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Experience Western Montana by Rail

Train travel, a long-standing favorite in Europe and Canada, is gaining momentum in the U.S., enticing group travel enthusiasts with its unique blend of convenience, history, breathtaking vistas and eco-friendliness. This trend is especially exciting for us in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, with one of the most picturesque stretches of Amtrak’s Empire Builder route gracefully traversing […]

Adding Tour Options to Your Glacier National Park Itinerary

As tour operators plan for their next warm-weather tour into Western Montana’s Glacier Country, we’ve highlighted a few tour options that tend to fly under the radar. When visiting Western Montana, we know that Glacier National Park is a bucket list destination, and most visitors coming to Glacier Country have at least a couple days planned to see the […]

Top 10 Spring Experiences in Western Montana

Many visitors to Western Montana’s Glacier Country arrive in July and August, but I’d like to let you in on a little secret you can share with your FIT/Group clients: Spring is one of the best times to visit Montana. Baby animals emerge, wildflowers bloom, and with the snowmelt comes rushing rapids and waterfalls. The […]

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 […]

2020 Brings New Tourism Products in Western Montana

Happy New Year from Western Montana’s Glacier Country. Ringing in the new year in Montana makes us appreciate all the new tourism products we have to offer to our meeting planners, group tour operators, wedding planners and FIT visitors. Here is just a sampling of what’s been rolled out recently and what’s coming up in […]

Reflecting on 2019 in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

As a new year approaches, it’s always fun to look back and reflect on the past year in Western Montana’s Glacier Country. We have had a wonderful year working with the travel trade and meeting planner professionals from around the world. It’s been a pleasure to help develop suggested itineraries for motorcoach tour operators wanting […]

Tribal Nations in Western Montana

Located in Western Montana are two Tribal Nations, the Blackfeet Nation of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation. Tribal history and culture can be added to any existing itinerary incorporating a Tribal Nations experience into your time spent in Glacier County. If you have a motorcoach tour, please be […]

Top 3 Reasons Visitors Love Fall in Western Montana

One of the most frequently asked questions by tour operators and travel agents is, “When is the best time for my clients to visit Western Montana’s Glacier Country?” Without hesitation, I always answer, “The fall.” While every season in Montana is notable and offers its own distinct offerings, there’s something special about fall in Glacier Country, […]

Meet in Montana – A Meeting Planner FAM Trip

We all know that the best—and quite frankly the only—way to really know if a destination is right for your next meeting, conference or corporate retreat is to experience it firsthand. With that in mind, the third week of June Western Montana’s Western Montana’s Glacier Country invited four professional meeting planners from around the U.S. […]

Be Inspired in Montana: Say Hello to Kalispell and Whitefish

Planning your next board retreat, association meeting, corporate event or group tour just got even easier. Beginning today, American Airlines is offering nonstop flights from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Los Angeles (LAX), and Chicago (ORD) to Glacier Park International Airport (FCA) in Kalispell, in addition to nonstop flights from nine other cities throughout the U.S.  Access to […]

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10 Reasons to Meet at the University of Montana

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7 Day Tribal Nation Itinerary Through Western Montana

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Destination Retreat: Meet The Lodge at Trout Creek

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Experience Culture: Museums in Montana’s Glacier Country

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