11 days in Kalispell & Bend Itinerary

11 days in Kalispell & Bend Itinerary

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Kalispell
— 5 nights
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Bend
— 5 nights
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Kalispell

— 5 nights
Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Swan River Nature Trail and Flathead Lake State Park. Head to Sunti World Art Gallery and Eric Thorsen Art Studiofor plenty of shopping. Explore Kalispell's surroundings by going to Plains High School (in Plains), Sacajawea Park (in Polson) and Whitefish (Great Northern Powder Guides, State of Mind Fishing Charters LLC, &more). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, play a few rounds at Whitefish Lake Golf Club, immerse yourself in nature at Lone Pine State Park, and make a trip to Whitefish Depot.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kalispell travel planning site.

San Francisco to Kalispell is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, Kalispell is colder than San Francisco - with highs of 40°F and lows of 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bend.

Things to do in Kalispell

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Bend

— 5 nights
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Explore hidden gems such as Deschutes River Trail and Crooked River Scenic Drive. Kids will appreciate attractions like Tumalo State Park and Deschutes National Forest. Venture out of the city with trips to Sisters (Peterson Ridge Trail & City of Sisters) and Crooked River Ranch Golf Course (in Crooked River Ranch). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Shibui Spa, get outside with RiverStone Adventures, delve into the lush surroundings at Shevlin Park, and stroll around Drake Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bend road trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kalispell to Bend. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Kalispell in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Bend, with highs around 48°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Bend

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips