10 Fun Things To Do In Lewistown, MT
Central Montana Blog
by Central Montana
5M ago
If Central Montana is the Heart of the Big Sky, then Lewistown would be one of its main heartbeats. Geographically considered to be the center of the entire state, Lewistown is a place of grit and charm and beauty all its own. If you are coming into town via Highway 87 from Great Falls, you will catch the full scope of Lewistown’s hidden nature. Dropping down Mainstreet hill, you get a full purview of the major downtown with the Judith Mountains as an eye pleasing backdrop.         Coming from the east, well, you get to go over the great divide and see where the plains mee ..read more
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Family, Friends and the Holiday Season in Central Montana
Central Montana Blog
by Central Montana
8M ago
It’s wintertime and the holiday season is in full swing in Central Montana!  If you’re in the region visiting friends and family and looking for a fun way to get out of the house, then you might consider some of the following ideas for enjoying our charming small towns on a winter day. Breweries Visit to one of our 8 breweries!  A local brew is a great way to catch up on old memories while creating new ones.  Many of our breweries work with local barley producers, providing unique flavors and styles of beer that can’t be found anywhere else! Also, be sure to visit CentralMontan ..read more
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Wintertime in Central Montana!
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by Central Montana
9M ago
If you are a wintertime outdoor enthusiast, then Central Montana should be next on your list for a cold weather getaway.  Whatever gets you excited about gearing up to stay warm, the following is a list of winter activities you can find in Central Montana. Known for ski areas with a local vibe and small crowds, be sure to visit one of the three ski areas, Showdown, Bear Paw Ski Bowl, or Teton Pass Ski Resort in Central Montana.  It’s the perfect way to get off the beaten path and make new memories with friends and family this winter. Central Montana is a region of diverse landscapes ..read more
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Autumn in Central Montana
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by Central Montana
11M ago
  DCIM100MEDIADJI_0008.JPG I’ve always felt it is hard to put into words how special Autumn in Central Montana can feel.  Ther air becomes light and crisp, the sky holds a new shade of blue and everything inside of you is compelled to get outside and soak it all in.  It’s an experience that almost makes you light headed and giddy. Speaking of getting outside, the other part about Autumn in Central Montana is all of the great outdoor activities there are to do.  From hiking in the mountains to attending a local outdoor concert at a fall festival, the options are numerous ..read more
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10 Must-Do Experiences in Central Montana
Central Montana Blog
by Central Montana
1y ago
Escape the mundane and travel south of the border for award-winning microbreweries, tiki bars with mermaids, live music in the mountains, and shopping in Central Montana! Just south of Canada and hidden in the mountains is the stunning region of Central Montana – an area that though comprised of small Montana towns still promises a whole lot of escape-worthy fun…if you know where to look, that is. From concerts at The Newberry to covert underground tours of long-ago brothels, Central Montana’s best kept secret is not its landscape, but rather all that lies within. If you’re looking for the per ..read more
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Small Town Charm. Big Time Fun
Central Montana Blog
by Central Montana
1y ago
If you’re looking for a place to expand your horizons, literally and figuratively, then Central Montana needs to be at the top of your vacation plans. Known as one of the six destination regions in the State of Montana, Central Montana is unique in that we have a major airport in our largest community, Great Falls. But we also have multiple rural towns within our 13 counties, creating a truly unique visitation experience. What is so great about Central Montana’s rural demeanor is that it offers many great activities in between each community. Not to mention the scenic drives are pretty specta ..read more
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Feel Light Years Away in Central Montana
Central Montana Blog
by Central Montana
1y ago
Silence the noise, escape the hurry, and feel light years away in the dark skies of Central Montana – where every setting sun takes you back to a nighttime of wonder. Surrounded by millions of acres of public land and void of light pollution (read: no city lights), Central Montana promises some of the darkest skies and brightest stars in the lower 48. Though known for its epic daytime adventures, Montana “after dark” is a 360-degree view of our galaxy that will leave you in captivated awe. And, in Central Montana, it’s all right outside your doorstep. StargazingEach year, night sky enthusiast ..read more
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Bound for the Belts
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by Central Montana
1y ago
The open road ahead had me filled with a mixture of nostalgia and excitement.  Having grown up in Montana, it had been years since I had driven Highway 89 from Belt to White Sulphur Springs.  As the new Executive Director for Central Montana Tourism, I had recently moved back to this amazing state after living on the east coast for the last 15 years.  While it felt like just yesterday since I had made my way along this stunning drive, I was also seeing it from a completely different perspective than so many years before.    The east coast certainly has its own form of ..read more
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Montana & Dinosaurs – 150 years in the making
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by Central Montana
2y ago
I must admit, prior to calling Montana home, I was not aware that Montana is famous for its dinosaur fossils. I thought dinosaurs were only in museums with the occasional discovery around the world. I quickly wanted to know why Montana was such hotbed for Dinosaurs. Answer, it is atop the Hell Creek Formation, a 300-foot-thick bed of sandstone and mudstone that dates to a period between 66 million and 67.5 million years ago, the time just before dinosaurs went extinct. Stretching across the Dakotas and Montana (in Wyoming, it’s known as Lance), the formation—one of the richest fossil troves i ..read more
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Drink It In Montana – Beer & Spirits Tour
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by Central Montana
2y ago
drink • it • infigure of speech, to pause and experience something with great enjoyment Drink It In Montana aims to tell the story of the Montana craft beverage industry while introducing Montana locals and visitors to our communities. Montana grows some of the best grain in the country, with international labels like Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors sourcing grain from Montana. Our craft beverage industry is set apart with access to the same high-quality grains. Over the past decade the craft beverage industry has been gaining speed and is even becoming a reason for people to travel. A survey ..read more
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