Great Falls

Travel Guide
See some of the largest springs in the country, enjoy spectacular views of the Missouri River and discover a fascinating history when you visit Great Falls. 

Visit the five waterfalls that surround the town of Great Falls and enjoy some of the Missouri River’s most spectacular sights. Each waterfall has a hydroelectric dam, giving Great Falls the nickname of Electric City. 

The waterfalls that give Great Falls its name were discovered by the explorers Lewis and Clark on their famous 1804 expedition. Learn about their journey at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. Historic photo galleries and guided tours let you witness this pivotal period in America’s history.

Explore Giant Springs State Park, home to one of the country’s largest freshwater springs, with nearly 200 million gallons (760 million liters) of water rushing from these springs every day. You will also find a selection of local wildlife and one of the shortest rivers in the world the Roe River is only 201 feet (61 meters) long. Walk around Ryan Dam for spectacular views over the Missouri River.

For one of the nation’s finest exhibitions of American Western art, visit the C.M. Russell Museum in the town center. Russell’s “cowboy art” is displayed here as well as Browning rifles and artifacts from Northern Plains Indians. Paintings from a variety of artists will take you back in time to the Wild West. 

Younger family members will enjoy the Children’s Museum of Montana, which offers a unique look at the city through an assortment of hands-on exhibits. 

Stroll around Gibson Park’s picturesque walks, picnic spaces and children’s play areas. Kids will enjoy a day at the Electric City Waterpark, where the Flow Rider wave machine and Lazy River offer all-day entertainment.

With many of Great Falls’ attractions located outside the town center, having your own transportation is the best way to get around. The regular bus service is a good option for those who don’t want to drive. The climate is cool year-round, with the waterfalls at their most spectacular as the snow melts in spring.

Travelodge by Wyndham Great Falls
Travelodge by Wyndham Great Falls
2 out of 5
220 Central Ave E, Great Falls, MT, 59401
Fully refundable
The price is CA $93 per night from Jul 17 to Jul 18
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Great Falls. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
3.3/5 (965 reviews)
"Room clean"

Reviewed on Jun. 24, 2022

Travelodge by Wyndham Great Falls
Wingate by Wyndham Great Falls
Wingate by Wyndham Great Falls
2.5 out of 5
1000 9th Avenue S, Great Falls, MT, 59405
The price is CA $143 per night from Jul 7 to Jul 8
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Great Falls. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (794 reviews)
"This property is exceptionally clean. It is well-maintained and has a great cleaning staff in my opinion. The area around it feels safe, and the neighborhood pretty quiet. . The only thing I would say is that you can hear a little bit of noise within the hotel."

Reviewed on Jun. 28, 2022

Wingate by Wyndham Great Falls
Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites Great Falls
Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites Great Falls
2.5 out of 5
3701 31st St SW, Great Falls, MT, 59404
The price is CA $182 per night from Jul 4 to Jul 5
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Great Falls. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a free airport shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (956 reviews)
"Staff was amazing, pool area open until midnight."

Reviewed on Jun. 28, 2022

Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites Great Falls
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NEW! Inviting Great Falls Home w/ Wraparound Deck!
NEW! Inviting Great Falls Home w/ Wraparound Deck!
Great Falls, MT
Stay at this family-friendly vacation home in Great Falls. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Meadow Lark Country Club and The ...
5/5 Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Awesome house and location. Couldn’t ask for a better place to get together with old friends.
"Rental on line was easy and kept informed of checking and rules etc. wonderful."

Reviewed on Jun. 1, 2022

NEW! Inviting Great Falls Home w/ Wraparound Deck!
Modern downtown loft apartment
Modern downtown loft apartment
Great Falls, MT
Stay at this apartment in Great Falls. Enjoy 2 bathrooms and 2 bedrooms. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (67 reviews)
Great loft downtown
"Was in town for business in Great Falls and this condo provided a nearby location. I was traveling alone but the accommodations were adequate for an entire family. The loft was upstairs from the wine bar. I thought parking might be a problem but I was able to find street parking the entire stay. ..."

Reviewed on Jun. 28, 2022

Modern downtown loft apartment
Cabin on the Sun River
Cabin on the Sun River
Great Falls, MT
Stay at this cabin in Great Falls. Enjoy onsite parking, a patio, and 1 bedroom. Popular attractions Sweat Lodge Trailhead and First Peoples Buffalo Jump State ...
Cabin on the Sun River
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