Embrace your inner hobbit at this real-life Shire

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Thanks to this homey guesthouse, you don’t need to trek to Middle Earth to experience the Shire, the underground homeland of hobbits. And although certain touches will appeal to die-hard JRR Tolkien fans—like the golden ring that hangs from the rafters, and Gandalph’s wizarding hat in the master bedroom—it’s a comfy getaway even for those of us still working on our Hobbitish. Read more about The Shire, an outstanding replica tucked underneath a hill in rural Montana.