Our Proud History


The year was 1960...

In Kalispell, MT, when Gene McGlenn, a successful insurance agent, decided he would launch a travel service. He opened the doors to Flathead Travel on October 25, 1960, in the Elks Building at First and Main. In 1963, thriving as it was, Gene moved the company next door to Moose’s Saloon on Main, where in 1969, his most excellent wife took the reins and created the venerated establishment it is today. Currently, Flathead Travel is located at 500 S. Main, still in the heart of downtown, with 3 additional branch offices located in Whitefish, Missoula, and Helena. The corporation remains a flourishing enterprise under the assiduous care of Gene’s children Darcy, Micki, and Roger. As a family-owned business of over 50 years and a respected, philanthropic community member, Flathead Travel, not only honors its past, but also, looks toward the horizon, continually seeking innovative products, resources, and venues of service, as they carry on the family legacy in their pursuit of impeccable service for their MT, regional, and global communities.