheep Mountain Lodge is the perfect getaway during your Montana vacation.  Located at Superior Montana near Interstate 90, our privately owned guest lodge has something for everyone, so you'll never be bored.  Hiking, bird watching, barbeques, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, golfing and fishing are just some of the seemingly endless outdoor activities you can enjoy while staying at our comfortable, rustic guest lodge.  And if you're planning an event, Sheep Mountain Lodge is perfect for large events such as family reunions, business meetings and weddings.  Our main lodge provides sleeping arrangements for up to twelve people, and our guest lodge accommodates up to six guests.  There are guide services available for many outdoor activities such as guided horseback rides and Clark Fork fishing adventures, and we'll set everything up for you!  Guided rafting trips are also available upon your request.  We are also located near several trail heads where you can enjoy a great hike and see wildlife at the same time. Our main lodge and guest lodge is wonderfully adorned with outstanding western decor and game mounts, which is the perfect environment for you to really "feel" what Montana is all about. Come relax next to our large stone fireplace and enjoy the warm and cozy atmosphere of our rustic lodge.  Sheep Mountain Lodge is a lovely mountain getaway in the beautiful area of Superior Montana, along the main corridor for Montana vacationers in Western Montana.  Our goal is to make your stay with us one of the top highlights of your trip and to create lasting memories during your Montana vacation.  Give us a call and make your reservations today.  206-713-5801


(Whitefish)
River Meadow Ranch                                                                                                            410-365-9587


Welcome to the River Meadow Ranch near Whitefish Montana!   We provide two outstanding vacation homes that are among the best in Western Montana, both being nestled in a gorgeous location on 7 acres with stunning views in all directions.  Ranch Home #1 is a spacious log home that has recently been completely restored.  The new kitchen and unique custom woodwork and trim are breathtakng as this amazing hand hewn log home provides accommodations for up to 12 people with 5 bedrooms and three bathrooms, all sitting on top of gorgeous cherry wood floors.  The large stone fireplace is the centerpiece to the spacious family room, and the master suite is adorned with a double sink, new tiled shower and jacuzzi.  There is also a rec room with a pool table for your entertainment.  Ranch Home #2 is of custom timber and cedar construction, and provides 5 bedrooms and 4 baths that accommodates up to 12 people. Located on the same property as Ranch Home #1, this amazing 3,500 square foot ranch features a remarkable full wrap around 2,800 square foot deck on the edge of the river.  Everywhere you look shows attention to detail, including the custom "Made In Montana" vanity and shower wall and all new leather furniture and new appliances.  A rec room with a pool table is also provided.  The property where both vacation homes are located is secluded enough for you to "get away from it all", and yet it's still close to town and the airport... and the beautiful Stillwater River runs through the property, where you can enjoy fishing on if you'd like!  As far as area attractions such as Glacier National Park, Flathead Valley and Whitefish Mountain Resort, our ranch homes are in the perfect location to be your headquarters as you explore this remarkable area.  So during your Northwest Montana/Glacier National Park vacation, make your "home" the River Meadow Ranch, where lasting memories are made in this fantastic Montana setting.  Call us today at 410-365-9587 or click the link below to book your reservations. We look forward to having you as our guest.

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(Clinton, near Missoula)
Rock Creek Meadows Cabin

Located just steps from Rock Creek, you can throw a line in this legendary blue ribbon trout stream before your morning coffee is finished brewing!   Our 3.5 acre slice of paradise near Clinton Montana is surrounded by USFS land, mountains, wetlands and an additional spring creek.  Not only is the scenery remarkable and the fishing outstanding, but the privacy that Rock Creek Meadows Cabin Rental offers makes it the perfect place to be your very own personal getaway!  With three porches, you can choose from having cool shade or warm sun, as you take in the forested surroundings and the beauty of Rock Creek.  Large windows allow you to enjoy the wildlife and views of the surrounding mountains from the comfort of your spacious yet cozy living room.  This charming 2 bedroom 2 bath cabin accommodates up to 12 people.  There is a fully equipped open kitchen, family room with a beautiful gas stove, large laundry room, master bedroom with queen bed and full bath, and a second bedroom and spacious loft area that all provides ample sleeping arrangements for your crew.  The loft area also offers outstanding views in all directions, so once you're up there, you may not want to come down!  And whether you are a novice fisherperson or a seasoned angler, our property will meet your every need, having the fabled Rock Creek right next to the cabin, a fishing pond only fifty feet from the front porch, and a spring creek just a short hike away.  And even though you are truly "away from it all", Missoula and its international airport is conveniently located only 40 miles away.  Rock Creek Meadows is all about relaxing in a gorgeous setting, enjoying time with family and friends, and making the most of your stay.  Click the link below to make your reservation today, and let us help make your Montana vacation the best it can be...  We're here to make it all happen for you!


(Wise River)
Big Hole River Cabins                                                                                                   406-491-4841


Come stay in one of our gorgeous cabins along on the banks of the legendary Big Hole River!  These beautiful log cabins offer private access to one of Montana's premier blue ribbon trout streams, where you can literally walk from your front door down to the fabled Big Hole River, and throw in a line in less than a minute.  Family owned and operated, and we strongly believe in providing our guests with the most friendly and warm customer service possible. Conveniently located less than 40 miles from Butte Montana along Highway 43 near the small town of Wise River, our cabins are fully furnished for your convenience, with each cabin comfortably accommodating 4 people with one full size and one twin size bed in the loft, as well as sleeper sofa in the living room.  The living room also has basic cable TV and internet service.  The bathroom includes a shower, and the kitchen is fully equipped and has everything necessary to cook a wonderful meal.  The dining table comfortably fits 4 guests.  Our cozy and clean log cabins can be rented individually or can be rented together, but whatever your needs may be, don't wait too long to book your reservations as we fill up very fast.  The Big Hole River is one of the top blue ribbon trout streams in the West, and our cabins sit on its banks in the heart of the breathtaking Big Hole Valley... surrounded by mountains and amazing vistas of rolling, open grassland.  It just doesn't get better than that, so give us a call at 406-491-4841, or click the link below to make your reservation today, and let our Big Hole Cabins be one of the highlights of your Montana vacation.

