Visiting: Kalispell, Montana – Caught on the Airport

The Caught on the Airport journey crew lately touched down in Kalispell, Montana for a fast go to to Glacier Park International Airport (FSA) and points of interest on the town.

The bear (above) greets arriving passengers within the airport bag declare space. And is an efficient reminder to guests to select up some bear spray earlier than heading out into the woods.

Thank goodness one of many facilities at FCA airport is a spot to hire bear spray.

Mansions, Museums, and Numerous Boots

Close to downtown Kalispell, we stopped in for a guided tour of the 26-room Conrad Mansion Museum.

Constructed for the household of Charles E. Conrad, a Kalispell founding father, in 1895, the three-story house has been fully restored. Higher but, it’s stuffed with an unbelievable quantity of furnishings, clothes, china, toys, sports activities gear, books, weapons, and different objects which are authentic to the home.

In one of many visitor rooms, we noticed this early handmade doll of Amelia Earhart with an amazing handmade toy airplane.

And within the pantry, we have been delighted to seek out jars stuffed with outdated meals.

In downtown Kalispell, the Hockaday Museum of Art is housed in a repurposed Carnegie Library constructing from 1904.

Along with picks from its everlasting assortment, the museum’s present exhibition options work by Flathead Valley artist Nancy Dunlop Cawdrey, who is thought for portray on silk.

The exhibition runs by means of June 17, 2023.

And over on the Northwest Montana History Museum, we realized an amazing deal concerning the pure, social, and political historical past of the area. And we made some new mates.

In fact, we additionally went purchasing. And we have been each delighted and overwhelmed to seek out greater than 3000 pairs of shoes and greater than 1500 hats among the many choices of Western Outdoor.

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