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
Western Montana Wildland Fire and Smoke Update
July 1, 2021: Western Montana Wildland Fire and Smoke Update It’s summertime in Western Montana, and with that comes outdoor fun, sunshine, camping, and…responsibility. Although it’s beautiful and green in Glacier Country right now, our friends and partners at the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation tell us they’re bracing for a lot of fire activity this year.
31 of the Best Photo Ops in Montana
There are certain places that exist in the world that are so beautiful, they almost don’t seem real. One such place: Western Montana. Glacier Country is filled to the brim with amazing scenery and picture-perfect scenes. From the glacier-carved peaks of Glacier National Park in the north to the Old West town of Darby in the south, Montana is filled with awe-inspiring views. Taking pictures is a key part of vacationing, and to help you snag some of the most iconic images in Glacier Country, we’ve created a list of the 31 best locations for photo opportunities.
21 Amazing Places in Montana You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of
Narrowing down this list was no small feat, but here we have it—21 of the coolest places in Glacier Country. Now, go forth and experience AMAZING. 1. The Garden of One Thousand Buddhas Find peace in one of Montana’s most tranquil valleys just north of Arlee at the Garden of One Thousand Buddhas where you’ll […]
Accessible Recreation in Glacier Country
In Glacier Country, we know how restorative the outdoors and fresh mountain air can be. We strive to be a part of an inclusive outdoors, and make sure Western Montana is welcoming for visitors of all abilities. State parks, national wildlife refuges and rails-to-trails areas can be enjoyed by everyone, and Montana is continually working […]
Summer Fun in Kalispell, Montana
The Great Outdoors meets Old West charm and a lively arts and culture scene in Kalispell, Montana. Access world-class outdoor recreation with ease in this vibrant community centrally located between Flathead Lake, Whitefish Mountain Resort and Glacier National Park in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, and also take advantage of all the fun happening in downtown […]