Butte is a small city and the county seat of Silver Bow County, SW Montana. For almost two centuries its economy was heavily dependent on mining, but over the last decades, there seems to be a significant turn towards tourism. Overall, architecturally is a pretty interesting city and it is well-worth visiting it for at least a couple of days. A few of the top tourist attractions in and nearby Butte, MT, include the World Museum of Mining, Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook, MBMG Mineral Museum, the Berkeley Pit (a huge former open pit copper mine flooded with toxic water; the view from the observation deck is kinda unearthly), Clark Chateau, etc. Regarding budget accommodation, there are more than 20 good-bargain discount hotels to pick from in and nearby Butte, MT. With a cost of around $130 per room per night (2 guests) and a good combination of comfy rooms and free amenities (free internet, breakfast, parking), Best Western Plus Butte Plaza Inn is one of the top the area.