Ennis is a small town set amid beautiful and rugged scenery in Montana’s Madison County. On holiday at self-catering accommodation in Ennis you can explore the stunning hills and mountains that overlook the town or enjoy a wonderful variety of recreation, on both land and water.
Among the most popular reasons to make for a vacation rental in Ennis is for fishing. The southwest corner of Montana is world-famous for its excellent opportunities for fishing, especially when it comes to trout. Ennis would make for a convenient base, with the Madison River and Ennis Lake so close. The Madison River is famed for its large stocks of brown and rainbow trout, and suits both waders and drift boats. It’s also a great choice thanks to its impressive scenery – here you’ll be in Bear Trap Canyon and surrounded on two sides by mountain ridges. You could also have a go at lake fishing, with Ennis, Quake and Hebgen Lakes all located close by and recommended for their fishing.
There are plenty of other outdoor activities on offer near Ennis self-catering vacation accommodation. The Beaverhead National Forest is easily reaches and offers a range of trails, varying in difficulty. The important Lewis and Clark Expedition passed through here in the early 19th Century, and Lemhi Pass is designated a National Historic Landmark – it was here that the expedition concluded that there wasn’t an east-to-west waterway on the North American continent.
Closer to your self-catering vacation rental in Ennis you’ll be able to enjoy a round of golf at the Madison Meadows course. It offers nine holes, and practice areas, in a breathtaking setting. Also in the area are stables, with horseback expeditions an authentic way to admire the landscapes around Bear Trap Canyon.
On holiday at self-catering accommodation in Ennis you’ll be within driving distance of Yellowstone National Park, considered one of the USA’s premier natural attractions. Here you’ll see geysers – there are 300 in total in the park, with Old Faithful, perhaps the best known, erupting every 91 minutes.
On holiday at a vacation rental in Ennis you’ll most likely experience cold and snowy conditions if you visit between December and February. Springs are mild or pleasantly warm, while summer highs can above 30 degrees.
If you’re flying to Ennis self-catering accommodation from the UK then perhaps the best route would be to fly with British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR) to Denver (DEN) and then connect to Bozeman (BZN) with Frontier Airlines. From there you’ll have an hour’s drive to Ennis.