(Gardiner)
Electric Peak Cabin 


 Welcome to the Electric Peak Cabin at Yellowstone National Park!  Available for your family all 12 months of the year, this charming cabin is just 5 miles on a well maintained road from the historic Roosevelt Arch at the North Entrance to the park. Unlike any other vacation rental in the Gardiner, Montana area due to it’s amazing, private location and wonderful amenities, our two bedroom, one bath cabin sleeps 5-6 guests comfortably, and is only 5 minutes from one of the most popular, year-round entrances to Yellowstone Park.  Resting on private property below the iconic Electric Peak of the Madison Range and the Yellowstone River nearby, the log-framed Electric Peak Cabin is placed in the perfect spot for Yellowstone vacationers. Even during the winter months, our cabin provides easy access to the world famous Lamar Valley (known as “America’s Serengeti”) where bison, grizzly bears, wolves, elk, bighorn sheep and mule deer thrive creating some of the best wildlife viewing on earth. In addition, the cabin lies near numerous public access areas on the Yellowstone River and world-class trout fishing during summer and fall. Nestled at the end of an easily accessed well-maintained private drive, our cabin’s setting provides you with total solitude and yet you’re only minutes away from the fun entrance town of Gardiner Montana, with its wonderful restaurants and shopping. Our cabin’s enormous windows offer a stunning view of Electric Peak and the abundant wildlife such as deer, elk, antelope, bighorn sheep and bison that are commonly found grazing in the open fields nearby and often in the yard right next to the cabin!  You’ll love our kitchen, covered deck, hard wood floors and modern amenities, as well as the rustic charm the Electric Peak Cabin provides you. Our friendly horses in an adjacent pasture will greet you each day. Give us a call today and make Electric Peak Cabin your headquarters during your Yellowstone Park vacation, where the views are stunning, the wildlife abound, and the location is perfect!  406-223-7845


(West Yellowstone)
Elk Crossing Condominium

Welcome to Elk Crossing Condominium in downtown West Yellowstone, Montana, where 450 miles of wonderfully groomed snowmobile trails are accessible directly from your front door!  And only one half mile from your door awaits the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park!  This charming 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom condo sleeps 8, and provides a wonderful deck, great parking, internet access and much more.  West Yellowstone is located in the "Heart of Yellowstone Country", where there are endless outdoor recreational opportunities year round... and the Elk Crossing Condominium sits in the middle of it all!  And the owner happens to be a licensed guide in Yellowstone Park and can help arrange excursions for you! Travelers who have stayed at this wonderful condo have given it an overrall rating of 4.5/5, which says it all.  So during your Yellowstone Park/Southwest Montana vacation, you can't go wrong with the clean and comfortable Elk Crossing Condominium, with its location being exactly "where all the action is" in one of the most famous places on earth!  Click the link below to make your reservation, then come stay with us and enjoy "Yellowstone Country" at its finest!
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Our Favorite Lodges
(Lewistown)
Judith Mountain Lodge                                                                                                    406-538-7063


Nestled on 80 gorgeous acres in the scenic Judith Mountains of Central Montana, the Judith Mountain Lodge awaits you!  This beautiful cabin-style lodge rests in the perfect setting with astounding views all around in the heart of Montana.  The property borders public forest land with access to miles of hiking trails that begin right at the lodge.  Conveniently located only 6 miles from Lewistown Montana, you're close to civilization and yet far enough from it to "get away from it all" in our wonderfully secluded property.  The cabin-style lodge now has new ownership who gave it a refreshing, fantastic makeover.  With upgraded facilities and newly remodeled rooms with modern amenities, this rustic yet elegant lodge provides an astounding atmosphere that is truly breathtaking.  Themed rooms are provided that are singles, king suites and multiple room suites that even have lofts. There is also a full liquor bar and large dining area with a full kitchen, as well as a conference room, all of which can be rented for your special occasion or business meeting.  Any size of group can be accommodated in this spacious cabin-style lodge.  Surrounding the lodge is a large, manicured lawn with a gazebo which makes the Judith Mountain Lodge an outstanding venue for special events.  Open year round, the Judith Mountain Lodge is the perfect getaway (without having to get too far away) during your Montana vacation or for your special event.  Give us at call today to reserve your room in this charming, newly remodeled cabin-style lodge nestled in paradise!   406-538-7063

(Superior)
Sheep Mountain Lodge                                                                                                    206-713-5801

Surrounded by mountains and nested along the Clark Fork River, Sheep Mountain Lodge is the perfect getaway during your Montana vacation.  Located at Superior Montana near Interstate 90, our privately owned guest lodge has something for everyone, so you'll never be bored.  Hiking, bird watching, barbeques, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, golfing and fishing are just some of the seemingly endless outdoor activities you can enjoy while staying at our comfortable, rustic guest lodge.  And if you're planning an event, Sheep Mountain Lodge is perfect for large events such as family reunions, business meetings and weddings.  Our main lodge provides sleeping arrangements for up to twelve people, and our guest lodge accommodates up to six guests.  There are guide services available for many outdoor activities such as guided horseback rides and Clark Fork fishing adventures, and we'll set everything up for you!  Guided rafting trips are also available upon your request.  We are also located near several trail heads where you can enjoy a great hike and see wildlife at the same time. Our main lodge and guest lodge is wonderfully adorned with outstanding western decor and game mounts, which is the perfect environment for you to really "feel" what Montana is all about. Come relax next to our large stone fireplace and enjoy the warm and cozy atmosphere of our rustic lodge.  Sheep Mountain Lodge is a lovely mountain getaway in the beautiful area of Superior Montana, along the main corridor for Montana vacationers in Western Montana.  Our goal is to make your stay with us one of the top highlights of your trip and to create lasting memories during your Montana vacation.  Give us a call and make your reservations today.  206-713-5801


Our Favorite Bed and Breakfasts
(Helena)
The Carolina                                                                                                                          406-422-0418


Welcome to The Carolina!  Located in the heart of Helena Montana's Historic District, our magnificent turn-of-the-century home has original craftsmanship including gorgeous mahogany woodwork and beautiful leaded glass. The Carolina truly reflects the charm and luxury of historic Helena's colorful past, and we invite you to share in its splendor.  All of our 10 luxurious guest rooms include private bathrooms, premium mattresses with luxury linens and down pillows, air conditioning, cable TV, robes, complimentary beverages, irons and ironing boards, complimentary wireless internet, hair dryers and personal amenities such as shampoo, etc.  Each room has its own distinct flavor, but every room is incredibly charming, comfortable and reflects the luxury and charm of the turn-of-the-century elegance of historic Helena. The Carolina also has a business center and wireless internet for our guests. Breakfast at The Carolina Bed and Breakfast is truly a special occasion as it is prepared by our amazing chef Pat Kearns.  With over 30 years experience and known region-wide as a superb chef and is best known for her outstanding pastries, breads and pies, you will have the pleasure of enjoying them all at the Carolina!  Seating includes indoor private tables in The Carolina's Sun Room, or you are welcome to join our guests in the formal dining room that is surrounded by the richness of leaded glass windows and cherry wood.  There is also an outdoor patio that is surrounded by gorgeous greenery. So come join us at The Carolina Bed and Breakfast to enjoy the wonderful turn-of-the-century luxury and charm that only The Carolina can provide and that you deserve.  406-422-0418


