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Gates of the Mountains
#1 of 45 things to do in Helena
The tour captain we had yesterday was the best we have had, very knowledgable, enthusiastic and great with the kids.
Gates of the mountains is a fun little boat tour that I took as a child a few times and have enjoyed going back as an adult.
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Last Chance Tours
#45 of 45 things to do in Helena
The kids were thrilled, it was an entertaining and informative journey through Helena's history!
It's a fun thing to do with visiting family and friends, or just to reaquaint yourself with your hometown!
Great Northern Carousel
#6 of 45 things to do in Helena
Has an ice cream shop also along with the carousel and a small gift shop it is beautiful and fun for all who are a kid at heart.
A beautifully restored "old fashioned" carousel, situated in a friendly family atmosphere.
Montana Historical Society Museum
#3 of 45 things to do in Helena
The WW1 exhibit was fascinating and the Russell art exhibit, Lewis and Clark exhibit, as well as the Montana history exhibit were all just packed with information and artifacts for adults and kids!
Me, my wife and her sister's family made a trip to Helena to experience some of its history and visited this museum.
Mount Helena
#2 of 45 things to do in Helena
The Mt. Helena view of the Helena Valley is beautiful and you can easily see all of the city attractions such as the Capitol, cathedral, Carroll College, the Firetower, etc. Kids can easily handle the hike.
Terrific hiking, family and pet friendly and always improving and adding trails.
Montana State Capitol
#5 of 45 things to do in Helena
great place for a kid friendly visit or just interested in government or seeing capitals , a bit of history here folks
It educates both parents and kids and can be an excellent family outing.
Last Chance Gulch
#8 of 45 things to do in Helena
There is shopping, food, and microbreweries; wine bar and tons of little play areas for the kids!
Fun day for the entire family for a nice leisurely walk.
Cathedral of St. Helena
#4 of 45 things to do in Helena
Amazing architectural work of art! Certainly worth seeing while you are visiting Helena with family and friends.
Our family stayed for a while, praying and admiring this lovely cathedral.
Missouri River
#10 of 45 things to do in Helena
Summer Star Ranch
#45 of 45 things to do in Helena
Matt and his team gave us excellent personal attention, and excelled at the little things that added to the experience like allowing our kids to brush the horses after the ride, providing water, and walking the ho...
Great family horseback ride with a fantastic dinner
Great Divide Montana Ski Area
#17 of 45 things to do in Helena
Great family skiing all over the mountain.
Great place for a family to learn to ski.
Montana Blue Jewel Mine
#11 of 45 things to do in Helena
Fun family activity
Kids loved it!
#23 of 45 things to do in Helena
Hands-on fun for the whole family!
What a wonderful spot for grandparents and parents to take their kids on a rainy day or anyday.
The Parrot Confectionery
#45 of 45 things to do in Helena
My husband's family sent care packages overseas to him when he was serving in Germany.
Spring Meadow Lake State Park
#24 of 45 things to do in Helena
The park is gorgeous with a nice pavilion for family gatherings, well maintained and clean waters.
Fishing, swimming for kids, picnic tables, a large lawn with nice restrooms throughout.
Holter Lake
#20 of 45 things to do in Helena