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They say you can’t measure happiness, but 300+ inches of fresh snow every year is a good start. With thousands of acres of pristine terrain boasting six downhill ski areas, untouched backcountry and miles of snowmobiling trails, powder season in Montana is what dreams are made of. Find your winter state of mind in Western Montana’s Glacier Country.
Cozy up to snow season in one of our authentic, enchanting small towns, where year-round warm hospitality and friendly accommodations are part of the unforgettable adventure.
Let’s winter together. We're giving away monthly winter prizes (including a Glacier Country Giveaway winter bundle with up to $500 in cash cards).
Enter here for a chance to win. And then get ready to enjoy your season ticket to winter in Western Montana’s Glacier Country.
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A four-season destination inspired by the people, culture and landscapes of Montana, the new Cedar Creek Lodge and Conference Center blends the comfort of a mountain lodge with modern style at the gateway to Glacier National Park in Columbia Falls. A rich sense of exhilaration infuses every experience, from fly fishing on Whitefish Lake and backcountry adventures in Glacier National Park to championship golf and more. Looking for more information? Call us toll-free within the U.S. at 855-SEEGLACIER (855-733-4522).
Unique, cool, hip...serene, welcoming and replete with natural beauty - what are you looking for in your next vacation? Missoula, Montana has the unparalleled natural beauty and cultural vibrancy to make your experience unforgettable.
Nestled in the Northern Rockies of Montana, surrounded by seven wilderness areas and at the confluence of three rivers, Missoula is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. You can kayak, raft or tube through downtown or take a relaxing hike in 60,000 acres of wilderness minutes from your hotel. Missoula is known for its blue-ribbon trout fishing (made famous by A River Runs Through It) and spectacular natural beauty. The opportunities are limitless.
Missoula is also a regional destination for shopping and dining, with an abundance of shops, restaurants, cafes, and breweries to fit all budgets and palates. Known for its eclectic culture, visitors will find this arts and cultural hub filled with an endless array of entertainment.
Order your free Missoula Visitor Guide online at destinationmissoula.org or stop by our walk-in visitor center located at 101 E Main Street in Downtown Missoula.
The Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown is the ideal choice to experience all Missoula has to offer. Located in the heart of downtown in a gracious park-like setting along the Clark Fork River, this hotel is just steps from vibrant shopping, dining, live-music, outdoor recreation, festivals, farmers markets and more!
Missoula's largest full-service hotel has 198 newly refreshed guest rooms, including a 4th floor Executive Level, 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, a park-like outdoor venue, a full-service restaurant and bar, a lobby bar, and a grab-and-go market featuring local favorites and espresso. With the best location and superior conference service, groups are guaranteed a distinctive Missoula experience. Complimentary features include an indoor swimming pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, 24-hour business center, Wi-Fi, on-site guest parking (a rarity in downtown), airport and area-wide transportation. This a nonsmoking hotel with pet-friendly rooms.
Kandahar Lodge is a cozy ski-in ski-out mountain lodge located on Whitefish Mountain Resort. Enjoy Kandahar’s charming lobby complete with a crackling fire and vintage snug bar—the perfect spot to relax after a day on the slopes. The Wellness Center features therapeutic massage and a fitness center with views of the mountain, and the large outdoor Jacuzzi and steam room allow guests to recharge for another day carving turns in the snow.
Café Kandahar is a recipient of multiple James Beard Foundation Best Chef of the Northwest nominations and offers a memorable culinary experience. Paired with an award-winning wine list, the eclectic menu features elk, bison, lamb, mushrooms and salmon. A European-style continental breakfast is included with lodging.
Come ski, unwind, and indulge in luxury at Kandahar Lodge at Whitefish Mountain Resort. Ranked the No. 3 best ski resort in North America, Whitefish Mountain boasts more than 3,000 acres of skiable terrain with 300 inches of annual snowfall.
Makers of Montana's iconic Cold Smoke®? Scotch Ale.
KettleHouse Brewing Co. has three brewery and taproom locations in and around Missoula. The newest location in Bonner is nestled on the banks of the Blackfoot River, offers stunning mountain views where wildlife sightings are not unusual, and is home to the KettleHouse Amphitheater, Montana’s premier music venue. All three KettleHouse taprooms host events, private parties, and offer a variety of beers on tap, so there is always something for everyone. At KettleHouse, our mission is to match the quality of our beers to the quality of the Montana outdoor experience. Independently owned and innovating since 1995.
A visit to one of our taprooms is the perfect stop for those In Search of Cooler Times®
602 Myrtle St. Missoula, MT 59801
313 N. 1st St. W. Missoula, MT 59802
605 Cold Smoke Ave. Bonner, MT 59823
At Missoula International Airport, fly direct to Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Oakland, Phoenix/Mesa, Portland, Salt Lake, San Francisco and Seattle or connect with thousands of destinations worldwide. Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines and United Airlines all offer flights into and out of Missoula. Airfares continue to drop as the airport expands services.
Seven rental car company courtesy counters—Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty—are located in the main passenger terminal directly across from baggage claim, making it easy for arriving passengers to grab their luggage and go.
Hungry travelers have their choice of dining at Jedediah’s either before or after going through security. One location is located near baggage claim; find the other in the gate area. Also in the gate area, locally owned Liquid Planet serves up hot beverages and ready-to-go food.
The Pine Lodge, located in the charming town of Whitefish, is the ideal home base for your winter vacation! Featuring 76 hotel rooms ranging from Standard Rooms to Executive Suites, we are known for our family-friendly nature and easy access to Glacier National Park and Whitefish Mountain Resort. Enjoy our ski package, the White Glove Experience. This is included with every winter reservation and contains amenities such as a complimentary ski van to/from Whitefish Mountain Resort, the use of boot dryers, and the ability to beat the lines and purchase lift tickets directly at the Front Desk. We also provide you with a number of ways to relax and have fun right on property! From roasting s’mores over our fire pits or exploring with our snowshoe rentals, to soaking in our indoor/outdoor heated pool and hot tub, The Pine Lodge is the perfect place to stay for your winter getaway!
