Once a booming mining city, Butte is Montana’s basecamp for historic exploration and outdoor recreation.

Originally called “Butte, America” because of its melting pot immigrant population, Butte today is deep-rooted in history and known for its local pride. Butte’s bygone days of copper mining have left behind historic sites like the Berkely Pit, the Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook and the Copper King Mansion. The city’s “Butte Tough” mindset produced iconic stunt performer Evel Knievel, who attempted more than 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps.

Beyond its history, Butte is an outdoor playground with access to plentiful hiking, biking and ATV trails, as well as the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. For a dose of America’s past, a vibrant local scene, and quick access to scenic vistas, Butte is the place to be.

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Butte, Montana: A History Buff's Treasure Trove

Post Date: 05/03/2022

In 1920, Butte was home to as many as 100,000 people from all over the world. It was a large city for its time – up there with cities like Kansas City and Jacksonville, Florida – and an even larger city for the sparsely populated state of Montana. What brought...

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RV Parks in Montana That Make Your Road Trip a Whole Lot Smoother

Post Date: 07/06/2022

Montana is made for road trips. And with more and more people taking to their RVs, whether full time or part time, there are more spots that can accommodate rigs large and small. But when you’re on the road, there can be stressful moments. Whether with navigation, tight mountain roads...

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Butte, Montana is Mountain Biking’s Best Kept Secret

Post Date: 06/08/2022

Butte, America, might not seem like the most obvious candidate for mountain biking capital of the state. But with hundreds of miles of trail right at its doorstep, this town has what an outdoor lover is looking for in single track. And what better way to explore Montana sustainably than...

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