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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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Hidden Gem Golf Courses in Western Montana

With wide-open vistas and room to roam, it should come as no surprise that Western Montana’s Glacier Country is a golfer’s paradise. Our typical golf season begins in early May and lasts through mid-October, so you’ve still got plenty of time to tee up, and come fall, the landscape is pure gold. Take advantage of the combination of stunning scenery, renowned courses and affordability at courses and resorts that range from public to semi-private and leisurely to challenging. Pair that combo with small-town charm, and teeing up in Montana is a real treat. Here’s a list of our scenic travel corridors and our favorite places to golf along the way.

Western Montana Small Town Spotlight: Frenchtown

Just 15 miles northwest of Missoula, Frenchtown offers a quiet place to take a break, stretch your legs and grab a bite along your travels. Situated along the Clark Fork River in a valley called “qua elth” or “state of tranquility” by American Indian inhabitants, Frenchtown is surrounded by natural beauty offering exploration and adventure. […]

A to Z Bars in Western Montana

Good company, good times and good drinks are part of the Montana experience, and that’s why you’ll find a bar not far from wherever you are in Glacier Country. If you’re looking for some post-adventure libations, live music, local vibes and great food, it’s all here in our swanky bars serving up craft cocktails, our […]

How to Cool Off on a Hot Summer Day in Western Montana

Summer days in Glacier Country are pure heaven, but there’s no denying that sometimes you just need a good way to beat the heat. Here’s how to cool off on a hot summer day in Western Montana. Cold Beer Did you know Montana is No. 2 in the nation for breweries per capita? That means […]

A to Z Quirky Beer Names in Glacier Country

Montanans love being unconventional—a theme local breweries have run with. Montana is second in the U.S. for craft breweries per capita, so to make their creations stand out brewers put outrageously fun names on their beer. If it doesn’t sound totally offbeat coming out of your mouth, they didn’t do it right. Here’s an A […]

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 […]

Get Away From It All This Fall in Glacier Country

There’s fall fun to be had in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, where getting away from it all is our specialty. Autumn is our golden season, and not only because the hillsides and river banks are awash in vibrant hues of yellow and orange. With crisp autumn air, space to spread out and COVID-sensitive activities aplenty, […]

What’s New for 2020 in Western Montana

In Glacier Country, small-town America thrives. Our vibrant communities are chock-full of local boutiques, eclectic shops, restaurants and coffee shops dishing up Western Montana flavor, and our locally owned accommodations are always ready with warm western welcomes.

For the Love of the Forest: Celebrating Montana’s Heritage

There are 154 national forests in the United States, and Montana is home to 12 of them. Five of those cover ground in Glacier Country—Lolo, Bitterroot, Flathead, Kootenai and part of the Idaho Panhandle National Forests—and claim more than 8 million acres of national forestland comprised of some of the most pristine terrain in America. Dramatic mountain peaks and soft rolling foothills; lush and diverse woodlands; sparkling lakes and rivers; and remote wilderness areas make up these beloved forestlands, all a vital part of Montana’s prized landscape. And thanks to the help of the U.S. Forest Service, and their efforts and partnerships with local organizations to conserve the land, we plan to keep it that way.

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