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OFFICIAL 2017 TRAVEL GUIDE of the Whitefish Convention & Visitors Bureau


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WHITEFISH CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

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P.O. Box 4232, Whitefish, Montana 59937 406-862-3390 (Admin Office)

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VISITOR INFORMATION CENTER 307 Spokane Ave., Whitefish, Montana 59937 877-862-3548 (Toll Free) 406-862-3395 (Local) © 2016 Old Town Creative Communications LLC and the Whitefish Convention and Visitors Bureau. This publication was developed by Old Town Creative Communications LLC under agreement with the 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@oldtowncreative.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. v11211625000 COVER PHOTO & PHOTO THIS PAGE: © ChuckHaney.com


UNEXPECTED IN THE BEST WAYS. 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

Whitefish Lake view from City Beach


CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2016-2017 Photo © Pete Siudara

WHITEFISH STREETS ARE ALIVE

with music, galleries, live theatre and festivals.

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

DECEMBER 2016

JUNE

1-4 Whitefish Theatre Company presents “A Christmas Story”

1 First Thursday Gallery Art Walk 1-4 Whitefish Theatre Company presents “Cabaret: The Musical”

3 Glacier Symphony & Chorale presents Handel’s "Messiah" 7

8-11 Whitefish Theatre Company presents “Cabaret: The Musical”

Opening Day at Whitefish Mountain Resort

23-25

9 Whitefish Downtown Christmas Stroll

Ongoing Tuesday Downtown Farmers Market

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Whitefish Theatre Company presents “A Christmas Story”

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Glacier Nordic Club Full Moon Community Ski Night

MARCH

JULY

16-18

Whitefish Theatre Company presents “A Christmas Story”

3-5 Whitefish Theatre Company presents “The Neverending Story”

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19-20 Alpine Theatre Project presents "Yuletide Affair"

10 Whitefish Theatre Company presents Niyaz

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

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Nate Chute Boardercross and Banked Slalom at Whitefish Mountain Resort

29-30 “Christmas for All” Ice Show

25-26

Whitefish Theatre Company presents “Love Song”

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New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade, Fireworks & Rail Jam at Whitefish Mountain Resort

Whitefish Woody Weekend at the Lodge at Whitefish Lake

APRIL

Whitefish Arts Festival

4 Fireworks at City Beach 6 First Thursday Gallery Art Walk Ongoing Tuesday Downtown Farmers Market Alpine Theatre Project summer season

AUGUST 3 First Thursday Gallery Art Walk

JANUARY 2017

1 Winter Brewfest & Dummy Derby at Whitefish Mountain Resort

6-13 Festival Amadeus Classical Music Festival

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8 Pond Skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort

11-13 Huckleberry Days Arts Festival

Glacier Nordic Club Full Moon Community Ski Night

21 National Winter Trails Day at Glacier Nordic Center

9 Closing Day at Whitefish Mountain Resort

27 Whitefish Theatre Company presents Almost ABBA

13-16  Whitefish Theatre Company presents “On Golden Pond”

27-29 Whitefish World Invitational Ski Joring

20-22  Whitefish Theatre Company presents “On Golden Pond”

FEBRUARY 3-5 Whitefish Winter Carnival 11 Glacier Symphony presents “Star Wars, Dark Matter and Dvorak”

28  Whitefish Theatre Company presents musician Mary Kaye

MAY 5 First Thursday Gallery Art Walk

11 Glacier Nordic Club Full Moon Community Ski Night

6-7 Whitefish Theatre Company presents “Luna Gale”

18 President’s Day Weekend Fireworks and Torchlight Parade at Whitefish Mountain Resort

30 Tuesday Downtown Farmers Market starts

23-26 Whitefish Theatre Company presents “The Neverending Story”

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26 Summer Brewfest at Depot Park Ongoing Tuesday Downtown Farmers Market

SEPTEMBER 7 First Thursday Gallery Art Walk 17 Two Bear Marathon and Half Marathon 28-30 Great Northwest Oktoberfest Ongoing Tuesday Downtown Farmers Market

OCTOBER 5 First Thursday Gallery Art Walk 5-7 Great Northwest Oktoberfest * Event dates are subject to change. Visit ExploreWhitefish.com for updates.


These are the good old days. Good times, great people, deep snow. Welcome to Whitefish.

Ranked #3 for ser vice, #5 for value and #10 for overall satisfaction by SKI Magazine readers. In the ski industr y exceptional ser vice and value pricing do not typically go hand-in-hand... and then there’s Whitefish.

Book in advance online for the best deals on lodging and lift tickets.

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

Photo Š Noah Couser


FALL Photo © Noah Couser

FALL IS PRIME TIME in Whitefish—sunny and warm with trails

FALL COLORS – A PHOTOGRAPHER'S DREAM

The autumn air is clean and crisp and perfect to capture the great fall color

waiting to be explored and rivers and lakes

that has gradually taken over the landscape. The deciduous trees, such as aspen

to paddle on with hardly another soul in

and maple, are golden and bright red around town. By the middle of October,

sight. The western larch turn a brilliant

we are treated to a second helping of autumn hues as the larch trees take their

gold and snow dusts the high peaks,

turn as the predominant color feature when entire hillsides turn a deep gold.

providing a breathtaking view for hiking,

Paddle to Beaver Lake at dawn where the morning fog can add ambience to

biking and paddling around Whitefish and

any image. Then it is off to Bowman Lake in the northwestern corner of Glacier

in Glacier National Park. Indulge culinary

National Park. The late afternoon light strikes dramatic snow capped peaks above

senses when local farms celebrate the

a tranquil lake rimmed with golden larch trees. Truly, a photographers dream

harvest with farm-to-table dinners.

location. Return to Whitefish after a full day of scouting, hiking and shooting images. Share tales of adventure with friends at Tupelo Grille

Above: Hiking in Glacier National Park

where a cold beverage and sublime food choices await.  ~ Chuck Haney, Photographer

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WINTER

Photo © Craig Moore / GlacierWorld.com

A POWDER DAY AT WHITEFISH MOUNTAIN RESORT

A winter wonderland of snowy trees lines the partially frozen Whitefish River,

THE PEAKS OF GLACIER National Park are the backdrop for winter

a perfect place to start the day with a morning dog walk through Riverside Park.

adventure. Home to world class skiing

After checking the snow report for the day’s temperature, head to the mountain

and snowboarding at Whitefish Mountain

for a few hours of skiing powder with friends. The abundance of snow has created

Resort, Whitefish also offers cross country

snow ghosts on the summit - a picture perfect opportunity that symbolizes the

skiing, snowshoeing, backcountry skiing

magical way nature transforms into its winter beauty. Stop in for lunch at the

and snowcat skiing. Snuggle up for a

Summit House and check out the daily special in the International Food Line,

horse drawn sleigh ride, or pretend to

or go with the favorite ski bum burrito with mango habanero salsa. After a few

be an Iditarod musher on a dog sledding

more hours of skiing, head down to Bonsai Brewing for an après-ski beer to recap another fun day on the mountain. 

