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Montana’s Grant-Kohrs Ranch offers a wide range of summer activities

Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site in Deer Lodge has a full summer of family fun and information planned starting this week.

Register for the Tourism Grant Program Webinar Workshop on Multiple Dates Online

An over-view of the Program guidelines and timelines; updates and an overview of the application; and an opportunity to answer questions about potential projects. 

Glacier National Park Website Launches New Page to Provide Real-Time Updates

Recreation Access Display shows status of parking lots, campgrounds and roads to help plan trips in the 2019 summer season

Havre, Montana Marathon Hits Its Stride, Receives $12K Grant And Lands Major Event Sponsor

“It’s official. We are running. June 6, 2020.”

Montana Department of Commerce Tourism Grants to Help 44 Communities Attract Visitors Through Events

“Local celebrations, festivals and events – big or small – are important for bringing visitors into Montana communities,” said Commerce Director Tara Rice.

10 must-see music festivals in Montana this summer

For festival producers, summertime in Montana is a literal heyday as tourism heats up, and every town on the map seems to be getting in the festival business.

Coast-to-coast bike trail could be boon for places like Three Forks, Montana

The Great American Rail Trail, a rails-to-trails project that replaces old, out-of-use railroads into biking and walking trails, will be the first multi-use trail that runs from coast to coast. Enthusiasm for the project is...

Guest view: Montana strengthens its tourism economy

Tourism, a leading industry in Montana, does not grow by accident.

Step Back in Time at Montana’s Ghost Towns

The southwest corner of Montana is home to the largest number of ghost towns, including three of Montana’s most impressive and historical communities—Bannack, Virginia City and Nevada City

Got Flys? – Craig, Montana is a town of 40 residents, that’s a couple hundred yards long and wide, and there’s three fly shops.”

Towns like Craig reel in thousands of anglers each year — an impressive feat given the size of the town.


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