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Your August To-Do List

Your monthly to-do list for visiting Great Falls this August is here. We don’t want to lie to you, it’s pretty long and we only listed 10. We know you can’t do it all, so choose wisely because you don’t want to miss out. Get to the Montana State Fair and eat your weight in…

The Coolest Job in the World

So, I took the jump. After graduating from college this past December, the next challenge was finding a job in the midst of a pandemic. After a few lucky coincidences, the Montana State Parks AmeriCorps program brought me to Great Falls and First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park. AmeriCorps is the domestic version of the…

Scenic Drive: Swift Dam

Usually, in June, I’m sitting in my boat at Holter Lake, Tiber Reservoir, or Lake Frances, fishing for walleye. However, when the wind comes up, and the fish don’t care what I have on my hook, I’ll take the hint and pull out my list of things I want to do and haven’t yet. It’s…

Snowshoeing at Silver Crest Trails

If you can walk, you can snowshoe. We recently had Gerry Jennings on as a dam expert for our podcast (you can listen to the episode here), and she shared with us all things Silver Crest Trails. The multi-million dollar parking lot opens up adventures to the trails, where you can cross country ski, snowshoe,…

The Art of The Perfect Charcuterie Board

If you’re like us, we have fallen in love with the romance of a charcuterie board; however, we have struggled to make a board that we’re proud of and that we know our company will enjoy. Which cheeses do we pick? What about the crackers? How else do we make it visually appealing but also…

Creating an Exhibition: The C.M. Russell Museum

Firearms, Technology and the American West Have you ever wondered what work goes into creating an exhibit at a museum? While the art displayed is usually your main focus, there is also art in the creation of the exhibit itself. Since the spring of 2020, the staff at the C.M. Russell Museum have been working…

Three Drinks to Try This Fall

We’re just like you: we love fall. We have over 33,000 trees within Great Falls city limits, so when the fall foliage arrives, we’re itching for a fall themed drink. Pumpkin spice lattes are good, don’t get us wrong. But we think these other drinks from Electric City Coffee will make you switch up your…

Watch here: Adventure in Sluice Boxes State Park

My favorite part about living in Great Falls is that anytime I’m looking for a little adventure, I have so many nearby options to choose from. My go-to? Sluice Boxes State Park. Adventure for me, is being able to escape the hustle and bustle of the work day. It doesn’t have to be a crazy…

Have a Great Fall in Great Falls

We love the changing of the seasons as much as everyone else. In Great Falls, we’re ready to welcome the fall colors, views, and experiences. Here’s how to have a Great Falls in Great Falls, Montana… See the Changing Colors In and Out of Town Great Falls has 33,000 public trees. Paris Gibson, the city’s…

ABC’s of Great Falls, Montana

In honor of “Back to School” Season, whether that’s at home or in class, we wanted to school you on the ABC’s of Great Falls, Montana. Would you change any of the letters? A is for ArtsFest Montana! We just finished this year’s edition and are loving the new art installations around town. B is…

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