Missoula & Western Montana

Explore the breathtaking landscapes of Glacier National Park, Bozeman, Missoula, Lewiston, and Great Falls. Find lodging, hotels, restaurants, hot springs, breweries, and more fun things to do in western Montana.

Canoes and row boats on the dock at Swiftcurrent Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana.

9 Quintessential Montana Experiences

Get to know the state like a local.
Lake Como in Montana's Bitterroot Valley on a winter's day.

Road-Trip Through Montana’s Bitterroot Valley

In-the-know locals treasure the valley as a place to relax, explore, and refresh any season of the year.
A sailboat at sunrise on Flathead Lake near Kalispell, MT.

Spring Mountain Getaway in Kalispell, Montana

For a taste of the Old West—and an easy gateway to Glacier National Park—head to northwest Montana.
woman taking photographs with dog at Hungry Horse Reservoir in Montana

Towns Near Glacier National Park

Check out these five towns on your way to Glacier National Park.
shops along Canyon Street in West Yellowstone

An Adventurous Weekend in West Yellowstone, Montana

Nearly surrounded by wildlands, this is a town made for outdoor play.
Georgetown Lake along the Highway 1 Pintler Route in Montana on a cloudy day.

Cruise Montana’s Highway 1 Scenic Byway

The towns between Drummond and Anaconda are rich in culture and Old West history.
pair of skiers pause for a panoramic view of the winter scenery above Lake Tahoe, California

Favorite Snow Spots in the West

These destinations offer something for every snow lover, from skiing and snowboarding to snowshoeing and sledding.
Historic downtown Ennis, Montana, image

Ennis, Montana: Quaint Yellowstone Gateway Town

Grab drinks, see art, or catch fly-fishing lessons in picturesque Ennis, Montana.
hiker takes in view of Sahalie Falls from moss-covered rock, near Sisters, Oregon

Wondrous Waterfalls for Spring

This spring, revel in the roar, the spray, and the awe-inspiring power.
St. Patricks Day parade in Butte, MT

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

If corned beef isn’t your jam, the West delivers other ways to enjoy St. Paddy’s Day fun.
Seeley Lake historical museum in Montana, picture

Seeley Lake, Montana: 5 Things We Love

This charming Montana town is set among towering pines, a sparkling glacial lake, and scenic byways.
picture of the world museum of mining in butte, montana, on a sunny day

Stepping Out in Butte, Montana

Once known for copper mining, this rugged Montana town is a destination for its historical riches.
dramatic fall color and a flagstone sign beside road greet visitors at Glacier National Park's west entrance in Montana

Explore Glacier National Park's Fiery Past

In Montana's crown jewel, wildfires are an essential element of the ecosystem.
A train in the mountains on the White Pass & Yukon Route.

11 Best Train Rides in the West

Ride the rails on these scenic routes.
Sunset view from the overlook on Cape Royal in Grand Canyon North Rim in the Grand Canyon, image

Hidden Delights in the West’s Top National Parks

You’ve seen the major highlights. Now it’s time to experience these lesser-known delights.