Montana Local Area Guide

Montana SunsetYou will never be bored while vacationing in Southwest Montana. Winter brings an abundance of snow and sunshine for the pleasure of outdoor enthusiasts. World class snow sports include alpine and Nordic skiing, snowboarding, and trekking, along with snowmobiles and sleigh rides.  Summer is perfect for blue snowmobiles fishing, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, cycling, rafting, river floating, kayaking, and golf.  If respite, relaxation, and solitude are what you are seeking; the natural grandeur of Montana's national forests, mountain peaks, parks, and alpine lakes will feed your mind, body, and soul.  There are hundreds of miles of trails, mountain streams, and wildflower meadows to explore.  The expansive vistas create the perfect inspiration for writing, painting, photography, and rejuvenation. Create your own Montana escape by renting a Stay Montana vacation home!

Exploring our home base communities of Bozeman, Big Sky, Livingston, and West Yellowstone provides additional educational, cultural, Big Sky Ski Area Liftsculinary, and entertainment opportunities. Stay Montana concierge service can provide customized recommendations for you at your request.  For background information and further exploration, we recommend the following sources:

Things to Do in Montana


Big Sky Things to Do

Big Sky is a beautiful year-round destination. Distinct villages within the Canyon, Meadow, and Mountain areas offer easy wayfinding with events and activities for everyone to enjoy!

Bozeman Things to Do

Bozeman is a year-round destination and is always bursting with activity. With summer and winter festivals, Montana State University, concerts, outdoor, and sporting events, be sure to plan ahead and take advantage of all the area has to offer!

Fly Fishing

Known for some of the best fly fishing in the country, Montana is a must-visit for the fishermen in your family. Our properties make it easy to take advantage of the river, and to enjoy whatever you bring home! Check out our riverfront properties for the most conveniently located vacation rentals fishermen could ask for.

Being such a well-loved sport in Montana, there are many local resources we can recommend for you to start your fly fishing adventure. Check out our list below and start planning the fishing trip of your dreams.

Livingston Things to Do

Livingston is a small town with a rich cultural heritage, located on the bank of the Yellowstone River. Located near the beautiful Paradise Valley, there are many nearby attractions, events, and activities available when you visit. Discover the eclectic downtown blend of dining, arts, theater, shopping, and music for every taste.

Yellowstone Things to Do

Yellowstone National Park is nearly 3,500 square miles of wilderness ecological and recreation area. Yellowstone features dramatic canyons, rivers, lakes, hot springs, lush forests, thermal features, mud pots, and geysers, including its most famous, Old Faithful. It`s also home to hundreds of wildlife species including bears, wolves, bison, elk, antelope, and more than 150 species of birds including bald eagles, osprey, and peregrine falcons.