13 Great Things To Do in Virginia City & Nevada City, Montana


Virginia City and Nevada City are two Old West towns in Montana located very close to each other. They are a fun side trip from Yellowstone to learn some history, enjoy entertainment, and eat some good food. The towns were once gold-rush towns and have a very wild past with criminals, hangings, shootings, and other […]

Southern Montana: Bozeman, Virginia City, & More!

Stagecoach Virginia City

The city of Bozeman is located in Southern Montana. This area has a lot to offer if you’re passing through on your way in or out of Yellowstone National Park. In this video, we share with you what those things are and at the end, we reveal our favorites. Additional Resources

14 Things to do in West Yellowstone, MT

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West Yellowstone is located in Montana (aka, God’s Country). It’s more than just a gateway to Yellowstone. There are many great things to do in West Yellowstone such as the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, Playmill Theater, Rodeo, horse rides, and more. Additional Resources

9 Great Things to do in Great Falls, Montana

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We LOVE Montana, and we’ve driven all over the state through many small cities such as Missoula, Bozeman, and Great Falls. Great Falls may not be on your bucket list, but if you find yourself traveling through on your way to Glacier National Park or Yellowstone, you’ll be surprised at how enjoyable this little city […]

Montana Grizzly Encounter Review: an honest look 

The Montana Grizzly Encounter is a popular stop for many people on their way into Yellowstone National Park, or for those driving through Montana on I-90.   The Montana Grizzly Encounter is a bear rescue facility where you can see grizzly bears up close. If you’ve never seen a grizzly bear, this is a great […]

Bozeman to Yellowstone: the best routes and things to see in Southern Montana

Many people who visit Yellowstone start their adventure by flying into Bozeman, Montana. In this article, I’ll help you know what you can do in Bozeman, as well as your options for driving to Yellowstone from Bozeman. Is Bozeman a good base to visit Yellowstone? Bozeman is NOT a good home base to visit Yellowstone […]

18 great things you can’t miss in Missoula, Montana (plus side trips)!

Missoula, Montana

We once spent an entire summer in Missoula, Montana, and it keeps bringing us back! Missoula, Montana is located in western Montana between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks. It is tucked away among 5 different mountain ranges, all of which are accessible within a short drive from downtown. This beautiful town is the second largest […]

12 of the BEST Things to do in Montana

by Matt, March 2022 Montana is known as the Big Sky State, although its official nickname is actually The Treasure State. We absolutely love visiting Montana, and can’t wait to return. Here are our favorite treasures from the Treasure State! These aren’t in a particular order, but I’ve divided the list between National Park sites […]

The Top 10 Things to Do in West Yellowstone, Montana

West Yellowstone is the most popular entrance to Yellowstone National Park. If you’re entering Yellowstone through West Yellowstone, you should know that there are many great sites and activities outside the park as well! West Yellowstone, Montana is the closest city to the west gate of Yellowstone National Park and has the most activities, lodging, […]