Love golden-colored or green valleys and ranches, with a river running alongside them? Love ghost towns, rockhounding, or forests and mountains? Then this scenic drive to Coolidge Ghost Town and the Pioneer Mountains is for you!
Dillon is a small town. Forbes has listed Dillon, Montana, as one of the prettiest towns in America. Given that we visited in mid-October, I could see why: pretty fall colors framed historic architecture, many people had set up fall and Halloween decorations, and the town looked very iconic. Dillon feels like a haunted historic place, while also feeling like a link to the Old West, while also feeling like a filming location for an episode of Gilmore Girls. It all depends on what lens you want to look at the town through! This post is about the 11 Things to do in Dillon, Montana that I recommend!
The Andrus Hotel in Dillon, Montana, is charming and luxurious, unlike what you’d expect out of a town the size of Dillon. In fact, this is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed at–and I have stayed at a nice selection of hotels due to growing up in Hawai’i and due to various work trips at my last job!
If you want to explore a lesser known part of Montana, then a trip to Northwest Montana might be one of the best places in Montana for a vacation.
The Mido Lotto app is an app that makes it easy and convenient for Montanas to buy lottery tickets from home, securely from their phones.
The four Montana ghost towns near Helena to explore are Elkhorn State Park, Marysville ghost town, Rimini ghost town, and Comet ghost town.
Overall, Montana's Virginia City and Nevada City are fun attractions to add to your Southwest Montana itinerary, and will bring history to life.
I have always been a fan of historical fiction. Whether it was reading a fictional diary of a girl living during the Great Depression, or reading a novel about a traveler sailing on the doomed Titanic, historical novels and dreaming of a world long gone have always piqued my interest. If you relate to this, or if you are a hardcore history buff, then Bannack State Park in Montana is the place for you.
Located along the Upper Missouri River, Fort Benton is a historic town worth a visit, whether you’re going to try their brewery, are just wanting to get a cup of great coffee at Wake Cup Coffee Co, or are hoping to soak in all the history as a diehard history lover. There are things to do for everyone in Fort Benton!
8 amazing things to do in Glacier National park and my top 10 tips to maximize your visit.