5 Reasons to Visit the Bitterroot Valley
We count down the Top 5 Reasons to Visit the Bitterroot Valley. You won’t be able to stay away!
- Small Charming Towns. The Bitterroot Valley is home to 6 small towns that you almost have to see to believe. These are authentic Montana communities that you just won’t find anywhere else. The towns are full of shops and restaurants that will make you feel welcome, and the festivals and events are not to be missed.
- Unspoiled Nature. Many people think the Bitterroot Valley is the most beautiful valley in all of Montana, which is saying a lot. With the Bitterroot Mountains and the 3rd largest wilderness area in the lower 48 states to the west, and the Sapphire Mountains to the east, you will never run out of unspoiled nature to explore.
- Warm, Friendly People. The people of the Bitterroot Valley are a friendly bunch. You know, the kind of people who wave at you when you pass them driving down the road, the kind who let you into traffic or hold a door open for you, or say hello at the grocery store even though you’ve never met them before. It’s kind of addicting and it will definitely leave you wanting more.
- Spectacular Weather. They don’t call the Bitterroot Valley “The Banana Belt of Montana” for nothing. Compared to the rest of the state the Bitterroot Valley has extremely mild weather. Summers are spectacular with warm afternoons and cool evenings, and winters aren’t so bad. Humidity is low and sunshine is plentiful. Come experience why so many people escape to the Bitterroot Valley each year for its weather.
- The Bitterroot River. It’s the heartbeat of the Bitterroot Valley and the epicenter of some of Montana’s best fly fishing. 90 miles of the Bitterroot River winds through the valley and offers unlimited recreation throughout the year. The variety of wildlife that calls the river home is incredible, and the river is about as scenic as they come. Once you experience the Bitterroot, you’ll want to come back, we promise.