Western Montana and Glacier National Park Blog
The Official Western Montana Travel & Tourism Blog
This Glacier Country Montana blog is written and curated under the big blue sky by a group of Montana-obsessed adventurers. We’ve lived in and traveled all over Western Montana and are always on the lookout for the next mountain moment or hidden gem. Sign up for our blog newsletter and follow along with us on social media to get the insider scoop on living, working and playing in our little slice of heaven.
The Crown of the Continent Beckons
With over 1 million acres of towering, jagged peaks, cascading waterfalls, wild meadows and sparkling waters, plus wildlife watching and recreation opportunities, it is, quite simply, the vacation of a lifetime.
Read all about it here.
Museums, Galleries, Live Music and Performing Arts
From the cultural heritage of our First Nations to the museums, galleries, live music and performing arts of our thriving small towns, the greatness of the arts and culture landscape in Western Montana is on par with that of the natural one.
Our events and magnificent communities will get you inspired.
Winter Wonder in Glacier Country
They say you can’t measure happiness, but 300+ inches of fresh snow every year is a good start. With thousands of acres of pristine terrain boasting six downhill ski areas, untouched backcountry and miles of snowmobiling trails, powder season in Montana is what dreams are made of.
The trick is to know where to start.
Family Vacations in Glacier Country
For generations, families have been vacationing in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, where adventure comes in many forms and can be as simple as floating a river, picking wild huckleberries or exploring a ghost town.
Memories like these will last a lifetime.
Glacier National Park is a wonder all its own, with plenty of exploration and adventure to keep you busy for the entirety of your stay. But the communities that surround the park are infused with the same spirit of otherworldly splendor.
The park isn’t the only place boasting plenty of adventure.
Summer Adventure is Essential
Every season in Western Montana holds its own kind of magic, but summer here is what dreams are made of. Our impossibly blue skies stretch out forever above some of the most heavenly landscapes on earth. Stories told during our warm season come with lakes, rivers, scenic drives, music, and famed farmers markets.
Satisfy your summer wanderlust in Montana.
The Latest Blog Articles From Glacier Country
Exploring Western Montana: Browning + Cut Bank in Autumn
Western Montana’s East Glacier Park scenic travel corridor has a lot to offer, especially in autumn. You’ll find culture, history, outdoor recreation and small-town charm here, especially in the vibrant communities of Browning—on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation—and Cut Bank. Explore Browning In the rolling foothills just east of Glacier National Park you’ll find the culture […]
Western Montana Spotlight: Nancy Cawdrey
We’ve been spotlighting remarkable people who call Western Montana home. Our next notable person is Nancy Cawdrey, whose vibrant contemporary paintings capture the spirit of the West. If you’ve visited Glacier Country you’ve likely seen one of her beautiful pieces. Nancy brilliantly combines texture with vivid colors in her whimsical ink-on-silk paintings, which reflect the […]
7 Things to do in Montana This Fall
You know that feeling you get when the leaves begin to change color and sweater weather is in the air? In Western Montana, we feel equal parts “let’s get cozy” and “let’s find some fall fun.” Autumn is one of the best times to visit Glacier Country because the landscape is intensely gorgeous and there’s […]
Guest Post: Treading Lightly Keeps Trails Accessible
Glacier Country has something to offer everyone who likes to get outside. From casual campers to hardcore adrenaline junkies, there are nearly unlimited places to explore and play. This is no exception for off-roaders. There are miles and miles of off-roading trails to discover; the hard part is choosing where to go. As off-roading and […]
9 Must-See Attractions in Montana’s Mission Valley
Montana has some big names and well-known places (I’m talking about you Glacier National Park), but the truth of the matter is this: some of the coolest places are located off the beaten path and come in the form of small towns, destinations at the end of gravel roads, local shops and colorful characters. Keeping this in mind, last week I set out to explore one of Western Montana’s most-underrated places: the Mission Valley. And you guys, it was a perfect fall day that had picture-perfect views around every corner.