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Summer Horseback Riding | Photo: Lone Mountain Ranch

Things To Do In August In Big Sky, Montana

Can you believe that it’s almost August already? Time certainly flies when you’re having fun. Summer in Big Sky is jam-packed with cool events and endless outdoor activities, so book your trip to Big Sky, Montana right now. We know you’re going to love our Montana mountain town. Whether you’re here for a weekend, a week, a month, a season, or a lifetime, grab your calendars because there are a few things to do in August that you don’t want to miss! What Big Sky events will you be attending this month? Check out these things to do in August… READ MORE

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What To Do In Yellowstone If You Only Have One Day

Ask 10 people what their favorite thing to do in Yellowstone National Park is and you’ll get 10 different answers. At 3,468 square miles, Yellowstone is massive and that’s why it appeals to everyone from near and far. Hidden amongst the lakes, mountains, rivers, canyons, geysers, and other geological wonders of Yelllowstone is a lifetime of adventure. Few people venture off the beaten path in Yellowstone, which is totally fine. It’s tough for people to dedicate their lives to exploring the vast and wild landscape of Yellowstone. While some people may spend a week hiking, biking, boating, fishing, and sightseeing… READ MORE

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7 Spectacular Wedding Venues In Big Sky, Montana

Are you dreaming about getting married in Big Sky, Montana? There’s something magical about our mountain town that makes it the ideal place for a destination wedding. Will Big Sky be the place where you and your loved one exchange vows and tie the knot? We hope so! Pick up any wedding magazine and you’ll quickly see that the world is filled with charming wedding venues. If you love the mountains and the genuine Montana state of mind, then we encourage you to get married right here in Big Sky. With numerous wedding venues in Big Sky, Montana you really… READ MORE

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Find The Best Brew For You At The Big Sky Brewfest 2017

Beer always seems to brings people together – especially in Big Sky, Montana. Whether you just skied the Big Couloir, ripped the Mountain to Meadow trail, rafted the Mad Mile on the Gallatin, summited Beehive Peak, climbed the Gallatin Tower, or hiked to the top of Storm Castle, you deserve to enjoy a well-earned beer after a fun filled day in Big Sky’s backyard. After any adventures in the mountains of SW Montana, there’s something nice about a refreshing and delicious beer. For beer lovers, the craft beer revolution means that there are more high quality IPAs, pale ales, scotch… READ MORE

Kids Bouldering In The Big SKy Community Park | Photo: Big Sky Community Organization

13 Adventurous Things To Do In Big Sky With Kids

Big Sky will bring a smile to anyone’s face. Often the people with the biggest smiles in this Montana mountain town are the kids. For children, Big Sky is the coolest outdoor playground in the world. It’s big, it’s fun, and it’s never-ending. When you plan a trip to Big Sky, your kids are bound to have a blast – and so will you. There are lots of adventurous things to do in Big Sky with kids. Here are a few of the coolest things you can with your little ones: Kids Adventure Games – Enter the annual Kids Adventure… READ MORE

Uplands Trail | Photo: D. Lennon

The BSCO Hike And Learn Series Offers Free Guided Hikes And Activities This Summer

Do you  like to ride your bike along Ralphs Pass? Take your dogs on a hike on Hummocks Trail? Trail run on the Southfork Loop? Or wander down to Ousel Falls on a lazy Sunday? If you like getting outside in Big Sky, Montana you have the Big Sky Community Organization (BSCO) to thank. The BSCO is a not-for-profit organization that “connects people to recreational opportunities by acquiring, preserving and promoting sustainable places and programs for all.” You’ll see their contribution throughout our mountain town via trails, public spaces, facilities, collaborations, and recreational opportunities. BSCO makes getting outside easy. 12… READ MORE

Grand Canyon of The Yellowstone | Photo Credit: Glennis Idrenland

9 Things NOT To Do In Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is the ultimate outdoor playground. This 3,500 square mile geological paradise attracts people from all over the world. Diverse wildlife, mind-bending geothermal features, endless forests and mountains, and so much more make YNP a place that’s on everyone’s bucket list. We highly encourage you to visit Yellowstone National Park. It will likely be the coolest places you’ve ever been. 17 Fun Facts About Yellowstone National Park Ask anyone who’s been to Yellowstone and they’ll  tell you about plenty of cool things to do in the park, but they might not tell you about the things NOT to… READ MORE

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View The August 21 Solar Eclipse In Big Sky, Montana

What are you doing on August 21, 2017? If you’re looking for something extraordinary to do, come and enjoy the solar eclipse in Big Sky, Montana. Solar eclipses are quite rare. They occur when the Moon passes between the Earth and Sun. As the moon completely blocks out the sun, a massive shadow will be cast across the planet. It’s absolutely wild to see. In fact this natural phenomena may be a once in a lifetime opportunity. Where Is Big Sky, Montana? The last time the path of totality of a solar eclipse passed through part of the United States was… READ MORE

Balloon Over Lone Mountain | Photo: E. Morrison/iExplore

Things To Do In July In Big Sky, Montana

Summer in Big Sky is one of the best times of the year in our mountain town. Now that the warmest months of the year are in full swing, everyone seems to be outside playing in Big Sky’s backyard. There’s nothing better than getting outside during the summer months. Make the most of July in Big Sky and be sure to add the following things to do in July in Big Sky, Montana to your busy calendar. We hope to see you out and about! What Big Sky events will you be attending this month? Check out these things to… READ MORE

Grizzly Bear In Taylor Hilgards | Photo: D. Lennon

Do You Carry Bear Spray In Big Sky Country?

Picture this: You’re on a leisurely hike with your dog in Beehive Basin. As you round the corner on this popular trail, you find yourself face-to-face with a massive grizzly bear. Yikes! What are you going to do? If you are heading into Big Sky’s backyard, you need to carry bear spray. Big Sky is part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and that means it’s grizzly country. In the event of a bear encounter, you’re going to want bear spray. Be Bear Aware In Big Sky Country According to NPS.gov, there were 717 grizzly bears in the GYE in 2015. Always… READ MORE