Western Montana and Glacier National Park Blog
The Official Western Montana Travel & Tourism Blog
This Glacier Country Montana blog is written and curated under the big blue sky by a group of Montana-obsessed adventurers. We’ve lived in and traveled all over Western Montana and are always on the lookout for the next mountain moment or hidden gem. Sign up for our blog newsletter and follow along with us on social media to get the insider scoop on living, working and playing in our little slice of heaven.
The Crown of the Continent Beckons
With over 1 million acres of towering, jagged peaks, cascading waterfalls, wild meadows and sparkling waters, plus wildlife watching and recreation opportunities, it is, quite simply, the vacation of a lifetime.
Read all about it here.
Museums, Galleries, Live Music and Performing Arts
From the cultural heritage of our First Nations to the museums, galleries, live music and performing arts of our thriving small towns, the greatness of the arts and culture landscape in Western Montana is on par with that of the natural one.
Our events and magnificent communities will get you inspired.
Winter Wonder in Glacier Country
They say you can’t measure happiness, but 300+ inches of fresh snow every year is a good start. With thousands of acres of pristine terrain boasting six downhill ski areas, untouched backcountry and miles of snowmobiling trails, powder season in Montana is what dreams are made of.
The trick is to know where to start.
Family Vacations in Glacier Country
For generations, families have been vacationing in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, where adventure comes in many forms and can be as simple as floating a river, picking wild huckleberries or exploring a ghost town.
Memories like these will last a lifetime.
Glacier National Park is a wonder all its own, with plenty of exploration and adventure to keep you busy for the entirety of your stay. But the communities that surround the park are infused with the same spirit of otherworldly splendor.
The park isn’t the only place boasting plenty of adventure.
Summer Adventure is Essential
Every season in Western Montana holds its own kind of magic, but summer here is what dreams are made of. Our impossibly blue skies stretch out forever above some of the most heavenly landscapes on earth. Stories told during our warm season come with lakes, rivers, scenic drives, music, and famed farmers markets.
Satisfy your summer wanderlust in Montana.
The Latest Blog Articles From Glacier Country
New Direct Flights from California to Western Montana
California, we’re coming for you and delivering direct flights to Glacier Country’s wide-open spaces, fresh mountain air and charming small towns. Our year-round recreation paradise is only a few hours away, now that Alaska Airlines offers daily nonstop flights from San Jose (SJC), San Diego (SAN) and San Francisco (SFO) to Missoula International Airport (MSO) […]
8 Ways to Recreate on Western Montana’s Rivers
A river runs through it, alright—many rivers, in fact. Glacier Country is the setting of lazy rivers, whitewater rivers, and rivers that are fishing and boating hot spots. With social distancing in play, getting out in the middle of a pristine Western Montana river sounds like a pretty good idea right about now. Here are […]
Motorboating Western Montana’s Lakes
Motorboating is a classic summer pastime in Western Montana as we have lots of water to make waves in. Each of our stunning lakes is uniquely beautiful—from Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake West of the Mississippi, to Lake Como, a mountain lake surrounded by alpine forests—our waters are some of the wildest and most […]
Hit the Road—Responsibly—for an RV Adventure in Western Montana
Thinking about “The Great American Vacation” often calls to mind images of hitting the road in an RV, and that’s exactly what many folks are doing this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. A recreational vehicle is your vacation home on wheels, and Western Montana’s Glacier Country offers the classic road-trip experience complete with […]
When We Travel Responsibly, We Can Travel Confidently
UPDATED: July 16, 2020 For all to #TravelConfidently in Western Montana, we need your help! We encourage residents and guests to practice social responsibility to ensure we are collectively continuing to mitigate the spread and keep our state healthy. Do your part by traveling responsibly and following these safety guidelines. As of July 15 it […]