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2019 Travel Guide

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WELCOME TO WHITEFISH, MONTANA Located in the Northern Rocky Mountains of Montana, Whitefish is nestled at the edge of Glacier National Park. Each season offers breathtaking opportunity to experience the millions of acres of mountains, forests, lakes and rivers that surround town in every direction. We welcome you to come explore for yourself what Whitefish has to offer. Sincerely, The Staff at Explore Whitefish

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WHITEFISH CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU VISITOR INFORMATION CENTER 307 Spokane Ave., Whitefish, Montana 59937 877-862-3548 (Toll Free) 406-862-3395 (Local) info@explorewhitefish.com P.O. Box 4232, Whitefish, Montana 59937 406-862-3390 (Admin Office)

© 2018 Whitefish Convention and Visitors Bureau. This publication was developed by Whitefish Convention and Visitors Bureau. Each property and service described in this publication are independently owned and operated and are members of the Whitefish Convention and Visitors Bureau, a non-profit member organization. Please help support our members! Your comments and feedback are welcome. Please email us at info@explorewhitefish.com. Unauthorized reproduction or use of this publication in whole or part is not permitted. Printed in U.S.A. for domestic and international distribution. Cover photo and photo this page: © chuckhaney.com


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with music, galleries, live theatre and festivals.

Visit explorewhitefish.com/events for full details of events throughout the year.

DECEMBER 2018

FEBRUARY 2019

JUNE 2019

DEC 6 Opening Day at Whitefish Mountain Resort

FEB 1-3 Whitefish Winter Carnival

JUN 1-2; 7-9 Whitefish Theatre Company presents "I Hate Hamlet"

DEC 7 Whitefish Downtown Christmas Stroll

FEB 8 Whitefish Theatre Company presents "Letters Aloud: FAME"

DEC 20-22 Alpine Theater Project presents "Yuletide Affair 15"

FEB 9 Whitefish Whiteout at Whitefish Mountain Resort

JUN 28-30 Whitefish Woody Weekend VIII at the Lodge at Whitefish Lake

DEC 22-23 Winter Wonderland Ice Show at Stumptown Ice Den

FEB 16 Carnival Classic Nordic Ski Race at Glacier Nordic Center

Ongoing Tuesday Downtown Farmers Market

DEC 24 Santa’s Torchlight Parade & Gift Giving at Whitefish Mountain Resort

FEB 16 President’s Weekend Fireworks and Torchlight Parade at Whitefish Mountain Resort

JULY 2019

FEB 21 Glacier Nordic Club Full Moon Community Ski Night

JUL 4 First Thursday Gallery Art Walk

DEC 27 Ski with Maggie Voisin Day at Whitefish Mountain Resort DEC 31 New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade, Fireworks & Rail Jam at Whitefish Mountain Resort

FEB 21-24 Whitefish Theatre Company presents "Mamma Mia! The Musical"

JANUARY 2019

MARCH 2019

JAN 6 Glacier Glide & Pursuit Nordic Ski Race at Glacier Nordic Center

MAR 1-3 Whitefish Theatre Company presents "Mamma Mia! The Musical"

JAN 19 Whitefish Banked Slalom at Whitefish Mountain Resort

MAR 4 Montana Special Olympics

JUN 6 First Thursday Gallery Art Walk

JUL 4 Fireworks at City Beach JUL 5-7 Whitefish Arts Festival JUL 13 Montana Enduro Series at Whitefish Mountain Resort Ongoing Tuesday Downtown Farmers Market; Alpine Theatre Project summer season

AUGUST 2019

MAR 9 Whitefish Theatre Company presents "Vitaly"

AUG 1 First Thursday Gallery Art Walk

JAN 20 National Winter Trails Day at Glacier Nordic Center

MAR 16-17 Nate Chute Boardercross and Banked Slalom at Whitefish Mountain Resort

AUG 23 Whitefish Legacy Partners Hootenanny

JAN 21 Glacier Nordic Club Full Moon Community Ski Night

MAR 22 Whitefish Theatre Company presents "Women of the World”

Ongoing Tuesday Downtown Farmers Market

JAN 25-27 Whitefish World Invitational Ski Joring

MAR 30 Winter Brewfest & Dummy Derby at Whitefish Mountain Resort

JAN 19-20 Glacier Symphony Cabaret Concert: Gershwin Gala ‘The Man I Love’

JAN 26 S.N.O.W. Bus Winter Wine Festival JAN 26-27 Whitefish Theatre Company Reader's Theatre "Ripcord"

APRIL 2019 APR 6 Pond Skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort APR 7 Closing Day at Whitefish Mountain Resort APR 11-14, 19-21 Whitefish Theatre Company presents "Alice in Wonderland" APR 25 Whitefish Theatre Company presents "The Sweet Remains"

AUG 9-11 Huckleberry Days Arts Festival

AUG 24 Summer Brewfest at Depot Park

SEPTEMBER 2019 SEP 5 First Thursday Gallery Art Walk SEP 7 Great Fish Community Challenge Color Run SEP 26-28 Great Northwest Oktoberfest Ongoing Tuesday Downtown Farmers Market; Whitefish Theatre Company Fall Productions Begin

OCTOBER OCT 3 First Thursday Gallery Art Walk

Share your Whitefish adventure, tag photos with #explorewhitefish

MAY 2019 MAY 2 First Thursday Gallery Art Walk MAY 5-6 Whitefish Theatre Company Reader's Theatre "The Christians" MAY 11 Whitefish Marathon, Half-Marathon, and 5K MAY 28 Tuesday Downtown Farmers Market JUN 30-31 Whitefish Theatre Company presents "I Hate Hamlet"

OCT 3-5 Great Northwest Oktoberfest * Event dates are subject to change. Visit explorewhitefish.com for updates.


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FALL Photo © Brian Schott

FALL IS PRIME TIME

in Whitefish—sunny and warm with trails waiting to be

explored and rivers and lakes to paddle on with hardly another soul in sight. The western larch turn a brilliant gold and snow dusts the high peaks, providing a breathtaking view for hiking, biking and paddling around Whitefish and in Glacier National Park. Indulge culinary senses when local farms celebrate the harvest with farm-to-table dinners.

HORSEBACK RIDING THROUGH THE FALL COLORS

With a big day ahead, start off the

goodbyes and snapping a few selfies with our

at Whitefish Massage Therapy to relieve any

day enjoying a caffeinated beverage from

wrangler and horses we’re off to grab some

sore muscles earned throughout the day.

Montana Coffee Traders en route to the Bar

lunch downtown. Next it’s time to hit the

Dinner is our next order of business and

W Guest Ranch, located an easy 4 miles

trails with our canine friends on the Whitefish

we’ll head to The Whitefish Lake Restaurant

outside of downtown Whitefish. We’ll saddle

Trail. The Lion Mountain trailhead checks all

for the perfect steak and ambiance. 

up for a two hour trail ride taking in views

the boxes as the 3-mile loop is dog friendly

of the Flathead Valley, Spencer Lake and

and close to town. After a day full of activity

maybe even some wildlife! After saying our

it’s time to relax and indulge with a massage

~ Ashley D, marketing manager at the Bar W Guest Ranch


WINTER Photo © Craig Moore / glacierworld.com

THE PEAKS OF GLACIER

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National Park are the backdrop for winter adventure.

Home to world class skiing and snowboarding at Whitefish Mountain Resort, Whitefish also offers cross country skiing, snowshoeing and snowcat skiing. Snuggle up for a horse drawn sleigh ride, or pretend to be an Iditarod musher on a dog sledding expedition. Off-snow adventures abound with fitness studios, ice skating, great shopping and dining.

HIGH FIVES AND POWDER TURNS

bottomless turns dance in my head.

stomach is growling. Another easy ride on

a few inches of fresh snow are covering

I glance out the window and see that

I head up to the street to grab a pair of

the S.N.O.W. Bus back to town leads me

the sidewalk! A quick phone call to the

demo skis at Great Northern Cycle &

to Bonsai Brewing Project for dinner and a

Snow Report line at Whitefish Mountain

Ski—12” of fresh snow is going to require

tasty microbrew. As I stand in line to grab

Resort confirms what I had already been

some true powder skis. Demo skis in

another round, I can’t help but chuckle

suspecting—Powder Day! I quickly get

hand, I catch the S.N.O.W. Bus for a free

when I notice I’m not the only one still in

dressed and head out the door for what is

ride up the mountain to join the party.

ski boots. Just another perfect winter day in

certain to be a memorable day. A quick stop

The next few hours are filled with powdery

Whitefish! 

at Amazing Crêpes for a coffee and a crêpe

turns, high fives and endless smiles. By

will help get the blood moving as visions of

late afternoon my legs are shot and my

~ Dan H., marketing coordinator at Explore Whitefish


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SPRING Photo © Brian Schott

SPRING IS THE SECRET SEASON in Whitefish. Snowplows push their way up Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road allowing scenic bike rides and casual hikes before the alpine road is opened to motor vehicles. The waterfalls are in full action and the motor-free road provides a quiet gateway into the heart of the park. Rent a paddleboard or kayak and float lazily down the Whitefish River as it meanders through town or meet up with a guide to find the perfect fishing hole. The Whitefish Trail is in prime condition for hiking and mountain biking as spring blooms line the trail.

