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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 […]

October 25, 2023

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Group Friendly Restaurants and Contingency Plans for 2023

Western Montana is excited to welcome group tours to Glacier Country in 2023 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 driven late June through […]

6 Historic Inns and Lodges in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Tour operators from around the U.S. and Canada often have the request for authentic Montana experiences. Besides the notable activities, like horseback riding, red bus tours, fly-fishing excursions and whitewater rafting, we often talk about how choosing the right type of lodging options can strongly contribute to the types of experiences their group and FIT clients have. If the […]

Motorcycle Touring in Western Montana – Itinerary

Western Montana sets the stage for unmatched motorcycling with stunning landscapes among scenic byways, open highways and backroads of discovery. Late Summer and early fall foliage only adds to the jaw-dropping beauty of our region, plus cooler temperatures and shoulder-season pricing make it an ideal time to hit the road. You’d be hard-pressed to not […]

Colorful Autumn Road Trips in Western Montana

Western Montana’s Glacier Country is graced with four very distinct seasons. While each has a special place in our hearts, we admit that we are smitten with autumn. Fall brings cooler mornings and evenings with warmer daytime weather ideal for adventuring. The tapestry of changing leaves is vibrant hues of gold from the cottonwood and western […]

Western Montana Early Fall Adventure Tour

Small Active Group, 10 to 12 people, 7 day/7night Fall is arguably one of the best and most beautiful times to visit Glacier Country. The temperatures are ideal for outdoor adventures and recreation opportunities are limitless. Come discover Western Montana’s golden season. Day 0: Fly Into Glacier International Airport Depending on your group arrival time, […]

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 […]

Visit Movie and TV Locations in Western Montana

As we plan for the tourism recovery, we know that group and FIT travelers often want to visit the locations of some of their favorite films. Here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country take in the cinematic landscapes that have long inspired film producers, setting the stage for legendary films like “A River Runs Through It” […]

RVing + Western Montana = Incredible Memories

RVing and Western Montana’s Glacier Country are a match made in heaven. Road trips—especially RVing road trips—are in demand more so now than ever before. Whether you are an international visitor wanting to take more time to explore the region, or you’re a group tour operator organizing an RV travel group, or you own an […]

Montana is Open to Out-of-State Visitors – Travel Responsibly

As Montana moves into Phase 2 of reopening the state and welcomes out-of-state visitors back to Montana and specifically to Western Montana’s Glacier Country, we all want to do our part to keep everyone—both Montana residents and travelers—healthy and safe. Montana residents have taken the guidelines to flatten the COVID-19 curve put in place by […]

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