Cozy Watering Holes

After a morning of exploring Southwest Montana, I find I usually need a mid-afternoon boost of energy. Especially in the winter, I find myself craving somewhere to settle down for the afternoon. Somewhere cozy and warm where I can thaw, chat, snack on something delicious, and, yes, drink something tasty. Fortunately, sitting and chatting over … Read more

Grant Kohrs Pumpkin Sunday

You know the Grant Kohrs Ranch for their great line-up of summer activities, but in addition to summer fun, the Grant Kohrs Ranch has some excellent fall events as well. Specifically, on the 20th of October the ranch is hosting its annual Pumpkin Sunday. The highlight of the event is, of course, the pumpkin patch, … Read more

Visit Deer Lodge’s Old Montana Prison

For over 100 years the (Old) Montana Prison at the south end of Deer Lodge housed the state’s worst offenders. Perpetually over-crowded and frequently mismanaged, the Prison was finally replaced by a new facility outside of town. Today, the Old Montana Prison, which still dominates Deer Lodge’s main street, houses five museums across 9 acres. … Read more