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Glacier Country

Ancient glaciers leave a breathtaking legacy in a national park and on the state’s largest body of water. Have the camera ready: You’ll want to make sure these family adventures remain frozen in time.


Just a few of the all-inclusive activities your crew will love at Flathead Lake Lodge in Bigfork: sailing, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, mountain biking, fly-fishing lessons and horseback riding.


Between Troy and Libby, the Kootenai River gains momentum, funneling its churning froth through a narrow gorge. Take an exhilarating walk across the Kootenai Falls Swinging Bridge suspended across the river.


The drive from Missoula to Polson is filled with spectacular landscapes and plenty of opportunities for jawdropping photos. Stop at the Bison Range to stretch your legs and a chance to see bison decended from the herd started by Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribal members in the 1800s.  


Tribal members of the Blackfeet Nation lead participants through the Badger-Two Medicine wilderness during enlightening Blackfeet Tours. Choose between single-day or overnight hiking and horseback adventures while learning creation stories.


On Saturdays from the first weekend in May to mid October, Missoula boasts a trifecta of farmers markets, with a free trolley connecting all three. Keep an eye out for plump Flathead cherries in July and August and satisfyingly sweet huckleberries from August through September.