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Powwow | History, Heritage, and Culture in Great Falls Montana

The beating of the drums, the colorful regalia on full display, the dances that captivate you, and the smell of frybread; have you experienced an authentic Native American Powwow? A Powwow is a gathering of American Indian people to celebrate life through prayer and cultural pride demonstrated with dance, food, song, and demonstrations of arts…

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…

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…

Only in Great Falls | 10 Unique Things to Experience in This Must-Visit Montana Town

Located in the north-central plains of Montana, Great Falls sits on the banks of the Missouri River and takes its name from one of the nearby five waterfalls on the mighty Missouri River. Known for its rich heritage including a considerable influence from the Lewis & Clark expedition of 1805-06, Great Falls is home to…

Great Falls Gifts Worth Giving

Enjoy creating memories with your friends, families, and colleagues with experiences you can only find in Great Falls | Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure. This year, rather than buying another tie, fruitcake, or other gifts that will go unused, give your friends, family, and colleagues something they’ll love even more; an experience in Great…

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…

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…

Explore Art in Great Falls

Great Falls is rich in arts offerings, from live music and entertainment to special events. “Our community has museums and interpretive centers that beautifully depict the history and character of the region,” Mayor Bob Kelly says. “Our symphony has hosted Yo-Yo Ma, Midori and Itzhak Perlman.” Home to 10 distinct museums, Great Falls is Montana’s…

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