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Weekend Getaway in Helena Montana

Grab your friends or that special someone and dash them away for an unforgettable weekend in Helena! Overflowing with hiking trails and stunning mountainsides, you can catch a breath of fresh air in this outdoorsy, historical town. No better time than the present to explore Helena’s community. To make the most of your trip to […]

Explore Cross-Country Skiing near Helena

Cross country (or Nordic) skiing is a sport that allows you to slow down and soak in the beauty around you. Montana is known for incredible natural snow conditions, and in Helena we capitalize on this by exploring the miles of groomed and ungroomed Nordic ski trails sitting right outside our doors in Big Sky […]

Celebrate New Year's Eve in Helena, Montana

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner! Make plans to celebrate in Helena! From having a pandemic-friendly New Year’s Eve Party, going out to dinner at your favorite local restaurant, or a night out on the town, Helena is perfect for a Montana New Year’s celebration. Celebrate over Dinner Many local restaurants will be […]

Top 5 Reasons to Shop Local this Christmas

1. Shop local because it’s not shipped from overseas! If you haven’t started your Holiday shopping, start now! With the high possibility of shortages in the supply chain this holiday season, there is a good chance that the popular gifts that are shipped from overseas may not be on the shelf this year. Don’t panic, […]

Placer Ghost

Helena’s storied Placer Hotel adds to the mystique of the Capital City’s unique and historic Last Chance Gulch. The 172-room Placer opened in 1913 and at that time it was the largest hotel between St. Paul and Portland. Named for the placer gold recovered during the excavation of its basement, over the decades thousands enjoyed […]

Scenic Drives for your Fall Bucket List

This is the perfect time of year to take an Autumn Scenic Drive and experience the vibrant colors fall has to offer. Here are a couple of the best-kept secret drives that are close to home for you to explore and catch some captivating views of the valley! Just to the west of town lies […]

Best Helena Restaurants with outdoor seating

If you’re visiting Helena or a local, take to the patio for your dining experience! There are several restaurants that offer wonderful outdoor seating. Whether you’re looking for a bite to eat, fine dining, or a nice glass of wine to enjoy with your meal, Helena has the perfect patio for you! Here are a […]

Top 5 Places to Beat the Heat and Stay Cool in Helena

Summer is here and the heat is on! Here are the Top 5 places to cool off this summer…  Splash into summer and cool off at the Last Chance Splash Waterpark & Pool! Located at Memorial Park in the heart of Helena. A great place for the entire family to enjoy. There is nothing better on […]

Explore Safely, Helena

Helena is our home and our pride – filled with some of the best people, businesses, and experiences in the world. That’s why it’s important to protect our community right now. We are fortunate to live in a place that has enough space for continued enjoyment, even during challenging times like COVID-19. Don’t stop exploring; […]

Say Hello to Helena

Halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier national parks, under the shadows of Mt. Helena and Mt. Ascension, lies Montana’s picturesque capital city. “Helen-a,” as locals say it, was born in the gold rush of 1864. She was dubbed the Queen City in the late 1800s, when more millionaires lived here, per capita, than anywhere in the […]