Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Located in Western Montana, Glacier Country is a place you have to see to believe. Home to spectacular destinations like the Bob Marshall Wilderness, Flathead Lake and Glacier National Park, this region of Montana is special.

Known as the Crown of the Continent, Glacier National Park anchors the region with more than 1 million acres of glacial-carved terrain, cascading 121-meter waterfalls, striking rock faces, teal-colored streams and lakes, 1,100+ kilometers of hiking trails and the Going-to-the-Sun Road. The iconic 80-kilometer-road is a motorcycle enthusiast’s dream and takes travelers through the heart of the park, cresting the Continental Divide at 2,025 meters. While private vehicles and motorcycles can be driven in the park, guided tours are one of the best ways to experience Glacier National Park, with options that include red bus tours, interpretive boat cruises, guided hikes, horseback trail rides and the chance to learn about the park from the perspective of the Blackfeet Tribe.

Home to wide-open spaces, Western Montana is prime motorcycle-riding country, with well-maintained highways, scenic byways and endless backroads that travel along some of the most stunning countryside in the continental United States. Plus, motorcycle rentals are available in Missoula, making it easy to set out and ride roads that weave in and out of lush valleys and along mountainsides. To help you explore the best of Montana on a bike, check out this five-day motorcycle trip itinerary or learn about additional motorcycle routes here

In the midst of our scenic places are touchable experiences that include American Indian pow wows on one of our two Indian Reservations—the Blackfeet and the Flathead—wildlife watching, retracing the steps of Lewis & Clark, tasting Montana at a local brewery or distillery, kicking up your heels at a small-town rodeo, soaking in natural hot springs or strolling through local markets in one of our charming communities. 

Home to luxury accommodations, delightful downtowns and a star-filled sky, Western Montana is also a popular destination for honeymoons, with destinations to suit a variety of styles and preferences, including luxury ranches, mountainside bed-and-breakfasts, urban loft stays and moonlit dinners. 

Rounding out our offerings are diverse accommodations, quaint towns, two international airports, scenic roads and stunning scenery around every corner. And whether your trip to Montana is for a few days or a few weeks, be sure to take your time and soak in the state’s wide-open spaces, vast scenery and western hospitality. 

For more information on Western Montana’s Glacier Country, visit www.glaciermt.com or if you’re a tour operator who would like to learn more about Western Montana, visit www.touroperators.glaciermt.com.

 

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Western Montana’s Glacier Country 
Debbie Picard, Tourism Sales Manager 
4852 Kendrick Place, Suite 101 
Missoula, MT 59808 406.532.3234 
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