A Tale of Two States: Colorado + Montana

August 13, 2023

Discover the Charms of Big Sky, Montana: Where Adventure and
Real Estate Opportunities Await

The United States is a vast and diverse country blessed with breathtaking landscapes and unique cultural experiences. Two states that perfectly encapsulate this diversity are Colorado (believe me, I grew up here) and Montana. While both offer their own distinct charms, today, we’re shifting our focus to the allure of Big Sky, Montana, and the amazing real estate opportunities it presents. Nestled in the heart of the Rockies and boasting proximity to Yellowstone National Park, world-class skiing, and vast open spaces, Big Sky is a hidden gem for adventure seekers and those seeking to invest in their dream properties.

Big Sky Accommodations. There’s really not a bad view no matter where you’re at in town.
  1. A Tale of Two States:

Colorado and Montana are both picturesque states, each offering their own set of natural wonders. Colorado is renowned for its stunning Rocky Mountains, picturesque forests, and charming mountain towns. It’s a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, drawing in hikers, skiers, and mountain bikers from around the world. On the other hand, Montana, also known as “Big Sky Country,” lives up to its nickname with its vast, unspoiled landscapes, rugged mountains, and tranquil lakes. It’s a place of solitude and rejuvenation, attracting nature lovers and seekers of serenity.
– I’ve heard people proclaim how majestic Montana was…so what, Colorado is too. But, after spending 3 days in solitude and absorbing the views in Montana, I am now, myself, a believer – just breathtaking!

  1. Unveiling the Treasure of Big Sky, Montana:

Among Montana’s many treasures, Big Sky stands out as an exceptional destination for adventure seekers and property investors alike. Situated in the southwestern part of the state, Big Sky is a year-round paradise, offering a wealth of activities and experiences for all ages. Check out the view of Beehive Basin below.

  1. Proximity to Yellowstone National Park:

One of the biggest draws to Big Sky is its proximity to the iconic Yellowstone National Park. Just a short drive away (it took us right at an hour), this pristine wilderness is a playground for wildlife enthusiasts and nature photographers. From the mesmerizing geysers, including the renowned Old Faithful (we saw it erupt twice!), to the diverse wildlife and scenic hiking trails, Yellowstone is an experience unlike any other. For residents of Big Sky, a visit to this national treasure becomes a regular opportunity to immerse themselves in the wonders of nature.

Captured at 9:05P, the long summer days of Big Sky Montana make for amazing evenings.
  1. World-Class Skiing:

For winter sports enthusiasts, Big Sky is a dream come true. Boasting the renowned Big Sky Resort, this area offers some of the best skiing and snowboarding opportunities in the country. With vast acres of skiable terrain, powdery snow, and top-notch facilities, both beginners and seasoned skiers will find their perfect slope. The winter wonderland of Big Sky also extends beyond skiing, with options for snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and sleigh rides through the snowy landscapes. Let’s not forget that the summer months provide a mountain bike haven. Trails galore, not to mention Big Sky Resort keeps it downhill mountain bike trails in premier shape – we rode them, take it from me.

  1. Wide Open Spaces and Tranquility:

Unlike bustling cities and crowded suburbs, Big Sky embraces its vast open spaces and provides a sense of peace and tranquility that’s hard to find elsewhere. This setting is particularly attractive for those looking to invest in real estate, as properties in Big Sky offer ample space, privacy, and the chance to live in harmony with nature.

  1. Real Estate Opportunities in Big Sky:

Big Sky’s real estate market is a hidden gem, offering diverse opportunities for prospective buyers. Whether you’re looking for a cozy cabin nestled in the woods, a luxurious mountain retreat with breathtaking views, or a spacious family home, Big Sky has it all. Due to the area’s popularity and increasing demand over the years, investing in property here is not only a chance to own a piece of paradise but also a smart investment for the future. Take a look at the featured property below.


When it comes to comparing Colorado and Montana, the choice depends on individual preferences, lifestyles, and aspirations. However, for those seeking adventure, serenity, and unparalleled real estate opportunities, Big Sky, Montana, shines as a beacon of possibility. With its proximity to Yellowstone National Park, world-class skiing, and vast open spaces, Big Sky is an enchanting destination that beckons you to explore and invest in the wonders of “Big Sky Country.”

You’ll find both traditional log homes plus modern builds in Big Sky.

Live in Big Sky, Build in Big Sky

Aerial view – 14 Beehive Basin Rd, Big Sky MT

Welcome to Beehive Basin Rd. As it’s home to the well-known Beehive Basin Trail, you’ll also find an incredible opportunity to make a piece of Big Sky Rea Estate yours.

Build the custom home of your dreams on this stunning 2.79-acre homesite. Featuring amazing ski-in/ski-out access to the world-class mountain of Big Sky Resort, abundant southern exposure, and remarkable views of the surrounding mountains (Lone Peak, Spanish Peaks, and Gallatin range)…this parcel is truly exceptional. Located within the Cascade Community of Big Sky, your future mountain retreat unequivocally captures all that makes this area so special- abundant wildlife, mature natural landscape, and amazing convenience to the spectacular Montana outdoors. You’re also minutes to the town itself with amenities to make you feel at home.

North-east view of the homesite
North-east view
North-west facing view of 14 Beehive Basin Rd
Views of Big Sky Resort directly to the south in the morning hours
Imagine this view from the front porch of your new mountain home in Big Sky Montana.

Interested in more info about this homesite? Connect with Craig at Craig.David@WestAndMain.com or call @ 970.227.2850 and he’ll get you additional information on making Big Sky Real Estate a reality.

14 Beehive Basin Rd, Big Sky MT – 59716
Listed @ $2,950,000
Listed by agent, Ania Bulis @ Big Sky Real Estate. Take a spin through their other properties Here.

The unnamed lake at the top of Beehive Basin sits in a towering glacial cirque