Places to Visit: Great Falls, Montana

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Great Falls, Montana

Great Falls, Montana boasts some incredible attractions for your travel adventures. If you are vacationing in the Bozeman or Yellowstone area, you should make it a point to hop up to Great Falls and look around. There are plenty of sights, sounds and activities to make the trip worthwhile.

It's a perfect time to visit Great Falls, Montana anytime. There's so much to do you might have a hard time to decide what should come first. With nine museums, two State Parks and many trails, you can sightsee or get out for some recreation in the great outdoors.

One of the most popular attractions in Great Falls, and what gives the city its name, is the great falls of the Missouri River. As the river flows through the city it rushes over a series of rapids and five magnificent waterfalls. If you are in Great Falls during July, on the second Saturday of the month you have to stop by and attend RiverFest, a terrific summer celebration.

To get to Great Falls, Montana from Bozeman, it's only about a three-hour trip. Simply take I-90 west to exit 274 and turn right on US-287. Follow this to I-15 going north and follow the signs.