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Guest Blog: 5 Reasons to Meet in Missoula Montana

Missoula is a chameleon. It feels like a small town when I run into a neighbor in the airport TSA line, but when enjoying a rooftop cocktail before heading to see a nationally acclaimed musical artist at the KettleHouse Amphitheater, the vibe leans more hip, urban city. As a Missoula native, I feel incredibly lucky […]

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 […]

Selecting Off-site Venues in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

We all know that conferences and meetings are attended for many reasons: continuing education, training, sales and networking. And for most meetings, convention centers or hotel meeting rooms are the right environment for hosting a well-organized meeting. However, a great off-site venue, especially in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, can shake things up a bit, add […]

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 […]

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

Exclusive is the name of the game at The Cliff Ranch, located on the renowned Blackfoot River in Ovando, Montana, 58 miles east of Missoula. This backcountry ranch is perfect for groups from eight to 25, whether it’s a corporate retreat, leadership think-tank or incentive. The group will have full and exclusive access to the […]

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

Tour operators from around the U.S. and Canada often have the request for authentic Montana experiences. Besides the notable activities, like horseback riding, red bus tours, fly-fishing excursions and whitewater rafting, we often talk about how choosing the right type of lodging options can strongly contribute to the types of experiences their group and FIT clients have. If the […]

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 […]

Unique Accommodations for Retreats in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

If it’s time for your next leadership retreat or your client asks you to find a unique location for their next meeting, consider Western Montana’s Glacier Country. This extraordinary meetings destination is chock-full of unique lodging for corporate retreats, leadership meetings, executive think-tanks and more. Combine one-of-a-kind lodging and meeting venues with the stunning scenery, […]

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 […]

Colorful Autumn Road Trips in Western Montana

Western Montana’s Glacier Country is graced with four very distinct seasons. While each has a special place in our hearts, we admit that we are smitten with autumn. Fall brings cooler mornings and evenings with warmer daytime weather ideal for adventuring. The tapestry of changing leaves is vibrant hues of gold from the cottonwood and western […]

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