Montana February 01, 2019
7 Peaceful Riverfront Getaways In Montana That Will Completely Relax You
We may not have oceanfront property here in Montana, but we do have river views that rival any beach. We also have plenty of wonderful riverfront properties you can enjoy when you need a beautiful getaway. Here are a few of our favorites.
1. The Riverfront Motel & Cabins, 4907 Mt. Highway 200, Thompson Falls
This peaceful property sits right on the banks of the Clark Fork River in Thompson Falls. These woodsy cabins are clean, comfortable, and affordable.
2. This secluded two-story cabin in Madison County
Looking for a little more privacy? This spacious cabin offers private access to part of the Madison River. It's only 5 miles from West Yellowstone, so you'll be near all kinds of natural wonders. This 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom home is available on Airbnb.
3. Grand Union Hotel, 1 Grand Union Square, Fort Benton
Every Montanan should stay at the Grand Union Hotel at least once. Not only is it an iconic piece of local history, but its location on the Missouri River can't be beat.
4. The Alta Ranch, 9203 W Fork Rd., Darby
Care to do some fly fishing on the Bitterroot River? These pristine waters flow right through this property, making it a prime fishing spot. There's also plenty of wildlife watching in the area, and at the end of the day you can relax in one of five fully furnished log cabins.
5. The Inn on the Gallatin, 65840 Gallatin Rd., Gallatin Gateway
Since 1955, this beloved local gem has been accommodating Montanans, and it's only getting better with age. This laid back property provides a perfect spot for fly fishing or riverside relaxation as well as a charming cafe. Rent a cabin or bring your own RV.
6. This cozy cabin right on the Kootenai River in Troy
When you need a solo retreat or a quiet getaway with that special someone, you can book this tiny Troy cabin for only $72 per night on Airbnb. For a small space, this place is big on amenities: It has two beds, WiFi, free uses of bikes, kayaks, and canoes, stairs to the river, and a wet/dry barrel sauna.
7. The Yellowstone River Motel, 14 Park St., Gardiner
This laid back motel is a popular stop for tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park. However, it happens to have some amazing riverfront views, which tend to entice people to stick around.
Want to spend more time in Montana’s charming river towns?
Here are a few worth exploring.