After a quick bite to eat we were ready to head back down the mountain via the scenic lift again. We decided to get a little more adventurous this time and took a chair lift instead of a Gondola.
Feeling the breeze and admiring the view all the way down was amazing! This is such a gorgeous area and I would make the drive out to Whitefish Mountain Resort anytime just to go on the scenic lift ride, it was that spectacular!
After we arrived back at the Base Lodge the kids were ready to get some energy out so we let them loose at Spider Monkey Mountain. At Spider Monkey Mountain kids can climb their way through a webbed tower and when they reach the top, slide down the giant slide. My older kids found it to be a really fun challenge and my two year old even did it a few times with the help of her siblings.
After some play time at Spider Monkey Mountain we went inside the Base Lodge and got all geared up to head over to the brand new Aerial Adventure Park. This was hands down my older kids favourite part of the day (they are ages 7 and 10). They loved this obstacle course through the trees and mom and dad even had fun tagging along with them!
Here’s some information about the Aerial Adventure Park:
– The Aerial Adventure Park has 5 courses: yellow, 2 green, blue and black (easiest to hardest)
The kids loved the fact that they could go through the course on their own with little or no help from mom and dad. I loved the fact that they were completely safe and I really enjoyed seeing them taking on the challenges each course offered and the sense of accomplishment on their faces when they completed each new obstacle! Our two youngest weren’t able to participate in this activity but the Aerial Adventure Park can be accessed by onlookers so my husband and I were able to trade off watching from the ground with the little ones and doing the course with the older two.
A few days after our visit to Whitefish Mountain Resort my oldest daughter Emily and I returned to take a Zip Line Tour through the trees and it was so much fun!
Whitefish Mountain Resort’s Zip Line Tours:
I was able to safely take my big camera along with me on the zip line, but if you don’t feel like bringing yours along, not to worry, there are photographers positioned at each of the resorts activities snapping guests photos that can be viewed and purchased afterwards. The first photo of Emily and I is courtesy of Mountain Life Photography.
If you’re looking for a place in Montana to travel with the family I’d highly recommend visiting Whitefish Mountain Resort! Summer lodging and activity packages are available as well as group hosting opportunities perfect for weddings, family reunions, etc. We had a fabulous time at Whitefish Mountain Resort and really look forward to going back again soon!