To escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy some time outdoors, head to Bigfork. This charming community in Flathead County, Montana, is home to incredible wildernesses just begging to be explored. Bigfork is also home to a range of art galleries, theaters, golf courses, and fashionable boutiques.
For an adventure, head to the Swan River Nature Trail -- perfect for for hiking and fishing. Around two miles long, the trail is home to incredible scenery and views. Elsewhere, Swan Lake is a picturesque lake with a beach and calm waters where visitors can go swimming and boating. Another good spot for fishing is Echo Lake, with stunning mountain scenery in the backdrop. Wayfarers State Park is also popular for hiking, being a favorite spot for camping through the night.
For car enthusiasts, head to Flathead Ford Museum for the opportunity to see some authentic automobiles from throughout the years.
The best times to visit Bigfork are during the warm summer months, as well as fall for cheaper accommodation and beautiful scenery.