Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

Eat, shop and play like a local!  Our local area guide is your one stop resource for the best of everything in Whitefish, Montana.  Look for our "Top Picks" and "Staff Favorites" for recommendations on everything from dining out to renting paddle boards. Don't see what your looking for?  Give us a call at 406.863.9337 and we would be glad to help you plan your Montana adventure. 


Have you ever wondered where you can hike that isn`t in a resort or in a national park? Do you want to hike local and want to see what the Flathead Valley has to offer? Click below and we can help you!

Outdoor Outfitters

No matter what you are in search of, from big game to waterfowl, Montana offers a diversity of habitats and wildlife. Make sure to plan ahead and research regulations, permitting and legally accessible lands.


Discover the charm of Whitefish, MT`s local shopping scene nestled within a quaint downtown strip. Explore a diverse array of shops catering to various interests, from boutique clothing stores and artisanal crafts to Special bars/Restaurants. Stroll through the picturesque streets and immerse yourself in the unique offerings of local businesses. Whether you`re seeking one-of-a-kind souvenirs, fashionable finds, or delectable treats, our downtown shopping area in Whitefish is a treasure trove waiting to be explored. Support local businesses and indulge in a shopping experience that reflects the heart and soul of this charming mountain town.


Traveling can be tricky and filled with questions. Let us help! Here is a list of local airports, Amtrak stations, car rentals and more.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Where should you go to eat you ask? You`re in luck! Whitefish has everything from sushi to steak for dinner. Questions about any of these favorite spots? Just ask. Click the link to eat like a local! Bon Appetit!

Local Webcams

Want to see Whitefish and Glacier? Check out these live webcams

Local Events

There is always something fun happening in Whitefish! From local Farmers Markets, to the Whitefish Winter Carnival, to Skijoring and Championship Horse Racing! When you`re here, you`re bound to have a good time!

Glacier National Park

Known as the Crown of the Continent and more loving known by locals as "Our Backyard", Glacier National Park is everything you want it to be. Glacier fed lakes, rugged mountain peaks, and with over 700 miles of hiking trails you won`t be disappointed by this national treasure located just 35 minutes from Whitefish.

Whitefish Mountain Resort

WINTER- World class skiing on over 3,000 acres of trails with epic views of Glacier National Park and the entire Flathead Valley. Located less than 10 minutes from our Mountain Harbor condos or stay in the heart of the village in one of our many ski-in/ski-out vacation homes. SUMMER- Enjoy Hiking, Biking, Zip Line Tours, the Aerial Adventure Park and SO much more!

Winter Activities

Flathead Valley offers a wide variety of winter activities! Check out our top recommendations!

Water Activities

Paddle boarding, kayaking, fly fishing, rafting, boat rentals and more! Flathead Valley has it all!

Golf Locations

Golf Digest named the Flathead Valley a top 50 golf course destination. With nine championship golf courses in our area there is no doubting why. Click here to find out all you need know.

So much more to do & explore!

Water parks, hiking trails, pottery painting, live theater, and much more! All right outside your vacation home door.