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Is Winter a Good Time to Meet in Western Montana?

We will let you in on a little secret. In the heart of winter, Western Montana unveils its hidden charm, making it the perfect backdrop for your next meeting or retreat. While many may think of spring and fall as the go-to seasons for destination meetings, winter is our secret season of splendor. And let’s […]

January 29, 2024

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What’s New in 2024 for Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Western Montana’s Glacier Country is charging into 2024 with new tourism related products, including new experiential offerings like western hat making with The Hat Edit, new charter services with Western Pleasure Tours and, of course, tasty culinary options. Here is just a sampling of what’s been rolled out recently and what’s coming in the year ahead. […]

January 11, 2024

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Glacier National Park – Vehicle Reservations for 2024

As the planning season for motorcoach tours and international visitors to the Great American West and, more specifically, Western Montana’s Glacier Country, for 2024 and beyond is in full swing, we are excited that Glacier National Park has revised their vehicle reservation system, and we are here to get the word out earlier than ever […]

December 11, 2023

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Western Montana Wildlife Viewing Guide

One of the things that makes Montana so special is that we share the land with an abundance of beautiful, wild creatures. Western Montana’s Glacier Country is comprises millions of acres of public land that is home to 83 species of mammals and 393 species of birds—and seeing them is easier than you think. From designated […]

Experience Western Montana by Rail

Train travel, a long-standing favorite in Europe and Canada, is gaining momentum in the U.S., enticing group travel enthusiasts with its unique blend of convenience, history, breathtaking vistas and eco-friendliness. This trend is especially exciting for us in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, with one of the most picturesque stretches of Amtrak’s Empire Builder route gracefully traversing […]

Sustainable Destination Initiatives in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

The research is clear: more travelers are looking for destinations that are focused on environmental sustainability for their next vacation or meeting location. Concerns about the environment rank highest among millennials, followed closely by Gen Z travelers. According to a new study by MMGY, travelers are considering the environmental efforts of companies and destinations when […]

Adding Tour Options to Your Glacier National Park Itinerary

As tour operators plan for their next warm-weather tour into Western Montana’s Glacier Country, we’ve highlighted a few tour options that tend to fly under the radar. When visiting Western Montana, we know that Glacier National Park is a bucket list destination, and most visitors coming to Glacier Country have at least a couple days planned to see the […]

Western Montana Spotlight Pre-FAM Highlights

Last month Glacier Country Tourism hosted the Northwest USA Spotlight pre-FAM in partnership with the Butte Chamber of Commerce and Discover Kalispell. Tour operators flew in and out of Missoula Montana Airport and visited the communities of Butte, Polson, Kalispell and Charlo, as well as Glacier National Park, before attending NW Spotlight in Missoula. One […]

Top 10 Spring Experiences in Western Montana

Many visitors to Western Montana’s Glacier Country arrive in July and August, but I’d like to let you in on a little secret you can share with your FIT/Group clients: Spring is one of the best times to visit Montana. Baby animals emerge, wildflowers bloom, and with the snowmelt comes rushing rapids and waterfalls. The […]

Adding Outdoor Adventure to a Meeting Agenda in Montana

We’ve all contemplated how to boost attendance at the next association meeting or add an element of intrigue to an upcoming corporate retreat, right? We all know attendees look forward to visiting a destination that they’ve never been to or taking part in an exciting outdoor experience or activity that is part of the conference […]

The Latest From Glacier Country

Destination Retreat: Meet The Lodge at Trout Creek

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Experience Culture: Museums in Montana’s Glacier Country

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Is Winter a Good Time to Meet in Western Montana?

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What’s New in 2024 for Western Montana’s Glacier Country

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