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Basecamp for Adventure | Bike Your Park Day

Bike Your Park Day is September 30th, providing an amazing opportunity to experience Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure. Bring your friends and family, or go solo to discover the bicycling opportunities, whether it’s a national park, state park, monument, historic site, recreation area, wildlife refuge, or parkway. September 30 is also National Public Lands Day,…

Great Falls Craft Brewing and Adventure

Great Falls provides an ideal place to experience amazing craft brewing and the outdoor adventures Big Sky Country is famous for. As the southern corner of the Golden Triangle, an area of Montana known for ideal wheat-growing conditions, brewers in Great Falls produce an amazing selection of craft brews. Grab your Montana Brewery Passport and get…

Great Falls + Hipsters = Love

A vacation off the beaten path and hash-taggable adventures your friends will be envious of await you in Great Falls, Montana! Begin your unexpected journey with a bike ride along the River’s Edge Trail, a 60-mile stretch of rail-to-trail track (both paved and unpaved) that is the envy of larger cities in the West. The trail…

What’s Up Under the Big Sky

With the recent Solar Eclipse, interest has peaked into star gazing, and Great Falls Montana is one of the best spots to gaze into the galaxy. With low city light pollution, you can view the sky with an unobstructed view without leaving Great Falls. There’s never a bad time of year to star gaze, but what…

The Ladies of Great Falls

Men settled the West, Women civilized it. This was especially true in Great Falls, where women both civilized and improved the vast landscape of Great Falls Montana. The first notable woman of Great Falls was Sacajawea, a Lemhi Shoshone woman who was instrumental in helping the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery achieve their chartered mission…

Road Trip!

Located in Central Montana, Great Falls provides a basecamp for adventure and fun on the road. One of the funnest and most scenic drives in Montana takes you into Fort Benton, through the Highwood Mountains, into Belt, and back to Great Falls in time to enjoy dinner, live music, and more. Beginning your journey in…

Free Family Fun in Great Falls

It’s always a great time to go off the beaten path and as Montana’s basecamp for Art & Adventure, Great Falls provides several opportunities for families to make memories and experience the best of Montana for free! One of my favorite – and free – activities in Great Falls is the River’s Edge Trail, a 60+…

Basecamp for Adventure | Water and the Great Outdoors

With its headwaters south of Great Falls, the Missouri River runs right through town, providing terrific spots for kayaking, standup paddleboarding, boating and fishing. In addition, Great Falls is blessed with 5 falls along the Missouri River. Craig Madsen, owner of Montana River Outfitters, says the outdoor recreational opportunities in Great Falls are among the…

The Fare Adventure at Montana State Fair

Yesterday I took my taste buds for a treat and headed down to the Montana State Fair at Montana ExpoPark for what I knew would be a deep-fried free-for-all. Not to appear gluttonous, I invited My Guy and our friends, Dale and Margie Schuler, to join me on my culinary adventure. Sampling from all vendors was a feat that even we die-hard…

An Epicenter for Spectacular Parks

Great Falls is home to two fantastic state parks. One is First People’s Buffalo Jump State Park, home to one of the largest North American prehistoric bison pishkuns, cliffs where Native Americans forced buffalo to their death during hunts. It is one the most significant Native American heritage sites in North America—without question. Another must-visit…

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