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A Lifetime of Recreation in Montana’s Island Ranges

Think Great Falls is all alone out on the Great Plains, far away from the mountains? Look again. You can clearly see the Little Belts, Big Belts, Adel, Highwoods mountain ranges and a slew of one-of-a-kind mountainous “buttes” from town, as well as the main “Front” of the Rocky Mountains and the Scapegoat and Bob…

What to Do in State Parks Near the Basecamp

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning land in Montana, we have good news: you already do. Our state parks offer some of the best outdoor recreation opportunities under the Big Sky, and a few of our finest parks are easy to enjoy from Great Falls. Giant Springs Imagine standing on the banks of North America’s…

Personality Quiz: Which Basecamp Experience Are You?

  Find more information about all the adventures you can have in Great Falls Montana here! Favorite…

Get Ready! April’s Top 27 Things to Do in Great Falls Montana

April is a show stopping month in Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure. Enjoy the leftovers of winter, notice the blossoms of spring, and get prepared for a month full of adventure.  The museums, state parks, and mountains are open anytime, but here are our top 25 things to do only in April in Great…

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…

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