The Montana State Fair will be celebrating its 83rd year during this summer. The state fair in Montana is a great place to take the family to see exhibits, concerts, and enjoy the midway. The fair is scheduled to take place July 25th through August 2nd in Great Falls.
Entertainment during the state fair will include ground acts as well as concerts. Exhibits displayed are competitive and provide a unique experiences to the viewers. Contests will also be taking place during this Montana Event.
Take some time to schedule a trip to Montana during the Montana State Fair. The children will enjoy the atmosphere and participate in the midway carnival rides. Vendors will be present with family friendly state fair foods each member is sure to enjoy.
RV parking is also available on the grounds. Rates for one day with full hook-up are $35 each. If you desire electricity only, the rate is only $30 per day. Dry hook-ups are available for only $25 per day. If you would like to come to the area for a full month, RV parking is available for $435 each month near the fairgrounds.
Plan to attend the Montana State Fair during the summer and enjoy the sounds as well as delicious food smells associated with the time of the year. Montana also has plenty of other opportunities for tourists and family looking for a great place to see.
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March 7, 2014 | Leave a Comment
Glacier National Park in Montana offers winter snowshoe walks from January through March every weekend. The walks take place from 10:30 am to 2 pm during Winter Trail Days. Snowshoe walking offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors during the snowy time of the year.
Snowshoe walking is a wonder outdoor activity for individuals and the family. Excursions are two hours long and ranger-led which provides a safe yet fun activity for visitors. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own snowshoes, or there are rentals available.
Visitors attending the Glacier National Park snowshoe walks are encouraged to dress warmly, bring winter boots, have snacks available along with water. The walks begin at the Apgar Visitor Center and also conclude at the same location.
Groups are invited to attend with no limits on the size. This Montana event does not require reservations and is available for individuals of all ages, although it is not recommended for children under the age of six years old.
If your family has never taking a snowshoe walking adventure, then it will be an experience of a lifetime. Visitors will see the beauty of Glacier National Park in Montana and enjoy the outdoors atmosphere!
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Billings, Montana will be hosting the largest home show on March 7th through March 9th. The show will bring in over 650 exhibitors to bring information on home improvements, landscaping, and the latest products available for home owners. The show brings over 30,000 people each year to this free event.
The 31st Anniversary Spring Home Improvement Show will be held at the Expo Center as well as the Montana Pavilion in Billings, Montana. The event will be held on Friday from 12 noon to 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.
During this Billings, Montana event there will be over $25,000 in prizes in addition to the grand prize offered. The show is known to the area residents for its value and variety offered to visitors. The awesome thing about the prize entries is one does not need to be present to win. Come visit the show, enter the drawings, and travel home with new knowledge along with the chance to win.
Do you have questions about insulating your home? Are you looking for the latest in BBQ equipment for you home? Do you desire to learn more about memory foam beds? The Spring Home Show in Billings, Montana will offer you the information you need!
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Montana is home to the Great Rockies Sports Show which brings some of the largest crowds to the outdoors show. The show brings a huge number of exhibitors which provides information concerning fishing, boating, camping, hunting, sportsmanship, and enjoying the great outdoors.
The Great Rockies Sports Show will be held on March 22nd and March 23rd at the Adams Center. The center is located on the campus of The University of Montana which is located in Missoula. The times of opening for this weekend event is as follows: Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm.
During March 28th through March 30th, the show will be located at the Brick Breedan Fieldhouse on the campus of the Montana State University. During this weekend, the times of the event are as follows: Friday from 1 pm to 8 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm.
Exhibitors for the Great Rockies Sports Show come from around the world to provide the latest information, provide special features, and more. Some of the exhibitors are from Alaska, Canada, Africa, and the surrounding Montana states.
Montana based activities will include exclusive films, fly tying demonstrations, horse packing information, seminars on outdoor cooking, activities for children, and many others. The entire family is welcome to attend and will find things they enjoy learning as well as doing!
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Children of all ages enjoy snow activities at West Yellowstone MT. Children can enjoy outdoor games, participate in snow ball rolling, go snow tubing, play snow golf, and have fun with the family. Yellowstone MT offers plenty of time for the whole family to bond and enjoy the winter season.
