Things to Do in Montana

You will never be bored while vacationing in Southwest Montana, with so much to do all year round, there is something for everyone in every nearby town!

Big Sky Bozeman Livingston - Paradise Valley West Yellowstone Ennis - Madison Valley

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, sleigh rides and much more!

Montana Sunset

Summer is perfect for fishing, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, cycling, rafting, river floating, kayaking, and golfing. 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.

Guide to Southwest Montana

Explore our home base communities of Bozeman, Big Sky, Livingston-Paradise Valley, and West Yellowstone to find the perfect home base for your trip. Though all unique, each town provides additional educational, cultural, culinary, and entertainment opportunities great for the entire group.

Explore Big Sky | Adventure in Bozeman | Be a Local in Livingston
 Yellowstone NP | Ennis & the Madison Valley

Not sure where to start? Stay Montana's concierge service can provide customized recommendations for you at your request. We look forward to helping you create your own Montana escape, start by browsing avaialble rentals now!


montana river trout Fly Fishing

Discover the best in fly fishing, with world-class waterways in Southwestern Montana. Perfect for the entire family, the combination of things to do and our wonderful waterfront properties make the area a top vacation destination!

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Things to Do in Big Sky, MT

Things to Do in Big Sky, MT

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

After a long day exploring everything that Big Sky has to offer, head back to your Big Sky Vacation Rental from Stay Montana to relax and recharge!

Bozeman Things to Do

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!
Ennis Things to Do

Ennis Things to Do

Plan a trip to Ennis for some of the world`s best fly-fishing and endless other outdoor activities. Close enough to Yellowstone National Park to visit, but far enough to be away from the crowds, Ennis has something for everybody during all seasons and throughout the year.

Learn about all of our favorite things to do in Ennis and begin planning your vacation and visit today! Pair your Ennis activities with a nearby rental, browse Madison Valley properties to complete your vacation.

Livingston Things to Do

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 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.
Montana Events & Festivals

Montana Events & Festivals

There is so much to do in Big Sky, Bozeman, Livingston and Yellowstone all year round. From annual festivals to holiday parades and celebrations, athletic events and more there is something for everyone to enjoy. Find an event, book your Bozeman or Big Sky vacation rental and start planning your Montana vacation today!
Explore Southwest Montana Blog

Explore Southwest Montana Blog

Stay in the know with StayMontana on things going on in the area from West Yellowstone to Bozeman, Ennis, Livingston, and Big Sky. From events and festivals to new properties, rental specials and more!