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Let’s Get Vocal and Support Local

Nov. 19, 2020
With the holidays right around the corner, we know you have lots of choices when it comes to shopping for the people on your list. As a tight-knit mountain community in Montana’s Flathead Valley, we also know the importance of shopping small and supporting local as now, perhaps more than ever, Kalispell businesses need our […]

Ways to Travel Responsibly and Safely in Montana

Nov. 10, 2020
Each winter, Kalispell, Montana welcomes epic amounts of snowfall that transform our mountains and valleys into an epic winter wonderland. Around here, no matter the season, we’re big believers in safety first and adventure second, whether that means making responsible winter recreation choices like checking road conditions or staying home when you’re sick. At the […]

7 Things to Do This Fall in Montana

Oct. 09, 2020
In Montana, we are having a fall unlike any other. Both September and October have been filled with beautiful temperatures, crisp nights, star-filled skies and a mix of fall foliage and vibrant colors that stop you in your tracks. And while we’re soaking up every moment of autumn, we also know it can be fleeting. […]

The 6 Best Places to See Fall Colors

Sep. 10, 2020
In Montana, vibrant colors aren’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind when you think of fall. And to be honest, we kind of like it that way. Around here, autumn brings a mixed palette of reds, yellows and oranges that paint the hillsides and valleys, while also adding some rich colors to our […]

Meet Montana Cowboy, Cecil Noble

Aug. 25, 2020
**updated April 6, 2022 Last week, Kalispell lost one of the most wonderful people, Cecil Noble of Artemis Acres. We’ve shared Cecil’s story below. When you lose someone as wonderful as Cecil, you want everyone to get a chance to know what kind of human he was.  A few things we’d like you to know about […]

These Montana Views Will Make You Think You’re in a National Park

July 17, 2020
While our favorite national park is open for the 2021 season and you are always welcome to visit, we feel like we need to tell you something: there’s so much to see outside of Glacier National Park.  And while the park is always a beautiful place to visit, we’re inviting you to take in these […]

6 Ways to Enjoy Summer and Recreate Responsibly

June 26, 2020
This summer, locals and visitors alike are spending more time outside and heck, we don’t blame them. Montana’s wide-open spaces are ideal for travelers looking to get away to fresh mountain air, western hospitality and places that almost seem perfectly designed for practicing social distancing. Plus, with 147,000 square miles in Montana and numerous outdoor […]

Kalispell, Montana – The Backyard You (Probably) Never Knew Existed

June 11, 2020
For many travelers, this summer means staying close to home, taking long weekend trips and exploring our backyards. While all of Montana is beautiful, we think it’s time you meet Kalispell. If you’re a Montana local, chances are you’ve driven through Kalispell on your way north to see our pals in Canada, taking turns down […]

For the Locals: Downtown Kalispell is Open

May 12, 2020
As Montana has started to gradually reopen, we’re happy to share that the lifeblood of Kalispell—our downtown—is open as well. If you’ve strolled along our main streets in downtown Kalispell, chances are you’ve rubbed elbows with local shop owners, chefs, baristas, brewers and more who make their home and livelihood in our mountain town. And […]

Fuel for Your Montana Daydreams

Apr. 29, 2020
If you’ve been to Kalispell in the past or if you follow us on social media, we know you’re used to seeing us inviting you to come and explore Montana and the Flathead Valley. But as we’re still in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic and Montana is going through a phased reopening (one that clearly states that all non-resident travelers must self-quarantine for 14 days), we also know that you need some fuel for your daydreams.

Hi, Nice to Meet You. We’re Discover Kalispell.

Apr. 26, 2020
While you’re likely familiar with who we are, we want to take a minute, say hi and introduce ourselves. First things first, we’re Discover Kalispell.
We’re located in Kalispell, Montana, and we live, work and play in the Flathead Valley’s largest mountain town. The community itself is located between Glacier National Park and Flathead Lake and is surrounded by snow-covered mountain peaks, public lands and endless options for outdoor recreation. Within Kalispell, you’ll also find museums, lodging properties and a hopping downtown that combines cool historic buildings with on-trend shops and a mouth-watering mix of culinary options, from breweries to yak burgers and a winery to fresh sushi. And honestly, that’s just the beginning.
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