Even Montana Natives haven't seen everything this state has to offer. I've been here for almost 20 years and there are TONS of places I haven't seen. You still have time to plan a late summer road trip and since staying close to home costs less than flying half way around the world, here's my tip on how to have a blast on a budget. Stay here.

Montana is huge and it has a little bit of everything. Certainly we're famous for our mountains and rivers but it's also chock full of interesting history and other natural features that sometimes go unnoticed. When you need some inspiration on where to go and what to do, check the official State of Montana Vacation Website here.

It's full of resources for you to pick a place in the state and learn more, plan your trip and not blow the budget. Go somewhere new and try something new, right in your own backyard. -Michelle