If you have been a nature lover all your life and you are looking for your next great adventure then one of the best vacation destinations for you would be the beautiful state of Montana. Known as the "Land of the Shining Mountains", Montana offers lots of great opportunities for outdoor adventurers of all ages.
If you are planning on making Montana your next destination make the most out of your trip by arranging your schedule to fit in all of the best tourist attractions. Here are the top 10 attractions in Montana.
Visitors will enjoy an extremely breathtaking view of the most beautiful forests, rugged mountains and green meadows. If you are a photography enthusiast you will have the time of your life taking snapping away with your camera.
If you love the outdoors you are going to love hiking, climbing through the glaciers. If you are searching for peace, quiet and solitude you will enjoy basking in the magnificent view from one of the cozy chalets and cottages in the area.
This is probably the most visited attraction in the entire state. Thousands of tourists from all over the world drive by the park each year to have a fun roadside picnic while they take in beautiful views of the park from their cars.
You can also explore the park by going on some of its hiking trails. While in the park you can also view some of Montana's exotic flora and fauna which are always a sight to behold.
Are you looking for an adventure? Then head to Lewis & Clark Trail where you can take a walk through the shoes of America’s most famous trailblazers. The historic trail diverges through some of Montana’s most beautiful natural scenery.
Lewis & Clark made a wealth of discoveries in Montana, where they traversed more land than any other state. The most famous of landmarks along their historic trail is Giant Springs. The picturesque flowing water comprises one of the largest freshwater springs in the world.
Their trail also rolls through Heritage Park, which features numerous attractions like the Visitor Center, Rivers Edge Trail, and the shortest river in the world.
Montana might not be the first state you think of in relation to the Rocky Mountains. But maybe it should be. The Montana Rockies comprise pretty much all of the major mountain ranges in the state. They’re found in the western part of the state and help to form the Continental Divide. These sprawling mountains present an unlimited number of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.
World-class fishing, hiking, skiing, and white water rafting can be found along the Rockies. You can also visit the renowned Glacier National Park and Yellowstone Park during a trip. Both are part of the Montana Rockies and offer their own natural splendor.