Montana Bucket List

      Montana is a place that you can dream about: rivers, forests, parks, and mountains make it a natural paradise. It’s wild, natural and unforgettably scenic. All these things make this place unique in the world. There is so much to see and to do here. That is why you need to have a small and helpful bucket list where to go.

 

 

  • Glacier National Park

 

      Glacier is one of the largest national parks in the lower at 48 states. And it is located in the northern part of Montana. The better way to travel through Glacier is Going to the Sun Road, which runs 52 miles across the park.

 

 

  • Yellowstone National Park

 

      Yellowstone is located in the northeast corner of Wyoming, but it also includes a small part of Idaho and Montana. This is the oldest national park in the country. In this park are concentrated a big percent of geysers in the world; the most famous one is Old Faithful Geyser, which is erupting every 35 to 120 minutes.

 

 

  • Museum of the Rockies

 

    Known for its paleontological collections, the Museum of the Rockies also has the largest collection of dinosaur remains in the United States. The Museum of the Rockies tells the stories of Montana and the Northern Rockies and educates visitors about the rich history of this region.  

 

 

  • Beartooth Highway

 

      The Beartooth Highway is a national scenic byway on a section of Route 212, between Red Lodge and the Wyoming state line at Beartooth Pass.

 

 

  • Big Sky

 

     Big Sky is known for its winter activities such as skiing, snowboarding, ziplining and snowshoeing. During the summer, popular activities at Big Sky include ziplining, tennis, hiking, paintball, mountain biking, horseback riding and golf.

 

 

  • Cathedral of Saint Helena

 

      You should see the gothic Cathedral of Saint Helena in the middle of downtown on your way to the capital of Montana. Doesn’t matter what religion you are, you won’t be disappointed. The cathedral is an outstanding example of geometric gothic architecture, very rare to find somewhere in Montana, or even in US. You will love the stunning glass, exceptionally balanced proportions and soaring space of this old beautiful church.

 

 

  • Lewis and Clark Caverns

 

Lewis and Clark Caverns are located in southeastern Jefferson County. It is always a great time to explore the colorful limestone formations.

 

 

  • Our Lady of the Rockies

 

    Our Lady of the Rockies is a 90-foot statue of the Virgin Mary. This statue was built as a monument to honor not only Mary, but also all women regardless of race, creed, or religion. It is the largest Madonna in North America and the fourth-tallest statue of the Virgin Mary in the world.

 

 

  • Virginia City

 

Virginia City Is known as a ghost town and it is frozen in time. This historic city provides one of the best-preserved of the many mining camps of the American West. Virginia City was the site of the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountains.

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