From Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park to going on dog sled tours and seeing dinosaur fossils, Montana is a great state to explore. Two popular cities are Helena and Billings, but Montana also has many cute small towns to explore as well.
Things to do in Montana
Explore Montana on a llama, go on a guided wildlife tour, or go on a motorcycle tour to see as much of you can of this big state. Go skiing down Turner Mountain, Blacktail Mountain, and Maverick Mountain. In Montana you can also go hiking through Glacier National Park or search for wildlife in Yellowstone National Park. Visit the Museum of the Rockies to learn more about Montana’s history and to see dinosaur fossils. Another popular attraction is the Little Bighorn Battlefield, which features the Indian Memorial.
Best cities to visit in Montana
Make sure to visit Helena, which is the capital of Montana. In Helena you can see the beautiful Cathedral of Saint Helena, go fishing in Spring Meadow Lake State Park, and wander around the Holter Museum of Art. Another popular Montana city is Billings. In Billings you can visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, explore the Montana Pro Rodeo Hall and Wall of Fame, and relax in the wave pool at the Reef Indoor Water Park. Visit Missoula, Montana to go skiing at the Montana Snowbowl, see exhibits at the Missoula Art Museum, and go hiking up Mount Sentinel.
Best small towns in Montana
Travel to Whitefish, Montana for snowshoeing and dog sled tours. You can also explore Glacier National Park and relax afterwards at the Spa at Whitefish Lake. Another small town in Montana is Anaconda. In Anaconda you can go on a historic walking tour through town, explore Washoe Park, and go skiing down Mt. Haggin.
Best lake vacations in Montana
Flathead Lake was created by Ice Age glaciers and is a great location for picnicking, waterskiing, and sailing. There are several campgrounds around the lake as well. Another popular lake in Montana is Lake McDonald, which is the biggest in Glacier National Park. Lake McDonald is surrounded by mountains and the area is known for its’ wildlife, such as black bears and elk. You can also visit Swan Lake, where you can go horseback riding, fishing, and hiking.
Best National Parks in Montana
Montana is home to both Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park. Yellowstone features 12 campgrounds, over 1,000 miles of trails, and 52 picnic areas. Go backpacking, boating, fishing, and horseback riding in the park. Glacier National Park is home to the famous Going-to-the-Sun Road, which is a great place to go biking. You can also go cross-country skiing, fishing, and camping in the park.
Vacation Rentals in Montana
Looking for a vacation rental in Montana? Tripping.com has 12360 vacation rental homes available in Montana. You'll find 193 studios, 4266 1-bedroom, 2538 2-bedroom and 5363 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from €25 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Montana is €253 while the average price of a weekly rental is €2050. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Montana home is €8499.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 2937 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Montana. In addition to accommodating pets, Montana rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 10350 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 10170 have TV and/or cable and 1520 have a pool or hot tub.
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