The Big Mountain Resort is an excellent base camp for exploring Montana's abundant riches. Located 8 miles north of Whitefish and 35 miles east of Glacier National Park, the resort is a hotbed of summer recreation.
This American classic has served as a winter refuge for the rich and famous since its 1935 inception, when Averell Harriman decided to create a grand American ski resort at the end of his Union Pacific train line.
Mt. Bachelor and its home base of Bend, Ore., are heaven for Type A personalities: The problem is not what to do but how to do it all. The premier golf destination in the Northwest, the region boasts 25 courses.