Our Favorite Big Sky Winter Activities

Draped in a blanket of fresh snow, Gallatin County offers unbelievable excitement around every turn during the winter season. Read below to discover all the best things to do in Big Sky in the winter. This expertly crafted guide is full of all the area’s top restaurants, attractions, and seasonal events. It’s the perfect tool for sculpting a Big Sky country getaway that you’ll remember for a lifetime. 

Hit the Slopes

Montana is synonymous with mountains, and the state is home to some of the most breathtaking peaks in the entire country. With this incredible terrain comes unbeatable opportunities for winter sports, so it’s no surprise that winter is Gallatin County’s most thrilling time of year. Just up the road from us, Big Sky Resort hosts plenty of exciting mountain activities. Explore your options below! 


Explore Yellowstone in Winter

Discover the beauty of Yellowstone National Park this winter. Yellowstone’s natural springs, mountainous terrain, and intriguing wildlife make it one of the top summer destinations in the world, but you haven’t seen anything until you pay a visit in the winter! Trade lush, green forests and flowering meadows for miles of rolling, snow-covered hills and shimmering mountaintops and experience the magic of Yellowstone during the winter season. 

dog sledding snow

Escape the Cold

After exploring everything Mother Nature offers in Big Sky, treat yourself to a quick breather and spend some time indoors. Inclement weather can make some parts of Big Sky in winter virtually inaccessible. So, whether you’re resting up for your next adventure or you’re looking for a rainy/snowy day activity, there are plenty of things to do in our mountain town that are just as exciting as the great outdoors.

Celebrate the Season

When you visit Big Sky during winter, the area offers more than just unbelievable outdoor adventures. It’s also home to some incredible holiday festivals and seasonal events. Build your getaway around some of our favorites! 

Winter Celebration

The Wilson Hotel Is the Best Place to Stay in Big Sky, Montana

After you’ve had your fill of snowbound activities in Big Sky, return to the comfort and warmth of The Wilson Hotel. Featuring incredible amenities, luxurious guest rooms, and easy access to all the most exciting things to do in Big Sky in the winter, The Wilson Hotel is the best lodging option in the area and near Yellowstone National Park. Book your getaway today! Browse our pet friendly rentals here.



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