Welcome to our selection of holiday rentals in Montana.
Also known as the ‘Big Sky Country’, Montana offers some great things for people on holiday. Ranging from parks, monument and fun things in the city, there are a whole lot of things that you can do while there.
The Glacier National Park is also called the ‘Crown Jewel of the Continent’. It’s a range of 50 glaciers and 200 lakes set in a mountain range. Interspersed with alpine meadows, deep forests and waterfalls, it offers some breathtaking scenery. That’s not all, The Yellowstone National Park, which was designated as the world’s first National Park in 1872, and still lives up to its reputation, it is home to the largest wildlife sanctuary in the United States. Besides the beauty of nature, there are innumerable water bodies here – underground, at feet level and overhead; steaming underground geysers, lakes and magnificent waterfalls!
Ever wondered about those battles between Cowboys and Indians? Head to the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument to satiate your curiosity. It celebrates the Battle of the Little Bighorn with the Sioux. On display are weapons, history about the battle along with details of Indian life that can be enjoyed on a walking tour. In the last week of June, Montana also hosts an enactment of the infamous battle between George Custer and warriors from a dozen tribes.
All the way from Canada and the US Indians converge to form the Teepee Capital of the World in the third week of August. You can see parades with people in authentic costumes, an all Indian Rodeo along with wild horse races. There is some interesting Indian dancing also on show.
While getting to know the past, you can also head to Virginia City to know how the mining towns of old existed. Over a hundred historic buildings vie for your attention in this town preserved in the manner that existed in the early pioneering days. Artifacts, furnishings and a refurbished steam locomotive transport you back in time. You can also stay the night in a historic lodging!
The Museum of the Rockies offers over 300,000 objects depicting the development of culture and natural history from the last 4 billion years while explaining the history of the development of the Rockies.
Along with these visits, there are fun outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy. Caving, scuba diving, water parks, snowmobiling and charter fishing and skydiving are some of the things that will ensure you have a good time in the ‘Big Sky Country’.
Please see below the available holiday rentals in Montana.
Things to do
Big Sky Waterpark
The Big Sky Waterpark offers a range of rides and attractions including water slides, some of which used rafts. The Big Splash River Ride allows visitors to ride through the rapids in an inflatable raft and there are speed slides and many other slides to enjoy. The park also offers mini golf and bumper cars among other things.
Egg Mountain is a site found by palaeontologist Jack Horner in the 1970s. The site is a large collection of fossilized eggs, baby and adult dinosaurs, which lived and nested here 80 million years ago. Today visitors can view the site and perhaps find some fossils of their own.
Big Timber Waterslide Park
The Big Timer Waterslide Park is one of Montana’s first water parks. The park offers slides that twist and turn and travel through tunnels and slides for younger people. The park also has a junior Olympic sized pool.
Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Centre
The Grizzly & Wolf discovery centre is a not-for-profit wildlife conservation centre. The park seeks to educate visitors about wild bears and wolves. The park is home to some animals that are unable to survive in the wild.
The Billings Logan International Airport is the busiest airport in Montana, located in the southern area of the state. Other airports include Gallatin Field Airport, Missoula International Airport and the Glacier Park International Airport. There are several other international airport and regional airport spread throughout the state.
Montana’s state capital is Helena, whereas its largest city is Billings. Other important cities are Missoula, Kalispell, Butte, Great falls and Bozeman.
The climate in Montana is extremely varied with the state being so large. The west of the state tends to be milder in the winter than the east with cooler summers as the mountains protect it from the wide swings in temperature that the east receives. Summer temperatures average 29°C but can reach almost 50°C in the east and winters average –2°C.
Montana is a land locked state located in the northwestern United States. The state is the 4th largest state in the U.S. and is bordered by Idaho, Wyoming, North and South Dakota. To the north Montana borders the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
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