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An Educational Weekend in Great Falls

The annual MEA conference will be held October 19-20 in Missoula. With the kids out of school, this presents the perfect opportunity for the whole family to enjoy a long weekend in Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure. Great Falls has ample learning opportunities to keep your kids engaged and entertained, while giving your family…

Paris Gibson, Man of Mystery

Paris Gibson was a man of many achievements; magnate, city founder, Senator. But few people know what Gibson was known for later in his life until his death in 1920; the alleged accomplice in his wife’s death/murder. In honor of Halloween and with help from the History Museum and Downtown Great Falls, Great Falls Montana Tourism presents…

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 Art & Culture | Mansfield Center

Great art and music is for everyone, and the Mansfield Center for the Performing arts in Downtown Great Falls hosts a variety of converts, ballets, holiday shows, stage productions, and is the home of the Great Falls Symphony. The plush Mansfield Center showcases its historic elegance through intricate architecture and acoustics that are unrivaled in Montana.…

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 Craft Brewing and Adventure

Great Falls provides an ideal place to experience amazing craft brewing and the outdoor adventures Big Sky Country is famous for. As the southern corner of the Golden Triangle, an area of Montana known for ideal wheat-growing conditions, brewers in Great Falls produce an amazing selection of craft brews. Grab your Montana Brewery Passport and get…

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…

What’s Up Under the Big Sky

With the recent Solar Eclipse, interest has peaked into star gazing, and Great Falls Montana is one of the best spots to gaze into the galaxy. With low city light pollution, you can view the sky with an unobstructed view without leaving Great Falls. There’s never a bad time of year to star gaze, but what…

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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