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Some vacations are meant to see something specific and others are meant to escape from it all. At one of the more than 100 Montana guest ranches, you can do both. While it's easy to be cynical and think of these properties as nothing more than "guest ranches" where you can go and sip scotch on the porch while watching people pretend to be cowboys for your benefit - this state has a vibrant ranching industry beyond tourism too.
Luckily there is a wide variety of ranch experiences for every type of vacation and there's no "right answer" for how to spend your time here. While some ranches encourage you to simply sit back and relax while being pampered,