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The 320 Guest Ranch Awarded TripAdvisor’s
Certificate of Excellence for 2013

Big Sky, Montana, May 31, 2013
… The 320 Guest Ranch has received the 2013 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence, which honors top-rated hotels, restaurants and attractions globally.  The Certificate of Excellence is determined by traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, the world’s largest consumer travel site.  This is the second consecutive year the historic ranch has received the prestigious award from TripAdvisor.

"This honor is of significant meaning to all of us here at 320 Guest Ranch,” said John Richardson, general manager.  “It is given as a result of positive feedback from our guests past and present.  We strive every day for the highest quality Montana ranch experience for our guests, and to have our efforts endorsed in this manner is extremely gratifying.”

To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, the 320 Guest Ranch had to maintain an average TripAdvisor rating score of at least 4 out of a possible 5 as reviewed by travelers on the popular site.   Additional criteria included the volume of reviews and how recently they have been submitted by TripAdvisor travelers.

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest online travel community, enabling consumers to plan trips based on input from fellow travelers. TripAdvisor offers advice from actual travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor-branded sites experience more than 200 million unique visitors each month and over 100 million reviews and opinions, available for the review of the global traveling public.

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 200 million unique monthly visitors, and over 100 million reviews and opinions. The sites operate in 30 countries worldwide, including China under . TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

About 320 Guest Ranch
Montana’s premier year-round ranch destination, the 320 Guest Ranch is a historic property situated along two miles of the famed Gallatin River near Big Sky, Montana.  Begun in 1898, the 320 Guest Ranch offers 87 sleeping rooms within 58  luxurious and modern cabin accommodations, log homes and a mountain chalet.  Many accommodations feature wood-burning fireplaces.  The property offers superb dining at the 320 Ranch Steak House, with an emphasis on big game cuisine exquisitely prepared.  The 320 Saloon is perfect for after-hours activities.  Wireless Internet is available throughout the ranch.

The ranch provides facilities and concierge support services for events, social and leisure activities.  Close to world-class downhill and cross country skiing at Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin, 320 Guest Ranch offers a full range of seasonal recreational activities, such as horseback riding, trail hiking, rafting, sightseeing, mountain climbing, fly fishing (some of the world’s best),  wagon rides, sleigh rides, snowmobiling, and many more.

On staff are experienced wranglers and horse experts, as well as a team of professionals who can assist in making a guest’s experience highly memorable.   The property is located 12 miles from Big Sky, 5 miles from the boundary of Yellowstone National Park and 52 miles from Bozeman, Montana, and the Gallatin Field Airport.   To learn more about 320 Guest Ranch, visit


 Ken Ellens

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