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Finding Helena

Travelers exploring Big Sky Country will discover that Montana’s backroads lead to a town filled with charming western history, Helena. National Park enthusiasts will find themselves along the Rocky Mountain […]

Get Elevated in Helena

Alongside robust offerings for hikers and bikers are rock climbing opportunities. You can prime your skills at the Stonetree Climbing Center and then head onward and upward on mountainsides including […] Black and white picture of a rock climber at the top


Pennsylvanian, Louis Reeder built this quaint collection of tiny row house apartments that once housed miners and, later, single men of varied occupations. At one time some thirty-two one-room apartments […]

Bike Helena's Guide Local Rides

Helena’s home to the finest biking community in Montana. With our abundance of trails, gravel, and smooth pavement Helena invites cyclists of ALL abilities to our community. The mountain bike […]

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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

Helena Gaels - Local Irish Characters

Guest Blog by Ciara Ryan, Montana History Foundation Thanksgiving Day, 1910, is when one of Helena’s most historic football games was played. Two Montana teams – The Wolfe Tones of […]

Helena Bakeries and Cafés

By Annette Jamieson Fresh bread, crisp pastries and frosted cakes. Who doesn’t love visiting a bakery? Helena has plenty of delicious bakeries with hand-crafted baked goods to satisfy your sweet […]

Helena Coffee Shop Specialties

By Annette Jamieson Coffee lovers rejoice! Helena’s variety of hip coffee spots with tasty pour-overs to the Cup O’Joe on-the-go spots, we have a taste for all caffeine lovers. Coffee […]

National Plan For Vacation Day

Visit Helena, is here to tell you to rejoice in 2022 and start using all your vacation days. Buy back your time, don’t let vacation time go to waste this […]

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 […]