Top 4 Shoulder Season Adventures Near Glacier National Park

Many of our visitors to Western Montana’s Glacier Country arrive in July and August, but we’d like to let you in on a little secret: spring and fall are exceptional seasons for your group and FIT clients to visit Montana. The weather can have a flair for the dramatic, with bright blue skies one minute and snow the next, but that is what makes Montana in the spring and fall uniquely pleasing. We asked our friends at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft to share their perspective on a few of their top spring and fall adventures around Glacier National Park, from biking the Going-to-the-Sun Road before it’s open to vehicular traffic to whitewater rafting the Middle Fork of the Flathead River, and they’ve got some experiences your clients won’t want to miss. Read the full story here.

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Discover 6 Historic Inns
and Lodges

Travelers come to Western Montana’s Glacier Country from around the world with the promise of an authentic Montana experience. Besides the notable activities like horseback riding, red bus touring in Glacier National Park, fly-fishing excursions and whitewater rafting, choosing the right type of lodging strongly contributes to the experience clients have when visiting a destination. For a truly genuine Montana experience, an overnight stay in one of our historic inns or lodges is an excellent option, especially if the itinerary includes Glacier National Park. Many of the restored and refurbished inns—most notably the Belton Chalet and the Izaak Walton Inn—were constructed as accommodations for railroad workers for the Great Northern Railroad in the early 1900s and are complete with charm and history. Within the boundaries of Glacier National Park are some of the most famous historic lodges in Montana—Many Glacier Hotel and Lake McDonald Lodge. Read more about these 6 Historic Inns and Lodges.

Benefits of Using Social Media for Group Tours

Social media plays a significant role in travel decisions and has a vital impact on today’s marketing landscape. It influences consumers when they’re deciding on a destination and a type of tour or company to use for their travels. Tour operators can utilize this type of marketing and take advantage of real-time endorsements while on tour. We’ve rounded up a few of the best ways to utilize social on your next trip. Encourage social media sharing and make sure you include your business handle for your social channels. Create a hashtag that can be used on your tours, or create one specifically for each trip that participants can use, turning them into ambassadors for your brand. Next, don’t forget to engage by liking or commenting on their posts throughout the tour. And, always monitor the conversation that might arise from friends and family who are seeing your clients’ posts. This will showcase your expertise and knowledge of the destination they are visiting. Click here for more benefits of using social media for tour operators.