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Geocaching

Visit Montana’s geocaching capital and earn your own beautiful Capitol Building GeoCoin

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

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… Read more »

Helena Itinerary “Montana Ghosts”

Elkhorn Ghost Town & Cemetery Begin your day with a drive to the Elkhorn Ghost Town, just about an hour outside of Helena. Head south of Helena… Read more »

Elkhorn Ghost Town

Elkhorn Ghost Town

We’re not sure if you’ll actually see any ghosts here but you will see prime examples of frontier architecture during the silver boom of the 1880s in… Read more »

Boulder

Boulder

Boulder Hot Springs and Health Mines are popular attractions of Boulder, MT         Established as a 19th-century stagecoach station, Boulder grew into a regional… Read more »

Broadwater County Museum

Broadwater County Museum

Exhibits at the museum, located abut 30 miles southeast of Helena at the south end of Canyon Ferry Lake, cober area mining, agriculture, toys, school and industy…. Read more »

Scenic Drive

Scenic Drive

Explore the extraordinary recreation and wildlife area of Canyon Ferry Lake along the Lewis & Clark Trail. From Helena head southeast on U.S. Highway 12/287. As you… Read more »

First Peoples Buffalo Jump

First Peoples Buffalo Jump

Formerly known as Ulm Pishkun State Park, this is one of the largest prehistoric bison kill sites in the United States. A visitor center and interpretive trails… Read more »

Jefferson County Museum

Jefferson County Museum

In keeping with the Jefferson County theme, the museum collects and displays items pertaining to Jefferson County. The museum is housed in the 1898 Clancy Schoolhouse and… Read more »