(Swan Valley)
Standing Stones Bed Inn Breakfast                                                                                  800-922-5255

Located in the beautiful Swan Valley of Western Montana, Standing Stones Bed Inn Breakfast is nestled in the heart of the Northern Rocky Mountains.  Only 85 miles northeast of Missoula Montana at mile marker 44-1/2 along Montana Highway 83, and only 60 miles south of Kalispell, Standing Stones Bed Inn Breakfast offers a unique Montana experience.  Being nestled in the gorgeous Swan Mountain Range, with the world-renowned Bob Marshall Wilderness to the east and the legendary Mission Mountain Range to the west, the scenery and nearby outdoor recreational opportunities are absolutely incredible. We have 5 rooms that have two queen beds, a room that has a double bed, where each of these rooms are comfortable, home style rooms with private baths.  We also provide satellite television, air conditioning, wireless high speed internet, conference facilities, classroom with computer stations and high speed internet, a fully equipped dark room and delicious home cooked meals.  A corral is also available for our guests with horses.  In addition to having spectacular scenery in all directions and seemingly endless outdoor activities throughout the area, Standing Stones Bed Inn Breakfast also offers Black and White and alternative process photography with world renown photographers throughout the summer as well as our 19th century photography workshops.  Our goal is that your stay at Standing Stones Bed Inn Breakfast is as relaxing and as comfortable as possible for you, and we invite you to join us for a wonderfully unique Montana experience.   800-922-5255



(Red Lodge)
Two Bears Inn Bed and Breakfast                                                                                 406-860-5956


Come relax in the mountains at Two Bears Inn Bed & Breakfast.  Located on the world-famous Beartooth Scenic Highway just 3 miles south of Red Lodge Montana, we offer a comfortable night's stay and a delicious warm breakfast.  Just one half mile off the Scenic Beartooth Highway, the Two Bears Inn Bed & Breakfast is tucked away in the gorgeous pines of Haywood Gulch where you will enjoy fantastic views of Mount Maurice, Wapples Bench and Point of Rocks.  This secluded and beautiful 20 acre property borders the expansive Custer National Forest, where the outdoor recreation opportunities are seemingly endless.  Our warm and cozy 3 room inn offers private baths, hot tub, internet, common area and a wonderful wrap around deck where you can sit, relax and enjoy the remarkable views.  We also offer a cozy cabin that sleeps 4 and has a full kitchen. Our friendly inn keepers will be happy to help you with all the information you need to enjoy the astounding activities and attractions this area provides, such as the numerous hiking trails, Red Lodge Mountain Ski Area, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, horseback riding, fishing on Rock Creek, golfing, hunting, and enjoying the charming downtown of Red Lodge Montana with its fantastic shopping, casual and fine dining and the many local events this world-class tourist town has to offer throughout the year.  But of course the highlight is driving up the world-renowned Beartooth Highway, where you'll find yourself literally on top of the world as you reach nearly 11,000 feet above sea level as you drive over the majestic Beartooth Mountain Range, with Yellowstone National Park awaiting you on the other side!  So come join us at Two Bears Inn Bed & Breakfast, where you can truly relax and get away from it all... where some of the top Montana attractions are just beyond your doorstep!  Give us a call at 406-860-5956 or click the link below and book your Montana getaway today.



(Colstrip)
Castle Rock B&B                                                                                                             406-748-3653

Located in Eastern Montana's glorious wide open spaces, the Castle Rock Bed and Breakfast provides an upscale lodging alternative for adventurers and business travelers.  Found in the charming small town of Colstrip Montana, east of Billings, our comfortable modern decor, warm hospitality and gourmet cuisine await you during your travels through Montana. You'll feel right at home and you won't have to clean up after yourself!   Whether you choose the Iron Horse Room or World Travel Room, both sleep 2, or the Montana Room that sleeps 4, you will enjoy the wonderful decor, whirlpool tubs, fluffy towels and bathrobes, highest quality soaps and lotions, queen beds and a private bath. With our luxurious bamboo linens, down comforters and pillow top mattresses, you are assured to have a restful sleep.  We both grew up in Montana, and thoroughly enjoy spoiling our guests by providing comfy amenities and amazing gourmet food.  Andy prepares an incredible homemade pizza for our guests that is world-famous.  You will love this remarkably delicious pizza, as well as his many other delightful gourmet dishes!  The mining town of Colstrip is a charming, close knit community with a movie like appeal and you’ll immediately feel the warmth.  The amenities in this small Eastern Montana town are actually hard to match anywhere else... such as fantastic walking paths, hiking trails and fishing access along Castle Rock Lake, which is located across the street.  There is also a great 9 hole golf course which is considered to be among the top 10 in Montana.  Whatever your reason for passing through our wonderful little town, we invite you enjoy our inviting and comfortable bed and breakfast.  Castle Rock Bed & Breakfast is waiting for you under the remarkable “Big Sky” of Eastern Montana... Your hosts Andy and Mindy.



(Whitefish)
The Bailey's Bed'n Bale                                                                                                   406-270-1603


Welcome to The Bailey's Bed'n Bale... where your personal Montana Lodge awaits you!  Our warm and cozy lodge provides our guests with a unique Montana experience that combines the Old Western heritage of Montana with state of the art, first-class amenities.  At The Bailey's Bed'n Bale, we take great pride in offering our guests a special lodging experience that ensures they have a memorable, comfortable stay.  Ideally nestled at the base of the gorgeous Whitefish Mountain Range just steps away from the expansive Flathead National Forest, incredible vistas are found in all directions just outside your front door.  The lodge is two stories and spans 2,800 square feet, providing enough room to easily accommodate up to eight adults and children.  Our newly updated rooms have been custom designed and accessorized to further enhance your authentic Montana experience, and all of our rooms have heat and air conditioning.  And what is so wonderful about our location is the fact that even though our lodge is "away from it all", the artisan town of Whitefish is only 5 minutes away. This charming resort community features a tremendous range of restaurants, shopping and entertainment as Whitefish is regarded as Montana's year-round recreational capital for skiing, golfing, horseback riding, hiking and much more.  And if Glacier National Park is your destination, our lodge is your perfect base camp as the main West Entrance to this world-famous park is only 20 minutes  away!  So let The Bailey's Bed'n Bale be your ideal "base camp" as you explore and enjoy Northwest Montana and Glacier National Park. From its Old West charm, modern amenities and perfect location, the Bed'n Bale is your personal Montana Lodge that will likely be one of the top highlights of your Montana adventure. Give us a call at 406-270-1603 or click the link below to make your reservations today, and then come and enjoy all that the "Last Best Place" has to offer!