~ Riley P., Public Relations Manager at Whitefish Mountain Resort

expedition. Off-snow adventures abound with fitness studios, ice skating, great shopping and dining. Above: Sunset on Whitefish Mountain Resort and the peaks of Glacier National Park

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SPRING Photo © ChuckHaney.com

SPRING IS THE SECRET season in Whitefish when the snowplows

RIDING THE GOING-TO-THE-SUN ROAD

Start with the stuffed french toast at Loula’s Cafe and snag a piece of pie

start to make their way up the Going-to-

to-go for a sweet treat for the day. Drive to Glacier National Park and park at

the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park,

Avalanche Lake trailhead to start the morning ride on the Going-to-the-Sun Road

revealing a scenic bike ride or casual hike

along McDonald Creek to the Loop. Stop for a rest to take in the view of the

before the alpine section of the road opens

snowcapped peaks while enjoying that piece of pie. Continue to ride until your

to cars, providing a quieter glimpse into

legs (or the plows) will allow, keeping an eye out for wildlife, and then turn around

the heart of the Park. Rent a paddleboard

for a glorious descent back to the car. Crack open a “sports drink” beer by Great

or kayak and float lazily down the Whitefish

Northern Brewery while loading up and head back to Whitefish to enjoy a recovery

River as it meanders through town. The

pasta dinner at Ciao Mambo. Hearts and stomachs filled, time to rest

Whitefish Trail is in prime condition for

for the next day of adventures. 

hiking and mountain biking as spring blooms line the trail. Above: Bicycle riding on Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park is made easier in Spring before the road is open to vehicles

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~ Stella H., staff at Great Northern Cycle & Ski


SUMMER

Photo © Brian Schott

SEEMINGLY ENDLESS

PICKING HUCKLEBERRIES ON THE WHITEFISH TRAIL

What better than some natural energy while on a trail run on the Whitefish

daylight gives ample time to experience

Trail? In early July, the famed huckleberry ripens in the lower elevations and the

Whitefish. Millions of acres of protected

north shore of Beaver Lake. Start at the newest Whitefish Trail trailhead at Dollar

state and federal lands surround Whitefish

Lake for a few mile jaunt toward Beaver Lake and Little Beaver Lake. Make sure to

offering miles and miles of recreational

bring a buddy and some bear spray, as humans aren’t the only ones looking for this

activities. For water enthusiasts, a

huckleberry snack. After your legs are tired and fingers and teeth are purple, head

variety of lakes and rivers provide ample

to town for a rewarding lunch at Pig & Olive with a refreshing ginger brew from

opportunities to kayak, paddleboard, raft

Glacier Ginger Brew—both in the Stumptown Marketplace. Finish the day with a

and fish. Live music and festivals round out

short jaunt out the city bike path to Les Mason State Park for a swim and afternoon relaxation. It doesn’t get much better than this.  ~ Heidi V., Executive Director of the Whitefish Legacy Partners

fun-filled days. Above: Huckleberry picking is a great family activity

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ACTIVITIES Photos Š GravityShots.com; ChuckHaney.com

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

find plenty of bike-friendly businesses in town to replenish supplies and get a good night’s rest. Whitefish Lake State Park offers bike-specific campsites exclusively for walk and ride-in camping.

adventures. Take a picnic to City Beach

Mountain Biking: Miles of trails surround

or Les Mason State Park along the shores

Whitefish, from the almost 40 miles of the

of Whitefish Lake or strap on daypacks

Whitefish Trail to the lift-accessed downhill

for a hike in Glacier National Park. For

trails at Whitefish Mountain Resort. Classic

those who never leave golf clubs at home,

singletrack weaves its way through the high

Whitefish is home to the popular 36-hole

alpine in the Flathead National Forest. Stop

Whitefish Lake Golf Course. For the more

by one of the friendly and knowledgeable

adventurous, go on a guided rock climbing

bike shops to rent a bike and get trail

or backcountry ski tour. The Hugh Rogers

information or check in with one of the

Dog Park is a popular five-acre off-leash

guiding companies for a customized

area for four-legged friends.

mountain bike adventure.

EXPLORE WHITEFISH BY BIKE Cyclists will find miles of quiet paved country roads ideal for road biking and plenty of singletrack that will satisfy every level of mountain biker. The bike and pedestrian trail system offers paved paths through town for a leisurely bike ride through neighborhoods and along the Whitefish River. Bicycle Touring: Whitefish is on three Adventure Cycling routes including the Great Divide Route, the Northern Tier and the Great Parks Route. Touring cyclists will

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Above: Views of the city of Whitefish, Whitefish River, Whitefish Lake, and Whitefish Mountain Resort in the distance Below: Golfing at the 36-hole Whitefish Lake Golf Course Bottom: Beaver Lake views while biking the Whitefish Trail


ACTIVITIES Stumptown Ice Den

2FlyUs Hot Air Balloons

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

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

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

Welcome to Montana’s Glacier Country

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

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

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

Here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, you’ll find the perfect combination of outdoor recreation, charming small towns and a hearty helping of arts and culture. Let us help you plan your visit to Montana today, where you’re sure to create lasting memories and find unforgettable Montana moments. #GlacierMT 800.338.5072 • glaciermt.com

The Small Shop with Big Stoke Rock Climb Montana Unforgettable Adventure. All Ages & Abilities. 608-334-1270; rockclimbmontana.com Near Whitefish, Kalispell, & Eureka

RockFish Climbing and Fitness Indoor Rock Climbing for the Whole Family! 406-862-8955; 6475 Hwy 93 South, Suite 13 rockfishclimbing.com

The Marina at Whitefish Lake

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

Whitefish City Beach Boat Launch, Swim Area, Rent Water Toys & Gazebos 406-863-2475; 30 Lakeside Blvd

Glacier Nordic Club, Inc.

