About Missoula, Home of the University of Montana

Missoula, Montana, from Mt. Sentinel

The University of Montana is located in Missoula, a picturesque destination city in Western Montana, offering breathtaking natural surroundings and vibrant urban amenities. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, a foodie, or a culture seeker, Missoula is a destination that will capture your heart. July is an excellent time to visit Missoula because of the beautiful weather and the array of exciting events and activities.

Missoula is an outdoor lover’s paradise with easy access to national forests, rivers, and lakes. Take a scenic hike, go fishing in a mountain stream, or hit the water for a day of kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding. Whatever adventure you seek, Missoula is the perfect backdrop to complement your attendance at our symposium.

Beyond its natural beauty, Missoula is an arts and culture hub that oozes sheer creativity. From live music and theater to film festivals and book readings, Missoula boasts an eclectic culture that you will find fascinating. Its small-town charm and big-city amenities are a rare combination that’s hard to come by. Spend your day hiking, kayaking, or just exploring nature, and end your day with a play or concert that will leave you breathless. With mountains and rivers, families and students, art and trails, Missoula is a place that has it all. Don’t just take our word for it; it’s time to experience it yourself!

Missoula’s small-town charm and big-city amenities make it a perfect destination for families, students, and adventurers. Explore this hidden gem in the heart of western Montana, and discover why Missoula is a must-visit destination!

Find out more at Destination Missoula and Downtown Missoula Partnership.








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