(East Glacier Park)
Bison Creek Ranch                                                                                                                406-226-4482


Founded in 1952 Bison Creek Ranch has been a family owned business providing Cabin Rentals, Bed & Breakfast and a Restaurant to folks from all around the world ever since.  Conveniently located just two miles west of East Glacier Park, Bison Creek Ranch is tucked away in a grove of gorgeous aspens and pines just off U.S Highway 2.  And at any given time, you'll see the Schauf Family hard at work serving their guests and providing the best hospitality Montana could ever offer. Our cozy and comfortable cabins and A-frame chalets are open for guests visiting Glacier National Park or who are simply traveling through, and our restaurant is a local favorite that pleases everyone who stops in. And from the front door of your cabin or chalet, or from the restaurant windows you'll be amazed at one of the most fantastic views you'll ever see of the Rocky Mountains.  Our restaurant is open from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm and serves a wide variety of incredibly delicious home style meals, including Edna Schauf's famous fried chicken (a 60+ year old family recipe), as well as Montana raised prime beef steaks, buffalo burgers, homemade huckleberry ice cream and much more.  You will immediately find out why the Restaurant at Bison Creek Ranch is one of Montana's best kept secrets!   And for our bed and breakfast guests, they all wake up to a wonderful country breakfast that includes huckleberry pancakes, omelets, cinnamon rolls, eggs-n-toast, ham or bacon or sausage, and plenty of hot coffee. Since 1952 Bison Creek Ranch has made their guests' Glacier National Park experience even more memorable and enjoyable with its fantastic cabins and chalets, its legendary restaurant, and with the most incredible Western hospitality you'll find anywhere. And being only a few miles west of East Glacier Park on Highway 2, our location is perfect for Glacier Park vacationers.  It just doesn't get better than that, so come join us at Bison Creek Ranch!  406-226-4482


Our Favorite Hotels / Motels
(Cooke City)
Super 8 Cooke City                                                                                                            406-838-2070

Located only four miles from the Northeast Entrance to Yellowstone National Park, our Super 8 Hotel in Cooke City, Montana is the perfect headquarters for your Yellowstone Park vacation.  Found in the heart of the historic prospecting town of Cooke City, this legendary Montana town is surrounded by majestic peaks of the iconic Beartooth Mountains, and is the gateway to the breathtaking Beartooth Scenic Highway on Route 212, which is regarded as one of the most scenic drives in the world.  Each morning you'll wake up to a free 8-item SuperStartbreakfast bonanza featuring our delicious Belgian waffles.  We also provide free Wi-Fi internet access, on-sight laundry facilities and a large free parking area for over-sized vehicles for your convenience.  And by the way, kids 17 and under stay free!  Not only is our non-smoking hotel conveniently located just minutes away from the Northeast Entrance to Yellowstone National Park and at the gateway to the world-famous Beartooth Scenic Highway, but the town of Cooke City itself is a wonderful place to explore and enjoy.  There are several delightful restaurants and gift shops, as well as a very nice visitor center to help you with your daily adventures...such as touring Yellowstone Park, hiking, fishing, mountain climbing and horseback riding. During the summer time, we offer ATV’s to explore the old mining sites, and during the winter months, Cooke City is one of the top snowmobile and cross country ski destinations in North America!  Our Super 8 Hotel is located on the second largest snowmobile trail in Montana, which features 63 miles of beautifully groomed trails.  We even provide an on-sight snowmobile rental service for your convenience.  Without question, the Super 8 Hotel in Cooke City, Montana is the best choice as your headquarters during your next Yellowstone National Park / Montana vacation.  Give us a call at 406-838-2070, or visit our website by clicking the link below.


(Red Lodge)
The Pollard                                                                                                                          406-446-0001

The Pollard is one of Montana's historic treasures that once served Buffalo Bill Cody, Calamity Jane and the Sundance Kid. Located in the charming tourist town of Red Lodge Montana, The Pollard was established in 1893 and quickly became a major destination for travelers during the Old West days.  The Pollard was the cornerstone of the young bustling town of Red Lodge Montana, and today The Pollard is a beautifully restored historic hotel that is once again the "Cornerstone of Red Lodge".  Found at the heart of one of Montana's top tourist towns, located near the Northeast Entrance of Yellowstone National Park and resting at the starting point of the world famous Beartooth Scenic Highway, The Pollard is nestled in the perfect spot for you to enjoy these national treasures. With its gorgeous woodwork, linen napkins, exquisitely delicious fine dining, incredibly charming and comfortable rooms, a relaxing fire at the elegant Gallery, and with a single malt scotch and a good book awaiting you in the History Room, The Pollard is regarded as one of the finest small hotels in the Rocky Mountain West.  This glorious hotel is not only fully restored and perfectly reflects its Old West Glory Days of the late 1800's and early 1900's, The Pollard provides graceful comfort combined with modern amenities and an attentive staff, earning The Pollard many awards and national recognition.  Known as one of Montana's truly iconic historic hotels, The Pollard offers comfortable lodging in the heart of the wonderful historic tourist town of Red Lodge Montana, and its warm, western hospitality is The Pollard's trademark.  The instant you walk through the door, our main concern is your expectations and your comfort.  History and Hospitality at the Edge of the Rockies - this is The Pollard!