Whitefish Equestrian Center

Groomed Trails, Night Skiing, Rentals, Lessons 406-862-9498; glaciernordicclub.com 1200 Hwy 93 W, on the Golf Course

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

Great Northern Powder Guides & Pedal Guides Cat Skiing/Boarding, Fat Tire Bikes, Yurts; Corner of 2nd & Baker 1-855-SNOWCAT; greatnorthernpowderguides.com

Haven Writing Retreat 5-day Workshops with The New York Times Best Selling Author; lauramunson.com

Watercraft Rentals, Gas, Nightly Boat Slips

The Marina at The Lodge at Whitefish Lake offers full and partial day rentals including ski boats, pontoon boats, personal watercraft, paddleboards, canoes and kayaks. Full-service gas and snacks are available as well as custom and sunset cruises on the Lady of the Lake, a 31' classic wood cruiser. 406-863-4020 • 1380 Wisconsin Ave lodgeatwhitefishlake.com

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

Winter Woods Dog Sled Tours Unforgettable Dog Sledding through Montana’s Winter Wonderland 406-862-7232 for Reservations

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ACTIVITIES Photos © Brian Schott; Lena Frandsen

WHITEFISH MOUNTAIN RESORT Whitefish is home to world-class skiing and snowboarding, but summer at the ski resort just keeps getting better. While the wildflowers bloom, adventure is in full color. Skiing & Snowboarding: Over 300 inches of Rocky Mountain snowfall covers 3,000 acres of glades, groomers, bowls and steeps. New expanded terrain includes groomed intermediate runs and steep glades for the expert skier. Known for the incredible scenic backdrop of Glacier National Park. Summer Activities: From mid June through the end of September, Whitefish Mountain Resort is a basecamp for adventure. Take a Walk in the Treetops on a guided nature tour, or climb and zip through the Aerial Adventure Park. Kids from 1 to 101 will love the thrill of the Alpine Slide. The Zip Line Tours take riders on the longest zip tour in Montana with a five and seven zip tour. Ride the Scenic Lift to the Summit for views of

lunch. Hike the Danny On Trail, or ride the

Glacier National Park and a mountain top

30 miles of trail in the Whitefish Bike Park.

Above: Skiing with snowghosts at Whitefish Mountain Resort Left: Riding the ski lift and gondolas to the summit of the mountain Below: Aerial Adventure Park at Whitefish Mountain Resort

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IN 2017, Whitefish Mountain Resort RANKS # 11

~ SKI Magazine


ACTIVITIES SUGGESTED ITINERARY: ADVENTUROUS TRAVELER DO

• Bring (or rent) mountain bikes to ride the Whitefish Trail or lift-served trails at Whitefish Mountain Resort. • Paddleboard, canoe or kayak on the Whitefish River as it meanders from Riverside Park to City Beach. • Find a new favorite crag with Rock Climb Montana. • Explore Glacier National Park on skis or snowshoes in winter with Glacier Adventure Guides. DINE

• A great adventure finishes with a great craft beer at Bonsai Brewing Project or cocktail at Spotted Bear Spirits. • Come as you are to the Craggy Range Bar & Grill for a juicy burger. • Après ski at the Last Chair Kitchen & Bar, near the bottom of Big Mountain Road. STAY

• The Whitefish Bike Retreat has the Whitefish Trail out the back door and a pump track out the front. • Spending every waking moment outside? Stay at the affordable Whitefish Hostel and start the day with an organic juice from its cafe. • The Pine Lodge is situated on the Whitefish River and walking distance to downtown for easy access to nightlife.

HEAVEN IT’S CLOSER THAN YOU THINK

There’s no place on earth like Glacier National Park. With stunning peaks, sweeping valleys and pristine waters, Montana’s wild wonder beckons year-round.

ORDER YOUR FREE TRAVEL GUIDE GlacierMT.com | #GlacierMT

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ACTIVITIES Photos © iStock / qiaohuavip; Kgoll; Michael Turner

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK

scenic drive and plenty of opportunities

Whitefish is only 25 miles from Glacier

to snowshoe and cross country ski while

National Park, a World Heritage Site,

watching for the wildlife. Ranger-led

Biosphere Reserve and the world’s first

snowshoe hikes are offered on weekends

International Peace Park. More than 700

in January, February and March from the

miles of hiking trails provide opportunities

Apgar Visitor Center, and outfitters offer

to explore mountain lakes, glaciers,

snowshoe, cross-country and backcountry

waterfalls, native plants and lots of wildlife.

ski tours.

Above, Left: Wildflowers bloom in Glacier National Park Above, Right: In winter, parts of the Goingto-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park are closed to vehicles, leaving tranquil spaces for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing Below: Convertible top Jammer Bus Tours of Glacier National Park

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-October), it can be travelled by personal car, free shuttle, a narrative Red Bus Tour or a Native American Sun Tour. When the alpine sections of The Going-tothe-Sun Road are under snow in the spring and fall, many miles are open to bikers and walkers looking to explore the secrets of the park. Experience the tranquility of Glacier National Park when it’s covered in snow. During the quiet season, Going-to-theSun Road is plowed from West Glacier to Lake McDonald Lodge offering visitors a

“ are often willing to share insights about their favorite runs or off-mountain hangouts. ” THE TOWN HAS A LAID-BACK VIBE, and locals in the area ~ Outside Online

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ACTIVITIES SUGGESTED ITINERARY: FAMILY TIME DO

• Take a ski or snowboard lesson at Whitefish Mountain Resort. For the youngest members of the family, the Kid’s Center offers fun and quality care. • Rent paddleboards or kayaks at City Beach from Paddlefish Sports for family-friendly water time. • The WAVE Aquatic and Fitness Center has a great kids pool with a slide for the older kids. Plus a drop-in day care to give mom and dad some alone time to play. • The Bar W Guest ranch offers horseback riding, wagon rides and in the winter, sleigh rides followed by hot cocoa in the lodge. • Catch a hockey game or go ice skating at the Stumptown Ice Den. DINE

• Popular pizzeria MacKenzie River Pizza has big booths and tasty pizza. • Kids and adults love Sweet Peaks Homemade Ice Cream, especially the huckleberry. • The kids menu at Piggyback Barbeque is tempting even for adults! STAY

• Whitefish Mountain Resort offers ski in/ski out condos for those quick lunch and leg breaks during the ski day. • Ptarmigan Village condos have a pool and private Whitefish Lake access. • Grouse Mountain Lodge has 2-level suites with living space, a pool and restaurant on site.

