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Destination Weddings in Western Montana

Destination weddings are meant to be a magical experience for the couple, family and guests alike. While many consider beach locations for destination weddings, mountainous areas are quite the trend these days. Western Montana offers the variety and backdrop to make weddings the one-of-a-kind experience most couples are looking for when they plan for a […]

7 Day Scenic Idaho and Montana Itinerary

Two of the most scenic states have joined forces to give you an itinerary with loads of wide-open spaces yet chock-full of fun. With natural wonders like Flathead Lake—the largest freshwater lake in the western United States—and Glacier National Park, the thriving Basque and art’s culture in Downtown Boise, Idaho, the show-stopping International Dark Sky […]

Hybrid Meetings in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

As meeting planners ready for recovery, the hybrid meeting model is often at the top of the list for discussion. Should we add a virtual component? Planners and venues can anticipate that for the foreseeable future we will see some form of virtual aspects on RFPs, and planners and venues will have to entertain and […]

Western Montana Welcomes New and Unique Lodging Options in 2021

Who else is looking for something to brighten the outlook for 2021? Is Montana on a future itinerary or do you have clients looking for a new meeting destination? If so, Western Montana’s Glacier Country has new and exciting lodging options, some open now and others coming soon. Whether you are a meeting planner and […]

Reflecting on 2020 in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Every January, we take a moment to look back on the year of fun and business successes we’ve had and write a reflection around our business to business program. As the new year begins, and we look back on what was one of the most tenuous years in travel and tourism, you might wonder if […]

Safe In-Person Meetings in Western Montana in 2021 and Beyond

Health and safety have become the main focus for meeting planners, especially when it comes to conferences, retreats and training events. Multiple surveys show that attendees are open to attending in-person meetings but must be reassured that necessary safety measures are in place. Here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, our destination marketing and management organizations, convention and visitor […]

Guest Post: Outdoor Fun at Cripple Creek Horse Ranch

As you dive into planning a Western Montana vacation or group tour, you’ll likely discover there’s no wrong season to visit—outdoor recreation can be found here year-round, from hiking, fishing, mountain biking, water sports and ATVing, to fat-bike trail riding, snowmobiling and even dog sledding and sleigh rides. There’s no shortage of fun to be […]

Safety Adds Travel Confidence for Group Tours in Western Montana

As we head into the planning season for future group travel, safety is top-of-mind and tour operators are looking for new destinations and options for their clients traveling to places where they will feel safe. Western Montana’s wide-open spaces and outdoor recreational opportunities—as well as its rural setting yet ease of access with two regional […]

Meeting Safety Measures in Western Montana During COVID-19

As the summer leisure travel season begins to wind down, and the shoulder season where meetings and conferences usually take place comes into view, it’s no question the view is different this year thanks to COVID-19. However, Western Montana’s wide-open spaces and outdoor recreational opportunities—as well as its rural setting, yet ease of access with […]

7 Must Visit Attractions for Your Itinerary in Western Montana

Western Montana’s Glacier Country has something to offer everyone on a group tour or individual fly and drive itinerary. Wide-open spaces, fantastic scenic views of mountains and valleys, lakes and rivers and an abundance of activities and attractions. Often the question arises, “What are the must-see things in Western Montana?” While that question conjures up […]

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