(Big Hole Valley)
Nez Perce Motel                                                                                                                   406-689-3254

Located in the legendary Big Hole Valley at Wisdom Montana, the Nez Perce Motel provides its guests with an extremely clean and comfortable motel experience.  Conveniently located in the heart of the Big Hole Valley along the blue ribbon trout waters of the Big Hole River, the Nez Perce Motel is the perfect headquarters for fishermen, sportsmen, tourists and anyone who loves the great outdoors.  With thousands of acres of National Forest lands in the surrounding area with miles and miles of hiking trails, cross country ski and snow mobile trails, as well as being near the world famous Big Hole Battlefield, the Nez Perce Motel will provide you with a homey atmosphere that's quiet and comfortable all year round.  Located along Highway 43 at Wisdom Montana, we are only 10 miles from the iconic Big Hole Battlefield National Historic Landmark and only 29 miles from the popular Lost Trail Ski Area.  We are also centrally located between Dillon, Hamilton and Butte Montana, as well as only 62 miles from Salmon Idaho.  All of our rooms (eight units) are non-smoking, and have gorgeous hard wood floors and wireless internet. Nez Perce Motel is the perfect "headquarters" for your Southwest Montana Vacation, and is a proud member of the Montana Innkeepers Association and American Hotel and Motel Association. So come stay with us to relax and to enjoy the limitless outdoor activities of the legendary Big Hole Valley that surrounds us!  406-689-3254



(Sheridan)
Moriah Motel                                                                                                                          406-842-5491

 
Located on the historic main street of Sheridan, Montana in the heart of the fabled Ruby Valley, the Moriah Motel provides its guests incredibly clean, quiet and comfortable rooms during their stay in this popular tourist area of Montana.  For your convenience, we offer 8 double rooms, and also a handicapped accessible room.  All of our spacious rooms are non-smoking, and have queen size beds, AC, microwaves, Direct TV channels, full baths and refrigerators.  There is also a complete on-site laundry room that provides a deep wash tub sink, bleach and laundry soap.  Also for your convenience is a large parking area in front of each room, and we are pet friendly. And what is one of the most alluring attributes of the Moriah Motel is its location.  Southwest Montana is world-renowned for its blue ribbon trout fishing opportunities, and Sheridan Montana is in the heart of it all!  Legendary rivers such as the Ruby River, Madison River, Beaverhead River, Big Hole River, Jefferson River are close by and offer some of the best trout fishing in North America.  These famous rivers offer world-class fly fishing and the Moriah Motel in Sheridan is the perfect headquarters for all of your fishing adventures.  And the non-fishing activities are seemingly endless, such as guided horseback rides, hiking, golfing at the Jack Nicklaus designed Old Works Golf Course, exploring the iconic ghost town of Virginia City, visiting the legendary Big Hole Battlefield, and enjoying fantastic shopping and dining at Ennis, Virginia City, Dillon and Butte Montana.  So make your Southwest Montana getaway a reality by giving us a call to reserve your rooms today... And enjoy a fantastic vacation that you and your family will never forget!  406-842-6491


(Forsyth)
Rails Inn Motel                                                                                                                        406-346-2242

Welcome to the Rails Inn Motel in Forsyth, Montana!  Conveniently located on Interstate 94 exit 93, the Rails Inn Motel is the perfect place for the tired and winded traveler to find rest they really need!  Our impeccably clean and comfortable 50 room motel offers an expanded hot continental breakfast each and every day, as well as cable TV, wireless internet, 4.4 cubic inch refrigerator, in-room coffee and a microwave oven.  Our well-lit extra-large parking area is perfect for oversized vehicles, and our wonderfully updated two-story building is pet friendly for a small fee.  During the summer months, we also provide our guests with free passes to the local indoor Olympic size pool and spa. Found on the "main drag" for visitors to Montana, Forsyth Montana is not only conveniently located for travelers, but the area is known for its great fishing along the legendary Yellowstone River, as well as wonderful sight-seeing.  There is also an outstanding golf course only 2 miles west of the motel. There are wonderful hunting opportunities for antelope, white and mule deer, upland birds and more.  Downtown Forsyth is a center for amazing Montana history, with local museums that tell its story, with several buildings and homes listed on the National Register of Historical Places.  Forsyth also has two major banks, auto parts stores, restaurants, fast food, top-notch movie theater, drugstore, hardware stores and a grocery store... all in close proximity to the Rails Inn Motel. While touring Montana along Interstate 94, be sure to spend a  night or two at the Rails Inn Motel... where you will get the rest you need in a wonderful authentic friendly Montana town and area.  406-346-2242



(Gardiner)
Yellowstone Super 8 Hotel                                                                                                    406-848-7401

Life's Great at the Yellowstone Super 8 in Gardiner Montana.  Located at the popular North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone Super 8 is the perfect base camp for exploring the historic, natural and geologic marvels of Yellowstone National Park, as well as the surrounding areas such as Teton National Park and the local mountain ranges including the Beartooths, Gallatins and Absarokas.  There is even a nearby hot springs for our guests to enjoy in the legendary Paradise Valley, and there are literally hundreds of hiking trails available for the outdoor enthusiasts in the group.   Our accommodations include 66 sparkling clean, comfortable nonsmoking rooms, with many providing an incredible view of the Gallatin Mountain Range, including the towering Electric Peak. There are also adjoining rooms, rooms with special features for physically challenged, color satellite television, free high speed wifi, and a large suite with a full kitchen and three queen beds.  Our Yellowstone Super 8 Hotel in Gardiner Montana is pet friendly has a heated pool and 24 hour front desk service.  Located in the heart of Yellowstone Country at one of the most popular entrances to Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone Super 8 in Gardiner Montana is the perfect choice for your Yellowstone Park vacation.  For a Special Discount Call 406-848-7401.


(Missoula)
Motel 6 Missoula-University / Motel 6 Missoula-Eastgate                        406-549-2387 / 406-543-3102

Conveniently located off Interstate 90 Exit 105 (Van Buren Street, the Motel 6 Missoula University and the Motel 6 Missoula Eastgate are your perfect lodging options for your stay in the Missoula area.  The Motel 6 Missoula University is just blocks from the University of Montana and Downtown Missoula, which is the area's entertainment and business center.  All of our 54 rooms are modern and have either king or queen beds,  32" LCD TV, free WiFi, free morning coffee, coin laundry, non-smoking rooms, and kids stay free and pets are allowed! There are also kitchenettes for your convenience in select rooms.  The Motel 6 Missoula Eastgate is also just off Exit 105 (Van Buren Street) on Interstate 90, and is conveniently located just blocks from Downtown Missoula, the University of Missoula, and is less than 3 miles from the Southgate Mall. In addition, many restaurants are within walking distance, there is free mass transit from the motel, and  the airport is only 20 miles away.  We offer free morning coffee, free local calls, free WiFi, 32" LCD TV with AV input for MP3 players and game consoles, expanded cable, smoke-free rooms and free truck parking.  So come join us at either the Motel 6 Missoula University or Motel 6 Missoula Eastgate during your stay in Missoula, Montana, whether it be for business or during your Montana Vacation.  Missoula is along the main corridor between Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park, which makes our fine motels the perfect choice during your travels.  Make your reservations today!    406-549-2387  /  406-543-3102

