Category Archives: Western Montana

Why Not Visit Missoula?

Why Not Visit Missoula?

By K.P. NICHOLS Looking for reasons to visit Missoula? There are plenty. This small, hip city offers great things to do, see, eat, and drink everyday of the week. The real question is: Can you find a reason NOT to visit Missoula? If you don’t like cold winters, maybe that’s a reason, but the easy solution isContinue Reading

What Defines Missoula?

What Defines Missoula?

By K.P. Nichols If you’ve spent any time in Montana, you’ve heard the saying, “The Last Best Place.”  Those words certainly ring true for those who know and love Missoula. This place tugs at your heart. So what is the appeal? What is it about Missoula that makes it an ideal place to live orContinue Reading

Missoula’s Winter Hotspots

Missoula’s Winter Hotspots

Montana is a winter wonderland with countless things to do. During your visit, let Hertz Missoula help you get around town, skis in tow, in a reliable, affordable rental car so you can take in all the snowy season’s fun and festivities. Snowbowl Ski Area – Snowbowl is the local ski hill located a shortContinue Reading

Grizzly Football Season Kicks Off

Grizzly Football Season Kicks Off

The University of Montana football team is off to a bittersweet start. In its season opener, Griz made history upsetting the four-time FCS champions and No. 1 ranked North Dakota State at Washington-Grizzly Stadium. It was a nail biter, with the Griz coming from behind to win with a 4th and goal touchdown in theContinue Reading

Out to Lunch in Missoula

Out to Lunch in Missoula

In Missoula mid-week during the summer? You simply have to schedule time on Wednesday to enjoy one of Missoula’s favorite and longest running outdoor events. Every Wednesday in June, July, and August from 11 am – 2 pm, Caras Park is home to Out to Lunch. This weekly event serves up tasty fare from overContinue Reading

10 Things to Do in Missoula in Winter

10 Things to Do in Missoula in Winter

Missoula is an ideal winter vacation destination. And it’s not just the beautiful scenery that draws tourists to this fantastic city. Whether you are looking to bundle up against the cold for some outdoor activities, or indoor relaxation is more your style, Missoula has winter fun for everyone. Below are some suggestions of fun andContinue Reading

Skiing and Snowboarding in Western Montana

Skiing and Snowboarding in Western Montana

If you’re in Missoula during the winter, you might want to spend a day on the slopes! Western Montana features some of the most beautiful scenery in the country – and our skiing and snowboarding slopes are too good to miss! The following slopes are an easy drive to and from Missoula and you canContinue Reading

Enjoy Your Ride: St. Ignatius Mission

Enjoy Your Ride: St. Ignatius Mission

Visiting St. Ignatius, Montana is a quick trip that is well worth your time.  Driving in your Missoula car rental, St. Ignatius is approximately 40 miles north of Missoula on Highway 93. One of the most recognized attractions of the St. Ignatius area is the St. Ignatius Mission.  It offers a glimpse of Jesuit CatholicContinue Reading

Montana National Park Adventures

Montana National Park Adventures

“The lack of power to take joy in outdoor nature is as real a misfortune as the lack of power to take joy in a book.” — Theodore Roosevelt. As I look out my window and look up at Snowbowl ski area, I am reminded of how lucky I am to live where I doContinue Reading