It’s Christmas time in the Flathead Valley and all of the little towns nestled around Glacier National Park are decking their halls and stringing their twinkling lights. It’s a magical season and with so many wintry outdoor activities, delightful shopping, and fantastic dining locations it is sure to be an adventure worth sharing with your family. There are many exciting ways to celebrate the holidays, Enjoy Montana has prepared our vacation rentals for your convenience. Delight in freshly washed sheets, a well-stocked kitchen, fireplaces that come to life at the push of a button, staggering views, and glistening waters. With the expectation of family and the chaos of bringing children and relatives together, it is an ideal excuse to find a house that is dedicated to the needs of a large gathering. We have homes that feature playrooms, games, televisions, bar setups, and all of the makings for the perfect Christmas festivities. While you are decorating your fireplace and putting away your collectibles, check out how our beautiful homes may be the perfect answer for hosting a stress-free and relaxing celebration.
Bigfork has recently lit the lights on their bridge and with their featured storefronts selling delightful wares from local artisans, it is a charming location to visit to shop for the special people on your holiday list. Make sure you stop in at the Montana Scene to collect your souvenirs that harken to the spirit of the Valley and highlight the culture that is so prevalent in our small towns. Electric Avenue Gifts is a great place to find whimsical treasures and home decor. Don’t forget to recharge with a pint and a hearty meal at the Flathead Lake Brewing Company. With lake views and seasonal ales, it’s a calming reprieve from the holiday bustle.
Nestled on the Northern Bay of Flathead Lake, Somers welcomes families to partake in sledding, ice fishing, and old-fashioned ice skating on the pond. There is something refreshing about drinking a hot cup of coffee while walking along the rippling waters of the lake. If you’re visiting Somers, be sure to stop at Sudden Rush Espresso for a handcrafted beverage and beautiful views. They’re located just off the highway in a drive-thru location making it ultra convenient to get your favorite drink. Somers Bay Cafe is a local favorite, they will welcome you with their bright murals painted around the building and great tasting menu. The Paul Bunyan sandwich is a must for lunch and you can’t go wrong with their eggs Benedict for breakfast.
Whether you are traveling to Montana to delight in the tall pine trees and fresh air or you’re embarking on a trip to connect with family, Enjoy Montana has a vacation rental that is excellently suited for your needs. Browse our beautiful homes and find the best cabin, lake house, or luxury retreat to make your holiday an occasion to cherish forever. Then bundle up and take a walk through the small town shopping centers or escape for a walk through the curving trails of one of our staggering national parks. Whatever you choose, our communities have embraced the glow and warmth of the season.