Planning a Charter Bus Rental in Kalispell, Montana?
Kalispell Interesting Destinations Await
Charles Conrad, founded Kalispell in 1891, and built a remarkable
Norman-style mansion with spectacular landscaped gardens. The 13,000 square
foot mansion of Kalispell's founder is furnished with original furniture,
toys, and clothing. This 26 room home as been restored to include tiffany
windows, the bedrooms are furnished with canopied four-poster beds, and
imported-marble lavatories make up the rest rooms. The spectacular home
wouldn't fit the 19th century living without fireplaces, and this home is
made up of eight separate fireplaces. Placed on the National Register of
Historic Places, the Conrad Mansion has served the community of Kalispell as
a museum since 1976. The landscaped gardens cover three acres with their
concrete walk ways, gazebo and original dry-stone fence. A guided tour of
the Conrad Mansion lasts about an hour and will end at the Victorian gift
If you want to visit an art museum, the Hockaday Museum of Art focuses on
art within the area of Montana and Montana artists. Much of the art emphasis
is placed on the Glacier National Park. Although a permanent collection of
art is maintained at the museum, rotating exhibits from emerging as well as
nationally renowned artists are displayed at the museum also. Visitors can
request a guided tour through the museum and gain information on the
numerous events conducted by the facility. Listed on the National Registry
of Historic Places, the Hockaday Museum of Art is located in a 100 year-old,
turn-of-the-century Carnegie Library Building.
An interesting place to visit in Kalispell is the Glacier Institute that has
provided hands on, educational adventures to people. These course take place
in the spectacular outdoors throughout the Crown of the Continent ecosystem.
The phrase, Crown of the Continent, was first used by George Bird Grinnell
to rescribe the Glacier's peaks and valleys. This are includes the
Glacier-Waterton International Peace Park, the Bob Marshall Wilderness
Complex, the North Fork Valley, the Blackfeet Reservation as well as
thousands of acres stretching from Banniff National Park to Scapegoat
Wilderness. The Crown of the Continent is full of biological diversity,
Native American Heritage and unique geological features.
If you're just itching to get out on a golf course Kalispell can provide
some of the finest courses for you to try your luck on. The Village Greens
Golf Club, located at 500 Palmer Drive, has crystal clear lakes, white sand,
and spectacular fairway knolls that add to the beauty of this course.
Village Greens is great for all golfers regardless of their skill with
multiple tee boxes on every green and an all grass driving range. If you
really enjoy the game of golf, Kalispell has four more golf clubs for you to
try during your visit.
Arts and Antiques of Kalispell is just one of many local antique shops that
will keep you browsing for hours through the town. Each shop has it's own
unique atmosphere and you can never tell where you'll find the treasure
you've been looking for. Main street in Kalispell has several antique shops
so you won't have to travel far to go from store to store. The Kalispell
Antique Market, located at 48 Main Street is sure to have plenty of things
to look at to fill your afternoon. From antique shops to galleries, from
golfing to hiking, Kalispell is a great place to spend time seeing the