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Music in the Mountains Summer 2022 Line Up

May 6, 2022

For more than a decade, Music in the Mountains has been Montana’s finest free outdoor concert series hosted by the Arts Council of Big Sky, featuring the best up and coming touring musicians in the country as well as established, well-known artists.

A Guide to Wildlife Viewing in Yellowstone

May 2, 2022

Here’s our guide to the wildlife of Yellowstone and the top spots for wildlife viewing to maximize your time spent exploring one of the most amazing wildlife habitats in North America – Yellowstone National Park.

Getting To & Around Big Sky, MT

April 25, 2022

Big Sky, MT is a booming destination growing in popularity each and every season. Tucked in the scenic Montana mountains halfway between the bustling town of Bozeman and West Yellowstone, the charming mountain town of Big Sky is an off the beaten path destination yet ranks as one of the most connected mountain destinations in the US!

Best Places to Swim & Boat in Big Sky, MT

April 6, 2022

Getting in and on the water is all part of the Big Sky summer experience! From paddling in pristine mountain streams, floating and rafting the rivers, and swimming in alpine lakes to fly-fishing excursions, kayak and SUP adventures, wild water skiing and even luxury outdoor pools – we’ve got the best places to enjoy the water in Big Sky and get your vacation planning started!

Hosting Your Family Reunion in Big Sky, MT

April 1, 2022

Our charming mountain town offers the perfect balance of outdoor adventures, unique year-round experiences, and quality downtime to reconnect with family in the mountains of Montana!

Yellowstone National Park Celebrates its 150th Birthday

March 14, 2022

March 1st marked the 150th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park, America’s first National Park and one of the top visited parks in the country!

Spring Ski Season in Big Sky

March 8, 2022

As many begin to pack away their winter gear for the season, there’s a bunch of wise (and often wild!) powder hounds that know the right way to end the ski season – spring skiing at one of the “Best Ski Resorts in the West” – Big Sky Resort, MT.

Big Sky Summer Events 2022

March 2, 2022

Our summer events include live outdoor music, festivals, bull riding and the farmers market and lots more so plan your magical mountain getaway so you can truly enjoy all that Big Sky has to offer!

Why Visit Big Sky This Summer

February 28, 2022

Big Sky is a four season vacation destination and the perfect base for summer fun, adventures in the mountains, day trips to Yellowstone and complete R&R in an alpine setting. Escape into nature, browse summer farmers markets, dine on outdoor patios with views, listen to live music under the stars and create lifelong memories with family and friends this summer in Big Sky, MT.

10 Ways to Support Local Big Sky Businesses

February 22, 2022

Big Sky is on the list of Time Magazines “World’s Greatest Places 2021” and is becoming an increasingly popular destination for year-round travel. The pandemic has changed when, where, how and why we travel! Travelers are seeking sustainable travel, eco-adventures, unique local experiences and connection with their destination and the local community.

Best Montana Hot Springs near Big Sky

February 16, 2022

Montana’s Big Sky Country is known for its vast stretches of untamed wilderness, rugged landscapes, majestic mountain views and natural, geothermal wonders bursting out from the surface of the earth. 

Peloton Vacation Rentals

February 9, 2022

There’s no need to miss a Peloton workout when traveling to Big Sky, MT! Big Sky Vacation Rentals offer a selection of luxury Big Sky homes and condos with a Peloton bike to continue your workouts on vacation or create a new fitness regime. The Peloton bike is a game changer for active travelers with thousands of top-notch virtual classes and challenges streaming on demand, and a social platform all of its own.

New Property Spotlight

Februrary 1, 2022

Big Sky Vacation Rentals represent the top luxury vacation rentals in Big Sky and Moonlight Basin, hand-picked for the perfect vacation in the mountains. Whether you’re planning a last minute winter ski trip or looking ahead to a summer vacation of outdoor adventures and experiences, we’ve got the perfect cozy cabin or modern mountain home to make your trip unforgettable!

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Big Sky in Springtime

January 25, 2022

The spring equinox falls on Sunday, March 20th this year and as the snow melts in the Big Sky Resort base areas and the first signs of spring spread across the mountains, the temptation of a getaway in the mountains with fresh, crisp air, high-altitude sunshine and enticing experiences in the great outdoors grows. Here’s our Top 10 Reasons to Experience the Splendor of Spring in Big Sky, MT!

