If you’ve ever road tripped across Montana — and we certainly hope you have — you already know that the Treasure State is full of hidden gems you can only experience by road trip. From our unique pit stops like the 50,000 Silver Dollar Bar to our quirky roadside attractions, there’s nothing like a statewide road trip to remind you that it’s all about the journey, not the destination. If your travels happen to take you down I-90 near the Idaho border, make sure to stop at the St. Regis Travel Center … but only if you feel like checking out some live trout while sipping on the best milkshake of your life. (By the way, we are sure that delicious milkshake will have you asking, “When are huckleberries in season?” in no time!).

You can learn more about the St. Regis Travel Center on its official website, as well as on the official Facebook page.

Have you ever been to this awesome travel stop? If so, what was your favorite part? Did you try a huckleberry shake? Where do you think is the coolest gas station in Montana? We’d love to read about your experience in the comments section below!

If you’re still in the mood for more Big Sky adventures, take a look at this video:


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When are huckleberries in season in Montana?

Huckleberries are an iconic fruit in Montana and are used in a wide array of recipes like milkshakes, muffins, jams, pies, and more. Because of their size, shape, and color, they are often mistaken for blueberries, but the tastes are remarkably different. They are generally in season from mid-August through mid-September. Read on about these 7 Montana trails that are ripe for huckleberry picking.

Where can we find historic attractions in Montana?

  • The three caves in Pictograph Cave State Park are over 2,100 years old and have since become the site of some of the first professional archaeological studies in Montana.
  • Bannack State Park in Dillon, one of the most historical sites in Montana, is a historic ghost town dating back to 1862 and has over 60 original structures still standing.
  • The Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site in Deer Lodge is a working ranch that celebrates and preserves the history of the Western cattle industry which dates back to the 1850s.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other wonderful historic attractions in Montana.

Where can we find the best lodging options in Montana?

  • The Historic Murray Hotel in Livingston is an authentic western hotel originally built in 1904 and featuring period furniture and décor.
  • The Mountain Sky Guest Ranch in Emigrant is located on a 1929 dude ranch and offers a wealth of upscale amenities.
  • The Kimpton Armory Hotel Bozeman in Bozeman is a boutique hotel built in the art deco style in 1941 and is popular in part because of its rooftop patio offering spectacular views.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other fantastic lodging options in Montana.