RIDING THE GOING-TO-THE-SUN ROAD

Glacier National Park, the starting point for

deserved burger and locally-brewed beer

Coffee Traders and a to-go sandwich to

Grab a coffee and pastry at Montana

the ride. Pedal as far as the plows (or your

on tap at the Craggy Range. Finish off with

pack in your backpack. Stop by a bike shop

legs) will allow, with no lack of a stunning

ice cream at Sweet Peaks as the sun sets—

to grab any last minute energy fuel (or to

lunch spot with views of McDonald

a perfect end to a perfect spring day. 

rent a bike) and double check the day’s

Creek and Heaven’s Peak. After coasting

conditions. Drive to Avalanche Creek in

back down, return to Whitefish for a well

~ Vanessa G., sales staff at Glacier Cyclery & Nordic


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Photo Courtesy of Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development

SEEMINGLY ENDLESS DAYLIGHT gives ample time to experience Whitefish. Millions of acres of protected state and federal lands surround Whitefish, offering miles and miles of scenic roads and trails to explore. For water enthusiasts, a variety of lakes and rivers provide ample opportunities to kayak, paddleboard, raft and fish. Live music and festivals round out fun-filled days.

SUMMER HUCKLEBERRIES AND SUNSETS

summit to hike around, play in the woods,

bikes to City Beach for some Sweet Peaks

my bed—the sun is up and they’re ready to

I’m awakened by my kids jumping into

find bugs, and harvest some huckleberries

Ice Cream and a swim. As we watch the

tackle the day. We leave the house and stop

until our bellies are full and our fingers

sun setting on Whitefish Lake while eating

off at Fleur Bake Shop for pastries and

are purple. While the kids go off on a

ice cream, it strikes me that there’s no

snacks to get us through the day. We head

zipline adventure, my wife and I rent some

place in the world I’d rather be. 

up to Whitefish Mountain Resort and the

mountain bikes and spend the afternoon

kids head straight to the alpine slide. After

cruising through the bike park, alternating

two exhilarating trips down the alpine slide,

laps on The Summit Trail and Kashmir. For

we hop on the chairlift to head up to the

the cool down, we head home and ride our

~ Josh K., events and recreation manager, Whitefish Mountain Resort

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SETTLED ALONG THE EDGE of Whitefish Lake and in the shadows of spectacular mountain ranges, Whitefish has endless opportunities for outdoor recreation and fun, family-friendly adventures. Strap on daypacks for a hike in Glacier National Park, or go on a guided rock climbing or backcountry ski tour. For those who never leave golf clubs at home, Whitefish is home to the popular 36-hole Whitefish Lake Golf Course (which converts to the Glacier Nordic Center in the winter). Saddle up for a horse-trail ride, and in winter, snuggle up for a sleigh ride dinner.

EXPLORE WHITEFISH BY BIKE Cyclists will find miles of quiet paved country roads ideal for road biking. The rolling 42 miles of the Whitefish Trail to the lift-accessed downhill trails at Whitefish Mountain Resort offers plenty of singletrack for every ability level. Or take a leisurely bike ride through neighborhoods and along the Whitefish River on the bike and pedestrian trail system. Cyclists will find plenty of bike-friendly businesses in town to replenish supplies and get a good night’s rest.

QUICK PICK BIKE RIDES + Going-to-the-Sun Road in the spring (scenic alpine road biking) + Kashmir on Whitefish Mountain Resort (lift-served downhill mountain biking) + Swift Creek section of The Whitefish Trail (multi-use, all skill levels) + Maple Syrup on Spencer Mountain (intermediate freeride trail) + Bike and pedestrian trails within Whitefish (multi-use, all skill levels) Above: Whitefish Lake; biking Whitefish Trail; Whitefish Lake Golf Club


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Photos © stellalevi / iStock.com; Courtesy of Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development

Above: Black bear in Glacier National Park

WILDLIFE VIEWING SPOTS + Drive up to Logan Pass in Glacier National Park for mountain goats and bighorn sheep. + Grizzly and black bears can be spotted all over the area, but are more commonly viewed in Glacier National Park. + Herds of elk can usually be seen in the fall on the way up to Whitefish Mountain Resort or along the North Fork Road while driving up to Polebridge. + The occasional moose can be found in the heavily vegetated riparian areas of lakes and streams, or foraging in the high alpine valleys. NOTE: Check out explorewhitefish.com for safe wildlife viewing tips and guidelines.

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OUTDOOR ACTIVITY IDEAS + Rock climbing with Rock Climb Montana + Paddleboarding on Whitefish River with Paddlefish Sports + Picking huckleberries on Danny On Trail + Play a round at Whitefish Lake Golf Club + Horseback riding at Bar W Guest Ranch + Snowshoeing in Glacier National Park

WHITEFISH MOUNTAIN RESORT Only 15 minutes from downtown, Whitefish Mountain Resort offers world-class skiing and snowboarding with a laid-back feel. Over 300 inches of Rocky Mountain snowfall covers 3,000 acres of glades, groomers, bowls and steeps with slopes for every ability level. Most recently, Whitefish

RATED TOP RESORT FOR OVERALL SATISFACTION by SKI Magazine readers

Mountain Resort was ranked “Best in the West for Overall Guest Satisfaction” as voted by the readers of SKI Magazine. From mid June through the end of September, Whitefish Mountain Resort is a basecamp for adventure with zip lines, an alpine slide, lift-served mountain biking, an aerial adventure park and Montana’s only

SKI RUNS TO NOT MISS + The views of the Flathead Valley on

Inspiration + The rolling hills on Hellfire + Powdery turns along North Fork + Views of Glacier Peaks while dropping into North Bowl

mountain-top restaurant accessed from the scenic lift or hiking trails.

Above: Walk in the treetops; Whitefish Lake boating; skiing Whitefish Mountain Resort; Gondola at Whitefish Mountain Resort

Photos Courtesy of Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development; © Craig Moore / glacierworld.com; Brian Schott

PLAY ON THE WATER


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2FlyUs Hot Air Balloons

Indoor Bouldering, 24 Hour Fitness, Yoga 406-862-8955; 6475 Hwy 93 South, Suite 13 rockfishclimbing.com

Hot Air Balloon Adventures, June–September 877-22FlyUs; 2FlyUs.com

Beyond the Boundaries

The Marina at Whitefish Lake

Guided Mountain Bike Trips, Lessons & Camps 406-892-2262; beyondtheboundariesmt.com

FlyBoard of Montana Flyboarding on Whitefish Lake -- Come Fly the Big Sky 406-261-5921; flyboardofmontana.com

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Whitefish, Montana's Non-Profit Community Art Center Walk in anytime and make stuff! Paint pottery, make mosaics or do glass fusing. Visit our website for a schedule of art classes, guest artist workshops, field trip offerings, community event art activities and special needs outreach programs. Local Artists are exhibited monthly in our Art Gallery. Open Everyday! 406-862-5929 • 145 Central Ave stumptownartstudio.org

Hidden Key Escape Games Escape Room Games, Open year-round 406-823-0564; 5790 US Hwy 93 S. hiddenkeyescapegames.com

Watercraft Rentals, Tours, Gas, Boat Slips

The Marina at Whitefish is open to the public and offers a full fleet of watercraft rentals including pontoon boats, ski boats, personal watercraft, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards! Also available are water skis, wakeboards, towable tubes, full-service gas, ice, snacks, and boat slips. See you at the lake! 406-863-4020 • 1380 Wisconsin Ave lodgeatwhitefishlake.com

The Small Shop with Big Stoke

It's easy to experience kayaking and paddleboarding on our beautiful waters! Conveniently located on sandy Whitefish City Beach, Paddlefish is the place to rent the best equipment and to learn from certified instructors. Attend one of our on-water hosted yoga and pilates sessions or join us for a group paddle! Open June – August.