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SHOPPING Photos © Noah Couser; Jessica Downing

A STROLL DOWNTOWN through the covered sidewalks of Central Avenue or through the historic Railway District reveal a broad variety of locallyowned shops and galleries. Discover fine artisan jewelry made with Montana-native

WHITEFISH ACHIEVES that elusive balance of authentic town and destination: There's still a hardware store selling snowblowers on the main street, alongside dining options and other amenities far more interesting than those you typically find in a Western town of 7,000.

gems or a new pair of hiking boots for the next adventure. Locally-roasted coffee beans, homemade skin care, hand-dyed yarn and huckleberry products make great gifts for those back home.

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~ Tina Lassen, Endless Vacation

Above: Strolling the covered sidewalks of Whitefish's Central Avenue Below: Views of Central Avenue


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

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

Chill Clothing Co. Mens and Womens Apparel and Gifts 406-730-1777; 415 2nd St. E. chillclothingcompany.com

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

Great Northern Cycle & Ski Boedie Cycles

Crystal Winters

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

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

Flathead Industries Whitefish Thrift Quality Used Clothing, Household & Vintage Items 406-862-5221; 223 Baker Ave flatheadindustries.org

Skis, Bikes, Rentals, Service, Good Coffee We pride ourselves on products and services best suited for the terrain of 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. Stop by for rentals, service, and espresso! 406-862-5321 • 328 Central Ave gncycleski.com

Genesis Kitchen

Grouse Nest Gift Shop

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

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

Glacier Cyclery & Nordic

Imagination Station

Bike & Nordic Ski Sales and Rentals 406-862-6446; 326 Second St. E. glaciercyclery.com

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

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.

Knit N'Needle Fabulous Yarns, Expert Advice 406-862-6390; 14 Lupfer Ave polkadotsheep.com

406-862-1996; 3893 Big Mtn Rd, C2 skiwhitefish.com

Bookworks

The Lens Hub

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

Professional Canon Photo Equipment Rentals 406-203-0255; By Appointment Only thelenshub.com

Boxcar Betty Curated Vintage & Hand-crafted Goods 406-261-1823; 116 Central Ave boxcarbettymt.com

Celebrate Event & Party Rental Tents, Dishes, Linens, Glasses, Bounce Houses, Chairs

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

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Whitefish's premier mountain shop for the dedicated skier.

Located on Central Avenue in downtown Whitefish. The White Room is the locals ski shop for all things freeride. Offering the Flathead Valley’s largest ski selection and demo fleet for your next powder day! Let us educate you on what gear can make your skiing experience unforgettable. Whitefish's largest Patagonia selection. 406-863-7666 • 119 Central Ave whiteroomshop.com

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

The Mercantile at The Lodge Western Themed Decor and Apparel 406-863-4000; 1380 Wisconsin Ave lodgeatwhitefishlake.com

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SHOPPING Photo © Brian Schott

SUGGESTED ITINERARY: LOVE LOCAL DO

• Shop the open market stalls at the Stumptown Marketplace. • Take a tour at the Great Northern Brewing Company and make sure to sample the Huckleberry Wheat or Frog Hop Pale Ale—both using local ingredients. • Get a facial at Remedies Day Spa, where they use fresh products made in their kitchen. • Attend the Downtown Farmers Market from May through September for local produce, food trucks and crafts. DINE

• Montana Coffee Traders roasts its own coffee and uses milk from a local dairy. • Pig & Olive Sandwich Shoppe sources ingredients from local farms. • Feast on elk chorizo tacos at Pescado Blanco. STAY

• Feel like you’re home away from home at the Good Medicine Lodge. • The Garden Wall Inn creates amazing gourmet breakfasts from local ingredients. • With a log cabin feel, the Hidden Moose Lodge reflects Montana history with modern amenities.

Left: Freshly crafted cocktails at Spotted Bear Spirits

Nelson’s Ace Hardware Hometown Hardware Store 406-862-3573; 224 Central Ave nelsonhardware.com

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

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

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Montana Shirt Co.

Purple Pomegranate

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

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

Mum’s Flowers

Runner Up Sports

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

High-end Used & New Sporting Goods; Highly Experienced Ski Tuners; 550 First St. E., #101 runnerupsports@montanasky.us; 406-862-8880


SHOPPING 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 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

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Soroptimist Thrift Haus Second-hand Clothing, Household Items, Furniture, Books, Videos, Misc; 406-250-0798; 303 1st St; Open 12-5pm Wed–Fri., 12-4pm Sat.

