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Discover Western Montana Spring Hiking + Biking Trails

Spring has sprung in the heart of Western Montana’s Glacier Country, and the trails are calling us out for hiking and biking adventures—an ideal way to get out and see the region. Check out our expansive networks of trails, whether on foot or bike, and discover routes tailored to every level of adventure and ability. […]

April 8, 2024

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Spring Events in Western Montana

Spring is in the air—the fresh mountain air—here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country. Each year spring is full of activities and events that bring our communities together, outside and in, for some Western Montana fun. From farmers markets to rodeos, international film festivals to outdoor concerts in the park, our events calendar is full. SPRING EVENTS Plan your […]

April 1, 2024

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Glacier National Park Vehicle Reservation Summer 2024

To enhance the visitor experience, Glacier National Park has again implemented a vehicle reservation system for the 2024 peak season—May 24 through September 8. This system helps manage congestion within the park, and it applies to the west side of Going-to-the-Sun Road, the North Fork and Many Glacier during peak hours. Each location has unique […]

February 19, 2024

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A to Z Winter Indoor Things to Do in Western Montana

Western Montana is known for outdoor recreation, and for good reason—instant access to the outdoors makes this place a world-class destination. That said, sometimes the weather or mood makes you want to hunker, and, if that’s the case, we’ve got you covered. Here’s an A-to-Z list of our favorite indoor activities in Glacier Country—and take […]

January 22, 2024

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Gear Up for Winter Family Fun in Glacier Country

Winter is one of our favorite seasons in Western Montana. We play year-round here, but when the snow falls exploration is exponential—we gear up and get out, and you should too. Glacier Country on average boasts 300 inches of snow yearly, rendering the landscape a winter wonderland and offering endless winter activities for the whole […]

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 […]

Showstopping Performing Arts in Western Montana

Nature isn’t the only thing putting on a spectacular show in Western Montana’s Glacier Country. Talented performing artists flock to the region, inspired by the sheer beauty and wide-open landscapes for artistic expression. Long-running theater companies and symphony orchestras have staged captivating performances here for decades. From community plays to Broadway-caliber theater to live concerts, Western Montana boasts a critically acclaimed performing arts scene.

7 Places to Downhill Ski in Western Montana

One of the things that makes Western Montana so extraordinary is our landscapes—alpine forests and sweeping meadows plus glacier-carved peaks and mountains. When the snow falls, it transforms into an unbeatable winter playground home to seven ski areas that boast affordable lift tickets, ridiculous vertical drops, consistently excellent snowfall and more than 11,723 acres of […]

University of Montana Family Weekend Itinerary

The crisp autumn air, a canopy of fall foliage and the spirited energy of a bustling campus are a few reasons why parents enjoy Family Weekend at the University of Montana in Missoula. From October 27 to 29, 2023, this weekend will offer a perfect blend of bonding, exploration and immersion into Grizzly pride. Whether […]

Harvest Happenings and Fall Events in Western Montana

Autumn is one of the best times of year to visit Western Montana. It’s not only gorgeous—it’s also jam-packed with dozens of not-to-be-missed concerts, harvest festivals, Halloween events and more. Our events calendar is full of fall fun, so come explore Glacier Country as we celebrate our favorite season. We’ve got some exciting events to […]

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