avoid the bitter root valley
might not get through this time of year
check fire reports daily
go to Virginia City
take 200 to 83 around the east side of Flathead Lake – better views
arrive in Kalispell
there to west glacier
hit Whitefish along the way: tiny down town and restaurants
TRAM is in Kellogg, ID east of Pinehurst on I90.
Andrea also recommended Cataldo, ID. Great scenic spot to stretch your legs, and it has Idaho’s oldest building.