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

Sprouts has been offering fun, unique, fashionable clothing for babies and children since 1996. Sprouts provides quality brands including See Kai Run, Petunia Pickle Bottom, Mimi and Maggie, Wes and Willy, BlaBla and many other fine brands, hand picked for your little sprout! 406-862-7821 • 216 Central Ave facebook.com/sprouts.mt

Steeps Tea

Whitefish Pottery

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

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

Tate Interiors Interior Design and Retail Sales 406-862-5777; 305 2nd St. E. tateinteriors.com

Locally Owned Organic Health Food Store

Third Street Market is a small locally owned natural and organic health food store. We provide local organic produce, eggs, dairy, and meats; as well as a wide variety of vitamins, supplements, and healthy pet food. We support local farmers, ranchers and "Made in Montana" products. 406-862-5054 • 244 Spokane Ave thirdstreetmarket.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

Treasure Outpost Western Montana’s Finest Selection of Minerals and Fossils; whitefishrockshop.com 406-890-3790; 239 Central Ave

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

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KNOWN FOR AWARD-WINNING

opportunity to savor the tastes of local flavor.

cuisine, world-class wine selections and

After a satisfying meal, mingle with the

great service, Whitefish exceeds dining

locals at one of the many bars and lounges

expectations. Culinary discoveries abound,

that line downtown. Sip a pint of craft beer

offering nearly every variety of style and

or enjoy a sunset cocktail. From acoustic

fare. Many chefs pride themselves on use of

guitar at a cozy bar to a full band or DJ to

fresh, local and organic vegetables, fruits,

dance the night away, live music can be

and meats. Each dining experience is a new

found almost every night of the week.

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

~ Sunset Magazine Above: Ciao Mambo Italian restaurant

Amazing Crêpes & Catering Crêperie and Espresso Located in downtown Whitefish, Amazing Crêpes & Catering offers a variety of sweet and savory crepes perfect for a hearty breakfast, lunch, or a light afternoon snack. Locally roasted coffee and espresso, homemade soups and garden fresh salads.

406-862-6002 • 123 Central Avenue • amazingcrepes.com

The Boat Club Lounge & Restaurant Steak, Seafood, Seasonal Tiki Bar & Grill The only lakefront dining in Whitefish features the finest cuts of steak, fresh seafood, regional specialties and salads, thoughtfully prepared. The lounge serves lunch and dinner and offers an upbeat, casual setting with live music 3 nights a week. The restaurant provides a la carte breakfast and fine-dining dinner service. 406-863-4040 • 1380 Wisconsin Avenue • lodgeatwhitefishlake.com

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

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FOOD & DRINK 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 Eat Like You Mean It! ®

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

The Craggy Range Bar & Grill Innovative Menu, Live Music & Good Times! Craggy Range boasts innovative gastropub fare, an extensive offering of creative libations, flat screens for the big game, pool tables, a full service patio, and a live music stage. Located in the heart of downtown Whitefish, Craggy has created quite a name for itself by tapping into everything entertainment, everything hunger satisfaction, and everything thirst quenching. 406-862-7550 • 10 Central Avenue • thecraggyrange.com

The Firebrand Lounge Contemporary Cuisine, Small Plates, Beer & Wine Grab-and-go sandwiches and snacks are available at the Coffee Shop, to pair with your favorite expresso, tea or smoothie. The evening menu offers small plates of contemporary cuisine, inspired by regional food sources and flavors from around the world. The bar offers a selection of craft beers and premium wines. 406-863-1907 • 650 East Third Street • firebrandhotel.com

Glacier Ginger Brew Handcrafted Local Ginger Beer, Fresh Organic Juices and Smoothies

406-624-9789 • 12 Spokane Avenue (Stumptown Marketplace)

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

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

Jersey Boys Pizzeria #1 Pizzeria in Whitefish - Locally Owned! Voted Best Pizza in Whitefish 4 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 • facebook.com/jerseyboyspizzawhitefish

La Cocina Feliz American-Mexican Food

406-730-3252 • 250 Second Street East • Find us on Facebook!

Last Chair Kitchen & Bar Casual Creative Cuisine

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

Latitude 48 & Red Room Mediterranean Style Bistro & Basement Bar An artful fusion of traditional and contemporary trends both through the cuisine and atmosphere. With a commitment to using local ingredients wherever possible, every dish flaunts uncompromising quality that is fully matched by hospitality and amiable service. Downstairs you’ll find a plush metro 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

Montana Coffee Traders Locally Roasted Coffee, Pastries, Bocadillos, Soup, Salad, Dessert

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

$=$5-15 AVG. ENTRÉE $$=$9-24 $$$=$15-39+

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FULL BAR

PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE

WINNING WINE LIST

OUTDOOR SEATING AVAILABLE

DELIVERY AVAILABLE

RESERVATIONS SUGGESTED

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CATERING AVAILABLE

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DRINK THE SCENERY Whitefish is home to two micro-breweries and two micro-distilleries that all use

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

locally-sourced ingredients. Unwind at the Great Northern Brewing Company, which features the signature favorite brew Huckleberry Wheat or the Frog Hop Pale Ale, sourced partially from locals' garden hop plants. Whitefish Handcrafted Spirits offers a huckleberry liqueur and Montana grain vodka. Spotted Bear Spirits makes use of seasonal organic produce to complement its house-made syrups, spirits and specialty Coffee Liquor using Montana Coffee Traders cold brew. Bonsai Brewing Project uses Montanagrown barley and even gathers spruce tips for the Spruce Tip Porter.

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

Reservations Recommended

(406) 862-5285

www.WhitefishLakeRestaurant.com

17 Central Avenue

406-862-6136

www.tupelogrille.com

Above: Locally brewed beer at Bonsai Brewing Project

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FOOD & DRINK LouLa’s 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 2nd Street East • 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

Pescado Blanco Gourmet Mountain Mexican

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

Pig & Olive Sandwich Shoppe Gourmet Sandwiches, Salads, and Baked Goodies

406-862-7444 • 12 Spokane Avenue • pigandolive.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

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

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

Super Sisters Cafe Organic, Gluten-free, & Vegan Options. Open May – October

406-863-9450 • 28 Lupfer Avenue • whitefishhostel.com

Sweet Peaks Homemade Ice Cream and Sorbet

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


FOOD & DRINK BANKS 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 A Friendly, Hometown Credit Union 406-862-3525; 300 Baker Ave whitefishcu.com

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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

KATHRYN HAYES

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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.