Rock Climb Montana Outdoor Climbing for All Ages & Abilities 608-334-1270; rockclimbmontana.com Near Whitefish, Kalispell, & Eureka

Skydive Whitefish Fall In Love With Skydiving 1-866-JUMP; 12 Spokane Ave

406-260-7733 Conveniently Located at City Beach whitefishpaddleboards.com

Glacier Adventure Guides Premier Year-round Adventure Guide Service 406-892-2173; glacieradventureguides.com

Old-Time Photo Studio Glacier Nordic Center Groomed Trails, Night Skiing, Rentals, Lessons 406-862-9498; glaciernordicclub.com 1200 Hwy 93 W, on the Golf Course

Great Northern Powder Guides Cat Skiing/Boarding, Lodging, Guided Backcountry Powder; Corner of 2nd & Baker 1-855-SNOWCAT; greatnorthernpowderguides.com

Make a memory, take a memory! Stumptown Vintage Photo studio has amazing costumes for all sizes and multiple eras to choose from: Saloon, Roaring 20's, Bathhouse, Victorian, Frontier, Jailhouse & Hillbilly! C'mon down for a time you'll always remember! Pets are welcome too! 406-730-8888 • 118 Central Ave stumptownvintagephoto.com

Welcome to Western Montana’s Glacier Country Truly authentic experiences are found in Glacier Country—a natural beauty of mesmerizing peaks and glistening waters among charming small towns brimming with arts and culture and surrounded by unparalleled outdoor recreation. Find your adventure in Western Montana. #GlacierMT 800.338.5072 • glaciermt.com

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Whitefish is only 25 miles from Glacier

Hiking Glacier National Park

National Park, a World Heritage Site, Biosphere Reserve and the world’s first International Peace Park. More than 700 miles of hiking trails provide opportunities to explore mountain lakes, glaciers, waterfalls, native plants and lots of wildlife. The Going-to-the-Sun Road is a highlight for seasonal visitors. Called “the most beautiful piece of mountain road in the world” for good reason, the road is a national historic landmark. Open in the summer and early fall months (typically late June through mid-

Experience the tranquility of Glacier

October), it can be travelled by personal car,

QUICK PICK DAY HIKES

National Park when it’s covered in snow.

+ The Danny On Trail on Whitefish Mountain

free shuttle, a narrative Red Bus Tour or a

During the quiet season, Going-to-the-

Native American Sun Tour. When the alpine

Sun Road is plowed from West Glacier to

sections of The Going-to-the-Sun Road are

Lake McDonald Lodge offering visitors a

+ Hidden Lake Trail in Glacier Nat'l Park

under snow in the spring and fall, many

scenic drive and plenty of opportunities

+ Lion Mountain Trailhead to the Scenic

miles are open to bikers and hikers looking

to snowshoe and cross country ski while

to explore the secrets of the park.

watching for the wildlife.

Stumptown Ice Den

Whitefish Equestrian Center

Hockey, Public Skating, Figure Skating 406-863-2477; 715 Wisconsin Ave stumptowniceden.com

Lessons, Horse Boarding, Hunter/Jumper Facility 406-862-6400; 555 Twin Bridges Road whitefishec.com

Resort + Trail of the Cedars in Glacier Nat'l Park

Overlook on The Whitefish Trail

The Whitefish Trail Multi-use Recreational Loop Trail System 406-862-3880; whitefishlegacy.org

Whitefish Mountain Resort Ski Resort and Summer Adventure 406-862-2900; 3889 Big Mountain Road skiwhitefish.com

Flathead’s Premier Aquatic & Fitness Center The Best Part of Your Everyday.

36 Hole Golf Complex, All Services

Montana’s most requested 36-hole golf complex. A true mountain course with fabulous mountain views, large bentgrass greens and five different tee areas allow for golfers of varying ability and mindsets. The on-site Whitefish Lake Restaurant offers the finest dining in the valley. 406-862-5960 • 1200 Hwy 93 W. golfwhitefish.com

Our friendly staff, clean facility, award winning design and world class equipment are just a few of the ways in which we are redefining the fitness experience. Visitors are always welcome! 406-862-2444 • 1250 Baker Ave whitefishwave.com

Winter Woods Dog Sled Tours Dog Sled Tours for Two – Specialty 406-862-7232 for Reservations

Photo Courtesy of Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK


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Photo © chuckhaney.com

A STROLL DOWNTOWN through the covered sidewalks of Central

gems or a new pair of hiking boots for

TAKE IT HOME WITH YOU

Avenue or through the historic Railway

the next adventure. Locally-roasted coffee

+ The Whitefish Review literary journal—

District reveals a broad variety of locally-

beans, homemade skin care, hand-dyed

published locally twice a year—featuring

owned shops and galleries. Discover fine

yarn and huckleberry products make great

first-time and award-winning authors and

artisan jewelry made with Montana-native

gifts for those back home.

artists side-by-side + R.L. Winston fly rods, made in Twin

WHITEFISH'S LOW-KEY, FRIENDLY VIBE and walkable downtown are downright charming. ~ Sunset Magazine

Alpine Village Market Outstanding Fresh Deli, Tremendous Selection 406-862-5025; 721 Wisconsin Ave

Bookworks Independent Bookstore with Large Selection of Local History 406-862-4980; 244 Spokane Ave

Bridges, Montana, can be found at Lakestream Fly Shop + Stoneware from Whitefish Pottery + Look for Made in Montana or Grown in

Montana products throughout town

Above: Looking down Central Avenue in downtown Whitefish at Big Mountain

Celebrate Event & Party Rental

Crystal Winters

Tents, Dishes, Linens, Glasses, Bounce Houses, Chairs

celebraterentals.com

Huckleberry Products, T-shirts, Souvenirs, Hats, Fun cards; 406-862-6104 232 Central Ave; crystalwinters.com

Boedie Cycles

Copperleaf Chocolat Company

Genesis Kitchen

Full Service Bicycle Repair & Fabrication 845-B Wisconsin Ave (May – September) 406-219-7969 (anytime); boediecycles.com

Chocolates, Eclectic Used Books, Clothing, Jewelry; 406-862-9659; 239 Central Ave copperleafchocolat.com

Artisan Quality Olive Oils and Balsamics 406-730-1449; 140 Lupfer Avenue genesis-kitchen.com

Big Mountain Thrift Little Thrift Store with Big Finds 406-730-2305; 6335 US Hwy 93 South

406-862-4636 Whitefish; 406-837-3040 Bigfork


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Home of Polka Dot Sheep Yarns and Publications

Gift Baskets, Candy, Wood Carvings, and More

Chill is a clothing boutique featuring our original graphic designs, fine apparel, accessories and art. Our vibe is inspired by our mountain and ocean lifestyle. We surf, ski, snowboard, skate and love.

A local yarn shop carrying a wide selection of yarns, needles, tools and patterns for knitters, crocheters, and other fiber artists. Along with well known brands such as Malabrigo and Addi, the shoppe is the home of the hand dyed Polka Dot Sheep yarns crafted here in Whitefish.

Find the perfect Whitefish gift. Browse our pre-made gift baskets or build your own. We proudly carry a wide range of Made In Montana products including huckleberry treats, hand-made jewelry, jerky and summer sausage, chainsaw art and much, much more.

406-730-1777 • 415 Second Street E. chillclothingcompany.com

406-862-6390 • 14 Lupfer Ave polkadotsheep.com

406-730-1302 • 525 Railway Street landssnacksgift.com

Chill Clothing Co. Fine Apparel, Accessories, and Art

Glacier Cyclery & Nordic

Imagination Station

Montana Shirt Co.

