Start your morning by indulging in a hearty breakfast at Rainbow Ranch Lodge, exclusively available to our valued guests. As you savor the delicious offerings, take a moment to connect with our Front Desk team, who will provide essential information on bear safety. We emphasize the importance of being bear aware during your outdoor adventures in the magnificent Montana mountains.
At Rainbow Ranch, we prioritize your safety and have complimentary bear spray available for day use to all lodge guests. This invaluable resource ensures that you can explore the wilderness with confidence, knowing that you're well-equipped to handle any encounters with these majestic creatures. Our team is dedicated to ensuring your utmost safety and enjoyment during your stay with us.
After breakfast and a comprehensive understanding of bear safety measures, head out on an invigorating hike up to Beehive Basin, where breathtaking views and a small serene lake awaits. This 6.6 mile roundtrip hike slopes up moderately with an elevation gain of 1,500 feet giving views of the incredible Lone Peak along the way. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature as you traverse the trails, taking in the vibrant display of wildflowers that carpet the landscape. Spend a few blissful hours by the lake, soaking in the tranquility of this hidden gem.
After your hike, treat yourself to a delicious meal at Blue Moon Bakery. Indulge in their mouthwatering sandwiches and pizza, and don't forget to try their gluten-free options for those with dietary preferences. Savor the flavors and fuel up for the adventures ahead.
Take a leisurely stroll to The Hungry Moose after lunch, where you'll discover an impressive selection of beers and wines. Browse through their extensive collection and pick up some of your favorite beverages, including hard-to-find gems. Prepare for an unforgettable night as you stock up on libations.
As the sun begins to set, head over to the town center and find a spot on the lawn for Music in the Mountains, a sensational live music event presented by the esteemed Big Sky Arts Council. This massive (FREE and kid friendly) event offers an incredible lineup of bands from across the country, representing various music styles. Bring your own lawn chair and pack a picnic to enjoy the melodies in comfort. Alternatively, explore the enticing vendor tents that line the streets, offering classic street fare to satisfy your cravings. Remember to either bring your own drinks or purchase from the vendors, respecting the no-glass policy.
Dance, listen, and immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere as the music resonates under the vast Big Sky. Let the rhythm move you and create unforgettable memories amidst the enchanting backdrop of this captivating destination.
As your night concludes, reflect on the experiences and memories you've made during your stay in Big Sky, knowing that this remarkable journey has only scratched the surface of the wonders that await in this extraordinary place.