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

Wine Spectator { Award } of Excellence

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Wine Enthusiast Magazine Award of Unique Distinction

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

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FOOD & DRINK Truby's Brick Oven Pizza, Burgers, Steaks & Gluten-free Options

406-730-1575 • 115 Central Avenue • trubysrestaurant.com

Tupelo Grille Seafood, Southern, Steaks, Pasta Winner of the Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence” since 2001, Tupelo Grille is often recommended by major publications and is considered a not-to-be-missed Whitefish dining experience. We specialize in Cajun and Southern cuisine, fresh sea food, steaks and pasta—carefully prepared and presented by a creative, friendly and experienced staff. 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 Handcrafted Spirits Local Handcrafted Spirits & Creative Menu We're on a mission to create some of the best handcrafted spirits in the world. An on-site distillery and tasting room with a creative and inspiring menu makes an excellent environment to relax, sample, eat, socialize and simply enjoy life.

406-730-2282 • 204 Wisconsin Avenue • whitefishspirits.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

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

$=$5-15 AVG. ENTRÉE $$=$9-24 $$$=$15-39+

B=BREAKFAST L=LUNCH D=DINNER

FULL BAR

PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE

WINNING WINE LIST

OUTDOOR SEATING AVAILABLE

DELIVERY AVAILABLE

RESERVATIONS SUGGESTED

BEER & WINE

CATERING AVAILABLE

WIFI HOT SPOT

CHILD FRIENDLY

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nEw SKI-IN, SKI-OUT LUXURY

TREEHOUSE chaletS

Three Slopeside Luxury Treehouse Chalets for Weekly Rental Located on Hope Slope at Whitefish Mountain Resort - Ski to Chair #3 in Seconds Chalets sleep 5-10, each with a Gourmet Kitchen and Private Hot Tub. Available Year-Round!

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LODGING Photo © Noah Couser

Above: Fireplace lobby at Firebrand Hotel

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

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

The Bar W Guest Ranch 3.5 Miles West of Whitefish

406-863-9099 • thebarw.com • 2875 Highway 93 West

Best Western Rocky Mountain Lodge Within Walking Distance of Downtown

406-862-2569 • 6510 Highway 93 South • rockymtnlodge.com

Duck Inn Located on the River and Close to Town Enjoy affordable ambiance set amidst the tranquil flow of the Whitefish River, magnificent views of The Big Mountain and Whitefish Mountain Resort. It is your special place to get away from it all. Enjoy a vacation that combines a perfect blend of modern comforts, romance and charm. 406-862-3825 • 1305 Columbia Avenue • duckinn.com

Firebrand Hotel In the Heart of Downtown Whitefish The Firebrand Hotel brings urban sophistication and service combined with an atmosphere reminiscent of Northwest Montana's rugged landscapes. The contemporary style is bold and adventurous, and amenities are designed to meet the needs of today's traveler. The Firebrand Lounge offers a menu of small plates, craft beers and premium wines. 406-863-1900 • 650 East Third Street • firebrandhotel.com

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LODGING 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

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

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

Grouse Mountain Lodge Steps from Downtown, Golf Course Views Located steps from Downtown Whitefish, along the Whitefish Lake Golf Course, Grouse Mountain Lodge is a four-season destination offering modern accommodations, Montana hospitality and convenient amenities including a complimentary shuttle, Remedies Day Spa, on-site dining at Logan's and more. 406-862-3000 • 2 Fairway Drive • GrouseMountainLodge.com

$=VALUE PRICE $$=MIDDLE PRICE $$$=DELUXE PRICE

UNIVERSAL ACCESS

BROADBAND OR WIRELESS

RESTAURANT ON-SITE

COURTESY VAN

S*N*O*W* BUS STOPS NEARBY

LAUNDRY ON-SITE

DAILY MAID SERVICE

NON-SMOKING FACILITY

ROOM SERVICE

EVENING TURN-DOWN

PETS ALLOWED

EXERCISE FACILITY

HOT TUB

SWIMMING POOL

FIREPLACE

HISTORICAL AMBIANCE

RUSTIC AMBIANCE

AWARD-WINNING

MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES

GREAT FOR WEDDINGS

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FULL BREAKFAST INCLUDED

GOURMET BREAKFAST INCLUDED

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LODGING Hampton Inn & Suites Located Just South of Whitefish

406-730-8901 • 6340 Hwy. 93 South • hamptoninn3.hilton.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 at Whitefish Mountain Resort 20 Minutes & 7 Miles to Whitefish This intimate European-style lodge offers comfort and convenience. The wood-burning fireplace in the lobby welcomes you to relax and spen time in good conversation. The rooms that were renovated in fall of 2015 have super comfy queen beds with down comforters. Café Kandahar offers fine dining and fully licensed Snug Bar with an extensive wine list. Please note there is no elevator. Open June–September and during ski season. 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 E. Lakeshore Drive • lakeshorerentals.us

The Lodge at Whitefish Lake Lakefront, 3 Minutes from Downtown Montana's only AAA four-diamond resort is nestled between Whitefish Lake and Viking Creek Preserve, just outside downtown. A variety of accommodations are available, including suites, hotel rooms, lakefront condominiums and luxury cabins. Meeting and event space, Boat Club Restaurant & Lounge, a full service day spa and marina are on-site. 406-863-4000 • 1380 Wisconsin Avenue • lodgeatwhitefishlake.com

Pine Lodge Located minutes from Downtown Whitefish

406-862-7600 • 920 Spokane Avenue • ThePineLodge.com

Ptarmigan Village Rentals The Last Best “Montana” Mountain Experiences

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LODGING Photo © Grouse Mountain Lodge

WHETHER COMFORTABLY rustic or elegant, sleep will come easy after a full day exploring Whitefish and its surroundings. A broad selection of unique lodges, inns, hotels, guest ranches, condos, motels, vacation homes and cabins provide a variety of places to

Our B&B exudes a

true sense of place

and we warmly welcome you to all the area has to offer.

Your hosts, Betsy & Woody Cox

rest and relax. Whether in town, along

537 Wisconsin Ave, 406-862-5488

Whitefish Lake or on the mountain, lodging

info@goodmedicinelodge.com GoodMedicineLodge.com

properties provide easy access to the vibrant downtown, outdoor recreation, restaurants, shopping and amenities. The prices and conveniences range from the highest levels of comfort and service, to value “keep it simple” options. Every host desires to make guests feel comfortable with a friendly demeanor that is classic Whitefish style. Many properties are near a free S.N.O.W Bus stop, making

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it a breeze to access the ski slopes or shopping areas.

