Big Sky Travel Guide

Big Sky, Montana is a site to behold, one of remarkable, stunning beauty and raw, electric energy. Centrally located to Big Sky and Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone Holiday offers helpful tips about the top activities to explore during a vacation to the Big Sky region.

  • Yellowstone National Park – Highlights of the park include Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic Spring, Canyon Junction, West Yellowstone and The Museum of the Yellowstone.
  • Quake Lake – The Madison Canyon Earthquake Area Visitor’s Center features news clippings from the fateful earthquake, an interpretive trail, vistas and a memorial boulder, honoring those who passed in this deadly natural disaster. Additionally, people can use paddleboats and view the submerged treetops just below the surface, a product of the devastating earthquake.
  • Ennis – The small town of Ennis is charming, highlighted with antique stores, art galleries and tasteful eateries. They also feature the Ennis National Fish Hatchery, an acclaimed breeding area for rainbow trout.
  • Gravelly Range Road Drive – This scenic drive is a haven for spotting native wildlife, including antelope, elk and moose.
  • Buffalo Jump State Park – Known for their limestone cliffs that helped Native Americans stampede bison herds, helping them secure shelter, food, clothing and tools, this park feature remnants of teepee rings, bone shards and a trail with an interpretive display.
  • Headwater Heritage Museum – This fascinating museum features archaeological displays and historic photos, including a mounted record setting brown trout – weighing in at an astounding 29.5 pounds!
  • Lewis and Clark Caverns – Montana’s first state park, these caverns feature the largest known limestone deposits in the Northwest. The cave is highlighted with columns, stalagmites and stalactites, stairs and a limestone vein, and also offers self-guided tours.
  • Norris Hot Springs – These natural springs were once thought to be water from the Native American’s gods, protecting soakers from harmful environmental elements.
  • Mountain Biking – Outdoors enthusiast’s love the raw beauty of Montana and popular mountain biking excursions include: Portal Creek to Porcupine Creek and Buck Ridge.
  • Big Sky Gondola – In use year-round, this gondola propels people to 10,000 feet, perfect for downhill skiing, mountain bikers and hikers.
  • Skiing – Popular ski attractions include Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin.

Yellowstone Holiday offers cabins near Yellowstone, including a Yellowstone RV park, as well as amenities and accommodations.

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