Seniors Discover Wonders in Flathead County

Whitefish, Montana has a population of just over 7,000 and is home to a ski resort on Big Mountain called Whitefish Mountain Resort .The town is the doorway to some of the best wilderness senior travelers will find anywhere in the world and is the gateway to Glacier National Park.

Whitefish is one of the major recreation centers of western Montana, surrounded by Glacier National Park, pristine lakes, and a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities. Senior citizens can see on this map of Montana that Flathead County is way up in the NW corner just to the west of Glacier National Park.

Visit the Chamber Site

The Whitefish Chamber of Commerce site is a principal link to the city with many subjects that will interest senior visitors. Founded at the turn of the 20th Century, the Great Northern Railway chose to put its northwestern Montana headquarters in Whitefish.  Nestled at the northernmost tip of the majestic Flathead Valley, Whitefish offers residents a peaceful – yet active – lifestyle that is the envy of communities near and far.  Seniors, you can pick your pleasure – from hiking & biking to boating & cycling, from skiing & skating, to floatin’ & fishin’ … you’ll find all that (and more!) in Whitefish. It’s one pretty cool city and it really is quite cool most of the year. Whitefish abounds in history basically from the Great Northern Railway coming through the area.

Seniors Find Unmatched Scenery

Take in Whitefish scenery and you’ll see why folks who live here all year round find it truly a vacationland paradise. From Hit the Hay to Loula’s Cafe seniors will find plenty to keep occupied. Located in the Northern Rockies, the town is surrounded by hundreds of lakes, including Whitefish Lake, and scenic rivers. Around Whitefish it’s called the “secret season,” with abundant spring wildflowers, towering waterfalls and Glacier National Park.

Explore the famous “Going-to-the-Sun” road on bicycle, roller blades, or foot. No cars allowed! The location of the valley keeps it safe from extreme climate changes encountered in other portions of Montana, making it ideal for year-round recreation.

And Always the Downtown…

With its covered sidewalk main street leading to the cultural arts center, historic depot museum and public library, this quaint, picturesque western town offers senior visitors a change from the fast-paced, hustle and bustle of urban life. Central Avenue is filled with a variety of quality restaurants, shopping and night life.

How about viewing 21 different videos on Whitefish. Explore places to eat, stay and play in Whitefish. For a small community Whitefish has more than its share of art exhibits and galleries for seniors to explore.

Its all Big Sky Country out here.  Montana represents the untamed, the wild, the natural and if you have never been there, you are in for a real treat.  jeb

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