Looking for a scenic drive through untouched passes of the Rocky Mountains? There’s no better place to start your long journey through the mountains than in Dell, Montana. Surrounded by the Blacktail and Tendoy mountains, Dell is a city that lives up to the quiet, picturesque image its name paints.
With its start as a supply center for area ranchers, Dell sits at the head of the big Sheep Creek Backcountry Byway. As the road’s name suggests, the two lanes of gravel wind along the meandering shoreline of the stream full of trout.
Before starting on your journey, locals recommend stopping at Dell Mercantile for gas and road trip snacks. Looking for a jolt of caffeine? Be sure to check out Yesterday’s Cafe. This local gem sits inside a schoolhouse built over 100 years ago, making it the perfect blend of modern comfort and picturesque history that visitors to the Rocky Mountains love.
Once the mattress calls your name, end your trip with an overnight stay at a log cabin in Elk Mountain Lodge.
When you fly to a jet charter airport in Dell, Montana, you’ll arrive at the Dell Flight Strip. This public-use airport lies just one mile south of Dell’s downtown business district in Beaverhead County. Operated by Part 135 Air Carriers, Stratos offers a wide range of private jets for your journey into the heart of the American Rockies. Unsure of what aircraft is best for your journey? Reach out to your private flight advisor to learn more.