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Top Ten Helena Events Summer 2023

By Chelsea Paschall Welcome to Montana’s Hometown, here are Visit Helena’s Top Ten Events for Summer 2023! Whether making a stop between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park via Helena, […] Rainbow flag with the word PEACE in the foreground, parade crowd in the background.

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Preparing for a Montana Vacation

One thing many first-time visitors to Montana miss is that Montana is a vast state. If you overlay it on the northeast, it will stretch from Washington DC nearly to […] A person hiking on the Continental Divide Trail

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10 Reasons Helena, Montana Is An Adventure Town

Explore ten reasons why Helena is an adventure town. Montana’s capital city, Helena, rests at the very heart of the Big Sky State. Located halfway between Yellowstone National Park and […] Woman and man fishing with beautiful scenery behind them.

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Off the Beaten Path Restaurants Around Helena Montana

By Chelsea Paschall A short drive from Helena in any direction will land you at a hidden gem restaurant. Anticipate Montana classics that are good as they come, in welcoming […]

Budget-Friendly Winter Ideas in Helena, MT

By Chelsea Paschall It’s easy to be savvy when adventuring in Helena. Having fun and saving cash is a cinch when you know where to look. Many of Helena’s attractions […] Father with young daughter pointing excitedly at bird exhibit.

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Winter Fly Fishing the Missouri River

Helena, Montana isn’t a secret for passionate anglers, and is most sought after for its close vicinity to world-class blue-ribbon fishing on the Missouri River. Then what is the secret […] Man outside a fishing boat holding a trout

A Winter Getaway: Helena, Montana

A magical winter getaway steeped in outdoor activities, history and culture Helena’s community invites winter enthusiasts to explore our vast landscape of opportunity. From skiing at the Great Divide Ski […] Woman cheering with a martini

Give the Gift of Helena Experiences this Holiday

By Chelsea Paschall Looking for an uncrowded, less frenzied way to shop for gifts this season? Pair it with unique ideas for sharing quality time with your loved ones or […] Woman jumping with child on an indoor trampoline

Discover Helena Montana's Unique Holiday Shopping Experience

By Chelsea Paschall Crave a standout shopping experience? Helena has you covered! Put these events on your calendar and enjoy the sport of gift hunting while supporting independent artists and […]

Top Fall Foliage Hikes Near Helena

By Chelsea Paschall There are numerous ways to enjoy the autumnal season, however venturing out on trail either via hiking or biking creates bountiful satisfaction. Helena has many entry points […] Beautiful aspen tree turning fall colors, yellow orange and red

Chip Clawson: A Ceramicist’s Life

By Brian D’Ambrosio Ceramicist and Archie Bray constituent Chip Clawson started throwing functional pots while he was a college undergraduate in 1966. A few years later, he was employed as […] Bearded males standing in a sculpted gateway with clay sculptures in the background

Best Fall Activities Near Helena

By Chelsea Paschall Autumn ushers in golden joy; think pumpkins & pumpkin flavored everything, mazes, hayrides, apple cider, crunching leaves, harvest time and haunted thrills. Alongside letting your imagination run […] Cornfield maize with trees and buffalo etched in.