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13 Haute Mountain Hotels That Make a Case for Stylish Winter Getaways

BY: Jessica Cherner | JANUARY 27, 2022

Whether you’re a seasoned heli-skier in pursuit of the city’s tallest peaks or a spa-goer adhering to a treatment-heavy itinerary, there are plenty of ways to spend a cold-weather vacation. After all, ski towns are nothing if not charming streets flanked by Michelin–star eateries, designer boutiques, and renowned art galleries. Plus, there’s hardly a better way to unwind than with a hot toddy in front of a crackling wood-burning fireplace in a luxurious hotel’s lobby.

Less than an hour outside Yellowstone, one of the United States’ most popular national parks, the recently-debuted 139-room Montage Big Sky, whose rugged surroundings inform the classic North American chalet, is about as idyllic as alpine retreats get. It may not be a massive resort with hundreds of guest rooms, suites, and residences, but the new Montage property does have a whopping six dining outposts, including the rustic Italian–inspired Cortina and The Living Room, a cozy après-specific spot with a tableside raclette cart. There’s also a full-service 11,000-square-foot spa that encompasses 12 private treatment rooms, an indoor pool, relaxation lounges, heated plunge pools, a massive fitness center rivaling the world’s most renowned workout studios, and a bowling alley.

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From Beantown to Big Sky

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Real Estate: Breaking Ground

Spanish Peaks Location: Encompassing 3,350 mountainous acres in Big Sky, Montana, and less than an hour south of Bozeman Airport. About: More than a destination, living in Big Sky is a lifestyle. No crowds, no traffic, and proudly underdeveloped. The Spanish Peaks community features all anyone needs to be entertained in the town: an 18- hole […]

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Art For The People

How Big Sky Became an Arts Destination. “We could be life every other resort town, but we don’t have to be.” -Katie Alvin, Development Director of the Arts Council of Big Sky In a mountain town like Big Sky, our attention is typically drawn to athleticism—skiing, biking, running, boating—or the natural world—summits bathed in alpenglow, […]

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