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Group Friendly Restaurants and Contingency Plans for 2024

Western Montana is excited to welcome group tours to Glacier Country in 2024 and beyond. While our summer season (July and August) experiences high visitation, we know that the lure of ascending the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park is often a bucket list experience for many and can only be driven late June through […]

June 5, 2024

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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 […]

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 […]

Holiday Tour in Western Montana

As you dive into planning a Western Montana group tour, you’ll likely discover there’s no wrong season to visit—so consider a winter holiday tour. The holiday season is pure magic here. Our charming small towns are chock-full of holiday cheer, events are in full swing, recreation is year-round, and nights are spent fireside in cozy lodges. […]

Western Montana Early Fall Adventure Tour

Small Active Group, 10 to 12 people, 7 day/7night Fall is arguably one of the best and most beautiful times to visit Glacier Country. The temperatures are ideal for outdoor adventures and recreation opportunities are limitless. Come discover Western Montana’s golden season. Day 0: Fly Into Glacier International Airport Depending on your group arrival time, […]

Smaller Group Tours + Slow Travel = Remarkable Memories in Western Montana

Montana is a large state. In fact, it is the fourth largest state in the U.S. The region of Western Montana’s Glacier Country is the size of the state of West Virginia (expansive indeed). When we recommend you should spend a full week or two exploring Western Montana alone, we mean it. Exploring as a […]

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 […]

Western Montana’s Small Towns Offer Great Meeting Destinations

Meeting trends call for larger city and urban settings to be set on the back burner for now, and it’s allowing for smaller towns to get the attention they deserve. Here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country we think it’s a great time to look ahead at smaller cities for your next meeting. The sense of […]

The Time is Right to Visit Western Montana’s Rural Corridors

As we look to slowly reopen the United States to travel, tour operators and inbound operators are contemplating traveler comfort levels and what safety measures will be required to make them feel safe to resume travel. Most travel experts feel that domestic travel will return first and that rural and open spaces will be the […]

Virtual Armchair Tours Through Western Montana

What is the best way to travel right now? From the comfort of your own home! Travelers around the world are looking for travel inspiration from their living rooms. As providers of destination inspiration, tour ideas and itineraries for visitors domestically and internationally for Western Montana’s Glacier Country, we’ve rounded up a list of virtual […]

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