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Whitefish Winter Top 10

Things To Do in Whitefish, MT

No matter what the temperature is outside, there is endless fun to be had in Whitefish, Montana! Here are our top 10 things to do during the winter season (typically November to March)! Check them out!

1) Skiing and Snowboarding

Ready. Set. Ski! Whitefish is the place to be during ski/snowboard season. For all of you heading out, we offer a complimentary shuttle up to Whitefish Mountain Resort! The S.N.O.W. Bus also provides transportation to and from Whitefish Mountain Resort and around town.

A downhill skier at Whitefish Mountain Resort

2) Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

There’s snow better way to get out and see the area in the winter than to strap on some cross-country skis or snowshoes and hit the trails! When the snowflakes are coming down, this is the activity to be doing. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing will get you active and exposed to beautiful scenery, that you may not be able to see form a vehicle/road.

Reminder: We have four pairs of snowshoes available to rent free of charge to all guests as part of our White Glove Experience, and our pool and hot tub will be waiting for you when you get back so you can relax and warm up!

A couple of snowshoers exploring Whitefish, MT in winter

3) Winter Carnival in Whitefish

This Whitefish Winter Carnival takes place every February (2018’s event was on February 2, 3, and 4). You do not want to miss this weekend of fun events for the whole family.

A group of people watching the parade at the Whitefish Winter Carnival

4) Christmas Stroll

Join us every December in Downtown Whitefish for the annual Christmas Stroll! Throughout the evening enjoy wagon rides, Awkward Family Photos, create your own ornament, various vendors selling crafts and food, and so much more!

Two kids window shopping for sweets in Whitefish, MT in winter

5) Snowmobiling

Adventure awaits you for this thrilling experience! Snowmobiling in Western Montana and Glacier National Park is a snowmobiler’s heaven between all of the groomed trails and beautiful scenery!

Two snowmobilers exploring the winter landscape near Whitefish, MT

6) Fat Biking

If you know how to ride a bicycle, you can ride a fat bike! Experience this winter wonderland on two wheels and take advantage of all the groomed trails. Fat biking is becoming a popular winter activity for people who want to extend their cycling season!

Reminder: We have two fat bikes available to check out as part of our White Glove Experience!

Two guests riding fat tire bikes over the snow in Whitefish, MT

7) Brewery Tour / Distillery Tour

Plan a day and bounce around town to the local breweries and distilleries. Whitefish is home to some great brews and spirits! Make sure to check them out.

The Great Northern Brewing Company
Bonsai Brewing Project
Montana Tap House

Spotted Bear Spirits
Glacier Distilling Company
Whitefish Handcrafted Spirits

An ice cold beer served in Whitefish, MT

8) Sledding

You do not need to go far to find a sledding hill! There are many options in this area as far as sledding hills go! Grab a sled, tube, or toboggan and hit the hills!

Kids sledding down the winter hills in Whitefish, MT

9) Shop Downtown

Downtown is not far from the Pine Lodge! The trail behind the hotel offers a walking path to get you Downtown, and if it is too cold outside, we offer a complimentary shuttle! Enjoy food, shopping, and nightlife just blocks from the hotel.

A picturesque view of downtown Whitefish, MT in winter

10) Go Exploring Outside then Warm Up at our Hot Tub and Pool

When your adventures take you outside, be sure to warm up in our indoor/outdoor heated pool and hot tub. The perfect way to end your adventurous day!

Heated outdoor swimming pool at The Pine Lodge in Whitefish, MT

These are our Top 10 Reasons to visit Whitefish this winter. There are many more, so make sure to book a room today to discover all that Whitefish has to offer.

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