Glacier National Park and Flathead Lake
Kalispell, MT (pop. 22,761) is the largest city in the Flathead Valley in northwest Montana. Kalispell is located on U.S. Highway 93, north of Missoula.
Glacier National Park is the big attraction in this area of Montana. In the park, visitors see some of the most spectacular landscape in North America.
Flathead Lake, a few miles south of Kalispell, is a special place for fishing and water sports. Large tracts of pristine wilderness are near Kalispell as well.
Montana Raceway Park draws big crowds during the summer in Kalispell. Racing fans are entertained by racers driving hobby stocks, bombers, cruisers, and Formula 1/Indy cars and more. All very entertaining for the entire family, say the track’s owners.
Tourists can choose from many fine Kalispell, Montana restaurants. Vivienne’s Fifth Street Cafe is very popular. The cafe serves breakfast and lunch. The sandwiches and daily specials are extra good.
The Tupelo Grille serves seafood,steaks, pasta, and more, plus a great wine list. Rocco’s Restaurant, located east of Kalispell on U.S. Highway 2, is another favorite dining spot.
Favorite Kalispell Lodging:
♦ Red Lion Hotel (406) 751-5050
♦ Kalispell Grand Hotel (406) 755-8100
♦ Hampton Inn (406) 755-7900
Favorite Kalispell Restaurants:
- Vivienne’s Fifth Street Café
- ScottiBelli’s Ristorante Italiano
- Rocco’s Restaurant
- Tupelo Grille
Top Ethnic Cuisine:
- Scottibelli’s (Italian)
- Casa Mexico
- Chinatown Restaurant
- Blue Samurai Sushi Bar & Grill (Japanese)
- Edelweiss Bistro (German, in Missoula, Montana)
• Glacier National Park
• Flathead Lake
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