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Things to do in Whitefish, Montana

Whitefish, MT is located in Northwest Montana and is a destination that is sought after all year round. With quaint neighboring towns like Columbia Falls, Kalispell, Lakeside, Bigfork, and West Glacier, there’s plenty to explore in the Flathead Valley area. Glacier National Park is just 45 minutes away! Did you know we now offer over 55 vacation rentals in the Flathead Valley? Come visit!

Whitefish has a lot to offer including fine dining restaurants, local boutiques and shops, delicious coffee, and mouth-watering sweets and desserts. Not only that but there’s a variety of summer and winter activities & events to choose from! Whether you’re looking to go skiing at Whitefish Mountain Resort in the winter or boating in the summer, there are plenty of activities to enjoy. In the summer there’s lots of things to do in Whitefish, Montana including zip-lining at Whitefish Mountain Resort, boating on Whitefish Lake, and wandering the numerous parks and lively downtown area. In the winter you can find skiing and snowboarding as well as shuttles directly from town along with alpine slides, fun holiday events, and performances led by the Whitefish Theater Company.

 

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Local Favorites

  • Restaurants

    Italian & Pizza:

    Abruzzo

    Ciao Mambo

    Paisano’s Second Street Pizza

    Jersey Boy’s Pizza

    MacKenzie River Pizza Co.

    Mexican:

    Mama Blanca’s

    Jalisco Cantina

    Sushi:

    Indah Sushi

    Wasabi Sushi Bar & Ginger Grill

    Pet Friendly:

    Bonsai Brewing Project

    Montana Tap House (patio only)

    Last Chair Kitchen & Bar (patio only)

    Latitude 48 Bistro

    Great Northern Bar and Grille

    Tupelo Grille

    Craggy Range Bar & Grille

    Cafe Kandahar

  • Cafes & Coffee

    Swift Creek Cafe

    Loula’s Cafe

    Wrap and Roll Cafe

    Buffalo Cafe

    Wild Coffee Company

    Folklore Coffee

    Cowgirl Coffee

    Crema Specialty Coffee

    Montana Coffee Traders

  • Sweets

    Sweet Peaks Ice Cream

    Fleur Bake Shop

    Amazing Crepes

    Copperleaf Chocolat Co.

    Central Ave Bakery & Deli

  • Shopping

    Mum’s Flowers

    Sage & Cedar

    Sportsman & Ski Haus

    Village Shop

    The Montana Scene

    Cabin Creek Antiques

    Montana Shirt Co.

    Meriwether

    The Toggery Montana – Whitefish

  • Activities

    Skiing: Whitefish Mountain Resort

    Golfing:

    Meadow Lake Golf Course – Columbia Falls

    Whitefish Lake Golf Club

    Northern Pines Golf Club – Kalispell

    Glacier View Golf Club – West Glacier

    Boating:

    Northwest Montana Adventure

    Marina at the Lodge at Whitefish Lake

    Whitefish Marine

    Parks:

    Armory Park – skateboard park, bike jump park, dog park

    Depot Park –

    Grouse Mountain Park – baseball fields, tennis courts

     

     

  • Libations

    Spotted Bear Spirits

    Montana Tap House (serves food)

    Bonsai Brewing Project (opens in March for the season, pet friendly!)

    Bulldog Saloon (serves food)

    The Bierstube – quintessential ski bar on Whitefish Mountain

    Casey’s (serves food, dance floor, live music)

    Palace Bar

    Hellroaring Saloon and Eatery

     

     

Flathead Area Events

Enjoy events and festivals in the Flathead area! From Whitefish to Big Fork to Columbia Falls, there's something out there for everyone to enjoy!

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