Just visited Helena for a college graduation. Went to the Last Chance Gulch walking mall twice while I was there. Found many more shops than mentioned in earlier reviews. Birds and Beasleys was a great stop for unique gifts by local artists, there was a great kitchen store, a creperie which was delightful for a light outdoor lunch. Also a couple of book stores, a clothing store, the General Mercantile with quirky items, candy, and beverages. We had an excellent dinner at Bert and Ernie's and Zack our waiter gave the best service I've had in a long time. In nice weather they also have an outdoor dining area. I loved not having traffic, lots of places to sit, and even an outdoor musician on my second visit. The trolley was not running during my visit, believe it is seasonal. Definitely recommend the Last Chance Gulch walking mall.
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