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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.

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 […]

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Book Your Montana Adventure: Go With a Guide

One of the best ways to make the most of your vacation in Kalispell is to book a tour or adventure with an experienced guide or outfitter. With wide-open spaces and wild terrain, going with a guide helps ensure you have the best experience possible, all while supporting the local community, learning insider tips and […]

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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.

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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: The Summit […]

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Interests

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.

Come Explore

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.

Let’s Eat

Outdoor Recreation

With jaw-dropping views, Kalispell is a hub for outdoor recreation, with abundant trails for hiking and rivers for adventuring.

Go Adventure

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.

Let’s Go

Shopping

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.

Shop Local

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.

Dig Deeper

Upcoming Events

December 2, 2022

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

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December 16, 2022

Brash Rodeo Winter Series 2022-23

Rodeo has been a part of Montana’s culture since the first cowboys arrived over 150 years ago. This event includes bull riding, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, steer riding, team roping, barrel racing, breakaway roping, calf roping, and chute dogging. Brash Rodeo is Western Montana’s longest-running series open rodeo.

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Frosty the Brewfest

Kalispell’s annual Frosty the Brewfest is on tap again and showcasing Kalispell’s craft breweries, on-site food vendors, outdoor events for the whole family!

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Glacier Symphony Holiday Pops

Each year Glacier Symphony puts on a world class christmas series fun for the whole family. In the past concerts include music from the Nutcracker and Frozen.

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Great Bear Beer Festival

Come and enjoy breweries and cideries from Montana and beyond. The event will feature over 70 craft beers and ciders, in addition to wine, local food, and live music. Get ready for a beautiful Saturday night in Big Sky Country!

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