Red Lodge Travel: 5 Easy and Exciting Day Trips Nearby

You can include these exciting day trips in your Red Lodge travel itinerary and enjoy your vacation like never before. There are several exciting places around Red Lodge that will make your vacation memorable. Even though Red Lodge is quiet remote, it is a popular tourist spot owing to the historic cities and national forests that surround this area.

Absaroka Beartooth Outfitters
Big Timber, MT 59011
(406) 579-3866
www.absarokabeartooth.com

Your Red Lodge travel plans will give you the opportunity to explore the wilderness. The Absaroka Beartooth Outfitters have pre-designed guided trips that take you deep into the rugged country. Get mesmerized by Granite Peak, known as the tallest summit in Montana. You can embark on hunting as well as fishing trips with this Outfitter. The breathtaking views of the backcountry area during the photography trips will keep your camera busy.

Gallatin County
311 W. Main Street
Bozeman, MT 59715
www.gallatin.mt.gov

A three-hour drive from Red Lodge will take you to Gallatin County. This county has been named after the Gallatin River, which is the most prominent feature in this area. There are several Gallatin County activities that you must include in your Red Lodge travel itinerary. Fly fishing on the river is a popular activity. Tourists from around the country stay in a Red Lodge Inn and go for day tips to Gallatin County. There are several museums and carnivals that grace this place. Hiking enthusiasts should try the Peet's Hill and Baldy Mountain trails.

Yellowstone National
Park 436 West Entrance Road
West Yellowstone, MT 59758
(406) 646-7332  

This National Park is like truly unique and will add spunk to your Red Lodge travel. Set out early from your Red Lodge Bed and Breakfast and drive to the Yellowstone National Park. This park stretches from Wyoming to Idaho and houses grizzly bears, elk, bison and wolves. You will witness some of the most cherished hot springs and geysers here. There are several ranger-led expeditions that one can enjoy.

Big Sky
3091 Pine Dr.
Big Sky, MT 59716
(406) 955-3000

Big Sky is a mountain paradise located three hours away from Red Lodge. It remains one of the areas that is fairly untouched by civilization and hence retains its natural beauty. The view from the mountain is breathtaking, and it's a playground for golfers, bikers and rafters. Hiking and the gondola rides are highly sought after here. The farmer's market in this area is another attraction where you can soak in the local culture and lifestyle.

Butte
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 723-1215

Butte is a city filled with history and culture. A trip to Butte will engross you in its mining history and its community. You can explore the various mining sites here and find out the reasons behind it being called the richest hill on planet earth. You can also visit the 90-foot statue of "Our Lady of the Rockies" when you visit Butte.