To the east: the soaring peaks of Glacier National Park. To the south: Flathead Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River. To the north: Whitefish Mountain, renowned for its epic powder and short lift-lines in winter, plus summertime mountain biking, zip lining and other activities. Everywhere around: historic charm, affordable adventure and soul-stirring beauty. Welcome to Kalispell, a friendly small city where discovery lies in every direction.
GETTING HERE IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK
Kalispell and the Flathead Valley are easily accessible by direct flights from 11 major U.S. hubs served by Delta/Sky West, United, Alaska Airlines/ Horizon Air and Allegiant. Daily Amtrak service is available in nearby Whitefish from Chicago and Seattle/Portland. More info here
Kalispell is home to hotel names you know, like Hilton, Holiday Inn and Red Lion. And local favorites you’ll enjoy getting to know, like the historic Kalispell Grand Hotel and the comfortable Hilltop Inn. Many of our properties are an easy stroll from downtown shopping and dining, and several offer fine restaurants and conference facilities of their own.
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THINGS TO DO
Global icon Glacier National Park is a short drive from Kalispell and shouldn't be missed, but there are lots of other activities that will make your trip memorable. Whether you're looking for breathtaking hikes and white-water rafting or a day of farmers markets and museums, you'll find plenty to do. Kalispell is known for shopping, dining, history and small town charm. Read more.