Recreation enthusiasts flock to the vibrant town of Whitefish, located at the north end of the Flathead Valley. With activities for every season, Whitefish is a true recreation hub catering to outdoor adventurers of all kinds. Summers offer boating and fishing on Whitefish Lake and hiking and biking on miles of local trails. Winter is when Whitefish really shines, and it’s all about the snow! Explore 3,000 acres of downhill skiing and snowboarding at Whitefish Mountain Resort or enjoy miles of cross-country trails within minutes of town. And don’t forget the apres ski at local distilleries, breweries and tap houses! You’ll be amazed at the fun to be found in this mountain town!
Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park is an international destination that borders the northeast edge of the Flathead Valley. Known for stunning mountain peaks, abundant wildlife, and pristine lakes and rivers, it would take a lifetime to explore all that this park has to offer, but that won’t stop you from trying! You’ll want to take all your guests on a ride over the thrilling Going-to-the-Sun Road and hike to Hidden Lake, where you’ll wave at the mountain goats and watch out for grizzly bears!
Located on the northern edge of Flathead Lake, Bigfork embodies lake living at its finest. You’ll shop for local treasures at boutique stores and dine at gourmet restaurants, all while enjoying stunning views of Flathead Lake. Summertime brings festivals, art and music exhibits, local theatre and the best Fourth of July celebration around! On long summer nights, you’ll watch the sunset across the water and make a toast to this charming lakeside town.
Set at the base of its namesake valley, Flathead Lake is a giant playground that will feel like your very own. You’ll be boating, fishing, paddling and more while taking in breathtaking views of forested mountainsides and spectacular peaks. Off the water, you’ll explore small communities nestled between cherry orchards, rugged shoreline and state parks. Evenings are for lakeside dining and long sunsets reflected off the endless expanse of the largest natural freshwater lake in the western United States.