Missoula, Kalispell, and Northwest Montana Travel Guide
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Plan Your Missoula, Kalispell, and Northwest Montana Vacation
With more than 6 million acres of public land, northwest Montana might be America's largest outdoor destination. More than 1,000 secluded mountain lakes with crystal-clear waters provide peaceful isolation for anglers. On Flathead Lake you can sail and water-ski. Thousands of miles of hiking and biking trails lace the Missoula and Bitterroot valleys and climb Big Mountain and the Mission Mountains region. In winter the land settles under a blanket of snow, and the water under sheets of ice, creating a winter-sports paradise, particularly for skiers.
From massive log lodges to historic bed-and-breakfasts to chain hotels, you'll find the range of lodging options here that you'd expect from a region that...read more
Although Montana generally isn't known for elegant dining, several sophisticated restaurants are tucked away among the tamaracks and cedars, where professionally...read more
Things To Do in Missoula, Kalispell, and Northwest Montana
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
The Daly Mansion gives a glimpse into Montana's affluent past.... Read more
By the late 1800s stories of the jagged peaks and roaring rivers in the Rocky Mountains had caught the nation's imagination. Travelers headed... Read more
Scraped by receding glaciers and chiseled by weather, the landscape of northwest Montana has a long history, but the region's human history is... Read more
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I've spent the past two months writing, narrating, and editing together this traditionally styled travelogue about a ridiculous loop drive (done traditionally as well: byways, no GPS, no hotels) in a ridiculous Read more