Summer


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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Farmers Markets Overflow With the Bounty of the Flathead

Nothing says summer in Montana like an evening under the big sky spent munching on locally grown fruits, veggies and baked goods, listening to a bluegrass band and catching up with new and old friends.  Farmers markets across the nation have taken off in popularity, as the need and importance…
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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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Meet in the North Montana wilderness: summertime group activities

"Big city turn me loose somewhere in the middle of Montana." — Merle Haggard, "Big City" Away from the 60-degree air-conditioned meeting rooms and 90-plus-degree concrete outdoor spaces of summer meetings in most big cities, lies Montana. Here in the northwest corner of the state, summer guests are met with…
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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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Meetings By the Hearth in the Shadow of Glacier

As the gateway to Glacier National Park and Flathead Lake, the city of Kalispell sits amidst Montana's most iconic natural places. But this is no remote outpost at the edge of the map. With a full array of small- and medium-sized conference, meeting and convention facilities as well as direct…
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Craft beer, small-batch spirits and award-winning wines entice visitors to Northwest Montana

After a day on the mountain snow, hiking or skiing the trails, biking through the scenery or just strolling through quaint downtowns, one can appreciate that in recent years, Northwest Montana has become a veritable oasis of breweries, distilleries and wineries. Fans of small-batch porters and pilsners, Rieslings and ryes…
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Experience the History & Culture of Northwestern Montana’s First Nations

Just as former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer proclaimed on an interview with David Letterman, Montana is a slice of the West — as it used to be.  First Nations across Montana are incredibly active and determined to preserve their culture and history, and right around Kalispell in the Flathead area…
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