Sometimes the best-kept travel secrets are right out your back door.
Rediscover Montana gives you a look at what there is to do and see in our great state this summer.
When the 9-year-old cousins from Saudi Arabia come to town, the sheer expanse of Montana’s Big Sky Country can really challenge the attention span.
NINEMILE PRAIRIE — Where the Nimi’ipuu once dragged thousands of pounds of bison meat, Bert Lindler packed only a granola bar.
In western Montana, Glacier National Park and all the mountains, rivers, lakes and wilderness areas nearby are a major draw for tourists.
It’s anybody guess whether a proposed doubling of the entrance fee to Yellowstone National Park — if enacted this spring — will result in a drop in visitation.
For more than 10,000 years people have been trekking to Bighorn Canyon. Those early travelers, just like the ones today, were camping out, marveling at the scenery, and maybe enjoying the mild winter climate.
The tiny town of Anaconda has something big to celebrate this year. Its greatest landmark – the Washoe Smelter stack – turns 100 years old.
Step back in time to the late 1800s and early 1900s at Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site at Deer Lodge. It is not just a museum, but a working ranch with year-round chores, and is a fun and interesting living history experience for the entire family. There is also a very good resource library. Visitors can easily spend two to four hours exploring, listening to the history and stories told by knowledgeable guides, and enjoying kid-friendly hands-on activities.
Within the boundaries of Missouri Headwaters State Park, the Jefferson, Madison and Gallatin rivers merge to form the 2,300-mile-long Missouri River – the longest river in North America.
The Battle of the Little Bighorn is one of the most-studied skirmishes in the history of the United States behind Gettysburg, so it’s no surprise people come from around the world to visit the site.
While chart-topping country singer Suzy Bogguss will headline this summer’s gathering of western musicians and poets in the geographic center of Montana, most of the roughly 70 performers are everyday folks living the rural lifestyle.
A nonprofit organization is working to establish the landscape along the Upper Missouri River from Fort Benton to the Gates of the Mountains as a national heritage area.
The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center is celebrating its 20th year along the banks of the Missouri River in Great Falls.
Pounding drums, rhythmic chanting, sizzling frybread and brightly colored beads and regalia will highlight the 54th Annual Powwow and Celebration this summer on the Rocky Boy Reservation south of Havre.
Spread out along Montana's Canadian border, the region known as the Hi-Line offers expanses capable of curing that classic summertime symptom of wanting to get away.
Of Montana's commercialized geothermal groundwater features, Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs in Saco geographically stands apart.