Montana, a western state of the US is surrounded by the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains. It has many popular cities like Missoula, Butte, and Bozeman that define their own Culture and Western Elements. It is a beautiful state inherited with Wildlife, National Parks, Rivers, Lakes and many more. Whether you are living there permanently or going there for vacay this beautiful state will give you the best of options to visit. Here are some options regarding Things To Do In Montana.
Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park, a park that was well-established on 11th May,1910. Glacier National Park covers around one million acres of land and it has 25 active glaciers that move around. This national park has more than 700 miles of wilderness and this is one of the reasons why hiker’s love this love. Hiking in the Glacier National Park and finding wonderful places to observe and get photos clicked. There are many hidden beautiful places in this national park to discover. There are beautiful wildflowers and wild animals like mountain goats and grizzly bears.
Going To The Sun Road
Drive on Going-to-the-sun Road can really be scary but adventurous. It is an 83 km long route road that covers Glaciers National Park, many lakes and beautiful mountains. While driving you can enjoy the scenic beauty of mountains and waterfalls. There will be some spots where you can see the waterfall coming down on the pavements as you are driving through it. This road has sharp turns and cliff sides that can make an experienced driver a little bit nervous.
A lake that is 10 miles long and 472 ft. deep, McDonald is situated in Glacier National Park. Lake McDonald is so Clean and Clear that reflections of mountains can be seen clearly. This place is best for a family picnic because of the soothing atmosphere and a spot for kids to learn Fishing. As for water wildlife trouts are the only fish that are found in Lake McDonald. There are many hotels and resorts nearby Lake. this lake is easily accessible when going through Going-to-the-sun Road.
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Whitefish Mountain Resort is located in the whitefish, the resort town. Whitefish is a gateway to the great Glacier National Park. besides this, whitefish lake also is a scenic beauty. Other than this the downtown of whitefish district has local shops, art galleries, and restaurants. You can enjoy boat launches at Whitefish Lake State Park and Skiing and Zip Lining at the Whitefish Mountain Resort.
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is covered in 2 million acres of land. There are the boiling river and the Mammoth hot springs at the entrance of this park. It has many geothermal places and features to visit. Safari in an open-air vehicle in a Yellowstone National Park with the stops at Old Faithful, Lower Falls and observing the diversities in the wildlife. Boating through the Snake River is something that you should not miss.
State Capital – Helena
Helena is the capital of Montana State. It is considered as the wealthiest city in Montana after the Montana Gold Rush, around $3.6 billion of gold was extracted during that time. The history of Helena and Montana is preserved in the State Capitol through paintings and written information. This city has a beautiful backdrop of Mount Helena that is a place that you must visit. The Cathedral of Saint Helena, Explorations Work Plaza, and Reeder’s Alley are the place to visit in While in Helena.
These were the 6 things to do in Montana and some places that cannot be kept unnoticed. Other than this Two Medicine Lake, Swiftcraft Lake, Pompey Pillar National Monument, Red Lodge Mountain, Pictograph Cave State Park, Skiing at Black Mountain Ski Area, and Virginia Falls are some of the places that Travelila suggests you visit.