Missoula Montana is beautifully situated amidst the abuntantly flowing Clark Fork, Blackfoot and Bitterroot Rivers. Surrounding the Missoula valley, is a mountainous panarama in all directions. This combination undoubtedly makes for countless recreation pursuits within the geographic area.
Missoula is known as the “cultural hub of Montana”. Downtown Missoula is home for an eclectic mix of historic architecture, coffee houses, art galleries, boutique shops, bakeries, bookstores and museums. Many of the historic downtown buildings have been painstakingly renovated, bringing back to life the historical architecture of the late 1800’s.
Founded in 1893, the University of Montana became Montana’s first university. U of M is a magnet for highly qualified and energetic scholars and researchers, attracting a vast array of students which has created cultural diversity.
Missoula is also fortunate to have two of the highest rated health care centers in the United States. Providence St. Patrick Hospital’s International Heart Institute has been rated top 100 in the nation for cardiac care. Across town, Community Medical Center offers a state of the art birthing center as well as pediatric surgery and a 24/7 level III trauma center. Both hospitals offer a care-flight emergency transport program.
A few of the must see local events in Missoula include: the Saturday Farmers Market, Wednesday’s Out to Lunch, First Friday Gallery Night, Saturday Peoples Market, Clark Fork River Market, Western Montana Fair, First Night Missoula New Year Celebration.
Located on the quiet side of town, living at The Ranch Club puts you in close proximity to everything Missoula has to offer.
Distances to Notable “Hot Spot” Attractions
|Hellgate Elementary||5 min / 3 miles|
|North Reserve – Target, Costco, Barnes and Noble||7 min / 3 miles|
|St. Patrick Hospital||9 min / 5.5 miles|
|Downtown Missoula||10 min / 6 miles|
|Community Medical Center||10 min / 6 miles|
|Southgate Mall||12 min / 8 miles|
|University of Montana||15 min / 7.5 miles|
|Glacier National Park||2 hours 45 min / 157 miles|
|Yellowstone National Park||4 hours 45 min / 306 miles|