Fun in the Sun: Adventures on Whitefish Mountain

Backpacks, hiking poles and bear spray. Stay with us at a Whitefish Glacier Vacation property

Are you looking for the best Whitefish summer activities to satisfy your cravings for fun and excitement?


Hello again, our fellow outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers!  Did you hear that? We heard that Whitefish, Montana is calling your name!  For our adventure seekers and best relaxation experts, our mountain is definitely calling for you. It doesn’t matter what age you are, there are activities for everyone here.

And, our beautiful condos and chalets come highly recommended. Why? Because they are truly in the BEST location with the BEST vacation properties. But wait, we’ll get to that. Let’s begin by telling you what’s going on up here in this great state on the mountain.

Here, nestled in the breathtaking beauty of the Rocky Mountains, Big Mountain transforms into a glorious haven of summer fun and activities once the snow melts away. Whether you’re seeing thrills and zestful adventures or you’re a true nature lover, or  you simply want to unwind in our scenery, Whitefish Mountain has something for everyone.


Here’s what is waiting for you on Whitefish Mountain

Hiking on Big Mountain. Stay at one of the best vacation rental properties in Northwest Montana. Whitefish Glacier Vacations has getaways in West Glacier National Park, slopeside ski condos on Big Mountain to luxury downtown townhomes, we have the best lodging in to choose from. For couples to groups to wedding parties and reunions.

Danny On Trail

Hiking & Biking Trails

Grab your backpacks, hiking poles and throw on your hiking boots for some great exercise or relaxing nature walk. Or, hop on your mountain bike (or you can rent one!). And you can explore the downhill trails that crisscross the mountain. If you’re not up for that adventure, watch our events blog since there are some fun, competitive biking events that happen during the summer.  They’re a blast to watch!

So, from leisurely strolls to challenging uphill or downhill climbs, there’s definitely a trail for your skill level. Be sure to keep an eye out for stunning views of the Flathead Valley and surrounding wilderness! And, always bring your bear spray (some of our rentals usually has bear spray handy for our guests)

Chairlift rides are a great activity on Big Mountain. Don't forget your backpacks, hiking poles and bear spray. Stay with us at a Whitefish Glacier Vacation property

Scenic Chairlift Rides

This is one of our favorite activities. If you want to take in the majestic beauty of the mountains without breaking a sweat, this is for you. Click HERE for ticket info or at the base lodge, and let Whitefish Mountain’s chairlifts whisk you to the mountaintop for panoramic views that will leave you breathless. You can even ride up and take the Danny On Trail down. If you’re here in August, come with a baggie or bucket and do a little huckleberry picking. You’ll be among friends who are doing the same.


Zip Lining

This is a great adventure on Whitefish Mountain and a must-try experience. Here, you can soar through the treetops and feel the mountain wind breeze past as you zip from platform to platform. Tickets at the main lodge at Whitefish Resort. You can click HERE for more information too.


Alpine Slide

Oh, to feel like a kiddo again. This is one activity we love too! Go as fast or slow as you want on Whitefish Mountain. It’s a fun event and you can ride with a little one in your cart and take it a little slower. Or, if there’s no one ahead of you, go for more speed and zip down to the bottom. You’ll love it. For ticket info, click HERE.  It’s a twisting, turning ride that promises thrills and laughter for kids of all ages.


Whitefish Farmers Market and craft fairs are a great summer activity. Stay with us at a Whitefish Glacier Vacation propertySummer Markets & Great Festivals

A mere 10 minutes down the mountain is downtown Whitefish. Here you’ll find a variety of summer events to really get your summer going. Whether it’s art events, bbq or beer or our wonderful summer farmer’s market, check our blogs for updated events to find what sparks your interest.

So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, gather your family or friends and head to Whitefish Mountain for an unforgettable time. Whether you want adventures, a little R & R or are looking to enjoy the blue skies and mountain air, we’re waiting for you in Whitefish. Be sure to visit our great properties! Click HERE for the best places to stay in Whitefish.

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