Last Minute Winter Getaway

January 18, 2022

Big Sky Resort is one of the “Top-Ranked Ski Resorts in the West” and boasts the “Biggest Skiing in America” with 5,850 acres of terrain for all abilities, 7 terrain parks and some of the best views in the Montana mountains dominated by Big Sky’s iconic Lone Peak.

Summer Stay in Big Sky

Best Time For A Summer Stay

December 21, 2021

There is a reason Big Sky locals say "Come for the winter, stay for the summer". Not many places top Big Sky's skiing in the winter but Big Sky in the summer is just as amazing! With a wide array of summer activities and dining options that include outdoor decks with views of the surrounding mountain ranges, there is no better place for a summer mountain getaway!

This guide will help you decide when to visit Big Sky in the summer.

5-Day Summer Itinerary

5 Day Summer Itinerary

December 9, 2021

With so many summer activity and dining options around Big Sky, you will not run out of things to do. 

To help you plan your stay in Big Sky, our local team has put together the best of Big Sky from dining, après-ski to the best activities! Here’s our suggestions for unique ways to experience the best of Big Sky during the summer in 5 days.

Top Summer Activities

3 Day Summer Itinerary

December 9, 2021

Looking to stay in Big Sky for 3 full days this summer and wondering what to do while you are here?

To help you plan your stay in Big Sky, our local team has put together the best of Big Sky from dining, après-ski to the best activities! Here’s our suggestions for unique ways to experience the best of Big Sky in 3 days.

Top Winter Activities

Top Winter Activities

December 7, 2021

Big Sky is the place exhilarating winter activities, active families looking for outdoor adventures and city slickers seeking a secluded mountain getaway. 

Whatever the adventure, Big Sky ticks every box! If you’re looking for reasons to visit Big Sky this winter season, here’s our list of the top winter activities in Big Sky to add to your vacation itinerary.

New Big Sky Property Spotlight

New Property Spotlight

December 5, 2021

Whether you are looking for a ski-in/ski-out condo, a spacious family home for a summer getaway or a secluded log cabin with big views, we have the perfect base for your Big Sky adventures. 

Today, we shine the spotlight on our newest 
selection of Big Sky rentals.

Best Big Sky Summer Homes

Best Summer Homes

December 12, 2021

Our Big Sky summer rentals are perfect for large groups and families looking to find balance between outdoor adventures and time to relax and take in the views. With a vast array of amenities and locations, we have picked the best summer homes in the Big Sky and Moonlight Basin area.

20% Off Big Sky Stay

20% Off Last-Minute Stays

November 22, 2021

With the resort opening this Thursday and increased snowmaking until the end of December, Big Sky Resort is the place to be for early season skiing. 

Take advantage of the early snow days, fewer crowds and Holiday spirit and book your last-minute Big Sky vacation today at discounted rates!

Best Apres Ski in Big Sky

Best Apres Ski in Big Sky

November 22, 2021

Aprés ski is all about coming together with family and friends, recapping your day on Big Sky’s world-class slopes, creating memories and having fun! Whether your idea of aprés ski is romantic fireside cocktails followed by fine dining, or you’re keen to kick off the ski boots, get cozy and settle in for night of pub grub and partying with friends (or potential bar-hopping!), we’ve got the scoop on the best aprés ski spots in Big Sky.

3-Day Big Sky Winter Itinerary

3-Day Big Sky Winter Itinerary

November 15, 2021

Looking to stay in Big Sky for 3 full days and wondering what to do while you are here?

To help you plan your stay in Big Sky, our local team has put together the best of Big Sky from dining, après-ski to the best activities! Here’s our suggestions for unique ways to experience the best of Big Sky in 3 days.

5-Day Big Sky Winter Itinerary

5-Day Big Sky Winter Itinerary

November 15, 2021

With so many activity and dining options around Big Sky, it can sometimes be overwhelming to know where to go and what to do once you arrive.

To help you plan your stay in Big Sky, our local team has put together the best of Big Sky from dining, après-ski to the best activities! Here’s our suggestions for unique ways to experience the best of Big Sky in 5 days.

Best Mountain Modern Homes

Best Mountain Modern Homes

November 3, 2021

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, embarking on an adventure with friends or escaping the city limits for a family vacation in the mountains, Big Sky is a destination of boundless beauty, immersive experiences, exhilarating outdoor adventures and classic Montana mountain cabins with a contemporary spin. Check out our favorite mountain modern homes below!

