Embrace your inner cowboy by living the ranch life for a week. Options range from family-owned working spreads to all-inclusive luxury retreats. Champing at the bit for serious saddle time? At the Rocking Z Guest Ranch near Helena, guests can horseback ride for up to eight hours a day. At Montana’s two National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World—the luxury Ranch at Rock Creek near Helena and the historic Lone Mountain Ranch in Big Sky—choose from a best-of-Montana menu of activities, such as fly-fishing, outdoor photography, white-water rafting, and mountain biking.

Bunk At a Ranch

Embrace your inner cowboy by living the ranch life for a week. Options range from family-owned working spreads to all-inclusive luxury retreats. Champing at the bit for serious saddle time? At the Rocking Z Guest Ranch near Helena, guests can horseback ride for up to eight hours a day. At Montana’s two National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World—the luxury Ranch at Rock Creek near Helena and the historic Lone Mountain Ranch in Big Sky—choose from a best-of-Montana menu of activities, such as fly-fishing, outdoor photography, white-water rafting, and mountain biking.
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