Few things give a more authentic taste of a place than locally brewed drinks. The Missoula area is home to some of Montana’s most iconic breweries and stunning wineries. Explore the beautiful terrain, support local businesses, and sip to your heart’s content. Here’s our must-see list—all easily driveable from Missoula.
Located near the airport in Missoula, Big Sky Brewing Company has made Montana’s craft brew scene famous. Big Sky has ample seating, a welcoming vibe, and an incredible selection of high-quality drafts. Try Moose Drool, Trout Slayer, and their IPA!
Less than an hour south from Missoula, you’ll find Bitter Root Brewing of Hamilton, Montana, at the base of the Bitterroot National Forest along the Idaho border. This big-time brewery has been around for nearly 20 years and has perfected from-scratch beer making, using exclusively Montana ingredients. Spend the day hiking the gorgeous trails nearby then start your evening with a tall glass and some Bitter Root grub.
Despite Montana’s harsh winters, talented local vintners have introduced an incredible (and delicious) winery scene in this unlikely territory.
Alberton Orchards is truly a one-of-a-kind experience in Montana. Located in the picturesque Alberton Gorge, you’ll enjoy views of mountain peaks and learn about local history while you sip on their delicious Montana wines. When you need a bite to eat, find honey, cheese, and fruit straight from the orchards. Enjoy a day trip, or take it all in with an overnight stay in one of their luxury cabins.
For one of the best vineyards near Missoula, check out the incredible Ten Spoon. With a wide selection of delicious wines to enjoy alongside breathtaking mountain views, this spot will keep you entertained for hours.
If you’re visiting Montana and need a reliable vehicle, Missoula Car Rentals makes your brewery and winery tour possible. Our fleet has the perfect vehicle for your Montana adventure, equipped to handle the state’s tough terrain while allowing you to travel in comfortable luxury. Whether your squad prefers to relax in a luxe Cadillac Escalade or a spacious Toyota Tundra, you’ll enjoy free 24/7 roadside assistance and convenient, concierge pick-up and drop-off wherever you require it.
Cheers to a safe and comfortable driving experience. Contact our team to secure your ideal ride at a competitive rate today!