YOU JUST HAVE TO experience Whitefish to see what I mean by cool Western ski towns.

Relaxing Retreat Luxurious Amenities 2 Minutes to Downtown 5 Minutes to Skiing

~ Heather Burke, Boston Globe

Above: Fireplace lobby at Grouse Mountain Lodge with golf course views

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LODGING River Meadow Ranch Mountain Homes along Stillwater River

410-365-9587 • 3195 West Valley Drive • rivermeadowranch.com

Snow Bear Chalets Slopeside Ski-In / Ski-Out Luxury Treehouses at Whitefish Mountain Resort New this year! Our three beautiful treehouse chalets, located ON the slope at Whitefish Mountain Resort, offer sumptuous luxury vacation rental accommodations. These cozy chalets sleep either 6 or 10 and are available year-round for weekly rental. Each chalet has a private outdoor deck with hot tub, gourmet kitchen, fireplace, top floor turret retreat room, and luxury amenities. You'll love the gorgeous treetop views and incredible access to the slopes! 406-848-1771 • 3872 Winter Lane • snowbearchalets.com

Whitefish Bike Retreat Trailside Lodging & Camping on Whitefish Trail Peaceful setting located on 19 wilderness acres off the beaten path. Walk out the door and go for an adventure, summer or winter—biking, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing and fat biking! Pristine lakes nearby. Paddleboards and mountain bikes for rent. Private rooms, single bunks and camping available. 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 Hostel & Winter Rental Summer Dorm Hostel. Winter Vacation Rental.

406-863-9450 • 28 Lupfer Avenue • whitefishhostel.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

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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 • 505 East Second Street • whitefishvacation.com

Whitefish TLC Bed & Breakfast Two Miles South of Downtown

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

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UNIVERSAL ACCESS

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COURTESY VAN

S*N*O*W* BUS STOPS NEARBY

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DAILY MAID SERVICE

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ROOM SERVICE

EVENING TURN-DOWN

PETS ALLOWED

EXERCISE FACILITY

HOT TUB

SWIMMING POOL

FIREPLACE

HISTORICAL AMBIANCE

RUSTIC AMBIANCE

AWARD-WINNING

MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES

GREAT FOR WEDDINGS

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST INCLUDED

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GOURMET BREAKFAST INCLUDED

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HEALTH & WELLNESS Photos Š Exhale Pilates; Yoga Hive

THE ACTIVE COMMUNITY of Whitefish contains numerous establishments to nourish the body and mind. A variety of exercise facilities, yoga and Pilates studios, massage therapy, day spas and other holistic treatment centers are widely available.

While primary and emergency care is state-of-the-art in Whitefish, both medical facilities also offer a full patient-centered wellness experience that give patients a quiet and soothing atmosphere and

Above: Exhale Pilates studio offers private and group classes with drop-in sessions available Below: Stand-up paddleboard yoga lessons provided by Yoga Hive at Whitefish City Beach with paddleboards from Paddlefish Sports

top-notch services that contribute to the healing process.

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

Exhale Pilates A Boutique Fitness and Wellness Studio 406-862-6488; 126 Central Avenue exhalepilates.com

Glacier Med Spa & Laser Center Premier Medical Spa, Custom Treatmeants 406-862-5174; 1111 Baker Avenue glaciermedspa.com

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

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Traditional Yoga, Aerial Yoga, Private Lessons

Yoga Hive is Whitefish's community yoga studio! Set in a cozy, welcoming environment, with a second location in Columbia Falls, the studio specializes in various types of traditional yoga, aerial yoga for all levels, stand-up paddleboard yoga, teacher trainings, and private yoga lessons & parties. 406-862-1571 22 Spokane Avenue, Suite B yogahivemontana.com

North Valley Hospital Hospital, Emergency Room, Imaging & Lab 406-863-3500; 1600 Hospital Way nvhosp.com

Remedies Day Spa Signature Massages, Facials & Total Wellness 406-863-9493; 403 East 2nd St., Suite 103 remediesdayspa.com

The Spa at Whitefish Lake

Whitefish Massage Therapy Holistic Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork 406-471-6423; 244 Spokane Avenue whitefishmassagetherapy.com

Full-service day spa in resort setting

Flotation Therapy Center

Free yourself from gravity in a fully enclosed, warm, saltwater float pod designed to minimize sensory input, and promote a deep, euphoric state of relaxation. Improve health, personal development, spirituality, and well-being. Safe, effective, zero impact, and quite possibly the most relaxing thing you will ever do. 406-871-2370 • 525 Railway St, Ste 103B; isofloatcenter.com

Relax and rejuvenate with your choice of services, including facials, massage, nail treatments, waxing, and airbrush tanning. Unwind in the lakefront relaxation lounge, with a calming steam, or with a soak in the lakefront hot tub before or after your treatment. Spa parties and wedding prepartion services are available.

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

Shanti Yoga Studio Yoga for Everyone! 406-862-1885; 235 Central Ave shantiyogamontana.com

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

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ARTS & CULTURE Photo © Glacier Symphony

THE ARTS AND CULTURAL pursuits are intensely vibrant and heartfelt in Whitefish. Professional Broadway actors headline theater performances and art galleries exhibit well-known sculptors and painters. Take a walk around town and it becomes apparent how expressions of the

town’s history, culture and the arts are

Live music, theatre and readings are a

not just the pursuit of a few aficionados,

mainstay, with regular performances by both

but woven completely into the community

national and local performers. Two theater

fabric. Monthly gallery nights, from May

companies produce high-quality plays and

through October, encourage mingling and

musicals, and the award-winning local literary

connecting with featured artists while local

journal hosts poetry and literature readings

musicians provide the evening soundtrack.

by renowned authors and emerging voices. Above: Glacier Symphony

SUGGESTED ITINERARY: ART & CULTURAL EXPERIENCES DO

• Take in a play with the Whitefish Theatre Company or Alpine Theatre Project. • The Glacier Symphony & Chorale performs extraordinary classical music year-round. • Visit with artists while browsing new exhibits at First Thursday Gallery Nights from May through October. • Create your own piece of art to take home at the Stumptown Art Studio. DINE

• Tupelo Grille serves up cajun food with a Montana twist and has regular live music in the bar. • Enjoy a glass of wine and tapas while listening to jazz at the Red Room Basement Bar. • Can food be art? It can when James Beard Nominee Andy Blanton of Cafe Kandahar is creating your meal. STAY

• The Firebrand Hotel has urban sophistication and a rooftop patio just for guests. • Stay in the heart of downtown at the Whitefish Downtown Suites. • The Snow Bear Chalets offer a bird’s eye view in slopeside treehouses. 34

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ARTS & CULTURE Photo © Brian Schott

VideoTech Montana, LLC Technical Video Production, Marketing & Creative; 406-885-3650; VideoTechMT.com

One-of-a-kind pottery

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 Ave WhitefishPottery.com

Above: Cultural events such as readings hosted by local literary journal Whitefish Review showcase both nationally-acclaimed authors like David James Duncan, as well as emerging and young writers on the same stage.

