Whitefish, Montana

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Welcome to Whitefish, Montana. If you’re new to Whitefish and visiting for the first time, you’re likely in for an adventure. This picturesque mountain town is a place to both relax and explore — from stunning natural beauty to adventure opportunities, Whitefish has something for everyone. Last February was my first time visiting, and while it may seem like a small town, it packs a big punch.

Eating in Whitefish

Whitefish, Montana is a great vacation spot and with so many restaurants and places to eat, you’re sure to find something that’ll tantalize your taste buds. Whether you’re looking for upscale dining or something more laid back, Whitefish has it all. For those on the hunt for an exquisite evening out, Whitefish offers plenty of expensive restaurants that will leave your wallet feeling lighter and your stomach feeling fuller. Tupelo Grille is a popular spot that serves up delicious steak dishes, along with an incredible wine selection to pair it with. Live Jazz music along with a laid back atmosphere is a perfect way to unwind after a day on the mountain.

If you’re really looking for something special, Whitefish’s Italian restaurant Abruzzo was a pleasant surprise. All pasta is made in house, the service was excellent and the dishes were amazing. If you’re looking for something a bit more casual, Whitefish also has plenty of options. The Great Northern Bar and Grill is a restaurant that serves up classic pub grub with an extensive beer list to match. Another popular ski bar and one of my personal favorites is the Bierstub located at the base of the resort. With its cozy atmosphere and delicious eats, Bierstub is the perfect spot to get together with friends and enjoy a good time.

Whitefish Mountain Resort - "Big Mountain"
Whitefish Mountain Resort – “Big Mountain”

Skiing at Whitefish Mountain Resort is an experience like no other. Ski the best powder, glades, and chutes that Montana has to offer. Big Mountain’s 3,000-plus acres of terrain has offerings for all levels of skiers. Take advantage of the free shuttle services to get around town or up to the Resort for your Ski adventure. Spend the day on the slopes or explore Whitefish with its quaint shops and restaurants. Skiing in Whitefish, Montana promises a memorable experience every time you come.

Additional Activities Whitefish Montana Offers

When it comes to warmer weather outdoor activities, Montana has something for everyone. Hiking is a great way to explore and enjoy the stunning beauty of Glacier National Park, located 27 miles from Whitefish. With more than 700 miles of trails, there are an abundance of options to fit all interests and skill levels. From leisurely day hikes along streams and lakeshores, to challenging multi-day treks over rugged mountain terrain, Glacier National Park offers something special for everyone. No matter which trail you choose, you’re sure to be rewarded with breathtaking views of the majestic mountains and picturesque valleys that make Montana so unique.

For an unforgettable outdoor adventure, Whitefish Lake is the perfect destination and located right in the town of Whitefish. Spend some time out on the lake kayaking or boating and take in views of lush mountains and sprawling forests. You’ll definitely feel like you’re getting away from it all as you paddle around peacefully on this idyllic lake. Just remember to bring along a camera – you won’t want to miss out on capturing these stunning views and abundant wildlife this area has to offer. And when you’re finished, sip a cold drink at one of the many restaurants along the shore to make your day even more special.


Visiting Whitefish, Montana is an experience that can’t be missed! With its beautiful mountain views, outdoor activities, and local culture, it’s a special place to visit. From the delicious restaurants on Main Street to the stunning lakefront sunsets, there is no shortage of things to do or sights to see in this picturesque locale. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing vacation or an adventure-filled getaway, Whitefish Montana is sure to offer plenty of both. So if you’re looking to get away and experience something new, don’t forget to add Whitefish, Montana to your list – you won’t be sorry!

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Travis is a Senior Editor at Miles Junkie. An avid outdoorsman, you'll see him shredding the slopes of Colorado in the winter and cutting rounds to heat his home in the national forests during the summer. He lives with his wife and three dogs in southwest Colorado.

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