Montana January 08, 2018
The 12 Best Places To Visit In Montana In 2018
New year, new travel goals? If you live in Montana, the best gift you can give yourself is exploring as much of our beautiful state as you possibly can. And while there truly is no “bad” place to visit, we’re recommending these 12 because they’re especially amazing — and since there are 12 months in a year, the number seemed fitting.
From road trips to charming tourist towns, this list will give you a great start on seeing some of the Treasure State’s finest gems. Enjoy!
1. Going-to-the-Sun Road
Take a road trip down one of
Glacier National Park's
most famous roads. The sights are so spectacular, you'll want to stop as often as possible.
2. Beartooth Highway
Speaking of road trips, the drive down the
is considered one of the most beautiful in the country. If you've never seen it for yourself, make this the year you go.
has become one of Montana's top tourist towns, but why let tourists have all the fun? Go mine for sapphires and enjoy an old-fashioned ice cream soda.
4. The St. Mary and Virginia Falls Trail, Glacier National Park
Take a ride on the Charlie Russell Chew Choo, or just explore this city that was recently ranked one of the
happiest places in America.
6. Fort Benton
Often fondly called the
Birthplace of Montana,
Fort Benton is one of the Treasure State's most underrated gems. There's plenty to do, see and eat in this historic town.
7. Makoshika State Park
Located near Glendive,
Makoshika State Park
is a historic treasure full of dinosaur bones and prehistoric finds.
8. West Yellowstone
It may have undergone some major changes in recent year, but there's still something for everyone in
From nature trails to city amenities, it's really no wonder that The New York Post called it one of the best places in America to live.
10. The Avalanche Lake Trail
11. Flathead Lake
We're very lucky to have
right here in our state. Take advantage of it.
While there's never a bad time to visit Bigfork, we highly recommend going during the holiday season, when it becomes our beautiful
It’s going to be a beautiful year here in the Treasure State. Make sure you take
as many road trips as possible.