BEST WESTERN Rocky Mountain Lodge
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BEST WESTERN Rocky Mountain Lodge Area Attractions

Things To Do in Whitefish, Montana

Best Western Rocky Mountain Lodge is in close proximity from these area attractions:

  • 0.3 miles from The WAVE Aquatic and Fitness Center (right around the block from the hotel)
  • 1 mile from Downtown Whitefish, including a variety of restaurants, rooftop bars, shopping, equipment rental, art and more!
  • 1 mile from O’ Shaughnessy Cultural Arts Center
  • 2 miles Whitefish Dog Park
  • 2.5 miles from Whitefish Lake City Beach
  • 5 miles from Lion Mountain State Park
  • 8 miles from Whitefish Mountain Resort
  • 10 miles from Big Sky Waterpark
  • 10 miles from Glacier Park International Airport
  • 14 miles from Downtown Kalispell
  • 26 miles from Glacier National Park


Annual Event Highlights

Huckleberry Days

Early August, this art festival is a celebration of the fabulous native purple fruit, providing the theme for music, food, ice cream, drinks, entertainment and art.


More than a dozen regional micro-brewers congregate every August to pour distinct varieties for beer enthusiasts while live music pumps up the energy.

Taste of Whitefish

In September, this sell-out event features signature specialties from more than twenty area restaurants held outdoors downtown with live music.


A festive autumn event complete with authentic German music, food, beer, stein-holding and keg hurling contests, and a traditional Volksmarch.

Suggested Activities – Half Day

  • Ride the gondola to the top of Big Mountain.
  • Alpine slide at Whitefish Mountain Resort.
  • Enjoy lunch downtown and visit the galleries and boutique shops.
  • Picnic at City Beach.
  • Try a Spa treatment and massage.
  • Rent a bike and follow the many bike paths in town or hike the Whitefish Trail.
  • Take a tour and sample local beers at the Great Northern Brewing Company.
  • Nordic Ski at the Glacier Nordic Center.
  • Taste homemade ice cream at Sweet Peaks.
  • Visit the Stumptown Museum and historic Train Depot.
  • Skate at the Ice Den.
  • Check in on a show with Alpine Theatre Project or Whitefish Theatre Co.
  • Swim at the Wave or join in on a yoga class.
  • Take a Coffee Roasting Tour at Montana Coffee Traders.
  • Paint some pottery at Stumptown Art Studio.


Suggested Activities – Full Day

  • Hike the Danny On trail to the top of Big Mountain and ride the lift down.
  • Try the Zipline or Walk in the Treetops.
  • Ski your heart out at Whitefish Mountain Resort.
  • Golf at the Whitefish Lake Golf Course and have a beer at the Club House.
  • Sleigh ride at Bar W Guest Ranch or Gaynor’s Resorts.
  • Try dog sledding with Winter Woods Tours.
  • Nordic Ski at Stillwater Mountain Lodge.
  • Rent a canoe or kayak from Sportsman & Ski Haus and float the Whitefish River.
  • Take a horseback ride.
  • Go fishing with Lakestream Fly Shop & Outfitters.
  • Hike in Glacier National Park.
  • Scenic Drive to Logan Pass and picnic along the way.


For other information visit our links:
Whitefish Official 2013 Travel Guide
Explore Whitefish
Whitefish Chamber of Commerce
Visit Montana
Flathead Valley
National Park Service – Glacier National Park
Whitefish Mountain Resort