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Pompeys Pillar National Monument in Montana | William Clark (Lewis & Clark) carved his name and the date of his visit on a rock bluff next to the Yellowstone River. | Montana tourist attractions and historical monuments

Pompeys Pillar National Monument in Montana

Pompeys Pillar National Monument is a 150-200 foot sandstone butte (a natural rock formation) that stands overlooking the Yellowstone River in Worden, Montana. As a structure itself it provides an impressive landscape and a nice climb to look out over the scenic view. But the real draw to this Montana attraction is the signature of Captain William Clark (of the Lewis...

Giant Bull at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds in Miles City Montana - Montana Roadside Attractions

Giant Bull at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds in Miles City

There’s a giant bull at the entrance to the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds in Miles City, Montana. It might not be the world’s largest bull, but it’s a fun stop if you’re pulling off the highway for a lunch stop on a road trip or stopping at the grounds for one of the many events held there each year. The Eastern Montana Fairgrounds is home to...

Drinking a Strawberry Daiquiri at Chico Hot Springs Resort and Day Spa in Montana | Montana Road trip stop near Yellowstone National Park

Chico Hot Springs Resort and Day Spa in Montana

As much as I love roadside attractions, sometimes a road trip just needs a little variety. While driving through Montana, my friend and I decided to take a break from seeing muffler men and giant dinosaurs and instead spend an afternoon soaking in the sun at Chico Hot Springs Resort and Day Spa in Pray, Montana. Chico Hot Springs is a natural hot spring that was...

Glendisaurus Triceratops Dinosaur Statue Glendive, Montana | Montana Roadside Attractions

Glendisaurus: a Triceratops Dinosaur Statue in Glendive, Montana

The Montana Dinosaur Trail consists of 14 locations, including the famous fossil beds at Two Medicine Formation and Hell Creek Formation, along with museums, exhibits and dig sites. Each stop showcases the state’s historic discoveries and the prehistoric creatures that once roamed the land. While dinosaurs lived millions of years ago, you never know when a new...

L.P. Anderson Tire Factory Muffler Man in Billings, Montana | Montana Roadside Attractions

L.P. Anderson Tire Co. Muffler Man in Billings, Montana

Did I ever mention that I have a thing for men with beards? Well, I do. Especially tall (really tall), dark, and handsome men with beards. Men like the L.P. Anderson Co. muffler man in Billings, Montana. He’s just perfect, right? This dreamboat is a Paul Bunyan-style lumberjack muffler man. Aside from his thick dark beard, he wears a bright green cap, white...

Explore Whitehall Mural in Montana | Montana Street Art

Explore Whitehall Mural in Montana

We didn’t have much time to explore Whitehall, Montana, a small town of approximately 3,000 (with 1,100 living in the town itself). It was really just a stop in the night, where out AirBNB was, between Butte and Billings on our western road trip. We arrived at our Whitehall AirBNB late at night and, in the morning, didn’t have much time before our long...