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

Theatre, Music & Dance

Whitefish Theatre Company is celebrating its 38th season of bringing the performing arts to the Flathead Valley. WTC operates the 326-seat O’Shaughnessy Center in downtown Whitefish and presents a yearround schedule of theatre productions, music concerts, and dance performances. Box Office hours: MON–FRI 10:00AM–4:00PM 406-862-5371 • 1 Central Ave whitefishtheatreco.org

Whitefish Review

Brian Schott Photography

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

Images of the Natural World 406-261-6190; brianschott.com

Alpine Theatre Project

Stumptown Art Studio Custom & Ready-Made Frames

Professional theatre featuring actors from Broadway

Alpine Theatre Project presents worldclass 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. Box Office Hours: Mon-Fri 10am - 5pm atpwhitefish.org

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 pastels, clay work, acrylic, mixed media, oils, photography and steel/stone outdoor sculpture. Designers welcome. Find us on Facebook! Open: MON–FRI 9:30AM–5PM & SOME SATURDAYS OR BY APPOINTMENT

406-863-2787 • 305 Baker Ave thewalkingmanframeshop.com

Glacier Symphony and Chorale Exciting Classical Music for Whitefish and the Flathead Valley 406-407-7000; gscmusic.org

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

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GETTING HERE Photo © GravityShots.com

IT'S EASY TO GET HERE. Direct

Above: Amtrak® stops at Whitefish Train Depot

S.N.O.W. BUS

flights from major cities into Glacier Park

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

International Airport (only 15 minutes

offers free transportation between town and

away) make getting to Whitefish a breeze.

Whitefish Mountain Resort, with stops at

DRIVING

lodges, the aquatic and fitness center, ice

DISTANCE & TIMES TO WHITEFISH

Whitefish is one of the closest mountain

skating rink, grocery stores, restaurants and

towns to a major airport. Once you arrive

Central Avenue. For current schedules and

at Glacier Park International Airport from

route maps go to: bigmtncommercial.org

convenient hubs, you’re only 15 minutes

Driving from

mi/kmtime

Glacier National Park

25/40

30 min

Missoula, Montana

136/221

2.5 h

Spokane, Washington

252/409

4.5 h

Bozeman, Montana

342/556

5.5 h

Calgary, Alberta

286/457

5h

Yellowstone Nat’l Park

403/655

7h

from town. Amtrak’s® Empire Builder®

GLACIER PARK EXPRESS SHUTTLE

arrives twice-daily at the historic Whitefish

In the summer, the Glacier Park Express

Railway Depot from Chicago to the east

Shuttle offers transportation from

and Seattle and Portland to the west.

Whitefish to the Apgar Visitor Center in

Arriving by car is also easy—with roads

Glacier National Park multiple times daily

that meander through some of the most

for a nominal ticket price, as well as free

Edmonton, Alberta

440/704

8h

beautiful landscapes in North America.

transportation to and from Whitefish

Seattle, Washington

530/861

8.5 h

Mountain Resort from downtown Whitefish.

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

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


GETTING HERE CALGARY

WHITEFISH

SEATTLE

NON-STOP FLIGHT

SPOKANE

SEASONAL NON-STOP FLIGHTS

PORTLAND MINNEAPOLIS

CHICAGO SALT LAKE DENVER

SAN FRANCISCO / OAKLAND LAS VEGAS LOS ANGE LES

ATLANTA

AIRPORT CODE: FCA

AMTRAK CODE: WFH

Glacier Park Int'l Airport, Kalispell Just 15 minutes from Whitefish

Arrives at the historic Whitefish Train Depot

Rocky Mountain Transportation

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

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

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

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

www.MontanaDollar.com

406-892-0009 800-457-5335

Call to arrange your rental: 800-457-5335 • 406-892-0009 Near Glacier Park Airport montanadollar.com

Amtrak Ride Amtrak Empire Builder® to Whitefish!

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

Budget Rent a Car Compact to Full-Size Vehicles

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

Gateway to Northwest Montana and the Canadian Rockies. All amenities hassle free. Your rental car right outside our door! • • • •

In the heart of Glacier Country Minutes to Glacier National Park Paradise winter and summer Six airline partners—easy access from anywhere

4170 Highway 2 East 406-257-5994; iflyglacier.com

Free airport shuttle and Amtrak delivery.

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GROUP TRAVEL

~ Meeting News NW

Left: Horse-drawn sleigh rides for groups are offered by Bar W Guest Ranch

KNOWN FOR ITS VIBRANT downtown and unparalleled hospitality, Whitefish is the perfect destination for small to mid-sized meetings and group events, including family reunions and destination weddings. How about making vows atop a mountain peak or finishing

a board meeting with a boat tour on

offering a unique place to be inspired

Whitefish Lake?

and productive and also have fun when

Whitefish has nearly 800 guest rooms in a variety of properties that cater to group travel and 46,000 square feet of meeting space. Whitefish is home to several facilities that are ideal for group meetings,

the work is done. Top-notch professional staff are on hand to help plan the perfect meeting, dinner or special event. Visit ExploreWhitefish.com/group-travel or call 406-862-3390 for more information.

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WITH SO MUCH TO SEE and do in this corner of Montana, many meetings participants will want to schedule extra time to enjoy the region.


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