Should You Take A Ski Trip to Whitefish This Winter?

Posted by Justin Havre on Friday, December 26th, 2014 at 9:39am.

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Yes, you should take a ski trip to Whitefish this winter. Whitefish Mountain is located in Montana. It is a nice quiet area perfect for Canadians who wish to take a nice trip south.

Powder Magazine Contest

Every winter Powder Magazine holds a special contest for all the locals. The contest allows residents of the area to show off their skiing skills. This contest was close in 2013, but Whitefish edged out Whistler Blackcomb to be named the “Best Ski Town in North America.”

Whitefish is for those who are serious about skiing in the mountains. This is why so many Canadians flock across the border to see what Whitefish is all about.

Where is Whitefish?

Whitefish is only 5 hours from Calgary. It is located in Flathead Valley and sits on a lake named Whitefish Lake.

Montana is known as a very quiet state. Crossing over the border is no different. It’s quick and quiet. Once you get here you will find Main Street, which is about 15 minutes from the resort.

Where to Stay?

If you’re all about skiing and snowboarding, it may be best for you to stay on the mountain. That way you can get out on the powder as much as you want. If you are looking for a little more than skiing, consider staying in town. This will give you access to more amenities and attractions.

Two places you can stay are the Garden Wall Inn and The Lodge at Whitefish. The Garden Wall Inn is a very popular hotel in the area. It is in town and has some of the best service around.

The Lodge at Whitefish Lake sits right on the waterfront. It has a marina, a pool and a grill that sits poolside. It is a little more expensive than other places, but it is well worth it if you are looking for something more luxurious.

There are also several great restaurants for dining. Some of the best choices include Markus Foods, Great Northern Bar & Grill and Loula's.

If you’re looking to get away from Calgary for a weekend, week or longer, a trip to Whitefish is one of the best choices, especially if you’re a skier.

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