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There’s Way More to Northwest Montana than Glacier National Park.

June 12, 2024

With Glacier National Park’s west entrance only 32 miles from Kalispell, it’s easy to access and explore the Crown of the Continent and all it has to offer year-round. And while Kalispell’s backyard park is a bucket list destination for many, there’s way more to see and do than just Glacier. Tour Hungry Horse Dam […]


Bon Appetit, Kalispell.

During the last few years, Kalispell has welcomed an uptick in culinary offerings, including restaurants and watering holes. Patrons can dig into bison filet at Mercantile Steak, sip on made-right-here beer at SunRift Beer Company and savor the flavors of local-raised apples at Big Mountain Ciderworks, set amongst a fragrant apple orchard. An upscale addition […]


Planners Speak: Kalispell’s Success Stories in Group Events

May 20, 2024

Here at Discover Kalispell, we love working with meeting planners to bring their events and vision to life. From military reunions to corporate retreats and everything in between, it’s a privilege to share this place with people from near and far, while introducing them to the many offerings and assets of northwest Montana.  And while […]


Meet in Montana’s Most Charming Small City

May 10, 2024

The heart of northwest Montana, Kalispell is a charming destination. With tree-lined streets and avenues, historic buildings, friendly locals and a love of life that comes from venturing boldly, Kalispell has a personality that is all its own.  Accessible by a well-maintained highway system and with flights arriving daily into Glacier Park International Airport, Kalispell […]


5 Reasons to Host a Reunion in Kalispell, Montana

April 30, 2024

 When it comes to hosting reunions, there is no place like Kalispell. From its lush valley to surrounding mountains and walkable downtown to incredible amenities, Kalispell has everything you need to host an epic, memory-making reunion.  Kalispell is well-positioned to host reunions and gatherings of all sizes. From family reunions to high school reunions and […]


Your Guide to the Best 5 Field Trip Options for Grown-Ups in Kalispell, Montana

April 22, 2024

Back in the day, school field trips were all the rage. Many adults today remember their class field trips, whether that was to ski areas, to learn about dinosaurs or to see a historical local site, the memories made on field trips tend to stand the test of time. In Kalispell, we’re calling upon those […]


Bucket List Adventures

April 1, 2024

Llama trekkingFor those who have a soft spot for all animals, guide your own llama into the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Located a short drive from Kalispell, Swan Mountain Llama Trekking offers a wide variety of llama pack trips for both beginner and experienced hikers. Treks range from three-hour wine and cheese outings to multi-day adventures. […]


Montana’s Golden Surprise: Western Larch/Tamarack Trees

March 13, 2024

While Montana isn’t typically high on the list for chasing fall colors, our region may surprise you. The mountains and valleys welcome an array of autumn foliage, with a particular emphasis on golds, yellows and oranges. From the glacial-carved terrain of Glacier National Park to the tree-lined avenues near downtown Kalispell, there are abundant places […]


Farm Experiences

In Kalispell, Montana, agritourism isn’t just trendy; it’s deeply ingrained in our rich agricultural heritage. From vibrant lavender fields to culinary adventures, our local farms offer enchanting experiences. Discover Purple Mountain Lavender with its stunning views of Flathead Lake. Explore the lavender fields and create your own aromatherapy products. Visit the year-round shop, where you […]


Spring in Montana: Chasing Cherry Blossoms 

March 4, 2024

With hundreds of inches of snow in the mountains, shorter days and cold temperatures during winter, the arrival of spring in Montana signifies a change not only of the seasons, but a rebirth for the people, animals and wildlife that call the state home. Spring brings longer days, plenty of sunshine and a renewed lease […]


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