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2022 Holiday Events & Festivities in Western Montana

We’re one month away from the official start of winter but holiday festivities are already 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 […]

November 21, 2022

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19 Fun Facts About Western Montana’s Travel Routes

The wonderful thing about Western Montana’s Glacier Country is that traveling from one place to the next is always scenic and there’s an adventure around every bend. With the region divided into nine travel routes, you’ll find unique Montana experiences no matter where you roam. Here’s a list of fun and noteworthy facts about each […]

November 14, 2022

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6 Ways to Recognize Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, and here in Glacier Country—the traditional, ancestral territory of the Amskapi Piikani, Kootenai, Séliš, and Ql̓ispé people—we honor the significant contributions, unique traditions and diverse cultures of the tribes and Indigenous people who live here today. Here’s how you can, too.    1. Visit an Indian Reservation Montana is home […]

November 7, 2022

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Montana Made: 10 Distilleries to Visit

Wherever you are in Western Montana, it’s easy to find a locally sourced drink with 10 distilleries in region. Whether buying a bottle or enjoying a perfectly balanced cocktail in a taproom, each distillery creates small-batch, hand-crafted spirits that embody the essence of Montana.   No. 1. Lolo Creek Distillery For stunning Bitterroot Valley views, […]

October 31, 2022

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5 Reasons to Plan a Girlfriend Getaway to Western Montana

By Tamara Gruber While some friend groups dream about girls’ trips spent basking on a beach drinking a steady stream of umbrella drinks, others appreciate the peace and inner joy gained by time spent communing with nature and each other. Some may think Western Montana is an unusual choice for a girlfriend getaway, but, with […]

October 24, 2022

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The Wild Animals of Glacier Country

One of the things we cherish most about Western Montana is our wildlife—the wild animals we share our home with and have nothing but awe and respect for. Our diverse region is one of the most intact ecosystems in the lower 48 states, and it’s likely you’ll spot wildlife while you’re here. While we’d like […]

October 17, 2022

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All Aboard Amtrak’s Empire Builder in Western Montana

Amtrak operates the Empire Builder daily between Seattle/Portland and Chicago through Minneapolis, traveling across the northern half of Montana and stopping in a handful of charming communities in Western Montana’s Glacier Country. This stunningly scenic route also travels along the southern boundary of Glacier National Park. Climb on board and enjoy the view from your […]

October 10, 2022

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7 Things to Do in Western Montana This Fall

You know that feeling when the leaves begin to change color and sweater weather is in the air? In Western Montana we feel equal parts “let’s get cozy” and “let’s find some fall fun.” Autumn is one of the most unique times to visit Glacier Country—the landscape is intensely gorgeous, from snowcapped peaks in the […]

October 3, 2022

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Safe and Responsible Hunting Practices in Western Montana

Hunting is a way of life in Montana, backed by a rich history of necessity and tradition. Here in Glacier Country, we have an abundance of wildlife and wild places—our expansive terrain makes this region prime for the hunt. That said, safety is of the utmost importance. Here’s how to play it safe and minimize […]

September 26, 2022

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Fall Getaways + Travel Deals in Western Montana

There’s no better way to fall for Montana than to visit in autumn—arguably the best time to be in Glacier Country. It’s quiet, the temps have cooled down and the summer travelers have gone home. Take advantage of the following travel deals and experience the magic of Western Montana’s golden season. Bitterroot Backpacking The Bitterroot […]

September 12, 2022

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Gift Guide: 12 Unique Ideas from Western Montana

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2022 Holiday Events & Festivities in Western Montana

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19 Fun Facts About Western Montana’s Travel Routes

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6 Ways to Recognize Native American Heritage Month

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