There’s nothing like embarking on a beautiful drive. Some days simply call for getting in the car and going for a nice, scenic road trip… especially when the weather is pleasant. If you’ve never traversed over Skalkaho Pass, more commonly known as the Skalkaho Highway Scenic Byway, you’re missing out on some truly stunning scenery. This 45-mile journey is unforgettable.

Have you ever driven this beautiful byway? Share your experience with us in the comments below — we would love to hear from you!

For more travel inspiration, check out this stunning footage of Skalkaho Falls and prepare to be absolutely amazed!

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What are the best hikes in Montana?

It doesn't get much better than hiking in Montana. But, there are a lot of options. Fortunately, we've narrowed down the choices for you! Below you'll find the top 5 hikes in Montana:

  • Grinnell Lake Trail, Glacier National Park: one of the most scenic and most popular hikes in all of Glacier National Park
  • Four Dances Trail, Billings: a scenic 2.6-mile loop that showcases some otherworldly rock formations and sweeping views of the landscape
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  • Holland Lake and Falls Trail, Flathead National Forest: a relatively easy 3.3-mile hike near the town of Cordon


If you plan on taking any of the above hikes, be sure to arrive early! Given the fact that they are so popular, they tend to see their fair share of crowds, especially during the summer months. If you're looking for some little-known trails in Montana to avoid the crowds, check out any of the following:

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  • Waterworks Hill
  • Phipps Park Trail
  • Ousel Falls Trail
  • Emerald Lake Trail
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  • Clements Mountain Trail