Enveloped in stately, pine-scented evergreens and clear, rolling rivers, the quaint community of Coram sits in some of the most beautiful country Montana has to offer. Historically, Coram held the significance as one of the station stops for the Great Northern Railroad, and evidence of that is still present. Our selection of vacation rentals in Coram serves as an excellent getaway from hectic schedules into beautiful scenery and quaint small-town charm!
Nestled along the Middle Fork Flathead River in the southwest corner of Glacier National Park, Coram is under seven miles southwest of cozy West Glacier and 19 miles east of the mountain resort town, Whitefish. The nearest large town is bustling Kalispell, which is 27 miles southwest.
Glacier Highline, an outdoor aerial adventure park, offers a family-friendly atmosphere where young and old alike can soar through the trees on a 200-ft. zip line and take part in 47 treetop activities. Head to the climbing wall and make your way up the three-story tower, then walk the plank. Or purchase a package and bundle these adventures with an afternoon of whitewater rafting to ensure a fantastic night's sleep in your cozy vacation rental!
Amazing Fun Center is another excellent family-friendly option for both kids and adults who are young at heart. Traverse the Glacier Maze - the first three-dimensional, life-size maze built in North America. Wander the labyrinth-like structure with one-and-a-half miles of overhead walkways and passages, or play a fun round of miniature golf as you maneuver quirky obstacles, waterfalls, and streams on the full, 18-hole course.
For those who like more adrenaline-inducing outdoor activities, Glacier Ridge Runners is the place for everything ATV. Experience the thrill of a fast-paced ride through Glacier Park or around Hungry Horse Reservoir while the wind whips your hair and you bask in the beautiful Montana sunshine.
If you like exploring with a group, consider a guided horseback riding tour with Swan Mountain Outfitters. As seasoned guides lead you through the back trails of Glacier National Park, you'll quickly see why it's called the "Jewel of the Continent." You might also enlist an expert at Trails End Tours for hiking and rafting tours to learn about the rich history of this area, which native Blackfeet Indians called home.
All your exploring is sure to bring on an appetite. Luckily, you'll find a few tried and true notable establishments to satiate your hunger and thirst in Coram. The Trap Line Cafe and Grill in Coram is a no-nonsense, country-style restaurant that serves delicious home-cooked breakfast all day long. Whether it's an omelet, chicken fried steak, or huckleberry pancakes you want, you're sure to get your fill at a reasonable price.
If you're on your way to the park, stop off at Carolyn's Cafe for breakfast and enjoy some delicious french toast or fried huckleberry pie. Or wait until pristine Columbia Falls, where you'll find a delicious bison burger and quail poutine at Three Forks Grille. Of course, with a full kitchen in your vacation rental, you might just stay in and cook up your own delicious food.
If you possess a competitive spirit and a jovial nature, you'll want to head to Coram's Stonefly Lounge in Coram for their Cabin Fever events, which feature arm wrestling, dart tournaments, and bar stool ski racing. With a wide variety of live music and a nice menu of Montana craft brews, Stonefly is sure to add some fun to your mountain retreat.
Nestled in the foothills of Glacier National Park is Glacier Distilling Company, a craft distillery in Coram specializing in small-batch alpine whiskeys made with local grains and the glacial water from the Northern Rockies. Boasting 19 varieties of whiskey and other grain products, Glacier Distilling is a great place to warm up just a little ways from the comfort of your vacation rental.
A stop in Coram is a nice change of pace on a long road trip or before heading to Glacier National Park. Book a stay in one of our lovely vacation rentals and you're sure to leave Coram satisfied and happy, with memories that will last for a long time to come!
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