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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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11 Amazing Hidden Gems in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Montana is undeniably vast—it’s roughly the size of Germany—but with a population of only about one million residents. This expansive state encompasses wide-open prairies, towering mountain peaks dusted with snow, rushing rivers, and a sky so vast it defies description. For groups and international travelers, visiting Montana promises an unforgettable experience. Beyond the iconic Glacier […]

April 23, 2024

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7 Day Tribal Nation Itinerary Through Western Montana

Western Montana’s Glacier Country sits on the traditional ancestral territory of the Amskapi Piikani, Ksanka, Selis, and Qlispe people, and within its borders reside the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation and the Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Reservation. For groups seeking to delve into the vibrant tapestry of American Indian culture […]

Experience Culture: Museums in Montana’s Glacier Country

If you’re looking for an impressive cultural experience, Western Montana’s Glacier Country has you covered. From Old West and cowboy memorabilia to Lewis and Clark and American Indian history to personal-collection museums of Americana memorabilia, our region has something for every group. The history buffs, art lovers, train and plane aficionados, and even the average Joe in […]

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 […]

Four and Five-star Meeting Accommodations in Western Montana

In meeting planners’ quest for exceptional four and five-star meeting locations, take notice of the hidden gems in Western Montana. Beyond the unique and gorgeous accommodations, the refined service and the meticulous attention to detail you seek, Western Montana’s Glacier Country offers something extraordinary: our magnificent landscapes, as well. Western Montana is not just a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Group Friendly Restaurants and Contingency Plans for 2024

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11 Amazing Hidden Gems in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

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