About Us

Bed & Breakfast or Vacation RentalThe choice is yours.

Relaxation and adventure in the Bitterroot Valley.

We invite you to experience a very affordable Montana Bed & Breakfast. The Darby is located in the South end of the beautiful Bitteroot Valley 4 miles South of Darby which is a quaint rustic little town with many shops to explore. The Darby has spectacular views of Trapper Peak and is surrounded by the Bitteroot and Sapphire mountains. We offer 5 very comfortable bedrooms with a private bath option. We are also handicap accessible with spacious showers supplied with top shelf local all natural shampoos and lotions. Beautiful outside grounds for lounging and a gas fireplace to sit around in the evenings to share the day’s events with your favorite libation.

All overnight stays include a complete Gourmet breakfast, homemade cookies, pastries, fruit and coffee always offered. Family style dinners available by request only with advance notice. Enjoy our very relaxing all natural Japanese Offuro soaking tubs after a day of hiking, sightseeing, or skiing at nearby Lost Trail Ski Resort.

Beautiful Lake Como, which is nestled in the heart of the Bitterroot Mountains, is less than a 20 minute drive from The Darby. It offers boating, hiking, swimming, and fishing.

We also offer fully guided Fly Fishing trips on all of the local Blue Ribbon Rivers, as well as scenic rafting trips to view the abundant wildlife in the area. Adventure packages are available by request, lodging is available year round. We hope to see you soon!

Rates: $125.00 – $135.00 per room (2) persons

Offuro Soaking Tubs $25.00 additional per tub.

The Darby is also available as a vacation rental with access to all rooms on the lower floor. This includes extensive, well furnished, living space and dining area, 5 bedrooms and full Chef’s Kitchen.

$375 Nightly (2 night minimum)
$2495 Weekly

Enjoy time in the pristine heart of western Montana, with your hosts,

Gene & Nedra Tomasco
(Marco will be there too.)


Your hosts, Gene & Nedra Tomasco


& Marco

Dry Fly High

Pristine waterBlue Ribbon Trout

The Darby Bed & Breakfast offers fully Guided & Outfitted Fly Fishing trips on many of the local Blue Ribbon rivers and streams located in the beautiful Bitterroot Valley, and throughout the State of Montana. We also offer scenic river tours described in the link below.

All of our guides have many, many years of Fly Fishing experience and know their waters so you can have a great and rewarding trip of a lifetime whether you choose a full or half day trip. The Darby Bed and Breakfast has 5 very comfortable rooms for great accommodations, and has a fly tying desk area. The Darby can be rented by the week which comes with all the kitchen facilities and access to the Japanese soaking tubs. Our resources for accommodations are not limited to the Darby area, we have complete access to Rustic Cabins on Rock Creek, and have many choices to stay at Historic Lodges if a multi-river adventure is your desire. We use both rafts and drift boats depending on the river and flows to ensure a comfortable and safe trip…….Let our experience be in control of your Fly Fishing adventure!

Our offered waters include the main Bitterroot, including both the East & West Forks, Clark Fork, Blackfoot, Missouri, and the famous Big Hole & Big Horn as well as the Yellowstone. Bookings available through McKenzie Expeditions & River Outfitters #876, and the Darby Bed & Breakfast. 406-821-0076

Let us plan your trip today!

Your Guide & Outfitter Bob McKenzie #876
River Guide Gene Tomasco

Full day 1 or 2 anglers $475.00
Half day 1 or 2 anglers $425.00
Big Hole, Full day trips only, $550.00 1 or 2 anglers

All full day trips include a streamside lunch, instruction & Flies.
Half day trips include, instruction, flies & snacks.

Click on photo below for the latest images from the water.

Scenic River Tours

Majestic Beauty Lifetime Memories

The Darby Bed & Breakfast also offers scenic river tours on the same local Blue Ribbon rivers and streams located in the beautiful Bitterroot Valley.

While staying at The Darby, if fly fishing is not your thing and you want to see the beauty of the Bitterroot Valley and the Bitterroot River, please consider a scenic raft trip that takes you through the heart of the Valley. We offer trips that are designed to ensure you will have a memorable and scenic experience. All trips include transportation to and from the Darby.

-Full Day Trip, 1 or 2 persons, approximately 8 hours.
Trip includes a riverside lunch, soft drinks and snacks.

-Half Day Trip, 1 or 2 persons, approximately 6 hours.
Trip includes soft drinks and snacks.

-Evening Wildlife Float, 1 or 2 persons, approximately 3-4 hours.
Trip includes snacks to accompany your favorite, self-provided, libation.

Contact Us

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4485 Thorning Loop Darby, Montana 59829
(406) 821-0076 or (503) 539-5679
Office hours Monday – Friday 10:00AM – 6:00PM
 Located on the East side of Highway 93, 5 miles south of Darby.


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(406) 821-0076 or (503) 539-5679