While Missoulians have many of the same outdoorsy preoccupations as the rest of cowboy country – huntin’, shootin’ and fishin’ – they’re also stubbornly different in other ways.
Nestled among the Pacific Northwest and the Great Plains is one of the country’s most underrated winter destinations, Montana.
From downtown Billings to a hole in the wall on the Hi-Line, Montana has some great restaurants. Take a road trip with us and check some of them out.
Obviously, there’s not much to this small community — but if you happen to go on a Thursday, you can enjoy an authentic Mennonite (similar to Amish) dinner you’ll never forget.
It’s worth a visit just for the sign. It lists the town’s population as 3 nice folks and one old grump. There’s one ordinance: "No medical marijuana shops, Wal-Marts or Bobcats ALLOWED. RADAR ENFORCED." A board is tacked to the sign reads "Molineville!"
When the Missouri River puts Cascade behind, it looks out toward the sunset and the distant Rocky Mountain Front, the range of mountains that gave Montana its label "Land of the Shining Mountains."