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Top 5 Summer Highlights at Whitefish Mountain Resort

Summer in Western Montana’s Glacier Country offers an array of opportunities to immerse your group in the great outdoors. Finding a destination that caters to everyone’s interests can be a challenge, but Whitefish Mountain Resort rises to the occasion with its diverse range of activities. Nestled above the town of Whitefish and just west of […]

May 20, 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 […]

March 25, 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 […]

What’s New in 2024 for Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Western Montana’s Glacier Country is charging into 2024 with new tourism related products, including new experiential offerings like western hat making with The Hat Edit, new charter services with Western Pleasure Tours and, of course, tasty culinary options. Here is just a sampling of what’s been rolled out recently and what’s coming in the year ahead. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sustainable Destination Initiatives in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

The research is clear: more travelers are looking for destinations that are focused on environmental sustainability for their next vacation or meeting location. Concerns about the environment rank highest among millennials, followed closely by Gen Z travelers. According to a new study by MMGY, travelers are considering the environmental efforts of companies and destinations when […]

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 […]

Western Montana Spotlight Pre-FAM Highlights

Last month Western Montana’s Glacier Country hosted the Northwest USA Spotlight pre-FAM in partnership with the Butte Chamber of Commerce and Discover Kalispell. Tour operators flew in and out of Missoula Montana Airport and visited the communities of Butte, Polson, Kalispell and Charlo, as well as Glacier National Park, before attending NW Spotlight in Missoula. […]

The Latest From Glacier Country

Group Friendly Restaurants and Contingency Plans for 2024

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Top 5 Summer Highlights at Whitefish Mountain Resort

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11 Amazing Hidden Gems in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

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10 Reasons to Meet at the University of Montana

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