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The March Top 25 Things to Do in Great Falls

There are always so many things to do in Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure. The museums, state parks, and mountains are open anytime, but here are our top 25 things you can only do in March in Great Falls. 1. Enjoy a night among the stars with the Central Montana Astronomy Society’s Star Party…

Top 3 Common Agenda Planning Needs: Solved

Great Falls Montana Tourism noticed a demand for creative agenda planning services that add local flair to three specific meeting time slots: Cocktail Hours and Receptions, Field Trips and Attractions, and General Downtime. We took the hint and developed this quick guidebook with suggestions on how you can fill these time slots in your agenda…

Ride the Road in Montana’s Basecamp for Diverse Scenery

Throw a leg over the saddle of your 2 wheeled steed anywhere in Great Falls, and you have several options for a pedaling adventure. There are routes for road rides in every direction and distance. The River’s Edge Trail (RET) is easily accessible for casual rides along the river that are family friendly. RET has…

How I Plan to Eat My Way Through Great Falls, Montana During Restaurant Week

Great Falls Montana Restaurant Week begins on Friday, February 15th. Since the menus were posted, I have been strategizing on the best way to eat my way through Great Falls to ensure I make the most of the limited menus. Over the weekend, I did it, I finalized my plan and here is how I plan…

Finding Our Feathered Friends | Birds Flock to Great Falls, Montana Skies, Waterways

You probably won’t find a yellow-bellied sapsucker in Montana, but tundra swans, snow geese, bald eagles, waterfowl, songbirds, and dancing sharp-tailed grouse abound if you know where and when to look. Benton Lake Wildlife Refuge Located 12 miles north of Great Falls, Benton Lake isn’t really a lake, but rather a marshy wetlands area brimming…

We’ve Upgraded Since the Horse and Buggy | Convenient Travel at Great Falls International Airport

The most common question I am asked when talking with meeting planners about bringing their event to Great Falls Montana is, “But where will we fly into?” It makes sense, the Montana brand is powerful. Mentioning “Montana” conjures images of wild, alluring, outdoor landscapes. “Montana” transports planners to country where sweeping grasslands are littered with…

Top Spots For Snowshoeing In the Basecamp

When the temperature drops in Great Falls, it’s time to get out and explore. Snowshoeing is an easy, low-impact way to enjoy winter, and some of the best spots are close by. Be sure to check the forecast, dress appropriately and bring extra food, water and gear to ensure a safe and enjoyable walk. Silver…

Baby, It’s Cold Outside, But Snowshoeing Will Keep You Warm

Peace, solitude and warmth await those willing to drive a few miles or up to an hour for some snowshoeing fun. Yes, snowshoeing can be quite warm once participants leave their car and get on the trail for this aerobic exercise. Silver Crest Winter Recreation Area Another place for those just starting is Silver Crest…

Great Falls Symphony, a cultural treasure for 60 years

With its orchestra and choir, string and wind chamber-music ensembles, a youth orchestra, Broadway series, and world-class guest performers, the Great Falls Symphony is celebrating its 60th season. The symphony is unique among Montana orchestras since it has a core of nine professional musicians who live in Great Falls, says Grant Harville, the symphony’s music…

Voices of Christmas & Sounds of Adventure

Voices of Christmas, an annual tradition, comes to the Mansfield Theater for an amazing evening of 250 musicians creating a wall of sound like never before. This year’s concert features the Great Falls Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Choir joined by the choir from Great Falls College MSU. All weekend, in anticipation of this phenomenal performance, take in all…

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