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Welcome Canadians!

Travel times from Alberta to Helena, Montana


If you find yourself traveling through Montana, we invite you to stay the night or two in Helena, Montana. Located along Interstate 15, Helena is half-way between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park, about six and half hours from Calgary.taxfree

Helena, Montana has a strong gold rush history.  In 1864 gold was struck on Last Chance Gulch and today’s Last Chance Reeder's Alley - Helena, MontanaGulch features buildings of the era as well as a variety of shopping and dining.  Little shops in Downtown Helena like Birds & Beasleys sell Montana gifts and art.  The Big Dipper Ice Cream parlor offers up unique flavors like Mexican Chocolate, Espresso Heath and Green Tea.

Helena Montana was named the #1 Town in the United States for Geocaching and is featured in the 2015 Rand McNally Road Atlas.  Click here for more info on Helena’s Geocaching.

Just one of the beautiful mansions that can be found on Helena's West Side.

Just one of the beautiful mansions that can be found on Helena’s West Side.

Helena’s West Side Mansion District offers a beautiful place to explore and learn about the millionaires who went from poor immigrants to self-made men virtually overnight.  Helena’s walking app can be downloaded from a wifi signal or before you leave Canada so that you can learn more about this beautiful area of town.

Helena is Montana’s capital city and as such, our beautiful capitol building is a great place to explore.  Directly across the street from the capitol is the Montana Historical Society Museum.

Capitol Building

Capitol Building

You can book your hotel room directly from our site and get the best rates that hotels have to offer!

Please take a moment to explore www.helenamt.com for all the things that make Helena the perfect place to stay.  If you have any questions on the area, please email me at [email protected] or give me a ring at 406-449-1270.  We can’t wait to host you here in Helena.

Helena, Montana has been named an International Mountain Biking Association Ride Center.  Our 75-mile network of trails offer stellar biking and hiking.  Click here for more info!


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