Missoula

The Official Western Montana Travel & Tourism Blog

  • All Missoula Posts
  • Meetings + Conventions
  • Tour Operators

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

Read more

10 Reasons to Meet at the University of Montana

It’s no secret that Missoula is a special place. Located at the convergence of five valleys and with three blue-ribbon trout streams nearby, the Missoula Valley has been a gathering place for groups of people for years. It’s also home to one of the best locations for meetings in Western Montana — the University of Montana. With over 42,000 square feet […]

April 2, 2024

Read more

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

Read more

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Trends: Elevate Your Corporate Incentive Meeting in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

As the world of corporate meetings and incentives is on track to exceed pre-pandemic levels, let’s explore the trends in incentive travel and how Western Montana’s Glacier Country fits into these trends, making it the perfect destination for your next corporate incentive meeting. Trend 1: Immersive ExperiencesToday’s incentive participants usually have high expectations and are […]

How to Theme Your Meeting, Montana Style

You’re planning a meeting in Montana. And, chances are, the location is one of the primary reasons you selected Montana for your meeting destination. Your primary goal: to have a well-attended, educational, productive event. Your secondary goal is to make it a fantastic meeting that attendees will remember and talk about long after the event. […]

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 […]

The Latest From Glacier Country

11 Amazing Hidden Gems in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Read more

10 Reasons to Meet at the University of Montana

Read more

7 Day Tribal Nation Itinerary Through Western Montana

Read more

Destination Retreat: Meet The Lodge at Trout Creek

Read more