Elkhorn Ghost Town

Montana Big Sky Country has 8 classified ghost towns. One of the more easily recognized ghost towns is Elkhorn located east of Boulder in the Elkhorn Mountains. For a list of Montana Ghost Towns [click here]. Not all of Montana’s historic towns are listed as ghost towns, for a more… Continue Reading ->

Out of Bounds and Across State Lines

Helen’s and my intentions were to spend a day and a night in Red Lodge, Montana then take a cruise over Beartooth Pass and that all worked out for the most part.  Red Lodge is one of our favorite places with plenty to see and much to do.  There are… Continue Reading ->

The Merry Widow

About a year ago we went for a road trip down to Bannack State Park and hit a lot of really unique and beautiful places along the way. One of the first places we hit was Basin. The town and surrounding area are full of a lot of interesting history Continue Reading ->

Montana Roadside History Between Helena and Missoula

Montana was the first state in the US to have historical highway markers and now we have over 220! Be sure to stop and see them when visiting or traveling Montana! They make the trip more about the travel than just the destination. There is a book of all of… Continue Reading ->

Montana Geological Road Signs

Montana Black Gold Geological Marker Near Red Lodge

Since 2006 the Montana Department of Transportation has installed close to 50 roadside travel markers including the one pictured above. The signs include information about the geology of the area. For detailed information about these signs  [click here]. Be sure to stop and read the signs during your Montana Vacation Travel. Continue Reading ->

Montana History on the Roadside

Montana was the first state in the US to have historical highway markers and now we have over 220! Be sure to stop and see them when visiting! They make the trip more about the travel than the destination. There is a book of all of the markers in the… Continue Reading ->