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Montana is Big Sky Country, filled with spectacular wilderness areas, soaring mountains, sparkling lakes, rushing rivers and abundant wildlife. It’s also home to two of the country’s most breathtaking national parks, Yellowstone and Glacier, making it a popular destination for couples, families, adventurers and all sorts of travelers. These cabins, from rustic to luxurious, provide an ideal base for enjoying some of the best the state has to offer.
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If you’re planning on exploring Yellowstone National Park, this beautiful mountain retreat sleeps up to eight, tucked among the trees just two miles from the north-east gate. Out front, you’ll be able to watch for the mountain goats and bighorn sheep that wander by while enjoying a spectacular view of Mount Republic. In the back are the trout-filled waters of Soda Butte Creek. It’s the perfect base for fishing, hiking, horseback riding and Yellowstone visits while providing a comfortable place to return to, nearby, including a fireplace, TV, Wi-Fi, and a well-stocked kitchen for cooking your own meals.
This fabulous cabin is an ideal romantic retreat for two, just four miles from the north entrance of Yellowstone while providing a picturesque mountain view. It sits right in downtown Cooke City where bison are known to roam the streets, only steps from gift shops, restaurants and other local businesses while providing access to scenic trails. It includes a TV, Wi-Fi, laundry facilities and a full kitchen with all the essentials.
The Creekside Cabin is nestled in a picturesque mountain canyon just 10 feet from Big Timber Creek, which means you’ll be able to fall asleep to its peaceful sounds. It includes a hot tub for soaking with spectacular mountain views during the day or under an incredible starry night’s sky after dark. You’ll have private access to over 1.5 miles of trout stream fishing and 160 acres in total for hiking, discovering sparkling lakes and more. It includes two bedrooms plus a loft, accommodating up to six; however, if you have a large group a nearby cabin can also be rented, allowing for a total of 12 guests. Enjoy a fully stocked kitchen, electric fireplace, a 44″ TV, high-speed Internet and a fire pit too.
Overlooking Flathead Lake, this two-bedroom log cabin in the Mission Mountains sleeps up to four, hidden on more than four acres. The lake is just a short walk away, while the cabin includes an open plan kitchen, dining area and living room with a fireplace. There’s also a huge wrap-around deck for enjoying breathtaking lake views.
Live the Montana wilderness dream at this one-bedroom cabin for four. You’ll have plenty of privacy, with more wildlife than humans around, including eagles, hawks, elk and deer – a spotting scope is included so you can watch them from a distance too. It boasts stunning mountain views while being just 30 minutes from Chico Hot Springs and about an hour from Yellowstone. You’ll have a river rock fireplace to relax by, Wi-Fi and satellite TV, along with an outdoor fire pit for roasting marshmallows and a Weber gas BBQ for grilling out. Firewood and propane are included too.
Ross Creek Cabin is one of several cabins in Belgrade, just 20 to 25 minutes from Bozeman. It accommodates up to four with a separate living area and bedroom, ideal for a small family or a couple. You’ll be able to enjoy your morning coffee, locally brewed beer or wine on the front porch in the fresh mountain air along with magnificent views of the Gallatin Range and the Bridger Mountains. It includes a full kitchen for making your own meals, a wood-burning stove, Wi-Fi and access to a shared hot tub.
As the name belies, this cabin is just nine miles from the entrance to Glacier National Park. Accommodating up to six guests in two bedrooms, it provides an ideal base for enjoying beautiful Lake McDonald and breathtaking drives on Going to the Sun Road during the summer, and a magical snowy wonderland in the winter. It includes a fireplace, a full kitchen, TV, Wi-Fi and a washer/dryer. There’s even an outdoor treehouse for the kids.
This recently built cabin is absolutely spectacular, nestled in a secluded forest with the deer and other wildlife providing a perfect spot to relax and immerse yourself in nature. It’s just five minutes from cross-country skiing trails and 35 minutes from the town of Whitefish while providing all the comforts of home and then some. There is no cell service here but phone service is provided and you’ll have the Internet if you really want it. Enjoy a cozy fireplace, fully equipped kitchen and a washer/dryer too.