Open year-round, Quinn's Hot Springs Resort is nestled in a majestic canyon on the Clark Fork River in Sanders County on State Highway 135. We have a full-service restaurant, tavern, gift and coffee shop, six natural hot springs pools, massage and 83 rentals. All lodging is new since 2001 forward and includes standard and luxury accommodations with options for both couples and families or groups. Our Luxury River-View Cabins are the ultimate experience in relaxation and comfort with stunning river and mountain views. Quinn's Paradise Hall Event Center opened in 2015 and is a great location for weddings, business events, celebrations and more. Quinn's River Lodge opened in November of 2017 and offers luxury rooms with views of Quinn's Canyon and the Clark Fork River.
Southgate Mall is your most convenient and best Missoula shopping destination. With more than 100 stores and 10,000 brands, you'll find something for everyone in the family and for every occasion. The largest mall in Western Montana, Southgate Mall stores offer women's apparel, shoes, children's and teens' clothing, jewelry, sporting goods, home decor, electronics and more. Browse department stores, specialty shops and boutiques. When you're ready for a break, pick from some of the most popular Missoula dining options, all under the same roof.
With tax-free shopping, Southgate Mall is home to: AMC-9 Dine-In Theater, Athleta, Bed Bath & Beyond, Cost Plus World Market, Dillard's, Gap, H&M, JCPenney, Lucky's Market and many more.
Guest Services Center: Wheelchair, Motorized Scooter and Stroller Rentals, Griz Tix Outlet, Lost and Found, 24-hour Mall Security, Employment Opportunities, Visitor and Tourism Information, City Bus and Taxi Cab Information, Mountain Line Bus Passes, Tour Operator 'Check-in'
Activities: Shopping, Dining, Kids' Play Area, KidX Klub, Community Events
Montana's only AAA four-diamond resort is situated between Whitefish Lake and Viking Creek Preserve on the outskirts of the quaint resort town of Whitefish and on the way to Whitefish Mountain Resort.
A variety of accommodations are available, including luxurious suites, hotel rooms, lakefront condominiums, and mountain homes. Resort services including the Boat Club Lounge & Restaurant, Spa at Whitefish Lake, Mercantile, seasonal marina, and ample meeting and event space allows The Lodge at Whitefish Lake to cater to the needs of diverse clients year-round.
Amenities include an indoor pool and hot tub (with a waterfall), and an outdoor hot tub and seasonal pool, fitness center, a full-service concierge, complimentary valet and parking and courtesy shuttle service to and from the airport, downtown and the ski resort.
Be our guest and enjoy spectacular views, luxurious amenities, and award-winning service in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Just be, and we'll take care of the rest.
Like every well-kept secret, winter in Montana's Bitterroot Valley rewards adventure seekers looking for a destination that hasn't yet been discovered. The small towns and big adventures that draw travelers in the summer come alive under a mantle of fresh snow, with crisp mountain air transforming a simple snowshoe hike into an exhilarating undertaking while also making your dinner taste more delicious, your local microbrew more refreshing and your bed is that much cozier after a day at play in the Bitterroot Valley. Along the 96-mile-long Bitterroot Valley, travelers will find eight communities-each with their own distinct Montana charm, culinary experiences and accommodation offerings-miles of trails to explore, downhill and cross country ski areas, the snow-covered Continental Divide and exhilarating adventures, all waiting to be explored.
Nestled at the foot of the Yahk Mountain Range, the Canadian Rockies and the Whitefish Mountain Range in Eureka, the 550-acre Wilderness Club Resort is unlike any resort in Montana. With the state’s No. 1 golf course and 42nd best in the nation (Golf Digest 2019), the resort also features full lodging in luxury suites and private cottages that accommodate from two to 24 people. Other amenities include a family waterpark, horse park, sports complex with 24/7 exercise facility, 21-acre private lake for non-motorized water sports, hiking and walking trails, full-service dining with in-room catering and delivery, spa and wellness center, championship disc golf course, and family-centered activities like outdoor movie night, scavenger hunts, outdoor hot tubbing, and bonfires with s’mores.
Located just 7 miles south of the Canadian border and 70 minutes north of Glacier Park International Airport, it’s the perfect destination resort for a quiet and scenic getaway. Open year-round, on-site and nearby off-site activities include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, downhill sledding and tubing, snowmobiling, ATV offload riding, hiking, fishing, cat skiing, motorized watercraft and water skiing/tubing, and so much more. Visit the Wilderness Club website to see why it has been named Montana’s No. 1 Family Resort.
Just north of Yellowstone National Park, winter is wide open. Choose your own snow venture in an enchanting winter landscape blanketed with hundreds of inches of fresh powder annually, and explore the friendliest mountain towns you'll ever meet. Yellowstone Country's basecamp communities bustle with extraordinary lodging options, restaurants, shops, galleries, breweries, distilleries, four-season fun and genuine mountain-town vibes.
Crush powder at three of Montana’s four largest downhill ski areas all offering a big mountain experience without big mountain prices and lift lines. Or take to the trails and boundless backcountry for Nordic skiing, sleigh rides, dog sledding, snowmobiling and snowshoeing in Yellowstone’s woodland wonderland.
With multiple entrances to Yellowstone National Park and a scenic, comfortable drive from Western Montana’s Glacier Country and Glacier National Park, it's easy to make the most of your winter getaway in Montana. For those who seek the real wonder of winter, it's waiting in Yellowstone Country Montana.