We are glad you’re planning your Northwest Montana Golfing Getaway. Whether you golf in Whitefish, Kalispell, Glacier or Columbia Falls, your best lodging option is always Glacier Bear Condo. (Did you enjoy that plug?)

Montana Golfing Is A Must

Did you know that Whitefish is a big golfing destination? It is! Although we are known for skiing, golfing is a fantastic pastime here and a reason to visit.

Golfing in The Rocky Mountains. Glacier Bear Condo.

Golf With Scenery

As soon as the weather permits, come give it a swing? (Get it? I’ll be here all week) 

Here are a few Golf Course locations:

Whitefish Lake Golf Club www.GolfWhitefish.com is a public course, located just outside downtown at1200 US 93 N.  Ph #406-862-5960.  Choose from 9 or 18 holes on the South or North Course

There are 5 public courses in Kalispell. First, check out the Village Greens at 500 Palmer Drive ph# 406-752-4666 or visit www.montanagolf.com Discounts for seniors over 62. 9 and 18 holes.

Second, take a look at Northern Pines Golf Club at 3230 US 93 N in Kalispell. The #406-751-1950. 18 holes here. For more info, visit www.northernpinesgolfclub.com

Third, Buffalo Hill offers some beautiful scenery on its courses. The Championship 18 and the Cameron 9 are the two courses. Founded in 1918, it’s a historic course and one to check out.  You can book online at www.golfbuffalohill.com or call 406-756-4530. They are located at 1176 N Main Street, Kalispell.

Fourth, you can choose to play in West Glacier at the Glacier View Golf Club. A great option for players of any level, this course is a fun family or group activity. Located at 640 Riverbend Dr, West Glacier Mt, you’ll have a great view on this course and you never know what wildlife you may see nearby.  Ph# 406-888-5471. Great senior discounts during the week. Visit www.glacierviewgolf.com for more information. 

Meadow Lake Golf Course in Columbia Falls MT. A Must-Play Course.

Photo Courtesy of Meadow Lake Golf Course

Fifth, if you want a beautiful course in Columbia Falls, visit Meadow Lake Golf Course. This is an 18 hole championship course and rated by Golf Digest as a 4 1/2 Star Course.  And, Golf Magazine says Meadow Lake is a “MUST PLAY” course. Located at 490 Saint Andrews Drive, Columbia Falls, MT. Obviously, you can’t go wrong with that address, right? For tee times, call Ph# 406-892-2111 or online at https://meadowlakegolf.com.

Use Ski Lockers To Store Your Golf Clubs When You Stay With US

Use Ski Lockers For Your Golf Clubs During Your Golf Vacation At Glacier Bear Condo

Lastly, bring your clubs! Did we not mention that?  Furthermore, You can even use our ski lockers at Glacier bear condo to store your golf clubs if you’d like. 

If you want to learn more about great golfing in Montana, click HERE to learn more about their list of Best Courses in Montana.  However, The Iron Horse Golf Club in Whitefish is a private club and is exclusive to members only.



First, Whitefish is in the Flathead Valley of Northwest Montana. Second, it’s only about 45 scenic minutes to Glacier

Ziplining At Whitefish Resort. Glacier Bear Condo. Outdoor Fun On Big Mountain.

Photo Courtesy of Glacier County Tourism

National Park. Thirdly, downtown Whitefish is only about 10 minutes to the Whitefish Ski Resort and you’re about 15 minutes to Kalispell, MT.  Finally, this means you’re choosing an ideal place to start your Montana vacation.

Whitefish and the route to Glacier embody everything about Montana you ever dreamed of. The wildlife, beautiful mountains, crystal lakes with blue hues you envision them to be. Of course, waterfalls are all here to create beautiful memories with you.

Moreover, downtown Whitefish offers unique shops and quaint restaurants with a cuisine of fresh farm to table food to tempt your every tastebud. Equally important, is the community charm. It’s unlike any town you’ll experience.

Do you need modern amenities? A short easy drive is Kalispell. Kalispell brings you all the big chain stores just outside their city. But, if you head into downtown you’ll see one-of-a-kind shops and incredible bakeries. And, it has an old west charm that the storefronts will welcome you with.

The population of Whitefish was 8,500 in 2022 ranking it the #12th largest city in the state of Montana. The population of Kalispell is just under 26,000 people.

Whitefish is known for its skiing, hiking, biking, lake life and overall beauty at anytime of the year.

Special Events In Whitefish, Montana

Furthermore, Whitefish also have several special events throughout the year. You can come to the Winter Whitefish Carnival which is usually held in February. It’s always a blast with fun activities.  Get rid of those mid-winter cold day blues with some great music. 

If you’re lucky enough to be here over the New Year’s, Whitefish Mountain Resort holds the Torchlight Parade down the mountain with a fireworks show to kick in the New Year. Click HERE for more info.

Late Spring welcomes bring the great return of local Farmer’s Markets in Whitefish and Kalispell.  Downtown

Farmers markets in Montana. Cherries, huckleberries, jewelry, local artisans. Glacier Bear Condo

Photo Courtesy of Glacier County Tourism

Whitefish’s market begins the end of May and runs thru September at 1 Central Avenue. www.whitefishfarmersmarket.org from 5pm -7:30pm on Tuesdays.

And, Kalispell’s Farmer’s Market runs 9:30am – 12pm from early May – mid-October at their Flathead Community College Campus at 777 Grandview Drive. www.Kalispellfarmersmarket.org 

In addition to our Independence Day Celebrations, he first weekend in July is our great Whitefish Arts Festival. This is a fantastically popular celebration and in previous years hotels were always sold out. Come see how fun this event is. Visit www.whitefishartsfestival.org for more information 

For those wanting a true treat and know how important huckleberries are to us,  come for Huckleberry Days. This mid-August event is full of great food, treats, a festival by local artisans and gatherings to enjoy. Visit www.whitefishchamber.com for more info. 

So, there you have it. Are you ready to come and enjoy some time up here? Of course, we hope you say yes! 

Montana Is An Outdoor Playground

Without a doubt, Whitefish and Northwest Montana are like an outdoor playground for adults and kids. And, with so many things to do, you can finally put down those phones and look around. In this case, when we say look down, we mean any scenery that is below you. However, most people who haven’t been here won’t understand it. But, if you’re a veteran visitor, you know what is means to look down at the rocks at Lake McDonald. It’s pretty dang cool. You’ll see a vivid rainbow of colors.

Remember, we are about 40 minutes from Glacier National Park.  And, we also have a sister location inside the Park at

Glacier Bear Cabin Inside Glacier National Park

Glacier Bear Cabin Inside Glacier National Park

Apgar Village. Glacier Bear Cabin is a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom cabin with on-site kayaks, paddle boards, mountain bikes and e-bikes on-site for guests to use anytime during your stay.  Click HERE to visit our sister website. 

Road And Tunnel With Valley View Glacier National Park

Road And Tunnel With Valley View Glacier National Park – West Glacier MT

Furthermore, it also gives you access to the Going To The Sun Road anytime during your stay. We’ll share access information 24 hours before you arrive at the cabin. 

If you would like more information, please visit our sister website at https://glacierbearcabin.com If you would like to book both and split your time, please email us for a special quote at don@glacierbearcabin.com