This custom-built cabin accommodates up to eight in two bedrooms plus a loft while providing sweeping mountain vistas in the heart of Paradise Valley. Yellowstone River is just across the street for world-class fishing, while hiking trails can be accessed in just minutes. Yellowstone National Park and Bozeman are both 40 miles away. It’s pet-friendly and includes free Wi-Fi, a well-equipped kitchen and a great room with an electric fireplace and flat-screen TV. Enjoy relaxing on the private deck with unobstructed mountain views, and cooking out on the gas grill.
The River Stone Cabin is a two-bedroom retreat for up to five guests in the Boulder Valley, about a 30-minute drive east of Butte. It sits right next to the South Boulder River, with a front porch providing the perfect place to relax while enjoying the sounds of the water. It includes 30 acres of fenced pasture and guests are welcome to bring their horses, along with a covered outdoor barbecue station with a propane grill or outdoor cooking. You can also look forward to sitting around a roaring fire with a fire pit (wood supplied) right at the edge of the river. Inside you’ll have a full kitchen and washer/dryer.
The artist’s studio is just outside Glacier National Park right on Lake Five in West Glacier. It’s close to a wide range of other attractions too, including Flathead and Whitefish lakes, Flathead River and Kalispell. Ideal for two adults and two kids or a couple, the classic remodeled 1940s cabin and includes a well-stocked kitchen, outstanding amenities like kayaks for paddling around the lake and a BBQ for grilling out. You’ll have Wi-Fi and a washer/dryer too.
This adorable log cabin is just 15 minutes from Missoula and all of its dining, shopping and entertainment venues while providing the perfect spot to recharge and relax without sacrificing Internet. Up to four guests can enjoy total tranquility inside this skillfully crafted cabin made from hand-hewed logs set on an acre with many rivers nearby. It includes a SmarTV with Netflix, a washer and dryer with complimentary detergent, a well-stocked kitchen that includes coffee, tea, spices and oils, as well as an outdoor grill.
Located just west of Flathead Lake on Lake Mary Ronan, this beautiful lakefront cabin was built in the 1920s and completely renovated in 2010. It accommodates up to six guests who can enjoy boating, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and paddleboarding on the lake, as well as hiking and biking around it. The cabin has a spacious deck overlooking the water, ideal for relaxing with your morning coffee and evening cocktails. Keep an eye out for wildlife too as fox, deer, river otters, raccoons, owls and many other creatures are frequently spotted too. Other amenities include a gas fireplace, kitchen with all the essentials, including spices and oils, a BBQ and a TV with a DVD player for watching movies, with a collection included.
The reclaimed timber Carriage House studio is a standout – it was featured in Outside magazine and enjoys a serene setting surrounded by mountains, a winding creek, wildlife like eagles, owls, cranes and elk. Guests have access to 2.5 miles of trails right on the property with breathtaking mountain views, as well as wading and fishing for trout in Cottonwood Creek. The interior is contemporary/rustic and includes a cozy fireplace and French doors that you can open to watch the sunset. It also has a well-stocked kitchen with organic, locally roasted coffee, teas, half&half, granola, spices, oils and condiments.
Located about 10 minutes outside of Livingston, this romantic cabin is surrounded by natural beauty and offers plenty of tranquility along with a long list of amenities. It sleeps up to four guests with one bedroom plus a pullout sofa in the living room. You’ll have a relaxing Jacuzzi tub with jets to soak in and a projector screen with surround sound for movies and music. It includes a full kitchen, dining room and living room with lots of windows to showcase the surrounding mountain views. A washer/dryer, heated floors, Wi-Fi and firewood are all supplied. There are fabulous outdoor living spaces too, including a lower patio and an upper deck with a hot tub.