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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Ski Area
“Jeff and I have enjoyed skiing, ziplining, spa services and various restaurants. The resort also hosts a variety of special events throughout the year that are a lot of fun. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Incredible fresh flavors and amazing authentic Thai food! Pad Thai, Drunken Noodles are a couple of our favorite dishes.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is the best local place for food and fun. It's a 20 minute drive but worth the time to get there. If there isn't a band, they have pool and ping pong. Reasonably priced and you get to see all the LOCALS. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Food
“Great vide all ski season. Fantastic beers. Dog friendly. Go early or late to avoid the chaos at apres!! Fun, local vibe.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Not just a movie theater! Has a full bar, live music events, ski movies & Friday night trivia.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great local pizza place. Our kids love it. It gets very busy though, and it's not a huge space. Easy to bring dinner home from here.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Great organic selection. Prices slightly higher than bigger cities, but a great place to find what you need.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“Ousel Falls Park Trail is a 1.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Gallatin Gateway, Montana that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from May until October. Bear spray recommended on any hike in Big Sky.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Great local place, with a fabulous deli attached to it. Pretty good selection of local beers and a great wine department with some very hard to find vintages.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Trail
“Beehive Basin Trail No. 40 is a 7.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Big Sky, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October. Bear spray recommended on any hike in Big Sky.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Lodging
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“For a traditional Montana experience. Pony up to the bar, it dates back to the 1940s.”
  • 15 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“One of the most consistent restaurants in Big Sky. With mid level prices ($20-35), great, consistent food and service, this might just be the local favorite. Classic Americana Bistro. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great Micro brewery pub / restaurant. Drink Lone Peak beer here where it is brewed or ask for it at most establishments on the mountain”
  • 11 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Be sure to visit their website warrenmillerpac.org for a schedule of shows.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is the only locally owned bar/restaurant in the mountain village. They often have local musicians playing music from 3-6pm after skiing. Order a cold smoke and their nachos!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Good fresh bagels and 'eggel' breakfast sandwiches. Bakery items, coffee, great hot tea flavors. Also great sandwiches, salads, and pizza. ”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Incredible fresh flavors and amazing authentic Thai food! Pad Thai, Drunken Noodles are a couple of our favorite dishes.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
“This is the best local place for food and fun. It's a 20 minute drive but worth the time to get there. If there isn't a band, they have pool and ping pong. Reasonably priced and you get to see all the LOCALS. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great local pizza place. Our kids love it. It gets very busy though, and it's not a huge space. Easy to bring dinner home from here.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Lodging
“For a traditional Montana experience. Pony up to the bar, it dates back to the 1940s.”
  • 15 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“One of the most consistent restaurants in Big Sky. With mid level prices ($20-35), great, consistent food and service, this might just be the local favorite. Classic Americana Bistro. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Local bar with great pizza. Gets very crowded in the evenings and service can be slow.”
  • 7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Very high end local fare. Delicious and unique but be prepared to spend a little money. ”
  • 3 locals recommend

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