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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 Getaway winter bundle with up to $500 in gift 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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Located only 20 minutes from the Best Western Rocky Mountain Lodge, Whitefish Mountain Resort is THE place to be for skiers and snowboarders alike.
Featuring 94 marked runs ranging from green circles to double black diamonds, 14 lifts, and three beginner areas for first-time skiers, there is something for every skill level. The Best Western has a courtesy S.N.O.W. Bus that is able to transport you and your family to and from the mountain, and our front desk has lift tickets available for purchase. Fuel up with a complimentary hot breakfast each morning, and then, after a full day on the mountain, relax in our outdoor hot tub and heated pool.
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.
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If you think Bigfork shuts down when the first snowflake falls, think again! Bigfork is the perfect home base for your winter adventures. You'll find miles of cross country skiing and snowshoeing trails, frozen lakes for ice fishing and pristine mountains for snowmobiling. We even have our own team of sled dogs for an unforgettable day outdoors!
If powder days are what bring you to town, Blacktail Mountain and Whitefish Mountain Resort are both less than an hour away. And, you'll find the perfect après ski atmosphere in downtown Bigfork where you can enjoy a quiet dinner or listen to live music at one of our local watering holes.
In December, Bigfork is known as 'Montana's Christmas Village.' Just after Thanksgiving, our community gathers to deck the halls and kicks off the holiday season with a light parade on Electric Avenue. It's a must see for the entire family!
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.
The Pine Lodge is the perfect place to stay during the winter in Whitefish, especially with our White Glove Experience, which is our way of looking out for you from the moment you arrive until the moment you check out. Enjoy added convenience such as a courtesy Ski Van that takes you to and from the mountain, plus a ski room in which to store your equipment, added amenities like our slope packs and hot cocoa bar, and more fun with our complimentary Fat Tire bike and snowshoe rentals! All this in addition to our outdoor hot tub, indoor/outdoor pool, continental breakfast and recently renovated rooms! Enjoy the White Glove Experience when you book at The Pine Lodge this winter!
Just north of Yellowstone National Park, winter lives up to its name and waits for those who seek it. Unreal landscapes are blanketed with hundreds of inches of fresh powder every year, and the friendliest mountain towns you'll ever meet lie among those enchanting winter wonderlands. Yellowstone Country's basecamp communities bustle with extraordinary and unique lodging options, restaurants, shops, galleries, breweries, four-season adventure and genuine local vibes.
With three of Montana's four largest downhill ski areas, plus Nordic skiing, sleigh rides, dogsledding, snowmobiling and snowshoeing on boundless groomed trails and backcountry terrain, it's a snow seeker's paradise. And, with multiple entrances to Yellowstone National Park and a scenic, comfortable drive from 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 Montana's Yellowstone Country.