Enjoy the great outdoors or immerse yourself in Great Falls’ rich history for an unforgettable getaway. Visitors will find the traditions of the Old West teeming with historic buildings and landmarks and Great Falls is often considered a living museum. Become an explorer at the Lewis & Clark National Trail Interpretive Center through interactive exhibits and videos retracing the steps of the famous explorers. The C.M. Russell Museum Complex houses the work of the "Cowboy Artist" Charlie Russell.
Visitors can also take advantage of a wide array of outdoor recreation opportunities. With a fantastic view of the Missouri River, the River's Edge Trail is great for walking, biking, in-line skating or jogging. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the Giant Springs State Park offering hiking, biking, and picnicking.
Days Inn’s prime location is close to many restaurants, shopping, museums, and indoor and outdoor recreational spots. We invite you to stop by our front desk for assistance with dinner suggestions, park information, or any questions you may have about Great Fall’s attractions.
Step back in time and experience the 1804-06 Lewis and Clark Expedition's 8,000-mile journey across western North America at the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center. Built into a scenic bluff overlooking spectacular views of the Missouri River, the Center's exhibits and ranger programs bring alive the resolute spirit of exploration. Begin your journey with one of the introductory videos in the theater, join a ranger for a program, test your strength pulling a boat against the river’s current or explore the hands-on exhibits in the Center. Visitors of all ages will enjoy the historical significance of the United States' westward expansion at this Center.
Discover the culture, spirit and landscape of the West captured by Charles M. Russell in the late 1800s and early 1900s at the C.M. Russell Museum. Charlie Russell recognized that the West was vanishing before his eyes and documented the story of the American West. Many of the stories Russell told through Russell's art and life resonate even today. This museum depicts Western art, the C.M. Russell Museum houses Charles Marion Russell's original studio, the home where he lived, paintings and bronzes created by Russell and his colleagues. Explore the C.M. Russell Museum and discover why this museum is the art and soul of the American West.
Discover the culture, spirit and landscape of the West captured by Charles M. Russell in the late 1800s and early 1900s at the C.M. Russell Museum. Charlie Russell recognized that the West was vanishing before his eyes and documented the story of the American West. Many of the stories Russell told through Russell's art and life resonate even today. The first museum is depicts Western art, the C.M. Russell Museum houses Charles Marion Russell's original studio, the home where he lived, paintings and bronzes created by Russell and his colleagues. Explore the C.M. Russell Museum and discover why this museum is the art and soul of the American West.
Visitors will find endless possibilities at Giant Springs State Park! Explore the 20 miles of hiking trails, picnic by the Missouri River, visit the fish hatchery and visitor center, walk along the Rivers Edge Trail, or view the nearby Rainbow Falls overlook. Giant Springs was discovered by the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1805 and most people come for the beautiful springs, however you’ll find so much more to do. Giant Springs offers adventures for biking, hiking, picnicking, fishing, hunting, boating, bird/wildlife watching, and plenty of opportunity for photographs. Visitors of all ages will enjoy the adventures offered at this State Park!
Things to Do
- The Falls (various)
- Recreate (various)
- Montana ExpoPark 0.9 mi
- Electric City Water Park 1.5 mi
- Mansfield Center 1.6 mi
- Children’s Museum of Montana 1.8 mi
- Rivers Edge Trail 2.3 mi
- Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art 2.6 mi
- C.M. Russell Museum 2.7 mi
- University of Providence 4.7 mi
- Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center 4.9 mi
- Giant Springs State Park 5.1 mi
- Ryan Dam - Great Falls 11.7 mi
- First Peoples Buffalo Jump 16.3 mi
Unique Local Eateries
- The Montana Club Restaurant 1.4 mi
- Celtic Cowboy Pub & Restaurant 1.8 mi
- Electric City Coffee Bar and Bistro 1.8 mi
- SMOKED. American Barbecue 1.8 mi
- Bert & Ernie's Tavern and Grill 2.0 mi
- Fire Artisan Pizza 2.1 mi
- 5th and Wine 2.1 mi
- Roadhouse Diner 2.7 mi
- Buffalo Wild Wings 0.4 mi
- Kobe Seafood & Steak 0.9 mi
- Halftime Sports Bar & Casino 1.2 mi
- Applebee’s Grill + Bar 1.7 mi
- MacKenzie River Pizza Co. 1.9 mi
Breweries and Lounges
- TJ Maxx 0.3 mi
- Sam’s Club 0.4 mi
- Shopko 0.4 mi
- Ulta Beauty 0.5 mi
- Blue Ribbon of Montana Gifts 0.8 mi
- Walmart Supercenter 1.2 mi
- Motifs for the Home 1.9 mi
- Dragonfly Dry Goods 1.9 mi
- Viking Shop 2.6 mi
- Great Falls Marketplace 3.5 mi
- Holiday Village Mall 3.6 mi
- Skiers Edge & Board Shop 3.9 mi
- Target 4.5 mi
- North 40 Outfitters 6.3 mi