Big Sky's Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants in Big Sky

October 18, 2021

From fine dining, Asian, Mexica, Italian, to Steakhouses, BBQ, burgers and pizzas, Big Sky has it all. With so many fantastic restaurants to choose from, we have put together a list of Big Sky's top restaurants in the canyon, in the meadow and on the mountain.

Big Sky Neighborhoods

Big Sky Neighborhood Guide

October 18, 2021

With many lodging options available in the Big Sky area, it can be a daunting task to find the perfect vacation home for your stay. Check out the neighborhoods of Big Sky and find the home that fits your needs for your next Big Sky vacation.

Best Views In Big Sky

Homes With The Best Views

October 15, 2021

Nestled in the Madison Range of SW Montana’s Rocky Mountains, Big Sky is surrounded by breathtaking mountain peaks that provide not only a playground for outdoor enthusiasts, but panoramic views at every turn. 

Whether you’re cozied up in front of the fire, soaking in your private hot tub, or even snug on your pillow… Here are our top choices of Big Sky vacation homes with the best views in Big Sky Country!

Best Time To Ski Big Sky

Best Time To Ski Big Sky

October 10, 2021

Snow comes early to the iconic Lone Peak perched at an elevation of 11,166 feet and the higher elevations hold snow late into the season, with large snowstorms rolling into Big Sky as late as June. While it always a good time of year to ski Big Sky, here are a few tips on how the skiing is at Big Sky Resort each month to help you plan your winter vacation!

Discounted Ski and Snowboard Rentals

25% Off Ski Rentals

September 21, 2021

 Book your vacation home with us between today and October 31st and receive a coupon for 25% off ski & snowboard rental delivery through Ski Butlers

Big Sky Opening Day Winter 2021

Big Sky Opening Day 2021

September 14, 2021

Big Sky's winter season opening day is quickly approaching... It's time to start planning your Big Sky winter vacation! With 5,850 acres of exceptional terrain for all levels and outstanding resort amenities, there is plenty to explore in this gorgeous mountain town!

Best Ski-In Ski-Out Homes in Big Sky

Thanksgiving in Big Sky

September 13, 2021

There’s no better place to enjoy a family-style Thanksgiving weekend away from home. Big Sky boasts endless Rocky Mountain adventures, unparalleled views and luxurious slope side accommodations with ski-in/ski-out access to the “Biggest Skiing in America”. A quintessential Montana experience!

Best Ski-In Ski-Out Homes in Big Sky

Best Ski-In Ski-Out Homes

September 10, 2021

With 5,850 skiable acres of diverse terrain and 400+ inches of snow, there’s always a chance to find snowy slopes in Big Sky and our vacation homes, cabins and condos offer incredible ski-in/ski-out access to the slopes of both Moonlight Basin and Big Sky Resort. With over 100 ski accessible homes, we have selected the best ski-in ski-out homes below!

Best Hot Tubs in Big Sky

Big Sky's Best Hot Tubs

August 10, 2021

Big Sky Vacation Rentals boast one of Big Sky's largest selections of vacation rentals with all the comforts of your family home, luxury amenities for the most distinguished traveler and the best hot tubs in Big Sky! Our selection includes over 110 Big Sky hot tub vacation homes and it’s hard to select our top picks, but here’s a couple of our guests favorite Big Sky Vacation Rentals hot tub homes and lodges.

Autumn in Yellowstone

Big Sky in the Fall

August 10, 2021

Fall is the perfect time of year for epic leaf-peeping adventures in Big Sky with cooler temperatures, fewer crowds, festive fall events and the soft golden hues of the aspens and cottonwoods highlighting the spectacular outdoor beauty that surrounds Big Sky. Click below to see everything that Big Sky has to offer in the fall.

Autumn in Yellowstone

Autumn in Yellowstone

August 8, 2021

Yellowstone National Park is one of the topmost visited parks in the US and set new visitor records this summer, outperforming previous years and pre-pandemic levels. While summer brings the most visitors, autumn is Yellowstone’s quieter season with thinning crowds, bright sunny days, cool crisp air and a vibrant display of golden aspens contrasting the coniferous forests and roadside waterfalls. See what there is to do in the fall below!

What's New in Big Sky

July 15, 2021

The construction of the new Swift Current 6 chair has restarted this spring and the chairlift will be ready for the 2021-2022 ski season. This will become the fastest 6-person chair in North America, and most likely the most comfortable. See what makes this chair different from all others, and come check it out for yourself during your next Big Sky trip.

