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Last Chance Gulch

Helena, MT
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Ranked #13 of 20 Attractions in Helena
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Mines
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The main street in the downtown business district, which takes its name from the four prospectors who discovered gold there in 1864.
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Grants Pass, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Go to the Old downtown area called the walking mall. It has lots of neat little shops, ice cream. candy store, etc. We ate at the mediterranean 1 street over. Also the Best dinners in Helena were at "On Broadway" in that same part of town on Broadway st.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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39 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is a pleasant enough walk on a sunny day and there are one or two attractive old buildings but there are very few interesting shops and even fewer eateries or cafes. Disappointing overall.

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Bozeman, Montana
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We shopped in and ate at the Windbag Saloon in Last Chance Gulch. All of the shops and sculptures are worth a look. This is a great place to go while you are in Helena. Lots of Montana and Helena history took place here. Lots of places to sit and enjoy the outdoors and people watch.

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BELLEVUE
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Liked the old buildings and car-free plaza, but we were there too late to do much shopping. Fun place to explore and admire historical buildings.

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Lethbridge Alberta
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102 reviews 102 reviews
17 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stayed downtown , great old buildings. This abit to learn getting around with all Avenues and no streets Each buildings had there own charm Great place to walk around , we felt very safe

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Qualicum Beach
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This would be a fabulous gentle urban street walk if there were more specialty stores on this street. The intent and vision is certainly appreciated.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a very nice, spacious pedestrian mall with lots of interesting architecture. Definitely worth a stroll.

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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This area has both maintained its historical interest and offers many treats for the traveller- including great ice cream!

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Thomasville, Georgia
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311 helpful votes 311 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Great place to take a walk, find an interesting restaurant and watch passersby. Some nice shops too!

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Columbus, Ohio
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Cool area to walk around, but not a lot of shops or restaurants to meander in and out of. Seemed to have a lot of offices and service-type businesses. Did enjoy a delicious dinner at Lucca's, lunch at Bert & Ernie's, and shopping at Birds & Beasley. Plus a visit at Martin's Wine Shop proved to be a great stop... More

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