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Yellowstone Country Trips

Explore trip ideas and inspirations in Yellowstone Country

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Bozeman Area Adventures

What's in Yellowstone's neighborhood? In the backyard of the world's first national park, Bozeman beckons with hot attractions. Delight the family with all that Yellowstone Country tourism region has to offer.
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Gateways to Yellowstone Trip

From the outdoor recreation hub of Bozeman to the heart of the park, this iconic trip is bursting with high-alpine roads, trout-rich rivers, geothermal marvels, and incredible dining.
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Mountain Biking Paradise Trip

Riding Trails suitable for all skill levels is just the start. This route also highlights some of central Montana's most vibrant towns and outdoor activities for every interest.
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On the Loose in Big Sky Trip

It's possible to make this drive from Bozeman to Yellowstone National Park and back in only a day. But why would you want to? Take it slow. Set aside six days to savor the incredible scenery and play--in the snow in winter and on the hiking and biking trails the rest of the year.
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Around Yellowstone Country Trip

Outdoor Adventure and spectacular scenery abound on this five-day scenic loop through southern Montana and into Yellowstone National Park. Hike on a wilderness plateau. Raft the Stillwater River. Horseback Ride in paradise Valley. Along the way, make a stop to soak in a hot springs-fed pool.
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Hottest Natural Springs Trip

When visiting Montana, it can be easy to jam-pack your trip with non-stop adventure. Hiking through Glacier! Drinking your way along the Beer Trail! Staying up all night stargazing! It's all worth doing, but it's also important to take a moment to relax... and Montana has tons of thermal hot springs that are great for taking a moment to unwind.
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After Dark Trip

There's no denying that Montana is jam-packed with enough to see and do to keep you busy for days on end, but the fun doesn't have to stop when the sun sets. It's one of the better states for observing the night sky as well! Its northern location, clear and clean air, and relative lack of light pollution allow the stars to shine brightly across the state.
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Larger Than Life Ski Trip

There is no shortage of beautiful mountains to ski in Montana, but there's only one Big Sky Resort. It's 5,800 acres of pure winter bliss on Lone Peak-- and if you're an avowed ski bum, there's no better place in Montana to hit the slopes.
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Wildest Locales Trip

Looking to take a walk on the wild side? There's no better place to experience some truly untamed wildlife and wilderness than Montana! With large stretches of land set aside to protect endangered species and save natural habitats, Montana is a great place to really get away from it all and experience your own wild side.
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Western Montana Ski Trip

Kick off this five-day itinerary with some self-guided exploration of Missoula, Montana’s second largest city. Then gear up to hit the slopes as you make your way from Lost Trail Powder Mountain to Maverick Mountain and finally to Big Sky. For a change of pace, take the final day to explore Yellowstone National Park in all its winter glory.
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Yellowstone Country Ski Trip

Layer your trip with alternating ski days on this four-day adventure from Bozeman to Red Lodge, which includes a well-worth-it detour to Yellowstone National Park. Along the way, traverse Bozeman Pass at 5,760 feet, journey through the city of Livingston, compare soaking experiences at Chico Hot Springs and Mammoth Hot Springs and climb on board for a dog sled adventure.
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Great Divide Bike Route

Bike the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, an off-pavement route that crisscrosses the Continental Divide for 2,768 miles from Banff, Alberta to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. This multi-day ride consists of dirt roads and steep mountain passes that cover over 200,000 feet in elevation gain.
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Ghost Town Route

Step back in time to the frontier days by exploring Montana’s many ghost towns. On this five-day trip from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park, wander through forgotten towns to get a taste of Montana’s rich past.
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Small Towns Route

Montana is full of vibrant, charming towns. Take your time roadtripping from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park by stopping in each town. Fall in love with every main street on this six-day adventure.
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Rocky Mountain Front Route

Starting in Glacier National Park, drive along the Rocky Mountain Front to see stunning views of where the mountains and plains meet. In just four days, discover what makes Montana unique with fossil digs, a stop in the capital city, and a lake created by an earthquake.
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Highway 89 Route

Starting in Glacier National Park, take the historic U.S. 89 that connects some of the most spectacular national parks in the West. On this six-day trip, see sights such as thousands of snow geese at Freezeout Lake, the rock formation of First Peoples Buffalo Jump, Giant Springs State Park, and Paradise Valley south of Livingston.
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Bitterroot to Big Hole Route

From Ice Age Floods to Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery, find history on every bend of this road trip between Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park. Cruise down U.S. 93 along the shore of Flathead Lake and the Bitterroot River. This route has some of the best campgrounds in Montana to enjoy a night under the stars.
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A Big Sky Weekend Trip

In Big Sky, fresh experiences abound. Never driven a dog sled? Spirit of the North Dog Sled Adventures can change that. Haven’t performed any high-wire stunts? The Big Sky Zipline will send you whizzing through the frosted forest in no time. Come for a long weekend and you won't regret it!
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Three Forks Weekend Trip

With a twanging, classic-rock soundtrack provided by annual music festivals like Rockin’ the Rivers and Headwaters Country Jam, Three Forks is synonymous with Montana summer.
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Bozeman or Bust Trip

In Bozeman, the tan lines are real, the peak-bagging stories are true and the mountain bikes aren't just for show. With Yellowstone National Park, Hyalite Canyon and the Custer Gallatin National Forest so close, Bozemanites have no shortage of trails to hike, singletrack to ride, peaks to summit and rivers to fish.
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Livingston to Gardiner Route

If hot springs, fresh air and local flavor are your pleasure, then the Paradise Valley lives up to its name. Begin in artsy, low-key Livingston, where red meat comes courtesy of the Rib and Chop House and the historic Murray Hotel resides mere steps from the vintage Mint Bar.
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Red Lodge Ramble

Red Lodge is one of those charming Montana towns that leads to adventure right outside its back door. Maybe you just stop for a burger at Red Box Car. Or you might stroll through the historic downtown, where Buffalo Bill Cody, Calamity Jane and Sundance Kid once roamed and pop into a gallery or two. Make sure you make a quick trip to the Montana Candy Emporium.
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