When you think of Montana, you most likely think of mountains first, followed by Yellowstone National Park and then of course all of the outdoor activities one could ever dream of.

If you thought of these things, you are definitely not alone. In fact, when it comes to winter activities, Montana is ranked in the top 5 in the U.S. for all of you winter sports enthusiasts.

Steamboat Springs-Real Estate came out with a list of states that are the best for winter activities. The list includes skating, skiing, fishing, basically who has the most options for your winter wonderland getaway.

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There are only three states that rank above Montana when it comes to winter fun.

  1. Alaska
  2. Wyoming
  3. Vermont

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Alaska takes the cake when people are looking for a winter getaway to enjoy the outdoors whether that means skiing, sledding, fishing, or enjoying one of the 19 ice skating rinks.

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Montana comes in 4th with a plethora of outdoor fun just outside your front door.

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Montana is home to:

  • 16 ski resorts
  • 13 cross-country ski areas
  • 12 ice skating arenas
  • 250+ ice climbing routes

In Big Sky Country, you can count on over 37 inches of snow annually, along with months of winter so you can enjoy all the beauty Montana has to offer.

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Montana is the perfect weekend getaway, even in the winter because of all there is to do. A day full of skiing/snowboarding, followed by a night with a great food and drinks is just one other reason so many people are seeking some time away in the Treasure State.

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