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Splurge Stays in Western Montana

If you’re looking to indulge in a luxurious stay among the stunning landscapes of Western Montana, Glacier Country offers an array of splurge-worthy accommodations. From serene mountain retreats to elegant lakeside lodges, here are some top picks for an unforgettable “splurge-stay” experience. BITTERROOT VALLEY TRIPLE CREEK RANCH, DARBY Situated in the picturesque Bitterroot Valley, Triple […]

June 3, 2024

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Guided Summer Activities in Western Montana

With more than 22,000 square miles, there’s a lot of ground—and water—to cover in Western Montana’s Glacier Country. Our advice? Go with a guide. A guided tour ensures a more memorable adventure, regardless of your experience level. That’s why we recommend leaving everything to the experts—the professional, friendly guides in Glacier Country are ready to lead the […]

May 20, 2024

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Wildflower Season in Western Montana

Here’s a little something you may not know about us. In Western Montana, one of our best features is the wonder of our wildflower blooms. Just when you thought we couldn’t be any more jaw-dropping, these miniature miracles of nature brave cold nights and dramatic spring weather to sprout their way up into Montana’s landscape in a striking display of beauty. During our heavenly warm season, our mountain woodlands, prairie grasslands, foothills and alpine meadows are sprinkled with the splendor of nature’s loveliest and most colorful artwork. Montana’s rich flora thrives in several different ecosystems, drawing wildflower aficionados, visitors and locals alike on a quest for the carpet of color or the elusive stem hidden high on an alpine ridgeline.

May 6, 2024

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Big Water Means Big Adventure in Western Montana

Western Montana’s rivers are among our most treasured natural assets, and these pristine waterways offer endless adventures. From fly-fishing and canoe floats to whitewater thrills, there’s an experience for every water enthusiast. As winter melts away and the rivers swell with snowmelt, both locals and visitors are drawn to the promise of peak-season rafting. Whether […]

April 29, 2024

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Spring in Western Montana and Glacier National Park

This spring, Western Montana’s Glacier Country is the perfect place for a fresh perspective and a breath of fresh air. The snow is melting from the region’s hiking and biking trails, and the landscape is greening up with wildflowers, wildlife, rushing rapids and waterfalls. It’s our most undiscovered season, and is arguable one of the […]

April 22, 2024

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Celebrate Earth Day in Western Montana

While we believe that every day is Earth Day around here, this special day is the time to show our planet some extra love and appreciation. In Western Montana’s Glacier Country, we’re gearing up for a week of Earth Day celebrations dedicated to treasuring this place we call home. EARTH DAY EDUCATION Expand your eco-consciousness […]

April 15, 2024

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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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23 Things to Do This Spring Under Montana’s Big Blue Sky

Spring is one of Western Montana’s best-kept secrets. It’s the season to get out and explore the region’s emergence from winter, which includes greening landscapes, baby wildlife and raging waterfalls, not to mention uncrowded adventures and shoulder-season prices. Here are nearly two dozen ways to explore our most underrated season. 1. BIKE IN GLACIER NATIONAL […]

March 25, 2024

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9 Hot Spots for Live Music in Western Montana

It may come as a surprise that this corner of Montana boasts live concerts that rival those of even the biggest cities in the country. From cozy, intimate venues to open-air amphitheaters with breathtaking views, check out these live music destinations and discover Western Montana’s diverse and vibrant music scene. BIG SKY BREWING COMPANY AMPHITHEATER, MISSOULA Big […]

March 18, 2024

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Guided Summer Activities in Western Montana

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