(Butte)
Super 8 Motel Butte                                                                                                              406-494-6000

Located "In the Heart of Big Sky Country," the Super 8 Motel in Butte Montana is the perfect lodging choice during your Montana vacation. Conveniently located midway between Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park along the main route on Interstate 90, our clean comfortable and ideally located motel is the perfect choice for you and your family.  And Butte itself is a Top Montana Attraction with its fantastic mining history that is astonishingly preserved throughout the Uptown Butte Historic District.  Butte is a National Historic Landmark and includes hundreds of historical buildings and structures where visitors can enjoy an incredibly entertaining and interesting tour(Old #1 Trolley) of the entire area.  The Butte Super 8 Motel is very close to where all the action is in this historic town!  We offer a delicious complimentary breakfast in a relaxed dining area, and provide a laundromat, parking area for large vehicles, a business center.   We also offer high speed wireless Internet, expanded cable TV and recliners in single rooms, and kids under 17 stay free if traveling with an adult!  Just off Interstate 90, the Butte Super 8 Motel is centrally located and only minutes from The World Museum of Mining, Uptown Butte Historic District and Montana Tech.  The Butte Area is commonly referred to as "The Richest Hill on Earth", and the Butte Super 8 Motel is your ideal lodging choice to help you enjoy this magnificent place!  Call us today for the best available rate.  406-494-6000

(Great Falls)
Hotel Arvon                                                                                                                          406-952-1101

Montana has a rich frontier heritage, and in Great Falls the best place to stay while visiting is the Historic Hotel Arvon. Located in the city’s oldest commercial building, the Hotel Arvon provides authentic architecture as well as the modern comforts of a first-class hotel. The Arvon is rich with detail, like the 1800s French oak buffet serving as our front desk—and a coffee bar. Choose from 11 historically-named suites or 22 luxurious guest rooms. Each room features cushy beds, comfy robes, western art and everything else you’d expect from a hotel twice the size. You won’t have to go far for top-notch entertainment—under the same historic roof is the Celtic Cowboy, serving up fantastic contemporary and traditional fare in a classic Irish pub setting. The Celtic’s so good it’s been named Montana’s Number One Irish Pub! Choose from a range of classic pub dishes and new favorites, and pair them with a fine wine, microbrew, or delicious cocktail. The Celtic is also home to great live music. Traditional Irish tunes and local favorites can be heard six days a week; Wednesday through Monday. If trivia is more your speed, sit down for a pint and enjoy the challenges of our ‘Pub Quiz’ every Tuesday. With something for everyone, the next time you’re in Great Falls, make sure you have a great stay—at Historic Hotel Arvon in the heart of downtown. Eat, drink and be Irish!  406-952-1101

(Miles City)
Miles City Hotel & Suites                                                                                                      406-234-1000


Located at the “Gateway to Montana”, the Miles City Hotel & Suites strives to be the best hotel in the entire state of Montana.  Rated #1 on TripAdvisor, we set the standard in Miles City for luxurious yet affordable hotels. Newly remodeled and refurnished, this outstanding lodging facility provides our guests with a convenient, comfortable and relaxing environment.  Our many special features and amenities make the Miles City Hotel a favorite destination for Eastern Montana travelers, and our professional, hard working, dedicated and friendly staff truly makes the Miles City Hotel & Suites a wonderful “home away from home" to all who enters its doors.  We offer seven hotel room configurations, each having their own unique characteristics and all adorned with a full compliment of amenities which sets us apart. And for the consideration of our guests, all rooms are smoke-free and there is a no pet policy.  From our delicious hot breakfasts to our indoor heated swimming pool and spa, the many special amenities we provide our guests truly makes their stay at the Miles City Hotel & Suites an incredibly positive one. Montana is widely known as one of the greatest vacation destinations in the country, and historic Miles City is widely known as the “Gateway To Montana”.  With its fascinating Old West history, countless attractions and events, and its ideal location on Interstate 94, Miles City is a top Montana attraction, and the Miles City Hotel and Suites is there to welcome you and to make your stay here a completely enjoyable and memorable experience.  Call or click to make your reservations with us today!  406-234-1000


(Helena)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Helena                                                                                   406-442-7500


The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is located in the new development of Helena. Close to shopping, dining and a great stop if you’re visiting Helena or passing through. We are within 20 minutes of the Missouri River and Canyon Ferry Lake; where you'll enjoy boating, fishing, camping, biking along with many other outdoor recreational activities. Don't forget about Great Divide Ski Hill in the winter months with fresh powder along with year round opportunities for everyone. The Helena community also hosts a symphony, theaters, art and historical museums to satisfy ones cultural interests. Helena's rich history also affords a variety of historical buildings, including the Saint Helena Cathedral, the & Montana State Capitol, Helena's famed Westside Mansion District, a Historic Downtown Walking Mall, and many others.  Our hotel is the halfway point to Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park. Relax and enjoy our pool, hot tub or fitness center and wake up refreshed after sleeping in our brand new pillow top mattress. With our new complimentary breakfast you will feel at home. Our hotel is located behind Shopko, next to Buffalo Wild Wings.  406-442-7500


(Kalispell)
Best Western Flathead Lake Inn & Suites                                                                        406-857-2400

Welcome to the most comfortable, family-friendly hotel in the heart of the Flathead Valley and recipient of the prestigious Best Western Champion Award for top customer service!  We take great pride in our hotel's cleanliness, as well as our caring and courteous staff whose goal is to exceed your expectations. Centrally located between Kalispell, Lakeside and Bigfork, our perfect location allows you to explore all the top destinations in the Flathead Valley, including the renowned Glacier National Park, magnificent Flathead Lake and scenic Jewel Basin.  New renovations provide a lovely Montana lodge ambiance while you enjoy upgraded room amenities including your own fridge, microwave and mini-coffee bar. Start your day of adventure with our complimentary full homemade breakfast which changes daily offering favorites like our delicious Huckleberry Cheese Blintz and Fajita Scrambled Eggs. Our property offers a large grassy area where you and your family can play or just relax in the humidity-free sunshine. Or after an exciting day of adventuring, the kids will love our indoor lap pool and for your convenience our hot tub and laundry facility are open 24 hours, too. Take a ‘down night’ in our Hub 406 Bistro and enjoy a light meal along with a cold beer or wine.  Play a game of pool and checkers while you wait or there are several outstanding restaurants nearby which deliver right to your room. Our elegant Grand Ballroom is perfect for large events, including indoor wedding receptions and corporate meetings, where professional catering services are provided.   So either click or give us a call today at 406.857.2400 to reserve your room.  Ask about our unique ‘family’ guestroom and upscale Sunrise House – both sleep up to 8 individuals and provide the lowest price per person.  We are looking forward to being your family’s ‘base camp’ during your Northwest Montana vacation, and being a big part of your exciting and memorable Montana experience.


