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Luxury, Over-the-Top Adventures in Montana

Live it up in the great outdoors and luxe it back at the ranch. No need to sacrifice creature comforts to enjoy Montana’s splendor. Let’s uncover some of the amazing adventures and lavish lodging found in the Treasure State.

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Photo: Triple Creek Ranch

Dogsledding at Triple Creek Ranch

A deck with a private hot tub, steam shower for two, wood-burning fireplace, gourmet meals delivered straight to your door—it’s hard to leave the comfort of your luxury cabin at Triple Creek Ranch. Then you remember it’s time to hitch up the pups! Iditarod racers and their dogs will show you the ropes—and the slopes—as you learn all about managing the team before a mush in the gorgeous Bitterroot Mountain Range. Don’t forget the GoPro as you head out the door—you’ll want to remember every moment.

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Photo: Michael Chilcoat

Refined Retreats at The Ranch at Rock Creek

Five-star, Forbes-listed Ranch at Rock Creek is there to create a bespoke experience for each guest. After filling your days with the most of Montana out-of-doors, you come home in the evening to rest easy and opulently. Relax with spa treatments or yoga before enjoying organic and locally sourced meals prepared by the Ranch’s talented chef. Finish the night with a visit to the movie theater or a bit of bowling at the Silver Dollar Saloon before retiring to your amazingly apportioned abode. Slate floors, brass fixtures, blingy chandeliers—and that’s just the bathroom! The Ranch accommodates every need (including good wifi), but you’ll probably resist the temptation to make your friends jealous on Facebook.

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Photo: The Resort at Paws Up

Get Perspective at The Resort at Paws Up

There’s a saying that the secret to an enjoyable life is about having the proper perspective. A visit to The Resort at Paws Up can help you live the expression. See the sunrise over Blackfoot Valley from the Paws Up hot-air balloon. Take a helicopter tour of the majesty of Glacier National Park. Get the adrenaline pumping by rappelling from Lookout Rock and racing through the Garnet Mountains on an ATV adventure. This resort offers so many opportunities for adventure junkies, they’ve created a Thrillionaire’s Club for folks who master their list of heart-racing challenges.

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Photo: Pieter de Liagre Bohl

Canvas Castles at The Resort at Paws Up

When you are ready to come down from your daytime escapades, it will be to a sumptuously appointed canvas castle. Relax with a glass of house wine in your copper tub filled to the brim or on your private deck overlooking the creek, while you wait patiently for the camp butler—aka certified S’moreologist—to finish preparing the S’mores over the communal campfire. Yes, there’s a camp butler. As you’ll discover, Paws Up puts the glam in glamping.

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