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Things to do in Kalispell

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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“Mooses has been around long enough for old timers to ride their horses through the front door... and then snowmobiles! Sawdust floors and the best pizzas to be found anywhere! See if you recognize any of the names carved in the seats, wall, overhead beams... !”
  • 36 locals recommend
Park
“There is some hiking to do around this little state park, but it’s best attribute is the views of the valley. Spending a sunset up here is highly recommended! ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Museum
“My favorite local museum. An interesting family history lesson and one of the most complete original home museums I have ever seen. Not always open so call ahead and they will give private or small tours with a bit of notice.”
  • 17 locals recommend
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“Intimate atmosphere in historic building. Special take on comfort food. Great place to try an Elk or Bison burger! Wonderful beer and wine selection. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Food
“These guys are the ones who blazed the way and made it possible for Kalispell to have breweries again. A great location on Main Street, food trucks out back, live music every week and the best outside seating in town. Bring your own food if you want and sit back and enjoy their tasty brews.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bakery
“Lattes, croissants, cookies, muffins, bread, and cinnamon rolls. What more could you want?”
  • 20 locals recommend
Food
“Delish housemade ice cream with unique flavor combinations! My families Faves include Lavender Honey and Cupcake. Great place to grab a Montana souvenir, as well. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“They have the best bottomless strawberry lemonade. It's a great home town feel and isn't a corporate restaurant.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Museum
“Amazing local museum with changing and interesting exhibits. Certainly a good idea if you love art.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Just steps from The Loft. This is the spot for breakfast, lunch, and coffee. Or grab a sandwich to go for your hike.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
“Cocktails just a two block crawl from The Loft! Enjoy authentic Irish pub fare, burgers, a great salad, and every cocktail on the planet!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
“Nice relaxed feel, great place to talk and read and enjoy your favorite coffee”
  • 11 locals recommend
Museum
“Our museum transports you back to the days when Indians occupied Flathead Valley and Glacier Park, teaching about the early settlers who explored and settled Northwest Montana. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic breakfast and Lunch menu, I recommend the Quinoa bowl with an egg or some sausage.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is my favorite neighborhood store. It's large but not overwhelming and the staff is always courteous.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Department Store
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“Costco in Kalispell is one of the largest ones in the state of Montana. It's a great place to get most everything you need.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Mooses has been around long enough for old timers to ride their horses through the front door... and then snowmobiles! Sawdust floors and the best pizzas to be found anywhere! See if you recognize any of the names carved in the seats, wall, overhead beams... !”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bar
“Intimate atmosphere in historic building. Special take on comfort food. Great place to try an Elk or Bison burger! Wonderful beer and wine selection. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“They have the best bottomless strawberry lemonade. It's a great home town feel and isn't a corporate restaurant.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic breakfast and Lunch menu, I recommend the Quinoa bowl with an egg or some sausage.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Old Fashioned Soda Fountain with The Best Burger and Fries. The kiddos will delight in the candy selection and everyone will delight in the Old Fashioned Fountain treats. Norm's also carries a varied and unique selection of magazines and reading material. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Great atmosphere, food is good as are the prices and very often live music; one of our favourites.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Most nights you can meet the owner. He is a dedicated business owner. The food is as authentic as one can get. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A block from The Loft, this is our go to spot for dine in or take out Chinese. There's a reason they've been a local favorite for decades. Chinese beer! California wine!”
  • 5 locals recommend

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