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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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stargazing Tours in Western Montana

Remember the solar eclipse in August 2017 and the amount of people who traveled—both domestically and internationally—to be under the direct path of totality? While Western Montana’s Glacier Country wasn’t in the totality path, we shared in the fascination that was happening in the sky. As light pollution increases worldwide, so does the number of […]

Student Tours and Exploration in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

While a lot of student travel, at first glance, appears to be focused on trips to monuments and historic places like Washington, D.C., or performance communities and venues like New York City, we invite tour operators and their clients who focus on student travel to think beyond the crowded spaces of the urban settings and […]

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