Bike & Nordic Skis, Gear and Rentals 406-862-6446; 326 Second Street E. glaciercyclery.com

Toys that Open the Imagination 221 Central Ave, Whitefish (406-862-5668) or 132 Main St, Kalispell (406-755-5668)

Shirts for People Who Love Montana! 406-890-6898; 1830 Baker Ave montanashirtco.com

Grouse Nest Gift Shop

Mum’s Flowers

Regional and Glacier Souvenirs and Clothing 406-862-3000; 2 Fairway Drive grousemountainlodge.com

Floral & Events, Delivery, Gifts, Cards, Balloons 406-862-2757; 520 2nd St. E mumsflowers.net

Guided Trips and Full Service Fly Shop, Open Year Round

Great Northern Cycle & Ski and The Daily Habit Coffee Bar Skis, Bikes, Service, Good Coffee We pride ourselves on choosing the products and services best suited for the Flathead. In the summer we carry mountain and road bikes and the accessories to get rolling. In the winter we are your source for skis, boots, fitting and custom footbeds. Swing in for rentals, service, and espresso! 406-862-5321 • 328 Central Ave gncycleski.com

Serving the Flathead Valley since 1982, Lakestream Fly Shop is the valley's only full service fly shop open year round. Quality gear, rods, reels, and flies from the best brands. Full and Half Day guided trips on the Flathead, Blackfoot, Clark Fork and Missouri Rivers. 406-862-1298 • 669 Spokane Ave lakestream.com

Markus Foods Full-Service; Voted Best Deli, Beer, and Wine in Whitefish 406-862-7258; 9 Baker Ave

Snow Ghost Outfitters

On-mountain ski/bike, summer and winter equipment and apparel. Snow Ghost Outfitters can gear you up from head to toe— from helmets and goggles to jackets and gloves in winter and hiking poles, souvenir t-shirts and more in summer. Stop by Village Rentals for skis, boots, and bindings in winter and mountain bike equipment in summer. 406-862-1996; 3893 Big Mtn Rd, C2 skiwhitefish.com


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Piney Creek Interiors

Hometown Hardware Store 406-862-3573; 224 Central Ave nelsonhardware.com

Interior Design, Furniture, Gifts, Lighting, Fabric 406-862-7463; 205 June's Way, Suite 2 PineyCreekInteriors.com

Notice Snowboards Handmade Custom Snowboards 406-730-1357; noticesnowboards.com

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Purple Pomegranate Eclectic Handcrafted Artware for Living & Giving 406-862-7227; 222 Central Ave purplepomegranate.com

Sage & Cedar Pure, Natural, Organic Skin & Bath Care 406-862-9411; 214 Central Ave sageandcedar.com

Sappari Design Contemporary Clothing, Jewelry, Eclectic Home Decor, and Furniture Finds 406-862-6848; 215 Central Ave

Sprouts has been offering fun, unique, fashionable clothing for babies and children since 1996

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Western-Inspired Apparel, Jewelry & Home Furnishings The Mercantile is a fashion-forward boutique shop offering Montana-inspired gifts and home furnishings, jewelry ranging from buffalo nickel to high-end turquoise, blankets by Pendleton, trending clothing and footwear for men and women, and more! You won’t want to miss our Renegade Runway fashion show & summer kick-off party each June! 406-863-4000 • 1380 Wisconsin Ave

Steeps Tea

Third Street Market

Sprouts provides quality brands including See Kai Run, Tea Collection, Mimi and Maggie, Wes and Willy, BlaBla and many other fine brands, hand picked for your little sprout!

Organic Loose Leaf Teas 406-209-8458; 12 Spokane Ave steepsteashop.com

Locally Owned Organic Health Food Store 406-862-5054; 244 Spokane Ave thirdstreetmarket.com

406-862-7821 • 216 Central Ave facebook.com/sprouts.mt

Tate Interiors

The Toggery

Interior Design 406-862-5777; 305 2nd St. E. tateinteriors.com

Outdoor Clothing, Footwear, Gear & Accessories 406-862-2271; 122 Central Ave toggerymontana.com

Treasure Outpost Co. Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Jewelry, Gemstones, Toys; whitefishrockshop.com 406-890-3790; 239 Central Ave

Village Shop & Indigo Creek Women’s Clothing Store 406-862-3200; 201 Central Ave villageshopwhitefish.com

Backcountry to Backyard Unlimited Adventure

A world of outdoor and athletic resources for all seasons, reflecting the recreational opportunities of Northwest Montana. Hiking camping, hunting, fishing, bikes, kayaks, SUPs, ski and snowboard, athletics, sports, technical, lifestyle and resort clothing and footwear. Winter and summer rentals plus full-service shop. Locally owned since 1968. 406-862-3111; In the Mountain Mall, Hwy. 93 South; sportsmanskihaus.com

Slopeside Ski and Board Rentals on the Mountain, Specialty Shopping Experience Downtown. Montana’s oldest snowboard shop has you taken care of in-town or on the hill. Both shops deliver prime snowboard gear and apparel. Plus our mountain shop provides Ski and Board Rentals with unmatched quality and convenience. Stop in to Stumptown and have a great day on the mountain! Downtown: 406-862-0955; 128 Central Ave Slopeside: 406-862-5828; Big Mountain Village

stumptownsnowboards.com

Whitefish Pottery Assorted Stoneware Pottery 406-862-1417; 240 Central Avenue whitefishpottery.com


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THE ACTIVE COMMUNITY of Whitefish contains numerous

day spas and other holistic treatment

a full patient-centered wellness experience

establishments to nourish the body and

centers are widely available. While primary

that give patients a quiet and soothing

mind. A variety of exercise facilities, yoga

and emergency care is state-of-the-art in

atmosphere and top-notch services that

and Pilates studios, massage therapy,

Whitefish, both medical facilities also offer

contribute to the healing process.

“of your choices. One where being active, eating healthy, and living with purpose are practiced daily.

BEING FIT AND WELL is much more than just physical exercise, it is a lifestyle in which you are aware ~ Art Krueger, director at the Whitefish WAVE

Anna Faith LMT

The Spa at Whitefish Lake

Therapeutic Massage and Body Work 406-309-5722; annafaithlmt.com 244 Spokane Ave, by appointment

Glacier Medical Associates Excellent Urgent Care Medical Services 406-862-2515; 1111 Baker Avenue glaciermedicalassociates.com

Beat-Based Indoor Cycling Studio Glacier Med Spa & Laser Center Premier Medical Spa, Custom Treatments 406-862-5174; 1111 Baker Avenue glaciermedspa.com

North Valley Hospital Patient-centered Care in a Healing Environment 406-863-3500; 1600 Hospital Way nvhosp.com

Located in the heart of downtown Whitefish, SOBBACYCLE is the only beat-based cycling studio in the valley! With over 20 classes weekly and a variety of instructors, SOBBA promises to give you 45 or 60 minutes of SWEAT, BASS, BLISS. Additionally, the studio has an athleisure boutique featuring Lululemon, Splits59, P.E Nation, and more! Book your bike at sobbacycle.com 406-730-8744 • 405 E. 1st Street sobbacycle.com

Whitefish Massage Therapy

Yoga Hive Montana

Holistic Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork 406-471-6423; 244 Spokane Avenue, Ste. 3 whitefishmassagetherapy.com

Traditional & Aerial Yoga, Private Lessons, Teacher Training; 406-862-1571 126 Central Ave; yogahivemontana.com

Full-Service Spa in Resort Setting Indulge in a luxury spa experience featuring Naturopathica massage and facials, waxing, manicures and pedicures, Vita Liberata airbrush tanning, and special occasion hair and makeup. Unwind with a calming steam or soak in the lakefront hot tub before or after your treatment. Spa parties and wedding preparation services are available.

406-863-4050 • 1380 Wisconsin Avenue spaatwhitefishlake.com


BE WELL WELLNESS ON THE GO + Paddleboard Yoga + Hike or jog along the Whitefish Trail + Drop-in pilates or cycling classes + A summer evening swim in Whitefish Lake + Relax in the hot tub at the WAVE after a long hike or a day of skiing

Yoga for Everyone! Shanti Yoga, established in 2006, is a community studio for everyone! Voted Best of Whitefish 2017, we teach traditional yoga and are dedicated to spreading peace, awareness, and health on all levels. We offer public, private and semi-private classes; workshops, retreats and teacher trainings; mind-body coaching. JOIN US! 406-862-1885 • 235 Central Avenue shantiyogamontana.com

Luxury Spa Services in Downtown Whitefish

The Firebrand Spa offers an array of day spa services including therapeutic massage, facials, waxing and tinting. We offer individual services as well as couple's treatments. During warm season, join us for weekly yoga classes on the Firebrand rooftop! Open to the public. 406-863-1902 • 650 East Third Street firebrandhotel.com

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ARTS AND CULTURE are intensely vibrant in Whitefish.

Live music, theatre and readings are a

Professional Broadway actors headline

mainstay, with regular performances by both

theater performances and art galleries

national and local performers. Two theater

exhibit both local and national, well-

companies produce high-quality plays and

known sculptors and painters. Monthly

musicals, and the symphony brings classical

gallery nights, from May through October,

music and chorale performances. The award-

encourage mingling and connecting with

winning local literary journal hosts poetry

featured artists while local musicians

and literature readings by renowned authors

provide the evening soundtrack.

and emerging voices.

