Things to Do

Montana Wildlife Center

Preserving History and Wildlife By Brian D’Ambrosio Aged buildings discarded. Doors sealed. Factories shuttered. Older architecture is commonly replaced with new forms. But instead of bumping into the wrecking ball, […]

Radon Health Mines
of Boulder-Basin Montana

Radon Health Mines of Boulder-Basin Montana By Brian D’Ambrosio for the Helena Tourism Alliance Note: We are not endorsing the claims made by the benefits of radon simply sharing information on […]

We all Scream
for Ice Cream

Must Try Ice Cream Stops in Helena, Montana By Anna Strange Ice cream lovers have had the perfect excuse to indulge in their favorite treat this month as July is “National […]

A Day Trip from Helena, Montana:
Virginia City & Nevada City

Day-tripping from Helena, MT by Heidi O’Brien, Helena Tourism Alliance Helena, Montana is smack-dab in the middle of western Montana. Helena is 178 miles from Yellowstone National Park and 187 miles […]

Helena Area Hikes

By Brian D’Ambrosio One of Helena’s greatest attributes is that anyone living or visiting here can enjoy the beauty and benefits of its hiking. Spring, summer, and fall, the hiking of […]

Top Ten Helena Events of the Summer

By Chelsea Paschall There are so many wonderful things to do in Helena, Montana this summer.  It was pretty tough to narrow our list down. Check out our ranking and […]

Spokane Bar Sapphire Mine & Gold Fever Rock Shop – A Montana Mining Adventure

By Brian D’Ambrosio There are barely a handful of places in the U.S. where you can mine for your own gemstones, and one of them is only 10 miles east […]

A.L. Swanson Gallery and Craftsman Studio – Orvis Fly Box

Article By Brian D’Ambrosio To diversify is to bet on, rather than against, your own ingenuity. A.L Swanson’s business model is rich in diversification. He is sharp with developing his […]

Ellen Baumler & Her Helena History Passion

By Brian D’Ambrosio, for the Helena Tourism Alliance Self-disciplined. Self-directed. Curious. These three words perhaps best describe Ellen Baumler, the Interpretive Historian at the Montana Historical Society. Since 1992, Baumler […]

Jmacs Pottery:
Jeremy McFarlane’s Journey

By Brian D’Ambrosio, for the Helena Tourism Alliance True health instills positive energy in the mind, body, and spirit.   For Helena potter and business owner Jeremy McFarlane, true health […]