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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 […]

September 8, 2021

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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 […]

August 11, 2021

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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 […]

Did You Miss the Kalispell Meeting Planner FAM?

This charming mountain town, Kalispell, Montana, located at the north end of Flathead Lake—the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi—and 30 minutes from Glacier National Park, is located in one of the most incredibly stunning valleys in the U.S. Kalispell is ready to welcome meetings and group gatherings with plenty of room to roam. Recently, Western […]

Glacier National Park – The 411 for Summer 2021

As the summer season approaches and we gear up to welcome motor coach tours and hopefully international visitors to Western Montana’s Glacier Country, there are a few things to note if Glacier National Park is on the itinerary. With national parks more popular than ever this year and things still a bit out of the […]

Loop Tour of Northwest Montana – Northern Idaho

Two of the most scenic states have joined forces to give you an itinerary with loads of wide-open space yet chock-full of fun. With cultural treasures including the only archeologically verified campsite of the Lewis & Clark expedition and natural wonders like Flathead Lake—the largest freshwater lake in the western United States—and Glacier National Park, […]

Hybrid Meetings in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

As meeting planners ready for recovery, the hybrid meeting model is often at the top of the list for discussion. Should we add a virtual component? Planners and venues can anticipate that for the foreseeable future we will see some form of virtual aspects on RFPs, and planners and venues will have to entertain and […]

Safe In-Person Meetings in Western Montana in 2021 and Beyond

Health and safety have become the main focus for meeting planners, especially when it comes to conferences, retreats and training events. Multiple surveys show that attendees are open to attending in-person meetings but must be reassured that necessary safety measures are in place. Here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, our destination marketing and management organizations, convention and visitor […]

Safety Adds Travel Confidence for Group Tours in Western Montana

As we head into the planning season for future group travel, safety is top-of-mind and tour operators are looking for new destinations and options for their clients traveling to places where they will feel safe. Western Montana’s wide-open spaces and outdoor recreational opportunities—as well as its rural setting yet ease of access with two regional […]

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Did You Miss Our Whitefish Montana Meeting Planner FAM?

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Student Tours and Exploration in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

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

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What Planners Want to Know When Considering Meeting in Montana

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