Helena, Bozeman, and Southwest Montana Travel Guide

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Plan Your Helena, Bozeman, and Southwest Montana Vacation

Glistening, glaciated, and grand, the Absarokas, Crazies, Gallatins, and other mountains send cooling summer winds to roil among the grasslands and forests of southwest Montana. This is a wild place inhabited by hundreds of animal species.

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Helena, Bozeman, and Southwest Montana Hotels

Lodging varies from national chain hotels to mom-and-pop motor inns. More and more guest ranches are inviting lodgers, historic hotels are being restored...read more

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Helena, Bozeman, and Southwest Montana Restaurants

This is ranch country, so expect numerous Angus-steer steak houses. Many restaurants also serve bison meat and various vegetarian meals, but you'll find...read more

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Things To Do in Helena, Bozeman, and Southwest Montana

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Helena, Bozeman, and Southwest Montana Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Fly-fishing the gorgeous Gallatin River.... Read more

  • On the Trail of Lewis and Clark

    America's greatest adventure began with the stroke of a pen, when in 1803 President Thomas Jefferson purchased the vast Louisiana Territory from... Read more

  • A Dark Day in Bozeman

    At 8:12 am on March 5, 2009, a natural gas leak sparked an explosion that would forever change the landscape of Bozeman's Main Street. The blast... Read more

  • Welcome to Fly-Fishing Heaven

    Montana has the best rainbow, brown, and brook trout fishing in the country. This is the land of A River Runs Through It, the acclaimed Norman... Read more

  • Hitting the Slopes

    It's called "cold smoke"—the exceedingly light, dry snow that falls on the mountains of southwest Montana—and it doesn't go to waste. All told... Read more

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