Luxury holidays in Granite County

When to go

All year is an outdoorsy affair, but spring and summer bring with them blooming landscapes and even brighter big skies – come now for horse riding, fishing and hiking. In winter, the region’s ski resorts get busy.

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Getting there

  • Planes

    Nearby airports include Missoula and Butte. There are direct flights to Butte from Salt Lake City with Delta (; United ( links Missoula with Denver and San Francisco. Private-plane owners can land at Anaconda.
  • Trains

    Amtrak’s ( Empire Builder route stops in northern Montana, so you can get to East Glacier Park and then pick up a hire car at the Avis outlet across the road (+1 406 226 9227; to continue the journey to Granite County.
  • Automobiles

    Hiring a car is cheaper than relying on tours and transfers; Missoula airport has most of the big-name companies, as does Butte. Prepare for some hefty distances.
  • Taxis

    Long rural stretches make having your own wagon a wise move.