Our Favorite Pictograph Tours
(Central Montana)
Bear Gulch Pictographs                                                                                                     406-428-2439


Located in the heart of beautiful Central Montana, Bear Gulch Pictographs provides outstanding tours of incredibly well-preserved Native American pictographs and petroglyphs in Bear Gulch. Nested in the foothills of the gorgeous Little Snowy Mountains on our family owned cattle ranch, our tours are not only fascinating, but the scenery is absolutely breathtaking no matter what time of year. Our tours into Bear Gulch leave daily at promptly 10 am, and our season runs from May 15th thru September 15th. However, out of season tours or special times of day can be arranged. We are always very eager to show our visitors these remarkable pictographs and petroglyphs, as well as explain the fascinating history associated with each of them.  And if you're with a family, we offer an affordable family rate, and kids 12 and under can join us free of charge! Once our visitors experience these well-preserved pictographs and petroglyphs, and learn about their origin, they’re always extremely glad that they took the time to enjoy our incredible Bear Gulch Pictograph Tour during their Montana vacations.  So if you’re interested in Native American Montana History, and would like to see some of the best preserved pictographs and petroglyphs found in the state, then come join us for a fascinating Bear Gulch Pictograph Tour. Your time with us will prove to be one of the most memorable adventures of your entire Montana vacation.  406-428-2439


Our Favorite Museums
(Great Falls)
C.M. Russell Museum                                                                                                         406-727-8787

The C.M. Russell Museum is without question one of America's finest museums of American Western Art, and is home of the most complete collection of Charles M. Russell art and memorabilia in the world.  The C.M. Russell Museum is the permanent home to hundreds of paintings, drawings, sculptures and illustrations the "Cowboy Artist" Charles Marion Russell (1864-1926) created from his childhood to his final days. These national treasures are displayed in five galleries, and the subjects include his own personal experience, Western history, Northern Plains Indian life, western wildlife and reflecting themes of cowboy life. As you walk through these galleries, you will learn about Charles Russell's life history through his art.  From a teenager seeing Montana for the first time, to a cowboy working for cattle ranches, and then as a professional artist who created world-renowned masterpieces such as The Jerkline, The Fireboat and The Exalted Ruler.  As you gaze at these wonderful works of art, you will truly get to know Charlie Russell, the beloved icon of the American West. More than 12,000 objects are included in this permanent collection, which also include works by well-known artists such as Winold Reiss, E.E. Heikka, O.C. Seltzer, Olaf Wieghorst, Frank Tenney Johnson, J.H. Sharp, E.I. Couse and Henry Farny.  In addition to the Charles M. Russell Collection, the C.M. Russell Museum is also home to the Browning Firearms Collection, Heart of Plains Indian Culture and The Bison: American Icon permanent displays. The C.M. Russell Museum opened its doors in 1953, and is now approximately 70,000 square feet in size and occupies a full city block. This amazing complex includes Charles Russell's home and original log studio, which are designated as National Historic Landmarks. The C.M. Russell Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, and is one of the premier attractions in Montana.  For more information, please click the link below.  406-727-8787


(Hamilton)
Daly Mansion                                                                                                                       406-363-6004

In the heart of the Bitterroot Valley at Hamilton, Montana, rests the historic Daly Mansion.  Once the family summer home of the great 19th Century American industrialist Marcus Daly, who was known as one of the legendary "Copper Kings" of the world-famous late 1800's Butte Mining District, aptly named "The Richest Hill On Earth", Marcus Daly rose from a working class immigrant to an incredibly wealthy copper magnate and chose the Bitter Root Valley to locate his 22,000 acre farm and thoroughbred horse racing facilities. A remarkable Georgian-Revival style three story home, that now rests on 46.6  plush acres of historic grounds, contains 24,000 square foot (not counting the full basement) that evolved from the original farm house on the property.  It has over 50 rooms, with 25 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, 7 fireplaces, 5 of which have mantles and surrounds of Italian marble. This amazing treasure of history and intrigue has a small staff and a team of over 100 volunteers who are completely dedicated to preserving the home and grounds so its visitors can truly enjoy their experience at the Daly Mansion. The expansive home is among the Distinctive Destinations of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which is a very prestigious honor. During the Summer Season, Mothers Day until the 2nd weekend in October, tours of the home are offered every day of the week, even holidays, on the hour starting at 10 am with the last tour of the day beginning at 3 pm. Off-season tours can be arranged by calling 406-363-6004, M-F 9-5 pm. The grounds are open during the summer season from 9 am to 5 pm. The Daly Mansion grounds and a large tent are available to rent for family reunions, weddings, special events and birthday parties during the in-season.  The Trophy Room inside the Daly Mansion is available to rent all year round, and some the first floor rooms can be rented during the off-season as well.  So if you're fascinated by history, and love to explore magnificent historic homes, then during your Montana vacation come visit the glorious home of a king... a Copper King!  406-363-6004


(Butte)
Mineral Museum                                                                                                                406-496-4414

The Mineral Museum, located on the Montana Tech campus, overlooks the 150-year-old Butte Mining District, better known as the Richest Hill on Earth. Classic mineral specimens from Butte’s underground mines, which include over 10,000 miles of mine workings that reach over a mile deep, illustrate the area’s tremendous mineral wealth.  The Museum exhibits educational displays and spectacular minerals from Montana and around the world. Prize specimens in our Montana collection include the Rheanna Star, an incredible smoky quartz cluster over 2 feet in diameter that was discovered near Butte in 2006. The Museum also houses a 27.5-ounce gold nugget recovered from a placer mining operation in the mountains south of Butte in 1989. Brilliant blue sapphires from Yogo Gulch and beautiful polished agates, Montana’s state stones, are displayed along with copper, zinc, and molybdenum minerals and talc, all examples of the industrial minerals that have figured so strongly in Montana’s economic history.  Azurite and malachite from Bisbee, Arizona, remarkable amethyst geodes from Brazil, and adamite from Mexico are just a few of the minerals from worldwide localities. The Fluorescent Room, where ordinary-looking minerals radiate extraordinary vibrant shades of pink, orange, and blue when exposed to ultraviolet light, is always a family favorite.  If you want to know what’s shakin’, the Museum has an interactive display about earthquakes. Video displays show real-time earthquake epicenters around the world as they happen as well as real-time seismic traces from a recorder near Butte.  The Mineral Museum is truly one of  Montana's treasures, and is unquestionably one of the top attractions on the Richest Hill on Earth.  Your visit to this world-class museum will definitely be among the highlights of your trip!  406-496-4414


