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Guest Blog: Personalized, Guided Travel in Glacier National Park and the Flathead Valley of Western Montana

Anyone who has spent time organizing a trip to Western Montana’s Glacier Country and specifically to Glacier National Park knows the planning process is labor intensive. Transportation logistics, entry reservations and the sheer size of this national park make it difficult to offer guests an all-inclusive, well-rounded experience. That’s where we come in! Whitefish Outfitters […]

April 12, 2022

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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 […]

Group Friendly Restaurants and Contingency Plans for 2022 and Beyond

Western Montana is excited to welcome group tours to Glacier Country in 2022 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 accomplished late June through […]

New Lodging & Tourism Products in Western Montana

I’m sure we can all agree, it’s been a rollercoaster ride of sorts over the last couple of years, especially in tourism and hospitality. However, it’s also brought a lot of new tourism related products to the region of Western Montana. Here is just a sampling of what’s been rolled out recently and what’s coming […]

Reflecting on 2021 in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Every December we take a moment to look back on the year of business successes (and maybe a few challenges) we’ve had and write a reflection around our business to business program. Looking back at 2021, we reflect on a distinct shift Glacier Country Tourism took in increasing our promotion of stewardship in Western Montana, […]

Western Montana Welcomes Back International Visitors

The feeling we had here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country when the U.S. borders opened on Monday, November 8 to leisure travelers was nothing short of elation. As cars lined up in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada, to enter at our northern border crossings into Western Montana, the entire staff of Glacier Country Tourism wanted […]

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 […]

What Planners Want to Know When Considering Meeting in Montana

Meeting in Montana can seem a little intimidating to some meeting planners who have never been to the Treasure State before. Montana does fall into that relatively unknown destination category for meetings and conventions. What makes it such a special place to meet is that it takes attendees out of the hustle and bustle of […]

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 […]

Safety, Wellness and Sustainability Meet in Western Montana

As face-to-face meetings make their way back, Western Montana’s Glacier Country is seeing a record number of inquiries from meeting planners. With that, we are also seeing some trends. Meeting planners are spending more time addressing attendees’ safety and aspects of wellness during the meeting or conference as well as asking different questions about sustainability […]

The Latest From Glacier Country

Scenes From the TV Show “Yellowstone” are Filmed in Western Montana

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Guest Blog: Personalized, Guided Travel in Glacier National Park and the Flathead Valley of Western Montana

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Glacier National Park Vehicle Reservation System for Summer 2022

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Stargazing Tours in Western Montana