Explore Big Sky Presents The Best Of Big Sky 2016

After tallying the votes, Explore Big Sky is ready to present The Best Of Big Sky 2016. This annual, crowdsourced poll recognizes the people, businesses, and organizations that make our mountain town great.

Aerial of Big Sky | Glenniss Indreland
Aerial of Big Sky | Glenniss Indreland

Explore Big Sky is the #1 source of local news in Big Sky. They organize and publish The Best Of Big Sky every single year. This year they went paperless and the 2016 results were voted on by people just like you. If you voted, you helped to shine the spotlight on the best of the best in this corner of the Greater Yellowstone.

Explore Big Sky ranks the top 3 in each of the following categories. In this post we are only highlighting the #1 spot. Pick up your very own copy of the free local paper at numerous convenient locations in town or visit Explore Big Sky to read about the winners and to learn who won 2nd and 3rd place.

Without further ado, here are the top results of The Best Of Big Sky 2016:

  • Best Restaurant: Olive B’s
  • Best Burger: Lone Peak Brewery & Taphouse
  • Best Pizza: Ousel & Spur Pizza Co.
  • Best Apres: Scissorbills Saloon
  • Best Bartender: Greg “Carnie” Lisk at the Gallatin Riverhouse Grill
  • Best Business: East Slope Outdoors
  • Best Hotel/Lodging/Guest Ranch: 320 Guest Ranch
  • Best Annual Event: Big Sky PBR
  • Best Outdoor Retailer: Grizzly Outfitters & Backcountry Sports
  • Best Trail In Big Sky: Ousel Falls Trail
  • Best Ski Run In Big Sky: Harbor’s Halfpipe
  • Best Real Estate Agency: PureWest Christie’s International Real Estate of Big Sky
  • Best Architect: Centre Sky
  • Best Builder: Big Sky Build
  • Best Teacher In Big Sky: Renee Zimmerman
  • Best Artist/Photographer: Ryan Turner
  • Best Nonprofit: Gallatin River Task Force
  • Big Sky Community Member Of The Year: Peter Schmieding

See the full results of The Best Of Big Sky 2016 here.

Summer Horseback Riding | Photo: Lone Mountain Ranch
Summer Horseback Riding | Photo: Lone Mountain Ranch

This year make it a point to experience all the things that make Big Sky great. Visit these businesses, eat at these restaurants, shop at these storesdonate to these nonprofits, and give a big thumbs up to all of the people who make this mountain town a fantastic place to live and an ideal place to visit. Are you ready to plan your trip to Big Sky?

A big thanks to all of the awesome people, fantastic businesses, and outstanding organizations that make Big Sky thrive!

If you didn’t vote for The Best Of Big Sky 2016, please vote in 2017. Follow Explore Big Sky on Facebook and Twitter to ensure that you stay up-to-date on what’s going on in Big Sky, Montana.

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