Skiing in Montana

Montana

Montana Promises Fresh Powder and Perfect Piste

Despite being the country's fourth largest state, Montana has a resident population of a mere 1 million people. As such, its famed ski resorts boast more acres per skier than any other area in the U.S. Known for its "wide open spaces," Montana's terrain, found primarily in the western part of the state, delivers variety for all skill levels.

The Best Ski Resorts in Montana

Some would argue that with the remarkably short lift line waits, and expansive, varied terrain, Montana offers some of the preeminent skiing and boarding in all of the United States. Winter sports enthusiasts love the variety that is available in Montana ski resorts, not just in terms of terrain but for accommodations, dining, and entertainment. Gorgeous views, striking vistas, and exceptional wilderness adventure await in the mountain towns and resorts of this wondrous state. Additionally, all of this is attainable at a price point that everyone can appreciate. Whether you are looking for a world-class five-star experience or a simple budget-friendly ski getaway, you will find it in Montana.

Best Places to Stay for Skiing in Montana

Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Belt, Cascade County, Montana
from $52
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4.8
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana
from $52
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Whitefish, Flathead County, Montana
from $52
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4.9
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Family Friendly Ski Resorts in Montana

A ski trip with the family can present challenges but also offers memories that will last a lifetime. Two major airports in Whitefish and Bozeman make for simple travel and transfer to most of the best ski areas in Montana. Taking into account the ages and skill levels of your traveling tribe members, lessons, mixed terrain, budget-friendly accommodations, off-mountain entertainment, and suitable dining options are all factors to take into consideration during planning. Luckily, Montana has numerous family-friendly resorts that provide all of the above and more.

Recommended Accommodations for Skiing in Montana

House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Riverfront, Missoula, Montana
from $52
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Whitefish, Flathead County, Montana
from $54
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4.9
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Big Sky, Gallatin County, Montana
from $142
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5.0
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