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
Top 8 Winter Destinations in Western Montana
Western Montana’s Glacier Country offers a treasure trove of enchanting winter landscapes and snow-season adventures. Here’s our guide to the top 8 winter destinations in this incredible place. Whether you seek powdery slopes, festive villages or cozy escapes, each destination promises an unforgettable winter-in-Montana experience. WHITEFISH + WHITEFISH MOUNTAIN RESORT The quintessential mountain town of […]
10 Reasons to Be Thankful in Glacier Country
Where do we begin? There are many—many—things to be thankful for here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country. Without stating the obvious, our natural resources are always top of mind when we’re feeling grateful—our forests, wilderness areas, rivers, lakes and streams, flora and fauna, wide-open spaces and fresh mountain air are all reasons to give thanks.
Glacier Country Holiday Gift Guide: Local Shops and Unique Gifts
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and with the holiday season comes gift giving—a tradition we love. We’ve made it easy for you by compiling a list of some of our favorite local shops and markets in Western Montana, as well as some unique finds. A Montana-made treasure makes the perfect gift, and […]
2023 Holiday Events & Festivities in Western Montana
Before winter officially even begins, holiday festivities are well underway here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country. This is a magical time of year, and we’ve got the events—and the enchanting wintry landscape—to make it even more festive. Historic Holiday Happenings + Classic Christmas Events Mark your calendars for holiday décor, gingerbread houses, Christmas cookies, hot […]
6 Ways to Recognize Native American Heritage Month
November is Native American Heritage Month, and here in Glacier Country—the traditional, ancestral territory of the Amskapi Piikani, Kootenai, Séliš, and Ql̓ispé people—we honor the significant contributions, unique traditions and diverse cultures of the tribes and Indigenous people who live here today. Here’s how you can, too. 1. Visit an Indian Reservation Montana is home […]