“ theatre and a desire to affect the the quality of life here. ” ... DRIVEN BY A PASSION for

~ Olympia Dukakis, Academy Award Winning Actress, speaking on Alpine Theatre Project

Brian Schott Photography Sports Action, Landscape, and Drone Aerial Photography; 406-261-6190 brianschott.com

Alpine Theatre Project

Professional theatre featuring actors from Broadway

Alpine Theatre Project presents world-class professional musicals, plays, and concerts featuring real Broadway and Hollywood actors, including Tony, Emmy, Golden Globe and Academy Award winners. Performances held at the Whitefish Performing Arts Center in Downtown Whitefish. It's real Broadway in the Rockies. Photos © Brenda Ahearn Box Office Hours: Tue.–Sat. 12–5pm & 1 hr. Before Performance atpwhitefish.org

Flathead Valley Community Orchestra and Chorale

Retreats with Best-Selling Author, Laura Munson

Glacier Symphony performs year round in the Flathead Valley communities of Whitefish, Kalispell and Bigfork. Each August the orchestra presents Festival Amadeus in Whitefish, a week long celebration of Mozart's music and more with chamber and orchestra concerts nightly.

Come find your voice in the woods of Montana, with best-selling author, Laura Munson, at her internationally acclaimed Haven Writing Retreats. You do not have to be a writer to come, just a seeker of self-expression with a love of the written-word!

406-407-7000 • glaciersymphony.org

Whitefish, Montana 406-314-0144 • lauramunson.com

Chuck Haney Photography Stock, Commercial, Editorial Photography Photo Workshops Available on Website 406-862-0521; chuckhaney.com

UnderScore Art Gallery Fine Art and Distinctive Jewelry 406-862-5002; 100 Central Avenue underscoreart.com


ARTS & CULTURE Photo © Mark Holston / Glacier Symphony

VideoTECH Montana, LLC

Whitefish Review

Video Production, Graphic Design, Web, Creative 1069 Creekwood Drive; 406-885-3650 videotechmt.com

Non-profit Journal of Art, Literature, and Photography; 406-261-6190 whitefishreview.org

One-of-a-kind pottery

Contemporary Western Art Gallery and Studio Nancy Cawdrey Gallery is an absolute "must see” destination. Offering a range of artists in the expansive gallery space, it includes a large outdoor sculpture garden and patios. An Aperitivo bar with light fare offers visitors an art experience “with taste!” Please drop in and say hello. Hours: TUES-SAT 10AM-6PM, SUN 3-8PM (year-round); MON 10AM-6PM (summer) 406-755-2727 • 204 Wisconsin Avenue NancyCawdrey.com

Custom & Ready-Made Frames The Walking Man Frame Shop & Gallery offers custom picture framing plus unique ready-made picture frames. Our gallery features contemporary regional artists representing a variety of mediums, including pastel, ceramic, acrylic, mixed media, oil, photography and steel/stone outdoor sculpture. Designers welcome. Find us on Facebook & Instagram! Open: MON–FRI 10AM–5PM; SAT 10AM–5PM or by appt. 406-863-2787 • 305 Baker Avenue thewalkingmanframeshop.com

A full line of functional stoneware as well as one-of-a-kind pieces from potters across the Flathead Valley and Montana. Paintings, photography, jewelry, soaps, and gift items offered. The Stillwater Gallery, a premier ceramic gallery, also hosts monthly ceramic shows for Gallery Nights. Studio tours available. Hours: MON–SAT 10AM–6PM; SUN 11AM–5PM; Open later in summer. 406-862-1417 • 240 Central Avenue 406-862-8211 • Studio Tours whitefishpottery.com

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Community Theatre, Performing Arts Center Whitefish Theatre Company is celebrating its 40th anniversary season of bringing the performing arts to the Flathead Valley. WTC operates the 328-seat O’Shaughnessy Center in downtown Whitefish and presents a diverse season of theatre productions, music concerts, and special events. Box Office hours: MON–FRI 10:00AM–4:00PM 406-862-5371 • 1 Central Avenue whitefishtheatreco.org

An absolute “must see” in Whitefish.

Inspired silk paintings by Nancy Cawdrey and work by celebrated artists from around the West. Featuring Cypress Yard, an exquisite wine & beer bar & flexible event space.

204 Wisconsin Ave | Whitefish, MT 59937 | nancycawdrey.com

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RELAXATION WILL COME EASY after a full day exploring Whitefish and it's

The prices and conveniences range

surroundings. A broad selection of unique

from the highest levels of comfort and

lodges, inns, hotels, guest ranches, condos

service, to value “keep it simple” options.

and vacation homes provide a variety of

Every host desires to make guests feel

places to rest and relax. Whether in town,

comfortable with a friendly demeanor that

along Whitefish Lake, or on the mountain,

is classic Whitefish style. Many properties

lodging properties provide easy access to

are near a free S.N.O.W Bus stop, making

the vibrant downtown, outdoor recreation,

it a breeze to access the ski slopes or

restaurants, shopping and amenities.

shopping areas. Above: Stay in a cozy retreat on the mountain; stay lakeside with Lakeshore Rentals

ICON KEY $=VALUE PRICE $$=MIDDLE PRICE $$$=DELUXE PRICE

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Bailey’s Bed’n Bale Whitefish’s Most Unique Vacation Home

406-270-1603 • Rural Whitefish • montanabednbale.com

Bar W Guest Ranch 4 Miles West of Whitefish Open year-round and ready to treat you with Western hospitality. Experience rustic luxury accommodations including; main lodge, cabin, and glamping tents. Experience a dude ranch vacation with our 3 and 6 night package stays. When the snow flies, the ranch makes the ideal home base to explore all of the nearby winter activities! 406-863-9099 • 2875 Highway 93 West • thebarw.com


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Best Western Rocky Mountain Lodge Close to Downtown and Area Activities Comfortable and convenient, the Best Western Rocky Mountain Lodge offers the ideal lodging location and experience. Enjoy newly renovated guest rooms, an outdoor heated pool & hot tub open year-round, and a deluxe, complimentary continental breakfast that is served daily. This is the perfect place for your family, pets included! 406-862-2569 • 6510 Highway 93 South • rockymtnlodge.com

Downtowner Inn Conveniently Located in Downtown Whitefish

406-862-2535 • 224 Spokane Avenue • downtownermotel.cc

Duck Inn Located Along the River and Close to Town Enjoy our quaint, comfortable, owner-operated lodging set along the tranquil flow of the Whitefish River. Take in views of The Big Mountain while staying less than a mile from the town of Whitefish. Breakfast included. Come stay at your home away from home. 406-862-3825 • 1305 Columbia Avenue • duckinn.com

Five Star Rentals of Montana Accommodations on the Mountain, Lakeside, and Downtown Five Star accommodations for your whole family or group of friends—lavish lake home, cozy cabin on the mountain or downtown charm! All of our privately owned properties are fully furnished and equipped for a fabulous vacation. Special amenities include BBQ’s, decks, docks, canoes, paddle boats, fishing boats, hot tubs, air-conditioning, steam rooms, designer furnishings and stellar views. 406-862-5994 or 877-523-5994 • 704 Baker Avenue • fivestarrentals.com

Garden Wall Inn One Block from Downtown Shops and Restaurants “Known for superior service and attention to detail, this award-winning inn creates a sense of comfort and welcome beyond your expectations.” Five luxurious guest rooms are furnished in period antiques. Full, gourmet breakfasts showcasing local products, prepared by our chef. Great downtown location is a short walk from shops and restaurants. 888-530-1700 or 406-862-3440 • 504 Spokane Ave. • gardenwallinn.com

Good Medicine Lodge Between Downtown and Whitefish Mountain Resort Good Medicine Lodge offers the ideal spot for a relaxing reprieve. This mountain inn’s architecture, decor and amenities set an authentic tone and reflect a genuine sense of place. Gourmet breakfasts utilize the wide assortment of garden herbs. Each room has cozy appointments created with your comfort in mind. There is an EV car charger on property. 406-862-5488 • 537 Wisconsin Avenue • goodmedicinelodge.com


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Hampton Inn & Suites Located 1 Mile South of Downtown Whitefish

