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Whitefish

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Whitefish CVB
PO Box 4232
Whitefish, MT 59937
406-862-3390
Fax: 406-862-4165
Email: jan@whitefishvisit.com
Website: http://www.explorewhitefish.com
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A QUICK TOUR OF THE AREA
A small mountain resort town, Whitefish began in the late 1800s as a fur-trading location. When the Great Northern Railroad chose it as the site for its rail line, the town grew up almost overnight. Long a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, Whitefish is home to Whitefish Mountain Resort, 36-hole Whitefish Lake Golf Course, and pristine Whitefish Lake. Small wonder it’s known as the “Recreational Capital of Montana.” Whitefish is the perfect destination for meetings and conventions. It offers award-winning restaurants, unique shopping, and a wide array of stimulating cultural amenities. All this surrounded by pristine lakes, wild rivers, panoramic views, and millions of acres of wilderness. Just minutes from Glacier National Park and a jet-served airport.

PICK YOUR SEASON
WINTER: Whitefish is one of the great ski towns of the Northwest, which is why most of the locals ended up here. Nestled at the foot of the Northern Rockies, just west of Glacier National Park, Whitefish is home to world-class alpine skiing at Whitefish Mountain Resort.

SPRING: Where else can you golf in the morning on a 36-hole championship course – Whitefish Lake Golf Course – and do some spring skiing – at Whitefish Mountain Resort – in the afternoon? Biking, hiking, and fishing are also springtime favorites.

SUMMER: Water sports galore and breathtaking Glacier National Park are the summer headliners. Outdoor concerts, art fairs, and sporting events fill the calendar.

FALL: A “Taste of Whitefish” food and winefest and Whitefish Summer Games in early September kick off the fall season. Hiking, fly fishing, and golfing amidst the glorious oranges and golds of autumn foliage are a treat for the senses.

ATTRACTIONS
The O’Shaunnessy Cultural Arts Center in downtown Whitefish presents weekly offerings of drama and musical events in a state-of-the-art theater, from Shakespeare to musical comedy, jazz to multicultural music. Enjoy the Alpine Theatre Project, Broadways summer home, featuring actors such as Olympia Dukakis, Henry Winkler and John Lithgow. The historic Great Northern depot is not only the busiest Amtrak station between Minneapolis and Seattle, it’s also home to the Stumptown Historical Society Museum. The museum features an eclectic collection of timber, railroad, fur trapping, and early ski memorabilia. Whitefish City Beach at Whitefish Lake is in a pristine park-like setting with a sandy swimming beach, grassy picnic areas, sunbathing docks, canoe rentals, and boat launch.

FACTS AND FIGURES
Population: 6,000
Number of hotel rooms: 1,500
Largest single meeting facility: 8,043 square feet

MILEAGE FROM
Glacier National Park: 25 miles
Yellowstone National Park: 385 miles

GETTING HERE
Interstate/Highway: US 2, MT 40, US 93

Airlines:
Delta/Sky West 800-221-1212
Alaska/Horizon 800-547-9308
Northwest 800-225-2525
United 800-864-8331

Rail:
Amtrak 800-872-7245

 


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