Helena Area Attractions
Cradled in the foothills of the Rockies, surrounded by pristine forests, Helena is alive with history and culture. As the capital of the state of Montana, Helena is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. Helena is child friendly with many outdoor and educational opportunities.
- Exploration Works Children’s Museum
- Gates of the Mountains boat tour
- Great Divide Skiing
- Great Northern Town Center Carousel
- Spring Meadow Lake State Park
Intermountain families receive discount room rates for the Red Lion Colonial Hotel and the Fairfield Inn. The Best Western is another recommended Hotel.
Helena’s beautiful downtown, rich in history, offers a delightful shopping and browsing experience. In the heart of this area is the Pedestrian Walking Mall with unique shops, coffeehouses and restaurants.
Arts and Entertainment:
The Helena community has a deep appreciation for the arts, and has many choices for art enthusiasts. The Intermountain School incorporates field trips to many of these art experiences. For example, children have participated in the Grandstreet Theater summer program.
- Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts
- Grandstreet Theater
- Helena Symphony
- Holter Art Museum
- Lewis and Clark County Library
- Queen City Ballet