406-730-8901 • 6340 Hwy. 93 South • hampton.com

Hidden Moose Lodge 2 Minutes to Downtown, 5 Minutes to Skiing Designed and built to reflect the rustic, rugged history that is Montana, but with all the amenities that make our guests feel right at home. From the river rock fireplace located in our Great Room to the outdoor hot tub and our hearty breakfasts, you will want to make the Hidden Moose your relaxing retreat during your visit to Whitefish. 888-733-6667 • 1735 East Lakeshore Drive • hiddenmooselodge.com

Kandahar Lodge Ski-In, 7 Miles to Whitefish This cozy mountain lodge offers comfort and convenience. The wood-burning fireplace in the great room welcomes you to relax and spend time in good conversation. The rooms have super comfy queen beds. All rooms have microwaves and small refrigerators. Some have kitchens. Please note there is no elevator. Open June–September and December– March. A continental breakfast is included in the rates. 406-862-6098 • 3824 Big Mountain Road • kandaharlodge.com

Lakeshore Rentals Condos, Cabins and Vacation Homes Lakeshore Rentals offers a wide variety of quality lake or mountain vacation properties for your summer or winter Montana getaway, whether you are coming here for golf, skiing, fishing, hiking or good old fashioned family fun, allow Lakeshore Rentals to find you the perfect property. 406-863-9337 • 1750 East Lakeshore Drive • lakeshorerentals.us

River Meadow Ranch West Valley, 10 Minutes from Whitefish and Kalispell Relax and enjoy the evening on the expansive deck and watch elk and horses peacefully graze in the fields surrounding the two log homes. There is room to spread out with five bedrooms in each home. The properties are an ideal layout and location for reunions, weddings, and gatherings. The quiet and rural riverside setting supplies beauty, solitude and fantastic views. Homeaway.com #3608796 and #284623 410-365-9587 • 3195 West Valley Drive • rivermeadowranch.com


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920 Spokane Avenue, Whitefish, MT 59937 | Phone: (877) 600-4295 ThePineLodge.com

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6510 Hwy 93 South, Whitefish, MT 59937 | Phone: (800) 862-2569 rockymtnlodge.com Each Best Western® branded hotel is independently owned and operated.

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Ptarmigan Village Rentals The Last Best “Montana” Mountain Experience!!!

800-552-3952 • 406-862-3594 • 3000 Big Mountain Rd • ptarmiganvillage.com

Snow Bear Chalets Slopeside Ski-In / Ski-Out Luxury Treehouses at Whitefish Mountain Resort TIME Magazine 100 World's Greatest Places. World's First Ski-In/Ski-Out Luxury Treehouses, slopeside at Whitefish Mountain Resort. Rent 1-3 chalets for 1-22 guests. Each chalet features award-winning design, private treetop deck with hot tub, gourmet kitchen, gas fireplace, high-def television, starry turret, walls of windows, wifi, Sonos, down comforters and luxury amenities. 406-848-1771 • 3872 Winter Lane • snowbearchalets.com

The Firebrand Hotel In the Heart of Downtown Whitefish The Firebrand’s urban sophistication combines with an atmosphere reminiscent of Montana's rugged landscapes for a bold and adventurous style. Amenities designed to indulge the needs of today's traveler include spa services. Firebrand Lounge offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, small plates, and a full bar with craft beers, wines, and handcrafted cocktails. 406-863-1900 • 650 East Third Street • firebrandhotel.com

The Lodge at Whitefish Lake On Whitefish Lake, Minutes from Downtown Montana's only AAA four-diamond resort is situated between Whitefish Lake and the Viking Creek Preserve, just minutes from downtown. Accommodation options include spacious suites, hotel rooms, lakefront condominiums, and luxury homes. Meeting and event space, Boat Club Lounge, Restaurant & Tiki Bar, a full-service day spa, and marina are on-site. 406-863-4000 • 1380 Wisconsin Avenue • lodgeatwhitefishlake.com

The Pine Lodge on Whitefish River Near Downtown on the Whitefish River The Pine Lodge is conveniently located blocks from downtown, with balcony views of the meandering Whitefish River. Remodeled in 2017, the Pine Lodge offers many amenities, some brand new such as fire pits as well as kayak, paddle board and bike rentals. The Pine Lodge is both family and pet friendly! 406-862-7600 • 920 Spokane Avenue • thepinelodge.com

TownePlace Suites Whitefish Close to Downtown and Area Activities TownePlace Suites Whitefish specialized in monthly and long term stays designed with personal touches, clever details with a calm, comfortable feel and productive setting. Enjoy the outdoor pool/hot tub, full kitchens, patio with Weber grills, or walk to downtown Whitefish for a wide variety of shops, eateries and spirits. 406-890-2053 • 300 Akers Lane • towneplacewhitefish.com


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The Flat – Downtown Whitefish Heart of Downtown Whitefish, Roomy, Big Views

406-270-8771 • 418 2nd Street E. (Above Wasabi) • thedowntownflat.com

Whitefish Bike Retreat Trailside Lodging & Camping on Whitefish Trail

406-260-0274 • 855 Beaver Lake Road • whitefishbikeretreat.com

Whitefish Downtown Suites Luxury Condos & Vacation Rentals in Downtown

406-890-9776 • 115 Central Avenue • whitefishdowntownsuites.com

Whitefish Escapes Luxury Vacation Rentals in Whitefish

406-471-7190 • 533 East 2nd Street • whitefishescapes.com

Whitefish Mountain Cabins Ski-In Ski-Out Luxury Cabins

406-314-1090 • 3864 Gelande Street • whitefishmountaincabins.com

Whitefish Mountain Resort Lodging Ski-In, Ski-Out at Whitefish Mountain Resort Whitefish Mountain Resort Lodging offers a variety of on-mountain accommodations to suit any budget and all tastes. Relax in luxurious mountain town homes, stay slopeside in ski-in/ski-out condominiums, or enjoy the ski-in location and free hot breakfast at our value hotel. Dining, entertainment, on-mountain action and the town of Whitefish are all at your fingertips when you stay with us. 406-862-2900 • Whitefish Mountain Resort • skiwhitefish.com/lodging

Whitefish Property Management Providing Accommodations In and Around Whitefish Whitefish Property Management provides homes and condominiums that will sleep up to 12. Enjoy the picturesque Whitefish Lake, stay in the Village at Whitefish Mountain Resort or enjoy the convenience of downtown Whitefish. Each property has captivating views and a real ‘touch of Montana’ in their décor. Most units include BBQs, cable, internet, hot tubs, air conditioning, and private decks or patios. 406-863-4651 • 333 Baker Avenue • whitefishpropertymanagement.com

Whitefish TLC Bed & Breakfast Two Miles South of Downtown

406-250-6576 • 5725 US Hwy. 93 South • whitefishtlc.com


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RIVER MEADOW RANCH WHITEFISH, MT

2 unique vacation rentals on 7+ acres|rent one or both | 5 bedrooms each

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EAT & DRINK world-class wine selections and great

Whitefish is home to two micro-breweries

service—all reasons Whitefish exceeds

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dining expectations. Culinary discoveries

locally-sourced ingredients. Unwind at

abound, offering nearly every variety

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of style and fare. Many chefs pride

which features the signature favorite

themselves on use of fresh, local and

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organic vegetables, fruits, and meats. Each

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dining experience is an opportunity to

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savor the local flavor.

makes use of seasonal organic produce

After a satisfying meal, mingle with the locals at one of the many bars and lounges that line downtown. Sip a pint of craft beer

A DINING AND DRINKING scene that feels like a big city. ~ Leslie Kelly, Zagat.com

DRINK THE SCENERY

or enjoy a sunset cocktail. From acoustic guitar at a cozy bar to a full band or DJ to dance the night away, live music can be found almost every night of the week.

Photo © Brian Schott

AWARD-WINNING CUISINE,

to complement its house-made spirits, syrups and specialty Coffee Liquor using Montana Coffee Traders cold brew. Bonsai Brewing Project focuses on small batch, specialty beers, using local ingredients and interesting techniques. IPAs, sours and barrel aged beers are some of their favorites.

Bonsai Brewing Project Brewery, Public House, Beer Garden, Grill

406-730-1717 • 549 Wisconsin Avenue

Great Northern Brewing Co. Enjoy Great Craft Beer with Great Views of the Mountain!

