Now that summer is here, folks are getting together for bar-b-qs, float trips, and lots of fun. Whether it's camping with family or friends or heading to Flathead Lake for a couple of days, Summer in Montana means memories.

Speaking of memories, for over 70 years, one Montana gem has been a hub for summer activity. No matter the time of day, if they're open, you can expect a line.

While Montana is home to several iconic spots, one of the most popular is in Livingston and has been a tradition for friends and families for decades. Many Montanans will tell you that it's not summer until you've been to Mark's In & Out.

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Mark's In & Out has been serving delicious burgers and shakes since Dwight Eisenhower was president and shows no signs of slowing down.

What makes Mark's In & Out so special?

Well, that depends on who you ask. First, they're a seasonable operation, which means many Montanans look forward to when they turn on the lights and open for business. However, you would be hard-pressed to find another place in Montana that is beloved by locals and out-of-staters as much as Mark's In & Out.

Credit: Marks In & Out Facebook Page
Credit: Marks In & Out Facebook Page

While Montana has its fair share of fantastic places to grab a burger, Mark's feels different. Maybe it's the neon signs that remind us of days gone by, or the fact that in a time where going out to eat can break the bank, Mark's always seems like a pretty good deal. Oh, and did I mention the food is delicious?

Kids young and old gather together at Mark's and order their favorites. From burgers to fries, onion rings, root beer floats, to their famous milkshakes, Mark's tastes like the good 'ole days, no matter which good 'ole days you grew up in.

Credit: Marks In & Out Facebook Page
Credit: Marks In & Out Facebook Page

It's a place where you can go and forget about all the worries of the day and enjoy delicious food, a wonderful atmosphere, and the very best that the Montana summer has to offer.

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