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Montana is an ideal place for a romantic escape, home to a long list of beautiful destinations, where you can enjoy breathtaking mountain views and wildlife-watching opportunities. There are sparkling lakes, meandering streams, majestic national parks, and a wide range of outdoor adventures on offer, from world-class fly fishing to hiking, horseback riding, and snow sports in the winter. For a home base, consider one of these cabins with everything from intimate spaces with cozy fireplaces to luxurious rentals with hot tubs.
Just over 10 miles from Bozeman while offering a tranquil setting with spectacular views of the Gallatin Range and the Bridge Mountains, this cabin is a great place for breathing in the fresh mountain air with the one you love. Enjoy sipping your morning coffee from the front porch and cozying up to the wood-burning stove. It includes a 32″ HDTV with Netflix, HBO Max, and Amazon Prime Video, Wi-Fi, and a fully equipped kitchen. Plus, you’ll have shared access to two fire pit and a hot tub.
A log pioneer cabin, this rental is just six miles from the west entrance of Glacier National Park, nestled in the wilderness where wildlife often wanders by. Built of hand-peeled logs with rustic wood ceilings, it has a warm, cozy feel and a full front porch. You’ll have an outdoor fire pit and a gas grill along with a large TV that includes access to streaming services and a full kitchen.
Located along the western shore of Flathead Lake, this two-bedroom cabin comes with your own private dock if you want to bring your boat or rent one. You’ll also have a private beach, two kayaks, two paddleboards, water toys, and two bikes. Look forward to evenings under the stars around the fire pit too. Inside, you’ll have a 50″ Smart TV with Roku, Netflix, Hulu, and Prime Video streaming available for your personal subscriptions. There’s a Blu-ray player for movie nights, and you’ll have all the essentials from a full kitchen to a washer/dryer.
This one-bedroom cabin is surrounded by unspoiled wilderness. In fact, there’s more wildlife than humans here yet you won’t be far from Livingston and its many art galleries, museums, restaurants, and fun Old West-style saloons. While enjoying the jaw-dropping mountain views, keep an eye out for the deer and elk that frequently wander by. Day trips to Yellowstone are easy too, with the park just an hour’s drive away. After a visit, come back and enjoy a cookout on the Weber gas grill and then hang out around the outdoor fire pit. The inside is impressive too, with a river rock fireplace, a very well-stocked kitchen, satellite TV, and laundry facilities.
Just minutes from Livingston yet surrounded by striking natural beauty, this romantic cabin comes complete with a Jacuzzi tub inside and an outdoor hot tub. You’ll have an upper deck and a lower patio for relaxing with the gorgeous mountain views and inside, there are many large windows showcasing those vistas too. Other highlights include a fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, heated floors, and a fireplace with wood supplied.
This unique cabin is carved right into a hill, immersing guests in nature while providing the chance to wake up with a stunning view of the mountain peaks before hitting the miles and miles of hiking trails that can be accessed right from the door. It’s just a 10-minute drive from Bozeman, but it’s a place where you can look forward to brilliant starry skies enjoyed around an outdoor fire with stargazing that includes the Big Dipper and abundant wildlife watching too. Everything from moose, deer, and elk to sandhill cranes and bald eagles can be spotted here. There’s even a private pond for swimming, fishing, and canoeing, along with a beach, horseshoes, and Bocce ball.
A 1930s “cherry pickers’ cabin” on Woods Bay in Flathead Lake just a half-mile south of the town of Bigfork, this cabin is an idyllic couples’ retreat with its own private beach. The outdoor living space also includes zero gravity chairs for dipping your toes into the water, a fire pit where you can roast marshmallows while gazing up at the stars right from the beach, and much more. Complimentary access to two SUPs, two kayaks, and bicycles is available too. Plus, you’ll be within walking distance to several eateries, although you’ll have your own full kitchen too. The cabin also includes an indoor fireplace, a/c, Wi-Fi, and TV.
The Orchard Tiki Cabin was converted from a 70-year-old boat house. Guests can enjoy a unique and romantic stay just steps from Flathead Lake, complete with mountain and water views. The cabin has large doors that actually open right onto the lake while the eclectic Tiki-style decor provides a fun vibe. There are limited kitchen facilities but you will have an indoor electric wok and an outdoor BBQ grill. A complimentary canoe and paddleboards are included so you can get out on the lake and enjoy a paddle too.
This quintessential log cabin provides an ideal base for exploring Glacier National Park and it’s world-famous Going to the Sun Road scenic drive. Plus it’s only 15 minutes from stunning Lake McDonald for swimming and enjoying other water sports like boating (rentals are available) in the summer. Winter will surround you with a magical snowy wonderland. After a day of play, enjoy soaking in the clawfoot tub or sitting next to a roaring fire in the private outdoor fire pit before retiring to a comfy log bed. It includes a fully equipped kitchen, TV, and a washer/dryer too.
Truly honeymoon worthy, this cabin provides easy access to Kalispell, Whitefish, Bigfork, and Glacier National while boasting epic mountain and sunset views. It also includes an incredibly hospitable host who seems to think of everything and often provides surprise extras for an extra special stay too. Located on five acres, you’ll have plenty of privacy, a large porch, a washer/dryer, a full kitchen, a BBQ, and a 40″ HDTV with Netflix, standard cable, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+ too.
Tucked at the base of the Mission Mountains south of Flathead Lake, this charming cabin is just minutes from the unspoiled wilderness and hiking trails. Perfect for a honeymoon or a couples’ getaway, enjoy the beautiful views and a private, tranquil setting. You can also look forward to soaking in the hot tub and cozying up to the warmth of a fire under the stars. It includes HDTV with Netflix and a Sonos Bluetooth sound system, a full kitchen, and a BBQ grill.
For those who want to be close to Yellowstone National Park while enjoying a romantic retreat, this mountain view cabin is ideal. Located in downtown Cooke City, it’s just four miles from the north entrance to the park, and bison are often spotted roaming the streets. You’ll be steps from shopping, dining, and scenic hiking trails too. Inside, you’ll have a full kitchen, Wi-Fi, TV, and laundry facilities.
This log cabin nestled in the heart of the Lolo National Forest sits on 48 acres with views of Lolo Peak and Lolo Creek with a hiking trail at the back of the property for exploring. While it offers peaceful seclusion, it’s just off Highway 12, making it easy to reach nearby towns and attractions. You’ll have a well-stocked kitchen and a grill for cookouts along with Wi-Fi and everything else you need for a comfortable and romantic stay.