406-863-1000 • 2 Central Avenue • greatnorthernbrewing.com

Spotted Bear Spirits Enjoy Hand-Crafted Spirits, Fresh Cocktails & Bottle Sales

406-730-2436 • 503 Railway Street, Suite A • spottedbearspirits.com

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Abruzzo Italian Kitchen Authentic. Italian. Cuisine. Established in 1995, Tupelo Grille has earned a reputation of being one of the best restaurants in Northwest Montana, specializing in thoughtfully prepared Southern cuisine. Offering fresh seafood, grilled steaks and signature pastas, our cuisine is served alongside an innovative cocktail program and an award-winning wine list. Whether you're from down the street or across the country, we want everyone to feel like a regular. 406-730-8767 • 115 Central Avenue • abruzzoitaliankitchen.com

Amazing Crepes Breakfast, Lunch, Sweet and Savory Crepes

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Cafe Kandahar Thoughtfully Constructed Cuisine Serving thoughtfully constructed cuisine with an inspired approach to farm-to-table dining. Chef Andy Blanton was honored as one of the country's top culinary talents in the both editions of "Best Chefs America," in 2013 and 2014. Chef Blanton is a four-time James Beard Award Semifinalist for "Best Chef: Northwest Region (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014)." Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and Wine Enthusiast Award of Unique Distinction. 406-862-6247 • 3824 Big Mountain Road • cafekandahar.com

Casey’s Whitefish American, Tapas, Specialty Cocktails, Local Distilleries Casey’s blends beautiful architecture and design with exceptional hospitality and entertainment. Multiple levels and bars create a different atmosphere and experience on each floor. Enjoy the views from our rooftop SkyBar, and join us on the dance floor for live music and DJ’s. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing dinner or an all out party, you’ll find it at Casey’s. 406-862-8150 • 101 Central Avenue • caseyswhitefish.com

Ciao Mambo Cozy Italian Cuisine ®

The lights are low, the music is up, the wine is flowing, and the energy is buzzing. It’s a perfect evening and a perfect setting for Italian food at Mambos. With creative twists on classic recipes there is something for everyone in the family. Our pasta dishes with rich, savory sauces and fresh ingredients, thin crust pizzas baked to perfection, and unmatchable service will keep you coming back for more. 406-863-9600 • 234 E. 2nd Street • ciaomambo.com

Craggy Range Bar & Grill Sports Bar & Grill Description: Craggy Range boasts over 24 flat screens for the big game, pool tables, a full service patio, live music and innovative gastropub fare. Try the signature Flaming Snowghost Bloody Mary or select from their extensive list of craft beer, wines and creative cocktails. Located in the heart of downtown Whitefish. 406-862-7550 • 10 Central Avenue • thecraggyrange.com

Cypress Yard Aperitivo

Italian-inspired light cuisine

Beer & Wine Bar

Cypress Yard at Nancy Cawdrey Gallery is a rich full color experience engaging all the senses: wine, beer, charcuterie and aged cheese, fine art, family and friends. Offering over 15 fine wines, draught beers, soup specials and après-ski raclette cheese. Sitting around the fire in the cozy bar or partying in the garden in the summer is a family-friendly Montana invitation to relax and enjoy the finer things. It is an absolute “must-see” when visiting Whitefish. 406-781-0550 • 204 Wisconsin Avenue • cypressyard.com

Fleur Bake Shop Breakfast, Bakery, Specialty Cakes, Breads

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EAT & DRINK Firebrand Lounge Contemporary Cuisine, Small Plates, Full Bar The Firebrand Lounge serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, small plates, craft beer, wine, and handcrafted cocktails in a contemporary environment with live music on select evenings. The evening menu offers cross-cultural inspired cuisine comprised of shareable small plates and entrees. Happy hour food and drink specials are offered daily from 4-6p. 406-863-1919 • 650 East Third Street • firebrandhotel.com

Indah Sushi Fresh Fusion Sushi Eatery and Sake Bar Whitefish's newest fresh fusion sushi experience. Utilizing local, seasonal, and sustainably sourced food. Lunch and dinner served daily starting at 11am, Monday - Saturday. Voted Whitefish's Best New Restaurant, Indah Sushi is not to be missed! Catering and food truck also available for private events. 406-730-6001 • 250 E. 2nd Street • indahsushi.com

Jersey Boys Pizzeria #1 Pizzeria in Whitefish - Locally Owned! Voted Best Pizza in Whitefish 5 years running! It’s no coincidence; when you combine hand-tossed dough, homemade sauce and the freshest ingredients, you’ll understand why! Huge made-to-order slices, fresh salads, gluten-free options and an array of sandwiches, there’s something for the entire family to love! A great selection of Montana and regional crafted beers. Happy Hour and delivery 7 days a week! 406-862-2212 • 550 E. 1st Street • jerseyboyswhitefish.com

Last Chair Kitchen & Bar Casual Creative Cuisine, Craft Beer & Wine

406-863-5455 • 1705 Wisconsin Avenue • lastchairkitchenandbar.com

Latitude 48 & Red Room Artful Fusion of Worldly Cuisine Latitude 48 represents an artful fusion of traditional and contemporary trends, both through our worldly cuisine and our atmosphere. Throw in an international wine list with over 20 wines by the glass and you’ve got a dining experience destined to entertain your senses. Downstairs at the Red Room, you’ll find a plush lounge where you can sit back and enjoy a signature martini, small plates, fire-roasted pizza, a glass of wine or craft beer. 406-863-2323 • 147 Central Avenue • latitude48bistro.com

Logan's at Grouse Mountain Lodge Classic Cuisine with Montana Flair Located off the lobby of Grouse Mountain Lodge, Logan's offers classic cuisine with Montana flair. The dining room features a cozy, casual atmosphere with a towering stone fireplace and traditional Montana décor. During the summer months, patio seating is available overlooking the 18th hole of the Whitefish Lake Golf Course. 406-862-3000 • 2 Fairway Drive • grousemountainlodge.com/logans


EAT & DRINK Photos Š SKatzenberger, Nataliia Melnychuk, MmeEmil / iStock.com; Brian Schott

FOODS FROM THE REGION + Flathead cherries are grown along the shores of Flathead Lake, where the lakeeffect keeps temperatures a bit more moderate than other parts of the region. Berries ripen in July. + Wild huckleberries ripen throughout July and August from the valleys up to the mountain tops—a close cousin of the blueberry. + Edible mushrooms such as the morel, are found in nearby forests, and are abundant in spring and early summer. + Elk, bison, and various fish are all popular regional offerings.

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EAT & DRINK BANKS at W H I T E F I S H L A K E G O L F C L U B

American Bank Banking 406-862-1850; 140 Baker Ave americanbankmontana.com

First Interstate Bank Neighbors Helping Neighbors 406-863-8888; 306 Spokane Ave firstinterstatebank.com

Glacier Bank Committed to Supporting Our Community 406-863-6300; 319 East 2nd Street glacierbank.com

Whitefish Credit Union Mortgages, Vehicle Loans, Online Checking Accounts; 406-862-3525 300 Baker Ave; whitefishcu.com

Reservations Recommended

(406) 862-5285

www.WhitefishLakeRestaurant.com

NEED CASH? Find ATM location on the map on page 36.

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years

Nominated as a semi-finalist for Best Chef in Northwest Region by James Beard Award Foundation.

2010 2011 2013 2014

Exclusive Dining Experience Available at the Chef’s Table with Chef Andy Blanton

Listed as one of two “Best Restaurants” in Montana by Frommer’s Guidebook.

Wine Spectator { Award } of Excellence

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Located inside the Kandahar Lodge at Whitefish Mountain Resort Reservations Recommended 406.862.6247

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Serving thoughtfully constructed cuisine. Featuring a 5 and 7 course tasting menu, a nightly à la carte menu with emphasis on farm-to-table ingredients and locally sourced game.

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Loula’s Cafe Whitefish's Classic Bistro with Award-winning Pies Located in the historical Masonic Temple, Loula's will win you over with hearty and flavorful meals. Breakfast favorites include Lemon Stuffed French Toast with Raspberry Sauce and Eggs Benedict with White Truffle Oil. A great list of regional wines complement a home-style dinner menu of Southern Fried Chicken, Meatloaf and Pot Pie. Don't leave without trying the award-winning Huckleberry Peach Pie! 406-862-5614 • 300 East 2nd Street, #1 • whitefishrestaurant.com

MacKenzie River Pizza Best Pie in the Big Sky Offering an incredible array of delectable dishes, always flavorful, fresh and served up in heaping portions. The acclaimed gourmet pizzas are offered on a variety of crusts– original, thin and gluten free. Other items include hearty sandwiches, full and half-sized salads and pastas that will wow your taste buds. To complement the menu choices, select from a variety of local and regional craft brews and fine wines. 406-862-6601 • 9 Central Avenue • mackenzieriverpizza.com

Montana Coffee Traders – Downtown Location Coffee & Pastries, Breakfast, Lunch and Gifts!

