Outdoor Activities


Spend Winter Break in the Winter Wonderland of Kalispell

Winter break in Northwestern Montana means all of the frosty adventure your mind can conjure.  The mountains rapidly fill with fluffy white stuff, streets and shops brim with holiday cheer, and winter outdoor recreation enthusiasts wax their boards and rev their snowmobile engines with unbridled glee. Kalispell’s central location at…
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The Don’t-Miss Days of Summer

Visitors to Montana often marvel how summer days seem to last forever here. With new discoveries around every bend in the river or trail, this is a place where the familiar humdrum of life is replaced by a barrage of new sensory experiences: The dizzying scents of wild mint and…
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To Glacier and Beyond

A trip to or through Northwest Montana surely has its must-do's and those definitely must include an adventure in Glacier National Park — a Red Bus ride over Going-to-the-Sun Road, a breathtaking hike, a boat ride on an iconic lake, or a rocking-chair afternoon on the deck of one of the…
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Lending a Hand

No matter how beautiful a landscape or how interesting a culture, some of us find travel more exciting and more fulfilling when we get off the tourist track and discover places or people who can use an extra hand. And in Northwest Montana there are plenty of places where extra…
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Epic Drives in Every Direction

The most well-known feature of Glacier National Park isn’t a product of nature, but of human engineering and hard labor. For generations of park visitors, the Going-to-the-Sun Road is synonymous with the park itself — a breathtaking, perspective-shifting transect of a landscape renowned for those same qualities. As road trips…
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Tour Kalispell and Montana’s Flathead Valley by Bike

Cycling in Montana’s Flathead Valley is a stunning way to experience some of the most spectacular scenery in the lower 48 states. Highways are wide open and, especially during the “shoulder” seasons of spring and autumn, largely uncrowded by vehicles. Several tours offer more intimate glimpses into the scenic vistas…
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A Birder’s Paradise Awaits in Northwest Montana

Situated at the center of Northwest Montana’s Flathead Valley, the vibrant city of Kalispell offers the best of what people appreciate about Montana. But we aren’t the only species to think highly of the area. Year after year, thousands upon thousands of birds flock through the area along a major…
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Autumn in the Flathead Valley Offers World-Class Fishing and Scenery

Autumn in Montana is a spectacular season to be under the big sky. The Flathead Valley boasts some of the most stunning scenery anywhere during the fall months, thanks to the glowing golden larch trees and groves of colorful quaking aspens. In addition to the ripe landscape, the fly-fishing is…
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Autumn Road Trip: Exploring Glacier National Park and Flathead Lake via Kalispell

In Northwest Montana, autumn is the season that locals lust for. The temperatures are still comfortable and the sun is still shining, yet the summer vacationers have gone home to jump into work and school — leaving the exploring during the secret season to the savvy travel pros. Glacier National…
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Autumn Brings Colorful Activities to Kalispell

Autumn in Kalispell is a celebration of the changing seasons…a last chance to get outdoors before the snow begins to pile up and a wonderful time to bask in the vibrant culture at the center of the Flathead Valley. Below is a roundup of a sampling of events held under…
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