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What’s New in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Western Montana’s Glacier Country is charging into 2023 with new tourism related products including new hotels, renovations to existing hotels, new unique lodging, exhilarating activities and experiences and of course tasty culinary options. Here is just a sampling of what’s been rolled out recently and what’s coming in 2023. GLACIER NATIONAL PARK UPDATESTo help ease […]

January 5, 2023

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Motorcycle Touring in Western Montana – Itinerary

Western Montana sets the stage for unmatched motorcycling with stunning landscapes among scenic byways, open highways and backroads of discovery. Late Summer and early 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 […]

Stargazing Tours in Western Montana

Remember the solar eclipse in August 2017 and the amount of people who traveled—both domestically and internationally—to be under the direct path of totality? While Western Montana’s Glacier Country wasn’t in the totality path, we shared in the fascination that was happening in the sky. As light pollution increases worldwide, so does the number of […]

Student Tours and Exploration in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

While a lot of student travel, at first glance, appears to be focused on trips to monuments and historic places like Washington, D.C., or performance communities and venues like New York City, we invite tour operators and their clients who focus on student travel to think beyond the crowded spaces of the urban settings and […]

15 Amazing Places to Add to Your Western Montana Itinerary

You’ve got Glacier National Park as a tour destination, great! The question often comes up from tour organizers, “What should I add to the itinerary beyond Glacier National Park?” To help, we’ve rounded up 15 amazing places in Western Montana’s Glacier Country. Some are off the beaten path or are considered hidden gems, but, if […]

Glacier National Park – The 411 for Summer 2021

As the summer season approaches and we gear up to welcome motor coach tours and hopefully international visitors to Western Montana’s Glacier Country, there are a few things to note if Glacier National Park is on the itinerary. With national parks more popular than ever this year and things still a bit out of the […]

Visit Movie and TV Locations in Western Montana

As we plan for the tourism recovery, we know that group and FIT travelers often want to visit the locations of some of their favorite films. Here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country take in the cinematic landscapes that have long inspired film producers, setting the stage for legendary films like “A River Runs Through It” […]

Tribal Nations in Western Montana

Located in Western Montana are two Tribal Nations, the Blackfeet Nation of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation. Tribal history and culture can be added to any existing itinerary incorporating a Tribal Nations experience into your time spent in Glacier County. If you have a motorcoach tour, please be […]

Top 9 Tour Operator Questions About Western Montana

As the Glacier Country tourism sales manager, I travel to trade shows all over the U.S. fielding questions about what to see and do in Western Montana from tour operators. While most product developers have been to Montana to put itineraries together, there are many tour operators who put tours together based on suggested itineraries […]

11 Amazing Hidden Gems in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

The fact of the matter is this: Montana is a big place. It’s roughly the geographic size of Germany, with still only one million people that call this massive—fourth largest in the U.S.—state home. What does that mean for groups and international travelers coming to visit? Be ready to experience wide-open prairies, snowcapped mountain peaks, […]

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One-of-a-Kind Boutique Guest Ranch in Montana

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6 Historic Inns and Lodges in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

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What’s New in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

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Western Montana’s Downhill Ski Areas

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