My spouse and I decided we are renting a VRBO for a lovely Thanksgiving stay-cation for just us two.

Being with family would be our first choice, but we do need a couple days off work to relax and enjoy Montana for all its beauty.  

These listings are promising! And they’re not too far away from Magic City.  

Let’s start with Livingston listings. Just about 1.5 hours from Billings depending on weather. But that’s a hop, skip, and a jump away in Big Sky Country.  

Blazing Star Cabin 7 in Paradise Valley. $299/ night 

"Copper Rose Ranch in Paradise Valley, Montana is just north of Yellowstone National Park, nestled between the Yellowstone River and Absaroka Mountains. Stay in one of our lodgepole cabins and enjoy fishing in our trout pond, sitting by the fire, soaking in a hot tub, shuffleboard, horseshoes or relax on your private deck while gazing at the incredible views. Copper Rose Ranch is the place to relax and enjoy hiking, fishing, rafting, skiing, hot springs, geysers, wildlife, and the great outdoors." Hosted by James Tarpey 

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Looks like a scene from a Hollywood movie like Legend of the Fall. Sign me up!

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 Super quaint cabin with all sorts of different textures to please your senses. 

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The bathtub is calling my name!

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Views to gush over and get in tune with nature. Yes, please!

Rustic- Chic Apartment Gallatin County $112/ night

Get to know Montana while staying at this 1-bed, 2-bath vacation rental just outside of Bozeman! Situated at a crossroads of peaceful surroundings and outdoor adventure, this abode is a wonderful base for those wanting to spend days fishing on the river, hitting the trails, or simply exploring the town of Bozeman. Take a day trip to Yellowstone or Big Sky and become inspired by the vastness and remoteness of the mountains, then return to cozy up in front of the fireplace before another big day. Hosted by Evolve.

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Super cozy place, that sleeps two. Cabin-chic for sure! Loving the kitchen table.

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Entertainment/ relaxation area where you can watch TV, play board games, etc.

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Bedroom to sleep two that looks very comfy.

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Best part: The hot tub of course! And it's so sexy.

Glass Cottage Overlooking Bear Tooth Mountain Range $325/ night

"This spectacular, exquisite cottage is the perfect getaway spot for those looking for secluded privacy with a million dollar view! Perched atop a hill overlooking the full Beartooth Mountain Range, The Glass Cottage lives up to its name. Breathtaking views of the picturesque rugged mountain range can be seen from every room in this luxurious log cottage through the large, glass windows. On beautiful days, you can open up all the sliding glass doors to have the full Montana experience with the fresh mountain air." Hosted by Basin Property Management, LLC

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The exposed beams are one of my favorite features in any place I stay. The fireplace in the center of the room is a dream, perfect for entertaining and using the space wisely.

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Incredible views right off the back porch with rolling hills and acres of land to get lost on.

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Another favorite feature: the hot tub. This screams vacation to me. You get to relax in the ambience of this quiet cottage and the scenery in the best way possible.

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Look at how intriguing the glass with wooden beams and stone floors all work together to bring a sensatory experience. I love the combo of all the different textures.

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Absolutely stellar views of the Bear Tooth Mountain Range. Yes, please!

These are the best VRBOs I found to have a lovely little get-away with my guy. Some of them are pricey for just two people but, I should treat myself right?? I want to see more of Montana so we will see which one we choose for our holiday retreat.

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