YOUR GUIDE TO WHITEFISH

Located in the Flathead Valley in northwest Montana, Whitefish offers no shortage of activities for you and your family/Friends to incorporate into your trip.

 

While We know that your participation in The Last Best Ride will be the undisputed absolute pinnacle of your time in Whitefish, no doubt about it whatsoever, we do feel responsible to tell you that there's a bunch of other neato stuff to do here too.

 

We know: "activities that aren't riding bikes?! Ludicrous." But we're up against some seriously stiff competition in the running for the area's most beautiful outdoor escapade, and would be remiss if we didn't acknowledge them. 

 

we want to help guide you in planning the most holistically awesome trip possible, from choosing where you stay to recommending places to eat to simply figuring out how best to get to whitefish.

So, scroll through to...

  • book your reservation at one of the many amazing places you can stay during your time here

  • peruse the town's expansive restaurant scene

  • scope the variety of local must-do activities

  • Iron out the logistics of your travel itinerary

Travel Resources

Below you can find a wonderful compilation of everything you need to max out the fun during your trip to whitefish,  courtesy of the Whitefish Visitor Information Center, the Whitefish Convention and Visitors Bureau, and  Explore Whitefish 

Click the links below to see more information on each component of your trip

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Our Personal Highlights

The Good Medicine Lodge

Hidden Moose Lodge

The Garden Wall Inn

DINING

Our Personal Highlights

Breakfast: The Buffalo

Coffee: Wild Coffee Company

Bakery: Fleur Bakery, Uptown Hearth

Casual: Bonsai Brewing Project

Dinner: Tupelo Grille

NON-RACE ACTIVITIES

Our Personal Highlights

Hiking the Danny-on Trail on Big Mountain

Cycling the Summit Trail on Big Mountain 

Cycling Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park

Visiting the Whitefish Farmer's Market Tuesday Evenings

TRAVEL TO THE RACE

Our Personal Highlights

Glacier Int'l Airport is only a 15-minute Drive from Whitefish!

Shipping your bike? 

Check out our personalized shipping guide from BikeFlights! Please note that local shops are very busy and that availability to receive your bike and store it before you arrive is limited. Please follow directions on our shipping guide.  

Land Use Statement 

As it stands now, these are our course routes. Should they need to be updated in the event of unexpected logging, National Forest Service maintenance emergencies, and/or natural occurrences (i.e. fires, tree downings), registered participants will receive an email update stating such. 

We would like to convey the utmost gratitude to all local landowning Neighbors, Big Mountain Resort and Ski Whitefish, The City of Whitefish, The Montana Department of Transportation, Flathead County Department of Transportation, The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, The City of Whitefish, F. H. Stoltze Land and Lumber, and the local ranger districts of the U.S. National Forest Service for their unwavering help and support in getting these routes organized.