Things to Do
Play in Kalispell
The soul of Montana’s Flathead Valley, there are plenty of things to do in Kalispell. From sailing the waters of Flathead Lake to hiking Glacier National Park and biking the trails that weave their way in, around and through this mountain town, the opportunities in Kalispell are as endless as Montana’s star-filled night sky. While you’re in Kalispell, be sure to explore local shops, cast a fishing line on a nearby river, take in bird’s-eye views from nearby mountain peaks, attend a local event and enjoy our culinary scene. No matter when you visit, Kalispell has plenty of year-round offerings to make the most of your time here.Get Inspired
Scenic Drives: Road Trip Routes from Kalispell, Montana
If there was ever a destination that was made for scenic drives, it’s northwest Montana. No matter which direction you look, there are stunning mountain ranges, snow-fed rivers and lakes and lush farmlands. As the hub of the Flathead Valley, Kalispell is an ideal location to base your vacation and explore the area’s scenic road […]
Elevate Your Montana Experience: Go With a Guide
One of the best ways to make the most of your vacation in Kalispell and northwest Montana is to book a tour, adventure or activity with an experienced guide or outfitter. With wide-open spaces, mountain ranges, rushing waters and wild terrain, going with a guide helps ensure you have the best experience possible, all while […]
DOWNTOWN KALISPELL: Explore the Heart of Kalispell
Historic roots and vibrant culture beautifully collide in downtown Kalispell, creating a space that’s walkable, charming and welcoming. With local shops, restaurants, stores and more, come experience the heartbeat of Kalispell.
THESE MONTANA VIEWS WILL MAKE YOU THINK YOU’RE IN A NATIONAL PARK
While our favorite national park is open year-round, 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. We invite you to take in these Montana views that will leave you thinking you’re in a national park: Flathead Lake […]
Your Help Wanted: Give Back to the Places You Visit, Give Back to Places You’ve Loved
Volunteering is a great way to experience the local culture and give back to a community, all while having a transformative experience that fosters personal growth, development and new connections.
Arts & Culture
Our mountain town is filled to the brim with music, art, history and creativity. Whether you fancy a relaxed stroll through a museum or prefer to dance to kick-up-your-heels music, you’re sure to find something to satisfy your culture-loving appetite in Kalispell.
Food & Drink
With our location in northwest Montana’s Flathead Valley, it’s no surprise that Kalispell has robust culinary offerings. From bakeries to breweries and farm-to-table restaurants to cideries, Kalispell has an array of places to taste Montana.
With jaw-dropping views, Kalispell is a hub for outdoor recreation, with abundant trails for hiking and rivers for adventuring.
Places to Go
There is no shortage of things to do and places to explore in and around Kalispell. From our storybook downtown to Glacier National Park and everything in between, you can adventure, play and relax to your heart’s content.
The hub of Montana’s Flathead Valley, Kalispell has an array of places to shop. From a walkable downtown to our north-end commercial district, Kalispell has a large selection of local shops, boutiques and big box stores. Come shop with us.
Tours & Sightseeing
Anyone can visit Kalispell. But this isn’t a place that should just be visited. It’s a place for venturing boldly and digging deep through guided tours and off-the-beaten-path experiences.
Discovery Starts Here
Vibes and Visions Concert Season
September through May
Glacier Symphony’s Vibes and Visions Concert Season will kick of with Beethoven Live Upstairs on September 23rd. Followed by a variety of concerts that will surly delight and entertain.
Snowline Acres Christmas Market
November through December
Shop for your perfect Christmas tree, wreath, garland, or other fresh greenery products for the holiday season. Find the perfect gift in the pop-up retail store for someone special, decor for your home, and more.
Christmas Tours at the Conrad Mansion
Mrs. Conrad loved Christmas and the Christmas spirit flows through the Conrad Mansion every December. The entire Mansion staff and volunteers deck the halls in time for their annual Christmas Tours. Experience a traditional Victorian Christmas in the Conrad Family home with tours during the month of December, Wednesday-Sunday. Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, Dec. 24th & 25th.
Craft Brewers Cup
There are many hockey tournaments in the Northwest US/Southwest Canada. Some of them pair themselves with craft brewing, but none in such a seamless and community-driven manner.
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