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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 […]

The Time is Right to Visit Western Montana’s Rural Corridors

As we look to slowly reopen the United States to travel, tour operators and inbound operators are contemplating traveler comfort levels and what safety measures will be required to make them feel safe to resume travel. Most travel experts feel that domestic travel will return first and that rural and open spaces will be the […]

Virtual Armchair Tours Through Western Montana

What is the best way to travel right now? From the comfort of your own home! Travelers around the world are looking for travel inspiration from their living rooms. As providers of destination inspiration, tour ideas and itineraries for visitors domestically and internationally for Western Montana’s Glacier Country, we’ve rounded up a list of virtual […]

Llama Trekking Is One of the Most Unique Hiking Trips You Will Ever Take

In September, Glacier Country Tourism hosted several travel bloggers and digital influencers on a press trip through Western Montana’s Glacier Country. One of the activities on the itinerary was a llama trek with Swan Mountain Outfitters. At Glacier Country Tourism we usually do some previewing, or what we call “product verification,” before taking folks out […]

Top 7 Meeting Planner Questions About Western Montana

Meeting planners are looking for new destinations that offer experiential components to drive attendance, engagement and leave a lasting impression. Hello, Montana! I’ve gathered the top seven most frequently asked questions by meeting planners who have never been to Montana, about meeting in Montana, and why choosing Western Montana as a meetings destination is the right decision. […]

Top 9 Tour Operator Questions About Western Montana

As the Glacier Country tourism sales manager, I travel to trade shows all over the U.S. fielding questions about what to see and do in Western Montana from tour operators. While most product developers have been to Montana to put itineraries together, there are many tour operators who put tours together based on suggested itineraries […]

11 Amazing Hidden Gems in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

The fact of the matter is this: Montana is a big place. It’s roughly the geographic size of Germany, with still only one million people that call this massive—fourth largest in the U.S.—state home. What does that mean for groups and international travelers coming to visit? Be ready to experience wide-open prairies, snowcapped mountain peaks, […]

Colorful Autumn Road Trips in Western Montana

Western Montana’s Glacier Country offers up four very distinct seasons. While each has its own special place in our hearts, we have to admit that we are smitten with autumn. The season brings crisp mountain air at night while days are still warm enough for adventuring. The colors of the changing leaves are vibrant with […]

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