Wilderness, hot springs, ghost towns, restaurants and bars are all within easy striking distance from the mountain.
SPECIAL OFFER: The Big Hole Valley Tourism Association is offering several Ski and Stay packages for lodging and lift tickets at Maverick Mountain. Click here for Ski and Stay package information and click here to enter to win a free Ski and Stay package.
The Grasshopper Inn & Restaurant
Just two miles from Maverick, the Grasshopper has everything you need to top off your visit to Maverick and the Grasshopper Valley. There are 10 spacious rooms, most of which can accommodate five people. Admire the antique oak bar while enjoying the cozy restaurant and great food. There is also a game room for the kids. Call (406) 834-3456 or visit http://grasshopperinnmt.com/.
Grasshopper Ski & Stay Package: two Maverick lift tickets, half price appetizers and two free drinks at the Grasshopper Inn Restaurant for $118.
Elkhorn Hot Springs
All of us, from ski champions to snowball throwers, feel unexplainably calm, satisfied and rejuvenated when we’re able to retire to a hot spring pool. This pure mineral water in Elkhorn’s indoor and outdoor pools is perfect for a winter soak. A unique lodge and log cabins in a rustic mountain setting, Elkhorn also offers cross country skiing and a restaurant with home-cooked food. Located just three miles from Maverick. Call (406) 834-3434 or visit http://www.elkhornhotsprings.com/.
Elkhorn Ski & Stay Package: $145.00 per person. Lodge-$165.00 per person. Cabin-both include 2 nights lodging, 2 dinners and anything off the menu, 2 breakfasts, pool admission, and 1 day lift ticket at Maverick.
Elkhorn also has a Winter Season Special from Jan. 15 thru May 30, holidays not included. Stay 2 nights and get up to 3 additional nights at 1/2 price.
Jackson Hot Springs
In 1806, William Clark, of the Lewis and Clark expedition, stopped to camp in the Big Hole Valley and cook a dinner of fish in the waters of the hot springs. Today, visitors are still coming to the Big Hole to witness the majestic views of this valley and enjoy the ambiance of the Jackson Hot Springs Lodge. A beautiful Montana log lodge with fine dining and outdoor activities, the lodge of course also offers a beautiful, hot, clean outdoor pool. Jackson Hot Springs Lodge is just 30 minutes from Maverick. Call (406) 834-3151 or visit http://www.jacksonhotsprings.com/.
Jackson Ski & Stay Package: $46-$91 includes hot mineral pool
The Darby Bed & Breakfast
With a focus on quality food and accommodations, a commitment to sustainability and mental and physical health, the Darby provides an unparalleled experience for guests. Owners Inge and Monte Peterson have over thirty years of experience in both the international and local hospitality industry. Call (406) 821-0076, (406) 239-4290 or visit http://www.thedarbybedandbreakfast.com/.
Barbara’s Bead & Breakfast at Little Tree, Dillon, Montana
Darby Ski & Stay Package: $82
The Jackson House
Within walking distance of Jackson Hot Springs, the Jackson House offers quaint and private accommodations in the scenic Big Hole Valley. Call (406) 821-0076, (406) 239-4290 or visit www.thejacksonhousevacationrental.com.
Jackson House Ski & Stay Package: $75-$85
The Montana Lodge
Montana Lodge Ski & Stay Package: $85 per person, per day. Two days of skiing and one night’s lodging is $110 per person. One day of skiing and two nights of lodging is $147 ($85 + $62).
Nez Perce Motel
Nez Perce Motel Ski & Stay Package: $52-$65 per person, per day. Two days of skiing and one night’s lodging is $77-$90 per person. One day of skiing and two nights of lodging is $81-$107 per person.
The Pioneer Mountain Lodge
Pioneer Mountain Lodge Ski & Stay Package: $55 per day per person, which includes hot tub.
North Camp Cabin
Enjoy this private cabin for rent in a cozy setting of giant Douglas Firs three minutes from Maverick. Call (406) 834-3516.
Montana High Country Tours
Something special happens during the winter months in the Pioneer Mountains. You can explore the splendor of this are as few see it with a guided snowmobile tour of the 200 miles of groomed trails in pristine backcountry. Montana High Country Tours offers knowledgeable guides, new Polaris snowmobiles and a mountain lodge with a jacuzzi. Located two miles from Maverick. Call (406) 683-4290 or (406) 834-3469.
Bannack State Park
One of the most well preserved ghost towns you will find, Bannack is a historical and cultural treasure. Located just 20 minutes from Maverick. Visit http://www.bannack.org/.
Dillon is the seat of Beaverhead County, set along the Beaverhead River in the expansive Beaverhead Valley. With rivers and mountains in all directions, there is never a shortage of great outdoor activities to keep you entertained. Visit http://www.dillonmt.org/.
With Montana’s ever-changing weather, Patagonia has the world-class outdoor gear you need to enjoy life under the Big Sky. Located in downtown Dillon, Patagonia is open year-round but also features several big sales throughout the year. Visit http://www.patagonia.com/us/patagonia.go?assetid=1932.