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CM Russell | The Art & Soul of the American West

Charles Marion Russell (1864–1926) was many things; consummate Westerner, historian, advocate of the Northern Plains Indians, cowboy, writer, outdoorsman, philosopher, environmentalist, conservationist, and not least, artist. In Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure, you can experience first-hand the places Charlie touched; from the Judith Basin where he worked as a ranch hand to his home…

The Best Wine in Great Falls

Travel the world in a bottle in Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure! There’s always an occasion fit for wine, and Great Falls offers several places to enjoy a crisp Syrah, an oaky Merlot, a buttery Chardonnay, and more. 5th and Wine is a wine store, bistro, and gathering spot in the heart of downtown Great…

Four of the Best Date Ideas in Montana’s Basecamp

Just like Great Falls Montana, a good date is chock full of personality. These four date night itineraries are designed with variety and personal touches in mind. Switch up your usual routine, swap the dinner and a movie combo for something more adventurous. Have fun, make it personal, and plan to leave your significant other…

10 Things you Don’t Expect During Western Art Week

For one fantastic week in March, Great Falls becomes the Western Art Capital of the World. The event, now in its 50th year, is always held in March in honor of famed cowboy artist Charlie Russell’s birthday and still takes people by surprise. Many attendees think they know all about Western Art Week, but time…

Getting Handsy in Great Falls Montana

When you want to beak out of your rut and try something new, try getting handsy in Great Falls to create, learn, and explore. There’s nothing like making your own art, even if you’re like me and can barely draw a stick figure! There’s no time like the present to learn something new, and burgeoning artists can…

7 Greatest Lies About Great Falls, Montana

Montana is a unique place, with unspoiled nature and friendly small towns. Our Big Sky State covers 147,138 square miles of these United States and our 1 million people don’t take up much of that land, making it easy to have misgivings created about Montana. At Great Falls Montana Tourism, we know about most of…

5 Great Places to Drink

Winter holidays provide a great time to dress up, wear sparkly jewelry, and head out on the town to visit with friends and family over drinks. Make hunting for the perfect holiday cocktails, craft beers or signature concoctions an adventure! Great Falls has some classics, some signatures and some one-of-a-kinds you are sure to enjoy…

A Stroll Along Central Avenue

Central Avenue in Downtown Great Falls is in the heart of Great Falls | Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure. Flanked by Gibson Park, the Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts, the River’s Edge Trail, and unique shops you’ll only find in Great Falls, Central Avenue holds many surprising discoveries. What will you find when…

Jazz! The Legacy of the Ozark Club

There was just something about the Ozark Club. From 1933 to 1962, this nightclub in Great Falls became an entertainment sensation sought far and wide. Imagine the swirls of tobacco smoke filling the air, the saxophone wailing, and the gin flowing in a cornerstone of Great Falls history. After 15 long years, Prohibition ended in Montana and Leo…

High Culture in the Heart of Montana: How Great Falls Blends Art and Adventure

Nestled in the northern-central heart of Montana, Great Falls is home to independent adventurers, and forward thinking innovators. Inspired by the surrounding mountains, the generous prairie, and a storied Western heritage, the town’s location on the alluring Missouri River calls to mind the explorers who passed through the countryside centuries ago. Great Falls is suited…

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