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

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…

An Insider’s Guide to the River’s Edge Trail: A 60-Mile Adventure Corridor in the Heart of Great Falls

The word “Montana” is nearly synonymous in outdoor circles with adventure. The state draws skiers, hikers, backpackers, anglers, and travelers from around the globe, eager to explore the region’s tall mountains and vast plains. But in Big Sky Country, occasionally adventure and civilization combine—in the north-central city of Great Falls, Montana’s Basecamp for Art &…

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…

What the Men on the Expedition Must Have Thought

Picture it; St. Louis, 1803. The President of the United States turns to you and says, “I just bought some land – a bit west of here, sight unseen, and was thinking maybe you could head out and see what we got.” I am not quite sure I would have been as excited as Lewis…

Cocktails and Craft Beers

For adults craving cocktails with panache or a stunning craft beer, Great Falls offers a variety of settings to enjoy a signature cocktail. Whether you prefer you sip in an upscale wine bar, drink in a dive bar, marvel at mermaids, or enjoy the game with the crowd, Great Falls has it all! The legendary Sip n…

12 hours of Art & Adventure

Great Falls is Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure, and when you’re in Great Falls for a few hours, you’ll have plenty of options for art & adventure. Great Falls boasts Montana’s best Irish Pub, Montana’s best coffee, and is Montana’s pizza capital, so if you only have 12 hours in Great Falls, make the…

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,…

Autumn in Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure

Natural beauty, rugged landscape, and breathtaking views make Great Falls the perfect autumn destination. The Great Falls, so named by Meriweather Lewis, are more than 80 feet high, giving visitors to the Ryan Dam a view that was described by Lewis as “…the grandest sight I ever beheld…” Despite dams being built on all 5 of Great Falls’ falls…

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…

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