Information & Facts
Taking a break from the skiing and snowboarding, one can try
tubing, sleigh rides, ice skating or snowshoeing. Even horse riding
and fly fishing, for which Montana is especially famous, remain
popular in the winter. During the summer months holidaymakers can
enjoy golf, tennis, hiking, mountain biking and whitewater rafting.
And if all this activity is too much, there are plenty of spas to
English is the most common language but Spanish is often
spoken in south-western states.
The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into
100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are
widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely
accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid
hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
Big Sky is a family-friendly resort and even though there is a
variety of nightlife available those looking for a more raucous ski
holiday should look elsewhere.
The après ski atmosphere, though not the best of many other ski
resorts does have a few pubs and bars that stay open for some good
times and socialising and holidaymakers will not be disappointed.
Chet's Bar has some great happy hour specials, while the Carabiner
is a quieter venue worth relaxing with a good drink. Some of these
venues include Black Bear Bar and Grill, Bugaboo Café and the
Alpine Lounge. There are fireworks every Saturday evening from
Christmas until close.
No one will go hungry while on holiday in Big Sky with a number
of great steak joints and pizza parlours and even a few Mexican
spots available including Milkie's Pizza and Pub, Allgood's Bar and
Grill, La Luna and Lone Mountain Ranch. For fine dining options
there is First Place Restaurant and Edelweiss, both offering some
fantastic continental cuisine.
Holiday visitors will find that there are enough shops offering
ski and snowboard rentals and associated ski equipment purchases,
notably Big Sky Sports, as well as gift and souvenir shops with
some unique Montana-made oddities and grocery stores for the self
caterers.Head to the Mountain Mall or Mountain Village for a day of