When you love the natural outdoors of the northern USA, a honeymoon in Big Sky, MT, is the perfect way to celebrate a new chapter in your life. This secluded area sits amidst towering mountains, pristine forests, and crystal-clear rivers and lakes. It is a honeymoon paradise for romantic getaways and the perfect place for newlyweds. There is much to see and do, from horseback riding to fly fishing and skiing or snowboarding. But you can also relax at a world-class spa or enjoy a romantic dinner. Keep reading to see all the best things to do on your honeymoon in Big Sky, MT.
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10 Ways to Romance on Your Honeymoon in Big Sky, MT
Go Horseback Riding Together
Big Sky has plenty of opportunities to explore the picturesque mountains of Montana, but one of the most fun ways is horseback riding. There is nothing like sharing a day in nature with animals as majestic as horses. Big Sky has several companies offering different trail options, such as hour-long rides, half-day, full-day, and even retreats. But no matter what you choose, you will have a fantastic time.
Hike Hand-in-Hand in Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is a short distance from Big Sky and worth a visit. You will witness 2 million acres of stunning natural beauty not found anywhere else. Enjoy hiking, picnics, watching wildlife, or visiting hot springs like Emerald Pool.
Relax at a Spa on Your Honeymoon in Big Sky, MT
If you plan to be on the go most of the time during your vacation, reserve a day or two to take it all in and relax. Big Sky has fantastic spas where you and your partner can treat yourselves to world-class pampering at one of our spas. From massages to facials and hot stone treatments, you will surely melt away in luxury.
Ski or Snowboard at Big Sky Resort
Big Sky Resort is one of the largest ski resorts in North America. With over 5,500 acres of skiable terrain, you will want to take advantage of the opportunity to catch some of the best skiing and snowboarding you can find. Both beginners and experts can find the perfect runs for an exciting day of winter fun.
Take a Scenic Drive Through the Mountains on Your Romantic Getaway
If you love taking scenic drives, you will love Big Sky, MT. There are endless places you can drive around in the area. Some favorites are driving Gallatin Canyon or Madison River Valley. But you can also head to Yellowstone National Park. It will be extraordinary if you plan an autumn honeymoon and catch the leaves turning, which makes for some stunning photos. Bring your camera for scenic points for romantic honeymoon photos to share with your friends and family.
Try Fly Fishing
With all the rivers and streams near Big Sky, fly fishing is some of the best in the world. Whether you’re going out for the first time or are a seasoned expert, you can take guided trips or go out on your own. You can catch brown trout, rainbow trout, and more.
Big Sky is home to some thrilling ziplines if you want to get your adrenaline pumping and have a little excitement. You can soar over the trees at the Big Sky Resort and enjoy the views of the mountains and valleys below. It is an experience that will make you smile and make for unforgettable memories.
Attend an Exciting Rodeo on Your Honeymoon in Big Sky, MT
You must attend the Big Sky PBR rodeo if you are in town near the end of July and want that truly local feel of Montana and Big Sky. It is considered the “event of the year” and draws over 30,000 people and the best bull riders worldwide. It’s Big Sky’s “biggest week” with events like bull riding, live music, community street dance, bingo night, and free community day.
Have a Romantic Dinner
After an exciting day of exploring and adventure in Big Sky, nothing is more romantic than coming back to an intimate dinner for two with your partner. Big Sky has fantastic restaurants for just these occasions, with fireplaces and mood lighting. Get upscale cuisine or hearty Montana fare while having a fireside dinner or night out on the town.
In conclusion, Big Sky, Montana, is the perfect honeymoon destination for couples who love the outdoors and want to experience the extraordinary beauty of Montana’s natural beauty. There is no other place like it, and you will create memories of a lifetime.
STAY IN A ROMANTIC AND LUXURIOUS SUITE AT THE WILSON HOTEL
If you want to stay in luxury and ultimate comfort during your exciting romantic getaway to Big Sky, stay at The Wilson Hotel. We offer cozy, spacious suites with great amenities like a full kitchen, fitness center, game room, and complimentary breakfast. Be sure to check our vacation packages for special discounts!
Enjoy our bar and lounge, picnic area, outdoor pool, hot tub, playground, complimentary shuttle services, and ground transportation. We think you will love all the great things about The Wilson Hotel, and we are situated next to many great restaurants with mouthwatering dishes! Browse our stylish suites, book a reservation, and plan your vacation today!