Dillon’s State Parks

As you are planning your travels around Southwest Montana this summer, don’t forget to make the State Parks a major part of your itinerary. Usually less crowded and more of-the-beaten-path than the National Parks, our State Parks represent the best of Montana. From active and well known parks like Bannack, to perched-at-the-top-of-a-mountain-road gems like Granite; … Read more

On the Riverway: Summer Fishing in Southwest Montana

One of the beauties of writing for a Montana tourism blog is that it doesn’t need a lot of salesmanship. The state pretty much sells itself. Don’t get me wrong, I could talk all day about the extraordinary beauty of Montana’s diverse rivers, that range from hurtling boulder-strewn cascades to imperturbable meanders through wide, grassy … Read more

Meander through the Big Hole Valley

If you’re looking for an adventure in Southwest Montana, chances are you have a few criteria in mind. Remarkable scenery, history, wildlife, preferably off the beaten path, and good camping, and maybe a few interesting towns to stop in along the way. If that’s what you’re looking for, then you should start planning a trip … Read more

Road Tripping Southern Southwest Montana

It’s the last week of March, and that means one last blog post, a final hurrah to a spectacular month, a month that has married incredible middle-of-winter fun with the tiniest hints of spring. It’s been a fantastic month, in like a lion and out like a…well, not like a lamb necessarily, but maybe an … Read more

The Mountains (around Helena) are Calling

As our fans might know, we here on the blog are celebrating this February’s frigidly below-average temperatures by highlighting some of the best places to head outdoors this winter. We’ve been mostly focusing on the biggest activities, which makes sense, when most people think about winter, they think about downhill skiing and snowboarding, cross-country skiing … Read more

The Mountains (of Anaconda and Philipsburg) are Calling

Snowshoeing in Southwest Montana

The Seattle-ites might be freaking out about the presence of winter, but in Southwest Montana we know there’s nothing better than some fresh snow (sorry Western Washingtonians, a shameless joke at your expense). Fresh snow means more skiing, more snowmobiling, and – as long as you wear the right clothes and drive carefully – more … Read more