Kalispell, the Soul of Montana
This is Kalispell, a place where rivers run free, mountains rise high above the valley floor and boundless adventures await. It’s big, bold and unfiltered, with a storybook-like charm that comes from being firmly rooted in traditions that are complemented by jaw-dropping landscapes and an authentic way of life. This vibrant mountain town is home to charming accommodations, locally owned shops, touchable history and a robust culinary scene, complete with farm-to-table dining, breweries and more.
Visitors are welcome in Montana and as we continue to focus on traveling safely and recreating responsibly, we know you have a lot on your mind. No matter what you’re looking for, you can find it here. This is a place that gives you room to explore, natural social distancing opportunities, comfortable accommodations and four-season offerings within easy reach. Find travel information about Glacier National Park, set sail on Flathead Lake, book an adventure and plan your family vacation. No matter when you visit, we look forward to seeing you.
The center of the Flathead Valley is Kalispell, a relaxing Western getaway tucked between the splendorous mountains of Glacier National Park and the crystal-clear waters of Flathead Lake. Kalispell’s charming downtown shopping district, craft breweries and distilleries, dozens of restaurants with a dash of Montana flavor, and outdoor recreation activities for families of all ages make it the perfect base camp for anyone traveling to take in a day, a week or even more in the wilds of Northwest Montana.
Traveling to Kalispell is a cinch, too, with Glacier Park International Airport bringing travelers in from around the country daily, an Amtrak train station just up the road in Whitefish and a pair of major Montana highways running right through the center of town. And once you get here, you’ll enjoy clean, friendly accommodations at our many hotels that can fit any budget, all perfect spots to rest up before your next adventure on the water, in the mountains or in any of the plentiful public lands.
Thinking about planning a trip this winter? Staying in Kalispell leaves you squarely between two mountains sure to please any downhill skier or snowboarder, and the acres upon acres of open space are perfect for strapping on a pair of cross-country skis or snowshoes to enjoy landscapes glistening with fresh snow.