Category: West Glacier

The Official Western Montana Travel & Tourism Blog

Glacier National Park Vehicle Reservation Summer 2024

To enhance the visitor experience, Glacier National Park has again implemented a vehicle reservation system for the 2024 peak season—May 24 through September 8. This system helps manage congestion within the park, and it applies to the west side of Going-to-the-Sun Road, the North Fork and Many Glacier during peak hours. Each location has unique […]

February 19, 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.

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. […]

9 Unique Stays in Western Montana

Western Montana is unique in many ways, including the landscape, wildlife, friendly locals, and number of breweries per capita. The remarkable and uncommon can also be found among Glacier Country accommodations. An extraordinary stay can be an adventure on its own, making your trip even more memorable. Here’s a roundup of nine incredible, striking and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Motorcycle Tour: East Glacier Park to Philipsburg

Western Montana sets the stage for unmatched motorcycling with stunning landscapes among scenic byways, open highways and backroads of discovery. Fall foliage only adds to the jaw-dropping beauty of our region, plus cooler temperatures and shoulder-season pricing make it an ideal time to hit the road. You’d be hard-pressed to not take a scenic route […]

17 Things to Do Indoors in Western Montana

Indoor exploration in Western Montana can be as memorable as our outdoor scene. Sometimes, strolling a museum, watching live theater, or sampling local craft beer is exactly what you need on a rainy day, to beat the summer temps or to dodge wildland fire smoke. We’ve listed 17 of our favorite things to do indoors […]

Western Montana Fruitful Summers + Farmers Markets

One of many things that makes Montana special is that we have four seasons, and each season is beautiful and unique in its own right. Springtime brings blooming wildflowers and sets the stage for the harvest of summer’s distinctly Montana fruits—Flathead cherries, Dixon melons, and wild huckleberries are our favorite flavors of a Glacier Country summer. Whether you attend a festival, pick your own fruit, or stop by a local farmers market, you’d be hard pressed to find a more authentic, and tasty, Western Montana experience.

Agritourism and Farm Stays in Western Montana

Montana’s farming and ranching roots run deep and are fundamental to the way we do things around here. Experience this culture for yourself by taking advantage of Glacier Country’s farmers markets, farm stays, farm tours and farm-to-table dining. Farmers Markets Outdoor market season in Western Montana is not to be missed. From fresh produce, local […]

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