Destination guide

The scenic city of Whitefish awaits you

The glaciers, mountains and lake are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Whitefish. This scenic city is known for its hiking, parks and skiing. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Whitefish

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Travellers enjoy Whitefish for its hiking, skiing and boating. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Whitefish a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitefish Lake Golf Club (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • The Whitefish Trail - Lion Mountain Trailhead (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Big Sky Waterpark (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Northern Pines Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • House of Mystery and Montana Vortex (10 mi / 16.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Whitefish

Whitefish is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in December, February, January or March, when snowfall averages 54.50 inches and temperatures average -9°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Whitefish

Whitefish is famous for its panoramic lake views, beautiful parks and glaciers. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Whitefish. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Riverside Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Whitefish Lake State Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • The Whitefish Trail - Lion Mountain Trailhead (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Lone Pine State Park (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Foys Lake (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Apgar Visitor Center (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Whitefish

The nearest airport is in Kalispell, MT (FCA-Glacier Park Intl.), located 8.1 mi (13.1 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Whitefish Depot.

How many holiday rentals are available around Whitefish?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,251 holiday lettings around Whitefish. From 5 holiday lodges to 388 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Whitefish?

Check out that awesome view! That's what you'll be exclaiming when you head for the hills and indulge in a tranquil high-altitude escape. HomeAway has no less than 612 alpine rentals available. Alternatively, you might be looking for a different vibe. HomeAway has loads of options to pick from, including:

  • 267 ski-in holiday accommodation options.
  • 229 ski-out holiday accommodation options.
  • 196 resort holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Whitefish?

Bid farewell to standardized, cookie cutter hotel-chain rooms. Our house holiday rentals have an unique, personal touch — as well as all the space you and your group could need! There are 382 options listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £42 a night. Or maybe you'd rather try one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Condo: 332 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £69 per night.
  • Townhome: 122 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £92 per night.
  • Cabin: 109 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £84 per night.

Can I stay in Whitefish in a large group?

Holidays with your friends and loved ones can be stacks of fun, especially when you're staying under the one roof in an amazing new place! If you're travelling with a big group, HomeAway can help you out. Condo holiday rentals are the top option here for large groups of guests. Our international database currently has 131 available. In and around the area, the properties that are suitable for bigger groups include:

  • On the lookout for places that can sleep 6 people? We have 649 that will suit. Prices start from £66 per night.
  • After a rental property for 8 people? We have 376 that will be perfect. You can book one for as little as £92 a night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 10? We have 140 rental properties that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just £115 per night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can take your aunt, your cousins and all your mates to Whitefish.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Whitefish?

Say au revoir to soulless chain-hotel rooms! Revel in the flexibility of staying like a local in a value-packed holiday rental instead. Check out all the fabulous options available for you now on HomeAway. Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort is a good area to take a look at if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 320 holiday rentals, and the average price is an agreeable £178 per night. You'll find another 9 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting to be booked in or around Murphy's at the Lake. The average price here is £307 per night.