From Glacier to the High Plains to Yellowstone, explore these trips and create your own by saving places to your bucket list.

  • Kings, Springs, and Other Wintry Things

    The King’s Hill Scenic Byway highlights the majesty of the mountains. By the time you get to Niehart, you’ll be free of hustle and bustle and ...

  • A Seeley-Swan Valley Rally

    When it gets cold, time freezes in the Seeley-Swan Valley. At least, that’s how it feels when you cozy into the vintage Double Arrow Lodge or the ...

  • A Capitol Winter Weekend

    Helena is the town you wish you grew up in—riding the carousel, picking out candy at the Parrot Confectionary, skiing Great Divide and taking family road trips ...

  • Fits the Billings

    Folks have found Billings a comfy haunt for at least 2,000 years—just consult the ancient petroglyphs at Pictograph Cave State Park. The wildlife drawn on the ...

  • The Riches of Madison County

    Ennis, Sheridan, Twin Bridges Whether you’re staring down breakfast at Yesterday's Soda Fountain or bellying up to the bar at the Blue Anchor in Twin Bridges ...

  • Hot Springs, Heifers and History

    Deer Lodge, Drummond and Boulder Who knew that jailtime, cows, radioactive gas, and graveyards could be this entertaining? In humbly historic Deer Lodge, peer into incarcerated life at ...

  • Make for Makoshika

    Makoshika State Park (the biggest in the state) packs a potent mix: deep ravines, miles of trails, abundant wildlife, fossils, and even a disk golf course. Here, campers ...

  • Two Shakes in Three Forks

    With a twanging, classic-rock soundtrack provided by annual music festivals like Rockin the Rivers and the Headwaters Country Jam, Three Forks is synonymous with Montana summer. Four-wheelers and ...

  • Headed for Helena

    Just because you’ve oohed and ahhed over Helena’s impressive Capitol grounds doesn’t mean you’ve “done” Helena. To get your local’s cred, you’ll ...

  • Fort Benton Bound

    Odds are, if you’re in Fort Benton, you’re here to canoe the Wild and Scenic stretch of the Missouri River, following in the oar-strokes of Lewis ...

  • Bozeman or Bust

    In Bozeman, the tan lines are real, the peak-bagging stories are true, and the burly mountain bikes aren’t just for show. With Yellowstone National Park, Hyalite Canyon ...

  • A Swing Through Kings

    Start the 71-mile Kings Hill Scenic Byway in Belt, home to the Harvest Moon Brewing Company and the Belt Creek Café. Then, take Highway 89 to Sluice Boxes ...

  • Get Lost, Find Paradise

    If hot springs, fresh air, and local flavor are your nirvana, then the Paradise Valley lives up to its name. Bliss begins in artsy, low-key Livingston, where red ...

  • Paint the Town Red (Lodge)

    Red Lodge is one of those charming little Montana towns that sucks you right in. Maybe you just stop for a burger at Red Box Car. Then you ...

  • Polar Paradox: West Yellowstone

    Turns out, polar opposites come together in polar conditions. In West Yellowstone, cross-country skiers peacefully glide along the Riverside Ski Trail while snowmobilers dive into the area's ...

  • To the Yaak and Back

    This is the stuff of sportsman's dreams—timbered hunting lodges, endless forests, ample game, and just a smidgen of civilization. Welcome to the Yaak, Montana's Northwestern-most ...

  • Dig Deeper in Butte

    The "Richest Hill on Earth" is Butte, America—a city flush with history, culture, geology and adventure around every corner. Jump right in with a tour from Old ...

  • Bitterroot Valley Venture

    The Bitterroot Valley is storybook Montana—outdoor opportunities, quaint historic towns, craft breweries and burgers of legendary proportions. Catch fluff without frills at Lost Trail Powder Mountain, 27km ...

  • Big Weekend, Big Sky

    In Big Sky, fresh experiences abound, with no experience necessary. Never driven a dog sled? Spirit of the North Dog Sled Adventures changes that. Haven’t performed any ...

  • A Miles City Meander

    No one leaves Miles City a stranger. Expect smiles and waves from the locals on your first stroll through Main Street, plan on the patrons at the Hole ...

  • Havre Great Weekend

    The bad news: Havre's heyday as a rollicking, lawless Western town is over. The good news: you can still check out opium dens, speakeasies and brothels (safely ...

  • Winter Wonderland Whitefish

    Clean-cut, classy Whitefish has enough resort-town swankness to elicit oohhs and ahhs—and the humble Montana upbringing to keep real about it. Sure, cosmopolitan winter wayfarers may arrive ...

  • Good to Great Falls Weekend

    Cowboy culture clashes right into 1960s kitsch to create the singular appeal of Great Falls. By day, you're in full John Wayne mode, absorbing frontier artifacts and ...

  • A Dillon Winter Weekend

    The finer things in life, minus the refinement. In Dillon, it's a tie as to whether the most gourmet fare in town is served out of Sparky ...

  • A Philipsburg Winter Weekend

    Winter in tiny, friendly P-Burg is like something out of a Norman Rockwell painting, complete with cozy lodging and a medley of rosy-cheek-inducing activities. First, tear yourself away ...