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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 […]


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 […]


Your Guide to Visiting Kalispell, Montana, in Spring

Believe us when we tell you that we get why visitors from near and far visit northwest Montana during the summer season. The days are long, the weather is comfortable and there are so many things to see and do. But, as locals who hang our hats right here in Montana’s Flathead Valley, we have […]


Family-Friendly Snowshoe Trails in and Around Kalispell, Montana

December 14, 2023

 During this time of year, fresh snow blankets the landscapes, mountains and valleys of Kalispell, the hub of northwest Montana, creating a winter wonderland for all sorts of activities. When it comes to family activities, there are several things to do in and around Kalispell, including snowshoeing.  Before hitting the trail, there are a few […]


Taste Montana with Huckleberries and Cherries

November 14, 2022

With Kalispell’s location in a lush valley, it’s likely no surprise that this mountain town is home to two of the tastiest fruits around — huckleberries and cherries. The Flathead Valley area has lush fruit orchards that line Flathead Lake and are home to cherry orchards, with a diverse variety that includes Lapin, Sweetheart, Rainer […]



November 9, 2022

Around here, the cure for cabin fever is stepping into northwest Montana’s winter wonderland and exploring it to the fullest. In Kalispell, that means skiing at Blacktail Mountain Ski Area and Whitefish Mountain Resort, which is ranked as the #3 ski area in North America according to the SKI Magazine readers’ poll. Winter around Kalispell […]



November 4, 2022

There are few places as magical as Montana during the winter, and Kalispell is no exception. The hub of the Flathead Valley in northwest Montana, Kalispell welcomes winter and its 300+ inches of snow to the surrounding mountains, while a feeling of friendliness and adventure radiate through our unfiltered mountain town.  If it’s your first […]



October 25, 2022

In Kalispell, we believe in the power of travel. It has a way of opening our eyes through new places, news experiences and new people in beautiful ways. Travel has the ability to expand our horizons through learning about local cultures, traditions and priorities. Here in Kalispell, our priorities include recreating responsibly and sustainable tourism. […]


Explore Kalispell Hotels with Fire Pits and Fireplaces

Cozy up in Kalispell In a place like Montana, fireplaces are part of our lifestyle and décor. In fall and winter, they bring an extra dose of warmth, while on cool summer nights they serve as the perfect backdrop for roasting marshmallows and telling stories. No matter what time of year you visit, after a […]


Your Guide to Chasing Fall Colors in Northwest Montana

Take in Autumn’s Crowning Views, Vistas and Panoramas With Kalispell’s location in northwest Montana, there are endless opportunities to soak up fall colors in every direction. With colorful foliage, sunshine-filled days and crisp evening temperatures, fall was basically made for road trips. If you’re ready to chase fall colors in and around Kalispell, here is […]


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