Holidaymakers looking for year round fun in the north of the United States should stay at Big Sky. Located in the state of Montana, this scenic location offers visitors many things to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, cabins, B&Bs and campgrounds.
Big Sky is a fantastic place to visit at any time of the year not least winter when holidaymakers flock here to the ski resorts, where they can try downhill and cross country skiing as well as snowboarding, sledding, sleigh rides, ice skating and snowmobiling. When the snows have cleared the views are wonderful for climbers and mountain bikers. The area is well worth exploring and can be a joy for hikers, cyclists and horse riders especially with Yellowstone Park so close. The Big Sky Resort 18-hole golf course is 6,500 feet about sea level and again offers spectacular views. This area also offers some watersports for visitors such as swimming, fishing and white water rafting. Visitors can enjoy a good choice of dishes at the restaurants and bars in Big Sky, whilst self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from stores here too.
Apart from the recreational activities offered at Big Sky, holidaymakers can also visit some fine attractions whilst staying here. For example there is the Historic Crail Ranch, which features original buildings from a 960 acre ranch built in 1905. Outside Big Sky is the city of Bozeman, which features many fine attractions such as Montana Arboretum and Gardens, American Computer Museum and the Museum of the Rockies.
The weather is hottest in July and August with average high temperatures of about 78 degrees Fahrenheit. The coldest time of the year is January when the average high temperature is 30 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low just 6 degrees Fahrenheit. April is the driest month with an average of 1 inch of rainfall, whilst the most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 3 inches of rain. The winter does produce plenty of snow on the higher ground.
Gallatin Field Airport (BZN) in Belgrade, Montana is approximately an hour and 15 minute’s drive from Big Sky. Flights arrive here from a few major U.S airports including Chicago-O’Hare (ORD), Denver (DEN), Las Vegas (LAS), Phoenix/Mesa (AZA), Salt Lake City (SLC) and Seattle-Tacoma (SEA). Private van and SUV shuttle services operate from the airport and take visitors directly to Big Sky. Several car rental companies are situated at the airport as well. Visitors from other countries and U.S cities can fly to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and get a connecting flight to Gallatin Airport. Flights arrive in Seattle from Amsterdam (AMS), Beijing-Capital (PEK), Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Tokyo-Narita (NRT) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) amongst others