406-862-7667 • 110 Central Avenue • coffeetraders.com

Montana Coffee Traders – Roastery Location Coffee & Pastries, Roastery Tours Available

406-862-7628 • 5810 Hwy 93 S. • coffeetraders.com

Piggyback BBQ BBQ Ribs, Sandwiches, Salads, Catering & Texas-style Breakfast Serving up Texas-style brisket and sausage, Carolina pulled pork, St. Louis-style ribs, rotisserie smoked chicken and smoked turkey plus gourmet burgers, tacos and salads. Great beer and wine selection. Bring the whole family. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available. Catering available. 406-863-9895 • 102 Wisconsin Avenue • piggybackbbq.com

Pescado Blanco Gourmet Mountain Mexican

406-862-3290 • 235 1st Street • pescadoblancorestaurant.com

Swift Creek Cafe A Soulful Expression of Family Crafts Swift Creek Cafe is a place of character, art, history and a long-standing family tradition in great food and exclusive family-owned coffee. The Cafe’s warm, rustic dining room and community table pay homage to the farming region of Northwest Montana and set the stage for Chef Cristian’s contemporary approach to comfort-inspired dishes. 406-862-9136 • 307 E. 2nd Street • swiftcreekcafe.com


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Sweet Peaks Ice Cream Handcrafted Mountain Made Ice Cream

406-862-4668 • 419 1/2 Third Street • sweetpeaksicecream.com

Tea Kettle Asian Kitchen Asian and American Delights

406-862-3990 • 12 Spokane Avenue • teakettlecafe.com

The Boat Club Lounge & Restaurant Lakefront, Upbeat Lounge, Fine Dining

Whitefish’s only lakefront restaurant welcomes guests as family, featuring foods prepared to delight the senses and provide healthful nourishment. The restaurant serves breakfast and dinner, lounge serves lunch and dinner in an upbeat setting with live music 3 nights weekly, and seasonal Tiki Bar offers waterfront food & beverage service. 406-863-4040 • 1380 Wisconsin Avenue • lodgeatwhitefishlake.com

Tupelo Grille Comfortable, Warm, Mountain-West Hospitality Established in 1995, Tupelo Grille has earned a reputation of being one of the best restaurants in Northwest Montana, specializing in thoughtfully prepared Southern cuisine. Offering fresh seafood, grilled steaks and signature pastas, our cuisine is served alongside an innovative cocktail program and an award-winning wine list. Whether you're from down the street or across the country, we want everyone to feel like a regular. 406-862-6136 • 17 Central Avenue • tupelogrille.com

Wasabi Sushi Bar & Ginger Grill Sushi and Grill Cuisine, Contemporary Flair SUSHI, SUSHI, SUSHI and more! It’s time to treat your palette to a delightful meal of Asian influenced fare. Wasabi is located in the heart of downtown Whitefish on Second Street, walking distance from all the shops. Menu tastes range from sushi and grilled food to vegetarian along with beer, wine and sake. Reservations recommended. Catering available! Open for dinner only 5pm - closing. 406-863-9283 • 419 Second Street East • wasabimt.com

Whitefish Lake Restaurant Steaks, Seafood, and House Specialties The Flathead Valley’s best food, service and dining experience. Sensational steaks, seafood and house specialties await you in our historic 80-year old log club-house. Enjoy our martini menu, non-smoking environment and our wine list praised by Wine Spectator Magazine. For a more casual dining experience, try the intimate Clubhouse or the Deck for summer views. Photos courtesy A. Yourartisan Photography 406-862-5285 • 1200 U.S. Hwy 93 North • whitefishlakerestaurant.com

Whitefish Mountain Resort Mountaintop and Slopeside Dining

406-862-2900 • 3889 Big Mountain Road • skiwhitefish.com


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IT'S EASY TO GET HERE.

S.N.O.W. BUS

Direct flights from major cities into Glacier

During the winter season, the S.N.O.W. Bus

Park International Airport (only 15 minutes

offers free transportation between town and

away) make getting to Whitefish a breeze.

Whitefish Mountain Resort, with stops at lodges, the aquatic and fitness center, ice

Above: Amtrak arrives at the Whitefish Train Depot in downtown Whitefish

DRIVING

Whitefish is one of the closest mountain

skating rink, grocery stores, restaurants and

DISTANCE & TIMES TO WHITEFISH

towns to a major airport. Once you arrive

Central Avenue. For current schedules and

Driving from

at Glacier Park International Airport from

route maps go to: bigmtncommercial.org

Glacier National Park

from town. Amtrak’s® Empire Builder®

GLACIER PARK EXPRESS SHUTTLE

Missoula, Montana

136/221

2.5 h

arrives twice-daily at the historic Whitefish

From July through Labor Day, the Glacier

Spokane, Washington

252/409

4.5 h

Railway Depot from Chicago to the east

Park Express Shuttle offers transportation

Bozeman, Montana

342/556

5.5 h

and Seattle and Portland to the west.

from Whitefish to the Apgar Visitor Center

Calgary, Alberta

286/457

5h

Arriving by car is also easy—with roads

in Glacier National Park multiple times

Yellowstone Nat’l Park

403/655

7h

that meander through some of the most

daily for a nominal ticket price.

Edmonton, Alberta

440/704

8h

Seattle, Washington

530/861

8.5 h

convenient hubs, you’re only 15 minutes

beautiful landscapes in North America.

TRAVEL RESOURCES 24-Hour Road Conditions Available statewide: Call 511 or visit mdt.mt.gov/travinfo

mi/kmtime 25/40

CUSTOMS & BORDER CROSSING US Customs: cbp.gov Canada Border Services: cbsa.gc.ca

30 min


CALGARY

WHITEFISH

SEATTLE SPOKANE PORTLAND

MINNEAPOLIS

CHICAGO SALT LAKE DENVER

SAN FRANCISCO / OAKLAND LAS VEGAS LOS ANGE LES

ATLANTA

AIRPORT CODE: FCA Glacier Park Int'l Airport, Kalispell Just 15 minutes from Whitefish

NON-STOP FLIGHT SEASONAL NON-STOP FLIGHTS AMTRAK CODE: WFH Arrives at the historic Whitefish Train Depot

“you get here! Drive, fly or train—it's all breathtakingly beautiful. ”

SPECTACULAR VIEWS no matter how

Amtrak Ride Amtrak Empire Builder® to Whitefish!

1-800-USA-RAIL; 500 Depot Street amtrak.com

~ Dylan Boyle

Budget Rent a Car Compact to Full-Size Vehicles

406-862-8170 or 800-248-7604 803 Spokane Ave.; budget.com

Flathead Travel Service Ski & Golf Reservations, Packages & Event Planning

800-223-9380; Whitefish and Kalispell flatheadtravel.com

Glacier Park International Airport Gateway to Northwest Montana and the Canadian Rockies; 406-257-5994; 4170 Hwy 2 East

iflyglacier.com

Rocky Mountain Transportation Motorcoaches, Group Transportation, Local & National; 1410 East Edgewood Drive 406-863-1200; rockymountaintrans.com

Free airport shuttle and Amtrak delivery.

Vehicles and vans of all sizes, including SUVs and luxury cars. Delivery available in Whitefish, as well as airport pick up. Call to arrange your rental: 800-457-5335 • 406-892-0009 Near Glacier Park Airport montanadollar.com

Hertz Rent-A-Car

Whether you arrive by Amtrak to Whitefish or fly into Glacier International Airport, Hertz Rent-A-Car is ready to assist you! 800-654-3131 or 406-863-1210 Conveniently located at the airport, Whitefish Amtrak station and West Glacier rockymountaintrans.com


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Commitment to adventure. WHITEF ISH MOUNTAIN RESORT

Commitment to summer fun. Get outside at Whitefish Mountain Resort with Zip Line Tours, the Aerial Adventure Park, Alpine Slide rides, mountain biking, a Scenic Lift ride to Montana’s only mountaintop restaurant, and more! Visit us online for lodging and activity packages. SKIWHITEFISH.COM | 877-SKI-FISH

W H I T E F I S H , M O N TA N A Partially Located on National Forest Lands

Photos © GlacierWorld.com

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Whitefish Montana Travel Guide 2019  

Official Travel Guide of the Whitefish Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Official Travel Guide of the Whitefish Convention & Visitors Bureau