Unique Experiences in the Flathead Valley near Whitefish Montana | Vacay Whitefish

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Totally Unique Experiences

Some things are so uncommon they are hard to fit into a category. So, we decided to compile them here: where you can explore our ideas of local activities that are unforgettable, and so unique to our breathtaking Valley.


From Helicopter tours above the majestic Glacial Rockies, to a historic Train Ride, we have some ideas for you remember forever.
Helicopter Tours
Embark on an awe-inspiring adventure with Glacier Aviation Services and elevate your exploration to new heights with their helicopter tours. Prepare to be mesmerized as you soar above the majestic landscapes of Montana, capturing breathtaking views of glaciers, rugged mountains, and pristine wilderness. Experience the thrill of hovering over cascading waterfalls, hidden valleys, and remote alpine lakes inaccessible by other means. Glacier Aviation Services offers a range of tours, including in a MD 520N ("The Ferrari of Helicopters"). You can customize your aerial journey based on your preferences. Whether you're seeking a scenic flight, a wildlife spotting expedition, or an adrenaline-pumping adventure, their experienced pilots will guide you through an unforgettable experience. Sit back, relax, and revel in the beauty that unfolds beneath you as you gain a unique perspective on the natural wonders of Montana. With Glacier Aviation Services, a world of breathtaking beauty and thrilling exploration awaits, providing memories that will last a lifetime. Also opt for their Cessna Turbo 207 "The Air Limo," if you prefer an airplane.
Airplane Flight Lessons - experienced/beginners
Embark on an exhilarating journey with Red Eagle Aviation and discover the thrill of flight lessons and Glacier Park tours. Learn to soar through the skies under the guidance of experienced instructors who will impart their knowledge and passion for aviation. Feel the rush of taking control of the aircraft as you gain confidence and skills in the art of flying. For those seeking a truly unforgettable experience, Red Eagle Aviation also offers captivating Glacier Park tours. Take to the skies and witness the breathtaking beauty of Glacier National Park from a unique perspective. Marvel at the majestic mountains, glacial lakes, and pristine wilderness that define this iconic landscape. With Red Eagle Aviation, you can make your aviation dreams come true and create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you're a beginner pilot or an adventure seeker, let Red Eagle Aviation take you on an incredible journey through the skies and immerse you in the awe-inspiring beauty of Glacier Park.
Train Ride to Isaac Walton
Experience the enchantment of the Whitefish Train Depot, a historic landmark connecting Whitefish to major cities. Nearby lies the charming Isaac Walton Inn, originally a railway hotel, offering a retreat amidst Glacier National Park. Embark on a day trip from the depot to the inn, traversing scenic landscapes of snow-capped mountains, forests, and lakes. Arriving, immerse yourself in the inn's cozy ambiance, explore tranquil surroundings, or unwind in serenity. Indulge in delicious cuisine, a fusion of flavors inspired by local ingredients. This journey blends history, natural beauty, and elegance, creating treasured memories. Let the Whitefish Train Depot transport you to the allure of the Isaac Walton Inn, where time stands still amidst breathtaking surroundings. Sit in the Observatory Car on the train to Isaac Walton in the morning, where you can enjoy nature, delicious meals, history, and a gift shop before you return in the same afternoon.
Flathead Lake Boat Tour
Embark on a captivating adventure with Flathead Lake Boat Tours. Cruise across the pristine waters of Flathead Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi. Marvel at panoramic views, surrounded by majestic mountains and breathtaking landscapes. Knowledgeable guides share insights about the lake's history, wildlife, and natural wonders. Whether you choose a scenic tour, sunset cruise, or custom private charter, Flathead Lake Boat Tours provides an exceptional experience tailored to your preferences. Capture the beauty through your lens, savor the peaceful ambiance, and immerse yourself in the joy of nature's splendor. With their commitment to excellence and unparalleled hospitality, Flathead Lake Boat Tours ensures an unforgettable journey. Discover the magic of Flathead Lake, its hidden coves, and pristine shores as you embark on a voyage with Flathead Lake Boat Tours, creating memories to last a lifetime.
Stunning Catered Picnic
Montana Picnic Company is your go-to destination for curated picnic experiences in the picturesque landscapes of Montana. With a passion for creating memorable moments, they offer a unique selection of handcrafted picnic boards that are perfect for any occasion. From romantic dates to family outings or friendly gatherings, Montana Picnic Company brings together the finest local ingredients and artisanal delights to create stunning and delectable picnic boards. Each board is carefully curated with a variety of cheeses, charcuterie, fresh fruits, gourmet crackers, and other tantalizing treats, ensuring a feast for both the eyes and the taste buds. With attention to detail and a commitment to quality, Montana Picnic Company delivers an unforgettable picnic experience that allows you to savor the beauty of Montana's outdoor spaces while indulging in a delightful culinary adventure.