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Mountain Biking in Helena, MT

Bike Helena

About five years ago, Helena Montana was name one of the International Mountain Biking Association’s official Ride Centers. Since then, the mountain biking in Helena has only gotten better. Only 39 cities currently hold Ride Center status, which requires not just extensive, high quality trails for all levels, but also that the trails are “embraced […]

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Sweet Palace | Philipsburg, MT

Montana’s Sweet Spot

As you drive through Southwest Montana, winding your way from Yellowstone to Glacier, you might just find your car parking in front of one of Southwest Montana’s delectable old-fashioned candy shops (cars have a funny way of pulling up in front of candy shops—at least ours does). These candy shops are nuggets of sweetness scattered […]

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Ode to the Road (Trip)

The time has come to start planning one of the best Montana summer traditions: visiting both Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks. If you don’t feel like hopping onto your private jet and zooming from one park to the other, then you’re going to need to participate in another great Montana tradition: planning a road trip. […]

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Wilderness Art

As you wind your way through the surprising sculptures in the Sculptures in the Wild complex outside of Lincoln, Montana, you feel just a bit like you are wandering through some ancient, megalithic site. Built using local materials–both natural and industrial–the sculptures on this 26 acre plot of pine forest play with the environment, creating […]

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Jeannette Rankin. From ellenbaumler.blogspot.com and the Montana Historical Society

Great Montana Women: International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s day, we’ve perused our archives searching for the best stories about the remarkable women who have help to shape Montana, the nation, and the world. Of course, no such post could start without mentioning Sacagawea, the Shoshone woman who accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Despite her relative lack of […]

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