As the harvest season fully embraces the Flathead Valley, pumpkins are popping up on doorsteps, the leaves are changing their hues to a deep red and gold, and the air is growing delightfully sweet. It is a favorite season for many as it invites the community to build friendships while sipping hot apple cider and browsing local artisan wares at one of the many bazaar and craft fairs. Check off your Christmas lists while you browse the many wonders that fill our storefronts. Our vacation properties are beckoning you to come and take part in all that this time of year has to offer.
The pumpkin patches are full of bright orange gourds and tall corn mazes. Those who are more daring can test their bravery in a haunted house or even a spooky barn. Hayrides are a great way to get in the spirit of the holiday and spend some time exploring the beautiful scenery that fills the colorful vistas.
Autumn is best enjoyed in the rich fruits and vegetables that fill the many farmsteads at the farmers market. Many of the restaurants feature farm to table fare that is spiced with the sweet aromas of cinnamon and vanilla. It is a delightful time to explore the rich wonders of the culinary treasures that sparkle in the Flathead Valley.
This time of year tends to invite visitors to experience through their senses. Whether it is the air perfumed with the sweet smell of an afternoon shower, the crackle of fire as it burns bright under the night sky, or the rich flavor of freshly baked apple muffins; there is a myriad of aromas that make their way into the season’s festivities.
Investigate some of the local distilleries and wineries that are tucked into the quaint towns surrounding Flathead Lake. Beginning with small operations that have grown to win many national competitions they are receiving greater attention. Each unique operation boasts rich liquors and wines that are highlighted by the flavors instilled from the valley. It’s a great time to pick up some gifts to give for the holidays.
It is a wonderful time of year to bring your family and delight in one of our perfectly prepared vacation rentals. Each home is curated to provide your comforts and welcome you to enjoy this enchanting season. From pumpkin patches to horse-drawn carriages, golf courses to five-star restaurants, hiking adventures to scenic byways, there is something for everyone to fall in love with in the Flathead Valley. Book your secret hideaway and pack your bags to invest in yourself and take some time to relax before the holiday to-dos fill your list and take your time.