in Missoula, Montana

Day Trips

Clark Fork River Tour

Clarkform Trip

The Clark Fork River runs through the center of Missoula, but have you ever wondered where it ends up? Take this 190 mile round-trip as it winds along I-90 criss-crossing above the majestic Clark Fork River. Take a break and pull off at Alberton Gorge to see the awe-inspiring power of the river as it crashes through the narrow canyon. And, for the strong-of-heart, you can take a guided trip through the rapids by raft, kayak, or river-board. As you continue along this beautiful drive you will pass along the St. Regis-Paradise Scenic Byway, traveling close enough to the river that a quick pull off the road can have you fishing or relaxing within seconds! From Quinn's Hotsprings to the National Bison Range this trip is truly a day to remember!

Bitterroot Valley Tour

Bitterroot Trip

Looking for rich culture, breath-taking scenery or majestic mountains? The Bitterroot valley is the place for you. This 150 mile round-trip tour is chock full of unique Montana shops as well as a taste of everything you could want from a Montana trip. Wildlife, mountains, hiking and many other activities await the traveler on this short excursion from Missoula!

Montana History Tour

Montana History Trip

160 Miles of pure Montana History await the Missoula traveler looking for a day wandering in the rich history of our beautiful state. Start with a quick detour into Garnet Ghost Town and continue on through the stunning Blackfoot River Valley. A stop along your journey in the various small towns in your path will yield a variety of historic museums, antique, and unique stores. As you continue along be sure to stop in Deer Lodge for a tour of the Old Montana Prison. On the return trip you can even stop in at Grant-Kohrs Ranch, another of Montana's many National Historic Sites.

Swan-Flathead Lakes Tour

Swan-Flathead Trip

This 208 mile round trip explores some of Western Montana's most beautiful areas, including hidden mountain lakes, vast forests, and Flathead Lake (the largest fresh water lake west of the Mississippi River). From Garnet Ghost Town to Bigfork, this tour has everything you could want in a fun filled day out of Missoula.

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