Kalispell, MT

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In the heart of the scenic Flathead Valley lies the cultural and economic hub of Northwest Montana and the gateway to the surrounding Rocky Mountains.

Experience the treasures of this great region in every direction around Kalispell. Hike Glacier National Park, enjoy watersports on Flathead Lake and ski at Whitefish Mountain Resort. All these attractions are within a 30-minute drive from downtown Kalispell.

The city embraces its natural surroundings and local talents. Stroll through the historic downtown, which features art galleries displaying works inspired by the beautiful natural setting. Browse through artisan and outdoor gear shops and enjoy food and drink at local pubs, a microbrewery and restaurants serving locally grown fare.

Discover the small city’s fascinating past. The preserved Conrad Mansion reveals the everyday, turn-of-the-century life of the prosperous Conrad family and its patriarch, Charles Conrad, the founder of Kalispell. Visit the Museum at Central School to learn about the story of the region, from its Native American culture to the early logging industry. Find paintings by C.M. Russell and contemporary exhibits at the Hockaday Museum of Art, with a collection ranging from Montana’s artistic legacy to its exciting future.

Bike or drive to Woodland Park, just minutes from downtown. The whole family can enjoy the playground, summer waterpark and winter ice skating pond. On the edge of the city, Lone Pine State Park features hiking trails and panoramic vistas of Flathead Valley. Follow the former Great Northern Railroad bed on foot or bike the Rails to Trails path from Kalispell to the northern end of Flathead Lake.

Kalispell hosts several annual events that introduce participants to the dynamic local culture. Arrive in May for obstacle course racing at the Montana Spartan Race. Equestrian activities are featured at the Event at Rebecca Farm in July. September brings the Montana Dragon Boat Festival. Watch the Montana Pond Hockey Classic in the winter.

Drive to Kalispell on major U.S. highways or use Amtrak train service to nearby Whitefish. Glacier Park International Airport is just 8 miles (13 kilometers) from the city center and offers regular flights to and from several major national airports.

My Place Hotel - Kalispell MT
My Place Hotel - Kalispell MT
2.5 out of 5
755 Treeline Road, Kalispell, MT
The price is $68 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
Situated in the mountains, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Kalispell Regional Healthcare, Kalispell Regional Medical Center, and Northern Pines Golf Club. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (599 reviews)
"It was pretty noisy, kids running around upstairs and loud people in hallway and surrounding rooms."

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

My Place Hotel - Kalispell MT
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Kalispell, MT - Glacier Lodge
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Kalispell, MT - Glacier Lodge
3 out of 5
4150 U.S. Highway 2 East, Kalispell, MT
The price is $90 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Big Sky Waterpark, Lone Pine State Park, and Majestic Valley Arena. Whitefish Lake Golf Club ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (972 reviews)
"Looks new, fancy, and clean. Loved my room."

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Kalispell, MT - Glacier Lodge
Red Lion Hotel Kalispell
Red Lion Hotel Kalispell
2.5 out of 5
20 N Main St, Kalispell, MT
The price is $95 per night from Jan 30 to Jan 31
Located in the heart of Kalispell, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum at Central School and Hockaday Museum of Art. Conrad Mansion Museum and Buffalo ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (984 reviews)
"This motel has a great location. Good access to many downtown businesses. The elevator access is a considerable distance from the lobby. Not an issue for most people but more difficult for elderly."

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

Red Lion Hotel Kalispell
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Kalispell, MT
Homewood Suites by Hilton Kalispell, MT
3 out of 5
195 Hutton Ranch Road, Kalispell, MT
The price is $121 per night from Feb 3 to Feb 4
Situated in Kalispell, this aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Kalispell Regional Healthcare, Kalispell Regional Medical Center, and Northern Pines Golf Club. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (745 reviews)
"Easy access from two highways and near the college and medical center. Shopping and food nearby. Wendy at the front desk was SUPER helpful and took the time to help us line out the business we needed to take care of while we were there."

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton Kalispell, MT
Nicely appointed Flathead Valley vacation rental
Nicely appointed Flathead Valley vacation rental
Kalispell, MT
This family-friendly Kalispell resort is located on a river, within 1 mi (2 km) of Lone Pine State Park, Hockaday Museum of Art, and Valley View Trailhead. Museum ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Montana Christmas
"Great communication! And the owner went an extra mile for us and even put up a Christmas tree for us! But pay attention to the fact, there is laundry service and not your own laundry. But the space was great and cozy."

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Nicely appointed Flathead Valley vacation rental
Horse Farm NEW 26' RV on 24 acres
Horse Farm NEW 26' RV on 24 acres
Kalispell, MT
The price is $125 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
Situated on a river, this vacation home is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Flathead River and within 6 mi (10 km) of Lake Blaine and Flathead National Forest. Big Sky Waterpark ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Wonderful property!!
"What a great trip! The location of this property was excellent. Close to everything you could want. It was always great to adventure all day and come “home” to our RV. Julie was awesome with helping with day trips and any questions we had. And the little one couldn’t get enough of the animals. An ..."

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Horse Farm NEW 26' RV on 24 acres
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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