Last-Minute Summer Getaway

July 14, 2021

Summer travel is booming and the demand for secluded vacation homes in charming mountain towns has exceeded all expectations in destinations across the US, but it’s not too late to plan your summer getaway in the mountains. Whether it’s an adventure filled vacation or a relaxing getaway with cocktails and alfresco dining on sunny patios with a view, leisurely spa days and awesome shopping, Big Sky will not disappoint!

Newest Ski-In Ski-Out Homes

July 9, 2021

With 5,850 acres of skiable terrain, Big Sky Resort boasts plenty of opportunities for all levels to explore and enjoy the mountain. While it may be daunting to start the search for the perfect resort vacation rental in the winter, one of the most though-after amenities is direct ski access to the resort and the majority of our homes will offer this. Check out our newest ski-in ski-out homes to Big Sky Resort!

Big Sky Ski Tickets On Sale

July 7, 2021

In the midst of a hot and dry summer here in Big Sky, we couldn't be more excited about the winter and getting back on the slopes. Big Sky Resort has announced that ski tickets are now on sale for the 2021-2022 winter season. While day tickets are no longer limited for the upcoming season, here is why we strongly suggest getting your tickets early!

2021 Big Sky PBR

February 4, 2021

The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) tour is back in Big Sky from July 16-24, 2021 and tickets go on sale on March 1st. This event sells out quickly.  Mark your calendars and act fast to secure your spot in one of Big Sky's biggest summer event!

Best Outdoor Firepits

February 2, 2021

A summer vacation wouldn't be complete without a nice view and a firepit to cozy up around after a long day of adventuring. Whether you are looking for a rustic Montana cabin or like a more modern feel to your home, we have you covered. Here are the homes with our favorite outdoor firepits!


Yellowstone in the Spring

January 15, 2021

Spring is one of the most dynamic times of the year in the Yellowstone National Park. The landscape changes almost daily as the hillsides start turning green and the days grow longer. The rivers run higher and the waterfalls become more prominent from the snowmelt while snow still lingers in higher elevations. As the temperatures go up, wildlife including grizzly and black bears will start coming out of hibernation and becomes more active in the meadows. 


Spring Break in Big Sky

January 8, 2021

Big Sky Resort is called the Biggest Skiing in America with a magnitude of terrain for every level, and a significant degree of unfathomable steeps, accessed 300 degrees off of the Lone Peak Tram. With the most consistent snowfall in the Northern Rockies, you are guaranteed to find powder stashes throughout Big Sky.

Town Center is a 7 mile drive from the resort and boasts a variety of shops, restaurants, breweries and bars. 


Last Minute Winter Reservations

January 5, 2021

Not only is the snow base the thickest during that time, but February and March also see the most snowfall than any other month. With an average of 4-5 snow days per week during these months, the skiing rarely disappoints. If you live for deep powder days, big smiles and lots of fun in the mountains, this is the time of year to come visit Big Sky! 


New Property Spotlight

January 2, 2021

Whether you are looking for a ski in/ski out home, beautiful views or a full chef's kitchen, we have you covered! We have added several new homes to our inventory, with some of our favorites being the Grey Moose Lodge, Summit View 101B and the Gateway Condos.


Best Off-the-Slopes Activities

December 16, 2020

Whether you need a break from skiing or are looking for a different adventure around town, Big Sky offers plenty of activities suited to your needs. Just around town center you will find a wide network of cross country and snowshoeing trails. With Yellowstone National Park only 45 minutes away, snowmobile tours are an accessible and gorgeous way to discover the park. For animals lovers, Big Sky also offers dog sledding and sleigh ride dinners that shouldn't be missed!


Winter Outlook

December 9, 2020

It is going to be another great snow year thanks to a La Nina event continuing through the next three months.  According to the NOAA three month precipitation outlook (pictured left), Big Sky is expecting precipitation amounts well above average.


Limited Lift Tickets

December 7, 2020

This ski season presents challenges not seen before but with Big Sky's 5,800 acres of terrain, we are more fortunate than most in the ability to spread out. However, Big Sky is limiting skier days on the mountain.



In-House Dining Options

December 1, 2020

Looking for a wonderful dining experience without having to go into town? Big Sky has a whole array of catering, private chef and delivery options available to fit your needs. Click below for the best dining options in the comfort of your home!