Places to Visit: Great Falls Montana

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Great Falls Montana

A mid-sized city of about 57,000 residents, Great Falls, Montana garners its name from a series of waterfalls located nearby on the Missouri River. Full of history, culture, music, sports, and offering a host of recreational opportunities, Great Falls, MT is also surrounded by plenty of awesome scenery. Read More

Great Falls, Montana is the epitome of Big Sky Country. With endless blue skies, the Missouri River running through its center and the majestic Rocky Mountains forming a shield around it, this attractive Montana city has a lot going for it.

When you travel to Great Falls, you'll be in for a treat, no matter what sort of activities you enjoy. If it's culture you seek, this city has it, From a symphony orchestra to galleries full of western art to attractions like the C.M. Russell Museum Complex and the Great Falls Children's Museum, there are arts offerings here for all ages and tastes. The local Convention and Visitors Bureau can provide more information on all of the city's popular sites.

Outdoor enthusiasts will love Great Falls, MT too. Fly fishing on the Missouri River is excellent any time of the year, and during the warmer months, whitewater rafting opportunities are incredible. In the winter, nearby recreation areas offer both downhill and cross country skiing as well as a host of other snow-related sports.

If you travel to the city during the spring, summer, or fall, you can also take advantage of two golf courses, numerous hiking and biking trails, several state parks, and a chance to view the four sets of falls that give the city its name.