Cheap flights to Montana

Montana, also known as the "Big Sky Country" and "The Treasure State", is a state in the north-western United States. It is the fourth largest state in size, but is 44th in population and 48th in population density in the country. Its capital is Helena, its largest city is Billings, and its largest metro is Billings Metropolitan Area. Montana’s economy is based on agriculture, including ranching and cereal grain farming; with other activities that contribute to its economy including oil, gas, coal and hard rock mining, lumber, and the fastest-growing sector, tourism. Its climate is varied, due to its size, which varies in geography, characterised by its flat east regions and mountainous west. It has six regions: Glacier Country, Gold West Country, Russell Country, Yellowstone Country, Missouri River Country, and Custer Country.

What to see & do

Some of the amazing destinations worth visiting in Montana include the Glacier National Park, which ranks among the best parks in the country. It is known for its historic 'parkitecture' lodges and intact pre-Columbian ecosystem. There’s also Bozeman, with its rolling green hills, pine forests, and snowcapped peaks; the state’s largest city, Billings, with its historic allure and congenial oil and ranching centre; and Gallatin & Paradise Valleys. Those who crave for adventure and outdoor activities will surely enjoy their stay here, as Montana offers plenty of excellent recreational opportunities like whitewater rafting, boating, floating, fly fishing, hiking, backpacking, climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, skiing, snowboarding, and skateboarding, among others. Don’t forget to have a taste of local food, best tried at the Staggering Ox and The Pickle Barrel. Some of the staple cowboy food that you must try includes buffalo chili, cowboy beans, Indian fry-bread, and steak.

How to get around

Because of its large size, getting from east to west requires a 700-mile trip, estimate of 12 hours. Long-distance trips can be done by car, and Montana residents generally love theirs, especially SUVs and other four-wheel drive vehicles that can withstand winter. The methods of transportation to get around the state include by train, plane, bus, and as previously mentioned, by car. By air travel, there are daily regional flights, especially to and from major hubs like Seattle, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Denver. Getting around by train is via Amtrak's Empire Builder, while bus companies that serve the state include Greyhound Bus Lines, Powder River Trailways, Rimrock Trailways, and Airport Shuttle Express of Calgary Canada. The most convenient and easiest way is by car. There are three major interstates in Montana: I-15, I-90, and I-94.

How to get there

Montana is served by numerous airports, including ones that offer commercial and passenger flights like Billings Logan International Airport, Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (formerly Gallatin Field Airport), Bert Mooney Airport, Great Falls International Airport, Helena Regional Airport, Glacier Park International Airport, and Missoula International Airport. The busiest airport in Montana for passenger service is Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport in Bozeman, Gallatin County. The airport is served by passenger airlines including Alaska Airlines operated by Horizon Air, Alaska Airlines operated by SkyWest Airlines, Allegiant Air, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, and United Express. Other ways to get in is by Amtrak’s Empire Builder, which has 12 stops from east to west.

Flights to Montana

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