Category: Family Fun

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Western Montana: 5 Things to Do on a Hot Summer Night

A Western Montana summer is what dreams are made of. During the day, recreation options are limitless and community events are in full swing—there is so much to do! A special secret about Glacier Country is the summer sun doesn’t set until around 10 p.m. These twilight hours are magical and not to be missed. […]

Things to Do Outside Glacier National Park

While Glacier National Park anchors Western Montana’s Glacier Country, the region offers so much more. The gorgeous landscapes, vibrant small towns and adventures beyond the park are every bit as memorable as the park itself. Here’s a list of things to do outside Glacier National Park that will make for the trip of a lifetime. […]

Summer Fun: Top 7 Kid Friendly Activities

For generations Western Montana’s authentic way of living has drawn families to vacation here, where adventure comes in many forms and simple pleasures such as floating a river, picking cherries off a tree or seeing wildlife on Wild Horse Island are plentiful. Try kayaking on Flathead Lake, learning to ride a horse, or taking a zip-line tour at a ski resort. Summer fun abounds in Glacier Country.

A Piece of History: Ninemile Remount Depot + Ranger Station

Just 30 minutes from Missoula, step back in time at the Ninemile Remount Depot and Ranger Station, located on the Ninemile Ranger District compound in Huson, Montana. Here you’ll get a captivating glimpse of early firefighting days in the rugged and roadless wilderness of the Rocky Mountain West. From 1930 to 1953 the depot supplied […]

Western Montana City Tours

A city tour is one of the best ways to quickly get the “lay of the land” in Western Montana and find our favorite local spots to eat and drink. Our larger, vibrant towns of Missoula, Whitefish and Kalispell have lots to do, including a variety of city tour options. From self-guided historic and art […]

Air Adventures in Glacier Country

Western Montana boasts some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world. Lush alpine forests, sweeping valleys and mountain meadows full of wildflowers create jaw-dropping views from every angle—but a bird’s-eye view of our spectacular scenery is a view you won’t forget. An aerial tour is a one-of-a-kind adventure, from tranquil hot air balloon rides to the adrenaline rush of skydiving. Take to the skies in Glacier Country. You’ll be glad you did.

10 Unique Outdoor Finds in Western Montana

Montana is the fourth largest state by area with a population of just over 1 million people, which makes us one of the least dense states. We actually have more cows than residents, at about a 2.5 to 1 ratio. This is one factor that has shaped our communities and outdoor spaces. In Western Montana, […]

Hit the Road—Responsibly—for an RV Adventure in Western Montana

Thinking about “The Great American Vacation” often calls to mind images of hitting the road in an RV, moving at your own pace, camping at RV camps with stunning views and a friendly gathering of like-minded individuals. Western Montana’s Glacier Country offers the classic road-trip experience complete with world-class outdoor fun. Nine scenic travel corridors lined with vibrant […]

Spring 2023 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 authentic Montana fun. From farmers markets to rodeos, international film festivals to outdoor concerts in the park, our events calendar is full.  SPRING EVENTS […]

Discover Western Montana’s Hot Springs

Wintertime in Western Montana’s Glacier Country means one thing: snow—and snow means one thing: epic adventure. For years, Glacier Country visitors have enjoyed the many outdoor activities the season brings, and after a day of playing in our winter wonderland, the best way to unwind and embrace the colder temperatures is by soaking in the warm healing waters of a hot spring.

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