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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 […]

January 20, 2022

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New Lodging & Tourism Products in Western Montana

Happy New Year from Western Montana’s Glacier Country. It’s hard to ring in a new year without reflecting on all that’s happened in 2021. I’m sure we can all agree, it’s been a rollercoaster ride of sorts, especially in tourism. However, it’s also brought a lot of new tourism products to the region of Western […]

January 6, 2022

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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 […]

November 12, 2021

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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 […]

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 […]

Did You Miss the Missoula Meeting Planner FAM?

Did you know that Missoula, Montana, was named one of the 25 best towns EVER by Outside Magazine? Described by Outside, “Missoula has all the adventure a traveler could ask for, while also offering drool-worthy food and drink scenes, a kid-friendly environment, and a welcome mat to people of all backgrounds.” Recently, Western Montana’s Glacier […]

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, […]

7 Day Scenic Idaho and Montana Itinerary

Two of the most scenic states have joined forces to give you an itinerary with loads of wide-open spaces yet chock-full of fun. With natural wonders like Flathead Lake—the largest freshwater lake in the western United States—and Glacier National Park, the thriving Basque and art’s culture in Downtown Boise, Idaho, the show-stopping International Dark Sky […]

The Latest From Glacier Country

Group Friendly Restaurants and Contingency Plans for 2022 and Beyond

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New Lodging & Tourism Products in Western Montana

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Reflecting on 2021 in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

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Western Montana Welcomes Back International Visitors

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