Our Favorite Guest Ranch
(Whitefish)
Bar W Guest Ranch                                                                                                            866-828-2900 

The Bar W Guest Ranch is all about providing a great Western vacation for all ages!  From the moment you arrive, the Bar W Guest Ranch is ready and eager to treat you with genuine Western Montana hospitality. Located on beautiful Spencer Lake in the world-class tourist town of Whitefish, Montana, the family owned Bar W Guest Ranch is an elite member of the Dude Ranchers Association Top 50 Ranches, is a member of Equitrekking's Top 20 Ranches, and is Dude Ranchers Educational Trust Horse Safety Certified. You may have seen our guest ranch on the popular TV show "The Bachelor" as well.  Nestled at the base of Spencer Mountain between two pine-covered ridges and surrounded by rolling foothills and scenic vistas, the Bar W Guest Ranch includes a 6,200 square foot lodge, cabin suites, outdoor and indoor horseback riding arenas, a barn, stables, entertainment area, play meadow and a gazebo on Spencer Lake...all of which make the Bar W a wonderful slice of paradise for our guests to thoroughly enjoy all year round.  The Bar W's horseback riding programs include hundreds of thousands of acres for you to discover and explore as you ride over spacious open prairies, beautiful foothills and towering mountains.  And to make things even more fantastic for our guests is the fact that we're located at Whitefish, Montana, which is one of the most popular and vibrant tourist towns in Montana. Named one of the "Top Ten Cool Towns" by Frommer's Budget Travel, this amazing town provides some of the finest dining, theater, shopping and nightlife in the West.  If that's not enough, Glacier National Park is only 30 miles away from Bar W, and the legendary Flathead Lake is just to the south of us.  The Bar W Guest Ranch is also only 18 miles away from the world-class Whitefish Mountain Ski and Summer Resort, which is one of the top resorts in the country. In addition to all of the many outdoor activities awaiting our guests at the Bar W, you will taste some of the best down-home cooking this side of the Mississippi River- Montana Style!!!  So come play with us at the award-winning Bar W Guest Ranch where time runs a little slower, things seem a little simpler, and every day feels like Saturday.
866-828-2900


Our Favorite Farm Stay
(Belgrade)
Serenity Sheep Farm Stay                                                                                                406-580-7176

Come sleep in an authentic antique sheepherder's wagon on a sheep farm surrounded by beautiful mountains and stars of Montana's night sky!  We've been an "Airbnb Superhost" for five straight years and counting, and are conveniently located only 20 minutes from Bozeman, Montana and even closer to the Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport.  Serenity Sheep Farm Stay offers an authentic Montana experience that can be matched by no other.  We have two authentic antique sheepherder's wagons that each sleep two on a comfortable bed with fresh linens.  A sleeping bag and pad is provided for a third person to sleep on the floor if needed.  Watch sheep grazing in a nearby pasture, visit the farm animals and see and hear the local wildlife such as birds and deer who also live in the area.  At night, enjoy the star-filled sky that only Montana's Big Sky can display while listening to coyotes in the distance.  Our farm not only includes sheep, but goats, pigs, turkeys, chickens, beef cows, a llama, and a mini-mule as well.  Garden produce is offered when or if available, along with farm-fresh eggs and coffee/tea is provided in the morning.  We have gas grill, cooler with ice and a heat-on-demand shower.  We also have a cabin and two tent spots available on the farm as well.  Our fully-licensed farm stay is eight miles from the nearest town, which is a big part of its charm.  The serenity and solitude that our farm provides is unmatched, and is waiting here for you to embrace and enjoy.  You can be as private or as interactive with us and the other guests as you wish... it's completely up to you.  And if you're coming by air, we can arrange pick you up at the airport if necessary.  A rental car is always recommended because of the many things to do here as well as good food to enjoy at our local restaurants and breweries.  Come enjoy an authentic Montana experience at our Serenity Sheep Farm Stay.  406-580-7176


Our Favorite Resort
(Madison River Valley)
Driftwaters Resort                                                                                                                406-682-3088


If you love wide-open spaces, beautiful mountain views and crystal clear water, then the Driftwaters Resort is the perfect vacation headquarters for you!  Located in the heart of the legendary Madison River Valley between West Yellowstone and Ennis Montana on U.S. Highway 287, not only are we just 30 miles from the West Entrance to Yellowstone National Park, but Driftwaters Resort is in the center of some of the best outdoor recreation opportunities in Montana... such as the fabled blue ribbon fly fishing waters of the Madison River, and gorgeous mountain lakes such as Hebgen Lake, Quake Lake, Cliff Lake, Wade Lake.  There is also close access to incredible hiking and outstanding hunting opportunities in the nearby national forests of the Madison and Gravelly Mountain Ranges.  At Driftwaters Resort, we provide fantastic lodging and RV options, having six deluxe cabins, and RV, tent and dry-camp sites, all at extremely affordable prices.  Our RV sites consist of large RV pull-thru spaces, 30-50 amp power, water and septic.  Our establishment is family friendly and pet friendly, and we welcome family reunions.  We provide a rec-hall with ping-pong, shuffleboard, air-hockey and more.  There is also an outdoor soccer and volleyball area, horseshoe pits, basketball court and a "little buckaroo" playground for the little ones.  The Driftwood Resort is also home to the "Sagebrush General Store" and the "Driftwood Bar & Bistro", which is well-known for its great food.  Interested in fishing on one of North America's best blue ribbon trout streams?  We provide our "DriftAway Shuttle Service" to and from strategic points up and down the legendary Madison River, and we can also arrange a guided fly fishing adventure with one of the best fishing guides in Montana.  The Driftwaters Resort is fun, friendly, affordable, accessible, and is surrounded by incredible mountain views....which makes the Driftwater Resort the perfect place for your Montana vacation.  So give us a call to book your reservations!  406-682-3088



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