Smack in the middle of Montana, this historic small town with big mountain views attracts visitors from all directions. From January 30 to February 1, the main draws are the livestock, working dogs, fiddlers, quilts, and cupcakes at the Montana Winter Fair, an annual celebration of rural life in Big Sky Country.
1. In winter, the nearby Big Snowy Mountains live up to their name. To experience them up close, rent cross-country skis at the civic center and head to popular spots such as Rock Creek Ski Trail and Green Pole. Or if you prefer, glide around Lewistown’s 20 miles of walking trails.