For most people, the ski vacation schedule goes something like this: Ski, spa, sleep. It’s a tried and true blend of fun and relaxation that’s been practiced for many generations. But like many of the wonderful things our grandparents enjoyed, it could use an update, which is why Big Sky Resort created Snobar.
The Bozeman, Big Sky and Yellowstone area of Montana is well-known among the Nordic skiing community for its consistent temps, ample snowfall and unrivaled variety of terrain. Whether you’re a pro or a beginner, fresh off a fitness regimen or fresh off the couch, there’s a Nordic opportunity here that’s right up your alley.
Working a winter hike into your vacation plans doesn’t have to be as arduous as it sounds. In our region, there are many places to access vast expanses of public land that are interconnected by marked trails and riddled with stunning views. These trails range in length and difficulty from short and sweet to day-long adventures, so read-up and find the hike that suits your group best.
Occasionally, folks who visit the Bozeman, Big Sky and Yellowstone area of Montana during the winter are disappointed to learn that they can’t drive through much of Yellowstone National Park, since the majority of its roads are closed for the season. But the truth is, some of our region’s most beautiful drive-to vistas are located outside of the park, anyway, and are all within a day’s drive from anywhere in our region.
As a land-locked state with a history that’s rooted deep in ranching, Montana is home to many of the world’s best steak houses. And we don’t mean the kind of “best” where you dress up to pay a bunch of money and leave hungry. Instead, we’re talking about places that proudly serve big, perfectly prepared cuts in genuine Montana atmospheres.
The Gallatin Valley has been an integral player in the production of the wheat and barley used by brewing giants like Budweiser and Coors for more than 100 years, so it’s no surprise that the microbrewers that operate here are at the forefront of the craft beverage industry.
The Holidays are a bustling time in Big Sky Country. It seems like everywhere you turn there’s something festive happening. Use this guide to plan a Montana holiday the whole family will fondly remember for years to come.
Few things in this life beat a hot meal on a cold Montana night, especially when the meal is gourmet and it’s served in a cozy backcountry setting. This experience might sound far-fetched, but in Big Sky you have to the opportunity to experience backcountry dining at its finest, all winter long.
A fly fishing trip in Montana sits near the top of every angler’s bucket list and to the surprise of many, the winter months can be one of the most productive times to fish. Winter is also the time of year when Montana’s fisheries see the least amount of pressure, so it isn’t uncommon to fish all day without running into another angler. Whether you’re looking to hire a guide or head out on your own, these world-class winter fishing opportunities produce, snow or shine.