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Sustainable Travel in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

When planning your next getaway, consider your impact on the environment and choose a destination that prioritizes eco-friendliness. Here are a few notable ways businesses and cities in Western Montana’s Glacier Country are taking steps to ensure that your visit is not only memorable but also environmentally responsible.   WHITEFISH The quintessential mountain town of […]

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.

Road Trip: Sanders County and the Clark Fork Corridor

Welcome to authentic Montana, where the pristine landscapes and vibrant small towns of Sanders County await. Nestled along the Clark Fork River, this hidden gem of the Treasure State offers a road trip to remember. Come explore the Clark Fork Corridor, where adventure, history and breathtaking scenery converge to create an unforgettable Montana experience. Start […]

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 […]

5 Labor Day Weekend Getaways in Western Montana

Long weekends are the perfect time to get away, and Labor Day Weekend is an excellent time of year for an escape to Western Montana. The crowds are beginning to ease, and the landscape is just as gorgeous as ever. Here are five ideas to inspire a holiday weekend getaway in Glacier Country. FLATHEAD RIVER […]

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. […]

Ways to Engage with Blackfeet Culture in Glacier Country

By Valerie Stimac, Valismag.com  Part of why I love to travel is to experience other cultures, but it’s surprising how hard it has been for me to find great opportunities to learn about Native American cultures while exploring the American West. This is changing thanks to both traveler interest and government support for Native American tribes […]

Fishing the Golden Stone Hatch in Western Montana

Montana is known for legendary rivers and epic fly-fishing, the Golden Stone hatch included—though this stonefly tends to fly under the radar. Often in the shadow of Montana’s famous Salmonfly hatch, we’re here to tell you the Golden Stone is not to be overlooked, offering consistently good fly-fishing all summer long. Our advice? Go with […]

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. […]

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