- TripBuzz found 27 things to do with kids in or near Big Sky, Montana, including 10 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ennis, Gallatin Gateway and Bozeman.
- From Cache Creek Outfitters to East Slope Outdoors, the Big Sky area offers 40 different types of family activities, including: Other Adventures, Resorts, Horseback Riding and Fishing.
- Tourism is the primary industry at Big Sky, MT with its resort at the base of Yellowstone. In addition to the spa, Big Sky Mountain also has incredible skiing opportunities and plenty of chances to view local wildlife. Big Sky has won many awards for its snow quality and quality at 5,800 acres of prime terrain.
Filled with wall to wall climbing opportunities, Spire Climbing Center offers visitors a rock climbing facility with top-rope and bouldering courses. The center offers instructional lessons for outdoor climbing, leading, and more.
Located in Bozeman, Montana, the Museum of the Rockies sits within driving distance of Yellowstone National Park. The museum is dedicated to the Rocky Mountains and the cultures that live - and used to live - nearby. This institution has a strong committment to outreach and preservation education.
Along with nearby Virginia City, Nevada City was the site of commerce for Montana's richest gold run. Visitors can see over 90 buildings portraying what the town may have looked like, and contains North America's largest collection of automated music machine.
The 120-mile Gallatin River is a tributary of the Mississippi River that wends its way through Montana and Wyoming. It passes through Yellowstone National Park. Fishing, swimming, tubing and rafting are permitted, but not on the portion of the river inside the park.