March 26, 2023

The Caught on the Airport journey crew not too long ago 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 effective 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 Plenty of 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 utterly restored. Higher but, it’s stuffed with an unimaginable quantity of furnishings, clothes, china, toys, sports activities tools, books, weapons, and different gadgets which might be authentic to the home.

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

And within the pantry, we have been delighted to search out jars stuffed with outdated meals.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 alternatives 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 June 17, 2023.

And over on the Northwest Montana History Museum, we realized an ideal deal in regards to the pure, social, and political historical past of the area. And we made some new associates.

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

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