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From learning how to recreate in the wild outdoors to the best season to visit Glacier National Park or must-do day trips in and around Kalispell, we’re here to help you plan your trip.

Show Your Love for Montana

One of the best ways to love Montana is to treat it with respect. To keep our corner of Big Sky Country as beautiful, wild and pristine as possible, it takes all of us working together. From learning how to interact with wildlife to being a good steward of the outdoors and actively preventing wildland fires, commit to recreate responsibly no matter when you visit.

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Things you need to know before coming to Montana

Tips for Travel

As a true four-season destination, it may be hard to know where to start when it comes to planning your trip to Kalispell, Montana. We want your time here to be as seamless, easy, fun and memorable as possible, which is why we’re sharing all sorts of travel tips. Whether you’re wondering what to expect from the weather or if you’re looking for the perfect hotel for your weekend getaway, we can help.

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Travel Consultation

No matter your travel style, our personalized travel consultants can help create the trip of your dreams based on your interests, vacations style and more.

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Types of Travel

From family-friendly adventures to dog-friendly vacations, Kalispell has an array of offerings, attractions and things to do. Whatever your travel preference, we have resources and recommendations to fit your needs.

Accessible Travel

With jaw-dropping landscapes and an array of activities, Kalispell and the surrounding region are well-equipped to welcome visitors of all ability levels.

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Kid-Friendly Vacations

From epic family trips to end-of-summer weekend getaways, Kalispell is the place to make memories and spend time together.

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Day Trips

Venture boldly and soak up more of Montana on a day trip, from Flathead Lake to Glacier National Park.

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Dog-friendly Montana

A pet-friendly destination, Kalispell is a welcoming place for four-legged guests. Get the rundown on dog-friendly trails, places to stay and outdoor patios.

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Group Travel

From group travel to meeting and conventions and family reunions, Kalispell’s comfortable lodging and urban amenities are well-equipped to host groups of all sizes.

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Seasonal Adventure


Spring in Montana was made for adventures. With rushing waterways, early-season hikes and blooming orchards, spring in Kalispell is beautiful.

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Summer’s long daylight hours and comfortable temperatures allow for 18-hour adventures in and around Kalispell and northwest Montana.

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Cozied among snow-covered landscapes, Kalispell has the perfect combination of easy access to downhill ski areas, laid-back winter activities and comfortable accommodations.

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With multicolored foliage covering northwest Montana’s landscapes, fall in Montana was made for fly-fishing, mountain biking and festivals.

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Upcoming Events

May 26, 2023

Bigfork Whitewater Festival


The Bigfork Whitewater Festival is a local’s tradition! The Swan River spills into Bigfork Bay where this last mile of the Swan River is know as the ‘Wild Mile’, a class IV section of whitewater. Spectators have front row seats to some of the best whitewater action in the Flathead Valley.

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May 30, 2023

Glacier Range Riders Baseball

May through September

The Glacier Range Riders are the Flathead Valley’s Pioneer baseball league established in 2022 along with the Flathead Field Stadium. Enjoy an entertaining evening with the whole family!

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June 2, 2023

Kalispell Professional Bull Riders

Picture a 2,000 lb bovine being conquered by a 150 lb man with no fear! The tradition of bull riding is one of the world’s most extreme sports. Watch some of the top Professional Bull Riders in the world go up against the toughest bulls in the country. It will be a ride you won’t forget.

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June 8, 2023

Flathead Pride Festival

The 2023 Flathead Pride Festival runs from June 8-11 at a variety of locations throughout the Flathead Valley.

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June 11, 2023

Herron Half Marathon

Join the scenic and challenging trail run just minutes from downtown Kalispell. Choose to challenge yourself with a half marathon, 10k or 5k trail run.

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