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  • Lakeside rentals
  • Destination in Montana
  • Family getaway
  • Spring break destination
  • Natural landscapes
  • Water sports

Best Vacation Rentals in Flathead Lake

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Flathead National Forest
Vacation Rental • 840 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(39 reviews)
Beautiful squeeky clean one bedroom, bath (shower/sink/toilet), living room (with leather sectionl), dining room (table with 2 chairs.and full kitchen (new 4 burner stove/oven), large stainless French door refrigerator with separate door freezer, coffee maker and microwave. This fully furnished new apartment has one of the most spectacular panoramic views of Flathead Lake. Very private with separate entrance, located on the bottom floor of a log home situated on the hillside in the forest just minutes to the Lake. Not another home in sight!! No need to spend more and get less...this is pric...
from $133 / night
Polson, Flathead National Forest
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
(44 reviews)
Cozy cottage near Flathead Lake. Tiny home style living. Has one bedroom with a double bed, a dining area with full kitchen (all supplies needed for everyday cooking), and a bathroom with a stacking washer and dryer. Perfect for 2 adults but can accommodate small children on sleeping pads. Across the street is another rental, VRBO listing #165386. Off street parking with RV hook-up and dump. An empty lot across the street can accommodate boats or larger vehicles. Keywords: House
from $94 / night
Flathead National Forest
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
(12 reviews)
The Cozy Cabin located at the foothills of both the Swan and Mission Mountain Ranges is only 4 miles East of Bigfork, MT. Our cabin is a perfect getaway for the Montana Explorer, the Swan River known for its pristine fishing and floating is only 1 mile from our location, we have both Loon and Horseshoe Lake within 2 miles, and Flathead and Swan Lake are accessible within minutes. Crane Mountain is plush with hiking and mountain biking trails is just 1.5 miles away. The West entrance of Glacier National Park is about a 45 minute drive away. The town of Bigfork known for its playhouse theatre...
from $160 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Flathead Lake

$175for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
$405 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Flathead Lake

47%for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
49% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Flathead Lake

Stunning rental locations in Flathead Lake

Plan your next trip to the stunning lakeside location of Flathead Lake. This large natural lake is located on the northwest side of Montana and is known to be the largest natural freshwater lake on the west of the Missouri River in the United States of America. This lake has an extensive history dating back to the last interglacial era and it is now the remnant of an ancient and massive glacial dammed lake that used to be called Lake Missoula. The lake is situated on the mainline of the Flathead River and it was dammed by Kerr Dam in 1930 on Polson Bay. One of the many things this lake is known for is that it's considered to be the cleanest lake in the populated world.

Vacation Rentals in Flathead Lake

Being located amid nature, you will be able to find plenty of rental properties with stunning views of Flathead Lake. Imagine waking up in the morning and having your coffee with the view of the lake. Have friends over for a dip in your private pool or a nice Saturday lunch on your patio. Cozy up on the sofa in front of the fireplace during a cold winter night. These are just some of the memories you could be making with accommodation in Flathead Lake.

Vacations in Flathead Lake

The area and getting around

You can make your trip to Flathead Lake quite easily with several modes of transportation. The closest airport to the area can be found at the Glacier Park International Airport (FCA) which is located just a short 30-minute drive away in Kalispell, Montana. This airport has year-round direct flights to main cities all around the nation. You will find routes operated by Delta, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and many more carriers.

Where to eat in Flathead Lake

You will be able to choose from a handful of restaurant options in Flatland Lake. Whether you are looking for traditional American cuisine or something more exotic, there are plenty of options to satisfy your appetite. One of the fanciest restaurants in the area can be found at Beargrass Bistro. Here you will have fine dining in a comfortable atmosphere. The menu features locally sourced foods and seasonal dishes. On the other hand, for a more casual dining experience, check out Flathead Lake Brewing Company. Located on the shores of Flathead Lake this restaurant features house-made local brews and pub food such as burgers and fries.

Travelers and activities

Flathead Lake outdoor explorers

You will find out that the Flathead National Forest has a stunning natural landscape to explore. From three wilderness areas, two ski areas, a gorgeous mountain range, as well as lakes and rivers there are plenty of ways to explore the outdoors. Head to Wild Horse Island if you want to enjoy some swimming, sailing and hiking. Here you will be able to spot horses, sheep, osprey, bald eagles, mule deer and coyotes. If you are a Golf enthusiast then Eagle Bend Golf Club is where you want to be. With a 27-hole championship course and a beautiful panoramic view of the mountains, this is a great place for a round of golf.

Flathead Lake for family activities

If you plan to make your vacation in Flathead Lake with your entire family, these activities will be ideal. Get on a horse to discover the surroundings of Flathead Lake. The High County Trail Rides has over 800 acres of trails to explore and provide the instructions you need to have a safe and wonderful time. Another fun activity is jetskiing on the lake. On a sunny day, head to the lake and race each other at 45 miles per hour on one of the rentable jet skis.

Did you know that when they installed the dam it raised the water level of Flathead Lake by ten feet?

Top 5 travel tips for Flathead Lake

1.Community Of Bigfork

The community of Bigfork is the ideal place for an afternoon filled with strolling, shopping, and dining. Here you will be able to find boutiques, restaurants and cafes.

2. Swan Mountain Outfitters

Explore the outdoors of Flathead Lake with local outfitters. Here you will be able to enjoy horseback-riding trips, fishing tours, guided hunting excursions, and wagon rides in the countryside.

3.Try to Find Lake Monsters

The local legend says that the lake is inhabited by the monster Flessie. Native American folklore tells the story of antlers in the ice of the lake which were spotted by passersby.

4.Glacier National Park

Explore the flora and fauna of the area. This stunning park has nature trails that will allow you to walk to viewing points and picnic areas.

5. Blacktail Mountain Ski Area

Slip into your skis or grab aboard for this fun activity. Here you will find one of the best slopes in the area for a day out on the snow.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Flathead Lake

What was the average price for a vacation rental on Flathead Lake last year?

Flathead Lake is one of the cheapest destinations in the USA. The costs for a vacation rental here amount to around $371 per night.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper on Flathead Lake?

According to last year, the months at the lowest possible cost on Flathead Lake are February, April and March, with average prices of $297, $309, and $340, respectively.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive on Flathead Lake?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental on Flathead Lake, the highest prices are usually found in the month of June (with an average of $422 per night), followed by January ($419), and then July ($417).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available on Flathead Lake?

It is recommended that you book your stay well in advance when visiting Flathead Lake, as only 35% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

Last year, the months with the largest number of accommodations available of the year on Flathead Lake were October, September and November, with average availabilities of 52%, 50%, and 48%, respectively.

How many rentals does Holidu have on Flathead Lake?

We have 430 rentals for you on Flathead Lake, provided by our 2 local and international partners.

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