Finding a new location for your business shouldn’t just be about logistics. Choose a place you want to be when you aren’t working.
Tucked away in this small pocket of Montana is a wealth of culture and history that one wouldn’t traditionally expect. You certainly get a sense of Butte’s rustic charm as soon as you arrive, but from there you have to start digging to unearth its rich history. There are many ways to cut loose in Butte, in this post we explore just a few.
Want to get to know Butte? The list below is a great place to start.
Meet Butte: Museums and tours for an inside look at a city’s evolution.
- The World Mining Museum: Gold, Silver, and the minerals that made the West.
- The Mai Wah Museum: Learn about the immigration, oppression, and community evolution that shaped Butte.
- Old Butte Adventures: Tour the town and learn about one of Montana’s best-kept secrets.
Taste Butte: The cuisines that make the culture of Butte complete.
- Pork Chop John’s: 80 years of the best sandwich West of the Mississippi.
- Uptown Cafe: For an evening of fine dining on the Richest Hill on Earth.
- Sparky’s Restaurant: Because every town needs a great barbecue pit.
Think Butte: Festivals and events that you’ll only find in Butte.
- Evel Knievel Days: The Man. The Myth. The Legend. Come honor America’s Daredevil in the town that raised him.
- The Montana Folk Festival: A spin-off of the National Folk Festival that was held in Butte from 2008-2010, it’s now one of the largest festivals in the Northwest. Oh, and it’s free.
- St. Patrick’s Day Festivities: Butte has always had ties to the Emerald Isle. Come join one of the best and largest St. Patty’s Day celebrations in the United States.
This little town that started as a copper mine is where Robert Knievel got the name “Evel.” It’s referenced by literary giants from Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes) to Ivan Doig (This House of Sky). Butte has been home to US Ambassadors, Senators, Governors, professional athletes, acclaimed authors, maniacal daredevils, actors… the list goes on. Butte is a great location for your business to expand, but more importantly, it’s a place where the people who make your business move will happily call home.