Expert Travel Advice to Montana

Top Answers To Montana Travel Questions

  • Anonymous user answered:
    Wow, that's an impressive circuit through some of Big Sky Country's best terrain. You don't say when you're going, or how long you've got, which are obviously two big factors in determining what you can do. The route you mention also drops close but not in two of the country's greatest national parks, namely Yellowstone and Glacier. If you have time, I'd tack some miles on to visit either of those places! Outdoorsy base camps worth checking out include Billings, Helena, Bozeman, and Big Sky. The top end of the journey will connect with US-2, aka the Hi-Line, where you'll encounter vast prairies and farmland. With kids, I'd be inclined to make a beeline for the adventure-centric lands around Bozeman, Big Sky, and toward Yellowstone northwest entrance. Here, you can take your pick from fishing, whitewater rafting, hiking, wildlife spotting, and more. Have a great trip! For some more guidance, Moon Handbooks offers some itineraries at: http://bit.ly/ep8suU
  • Anonymous user answered:
    We will be doing the same thing in September, how do I get an answer? "We will be traveling east on 90 and would like to know the attractions to see across Montanta within 50 miles or so off 90."
  • Pieter answered:
    Yeah, long, long drive and depends on your starting point and destination, but you might want to think about ticking off long chunks of highway on the interstates and then focusing on one or two stops/scenic routes along the way. Santa Fe north through the San Luis Valley (to Buena Vista) is an amazing drive that's not too far off course. The Yellowstone/Grand Teton roads are also great. Pretty much any drive in Montana is good, even the freeways to some extent. If you can do the Eastern exit of Yellowstone (over Beartooth Pass to Cooke City, MT), I'd highly recommend it.
  • Anonymous user answered:
    I would start off by heading to Rapid City to gaze at the four most famous faces in the state. Mount Rushmore is truly a spectacle to be seen. Then, head towards Glacier National Park, which is in Montana, but near the border of Wyoming. If you have time, drive for a few miles on the Going-to-the-Sun road. you'll pass by wildlife roaming along the hills, and sometimes on the road! Also, it's worth taking a day or two out of your schedule to hike the Iceberg Lake Trail. At the end of the trail, you'll have a great view of a pristine lake and access to see big horn sheep, mountain goats, and grizzlies, oh my! Finally, make your way to Gallatin National Forest to bask in 1.8 million acres of forest. Cities are nice, but it's always refreshing to be amongst nature.

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