Things to do in Whitefish
So many choices! We’re here to help you decide what to do in Whitefish. The following are a few area highlights we suggest you weave into your travel plans.
Downtown Whitefish is approximately one mile from the lodge, offering small town boutique shopping and dining within walking distance…
Glacier National Park
25 miles to our east is the west entrance to Glacier National Park, known as “The Crown of the Continent”. Whether you want to explore by car on the world-renowned Going to the Sun Road, or get off the beaten path, Glacier has an option for you.
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Ranked #10 in Ski Magazine “Best of the West” resort rankings, Whitefish Mountain Resort has the goods for every level of skier. The resort is 7 miles from the lodge.
For mountain bikers, the Whitefish Bike Park offers 30 miles of trails and lift access to downhill routes. For road bikers, consider attempting to ride the Going to the Sun Road in the Spring before it opens to vehicular traffic.
Nearby Whitefish Lake offers a variety of water recreation from motorboat rentals to paddleboarding to relaxing at City Beach. Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi, is a 30 minute drive away.
Break out the fly rod, book a whitewater rafting adventure, or take a float on one of the many beautiful rivers of northwest Montana. If you’re looking to kill a few minutes, step outside and throw a line in the room-side Whitefish River and see if anything is biting.
The Flathead Valley
Kalispell is 10 miles to the south of Whitefish and offers a variety of big box shopping and other amenities. Bigfork is a quaint town on the bank of Flathead Lake and offers small town food and shopping and a brewery. Want to get away from the crowds of Glacier National Park? Try a hike in the Flathead National Forest.
Ask us about the abundance of other activities and attractions nearby. We can help with rainy day suggestions (just in case), or point you in the direction of good guides to get you deep into the backcountry.