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Have you been to Helena?

2012/07/08by Donna Hull

Montana state capitol building is filled with outstanding western art.

The Montana state capitol building is filled with outstanding western art.

Alan and I are headed out on another boomer road trip. Where are we going? We’ll be exploring Helena, Montana. It’s not quite in our backyard, but almost. The good folks at the Helena Tourism Business Improvement District have invited us to discover their region of Big Sky Country. We’re excited to be out exploring again and marking another big checkmark off our boomer bucket list—fly fishing.

Where will we stay in Helena?

What will we be doing in Helena?

And, ride the Great Northern Carousel, check out the Exploration Works Museum of Science & Culture and visit the State Capitol Building, Original Governor’s Mansion and Cathedral of St. Helena. Whew!

And of course we’ll discover the city’s nightlife with visits to Alive@Five and performances by Plena Libre at the Myrna Loy Center and Shakespeare at the Civic Center.

Which restaurants will we try in Helena?

And, you know us, we’ll be looking for a driving adventure on the way to all of this fun. Look for a report about our drive on Forest Road 200.

While on our trip, we’ll be posting daily photos and remarks at the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook, Twitter and on our Exploring Montana Pinterest board. Be sure to follow us. You don’t want to miss any of the fun!

Do you have any tips for visiting Helena, Montana? Join the conversation at the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook or send us an email with your comments or questions.

Disclosure: The Helena Tourism Improvement District is providing our travel experience. As always, the opinions are our own.

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A boomer travel and lifestyle authority who is exploring the world one activity at a time. Besides writing and publishing My Itchy Travel Feet, she also writes about boomer travel for My Well-Being Powered by Humana and is the author of New Mexico Backroads Weekend Adventure.

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