Searching the snow for animal tracks during the season is another fun filled adventure with teachable moments. One of the best places to search is Yellowstone MT. Birds and wildlife leave foot prints behind and children will learn through identification.
Another favorite snow activity in MT is the joy of sledding. No other experience can compare to the feeling each member experiences. Sledding hills are plenty in the West Yellowstone MT area. It is best to also wear bicycle helmets to ensure everyone’s safety. Participants are encouraged to also wear multiple layers of clothing during sledding activities.
Enjoying the great outdoors during the winter season is a wonderful time for the family and children. Children love this time of the year and many will visit West Yellowstone MT for the greatest opportunities.
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West Yellowstone in Montana is keeping kids busy during the winter snow months. Activities will continue through March 9th for the children. Activities include ice skating, cross country skiing, snowshoeing as well as other winter time experiences.
Each weekend event provides children with great outdoor fun during a quality learning adventure. The program is provided with partnerships including Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, Forest Service, Yellowstone Park as well as other providers.
The focus of the program is to provide children with unique experiences. They are allowed to try new things during the winter season. Each weekly program takes place over the weekend days. Each session uses strategic learning principles to provide the children with real learning experiences.
Safety lessons are also given in the area of the child’s interest. If the child is learning how to snowshoe, then they are given detailed instructions and learning skills to be successful in the program.
One of the best things about the Kids ‘N’ Snow Programs held at Yellowstone is every effort is made to keep costs low for the families with participating children. This time of year is exciting for the whole family. Montana has plenty to offer to all during the cold winter months.
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February 27, 2014 | Leave a Comment
The Rendezvous Cross-Country Ski Race attracts some of the top racers. The event takes place in Montana at Yellowstone. The premier skiing cross country event will bring in more than six hundred skiers to the area. Skiers will use both methods of skiing including classic and skate through courses ranging from 5k to 50k.
The event is also known for its festivities and pleasant atmosphere drawing a large crowd to the Montana region. Prizes are given to winners in both gender categories as well as by age levels.
Visiting Yellowstone during the winter season brings a unique experience to visitors. Skiers will enjoy the snow sporting competition and visitors will enjoy the festivities which go along with this popular Montana event.
During the event at Yellowstone, visitors can also enjoy a ride through the trails by snow coach as well as snow mobiles. Tours are available for those interested in the spectacular winter view.
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February 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment
The Ulm Pishkun State Park was created for visitors to experience part of the culture of Montana history. The park is an interesting place to visit in Great Falls and visitors can take their time viewing the area, seeing history, and hearing stories of the land.
The Montana State Park is located near Great Falls and it also holds a very large visitor center of six thousand square feet. The visitor center holds the Buffalo Cultures exhibition which many people enjoy. Nearby, there are hiking trails and beautiful cliffs flowing with Montana waters.
The unique culture presented at Ulm Pishkun State Park is seeing how the buffalo was a part of Montana life. Teepees were made from the buffalo as well as clothing articles. The bones were used to make useful tools during the times. Every part of the buffalo was used for man’s existence many years ago.
Visitors to the area will enjoy learning about how history was formed, taking in the beauty of the area, and learning of Indian cultures as well as their history of existence. Another interesting part of history visitors will learn about during their visit is the Buffalo Jump, where compact bison bones will be viewed near the cliffs.
Montana is one of the best places to come and learn about the history and culture which once existed. The area is visited by thousands every year. The history of the area is rich and will not disappoint those with a desire to learn more.
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February 22, 2014 | Leave a Comment
Have you ever thought about surfing in Montana? The Electric City Water Park offers a unique experience to visitors. The location holds one of the few flowing rivers which exist in the United States.
The Electric City Water Park is also a water playground for young children. A very large water play structure exists and the park is located near Great Falls, Montana. If you or your family members also enjoy going down steep water slides, then you will want to visit the water park.
The water park in Montana also has a lazy river for those who enjoy relaxing while floating. This Montana attraction is open during the warmer months of the year, during June, July, and August. The price from admission ranges from $3 to $9. The park is open daily during these months, but the hours may vary on a given day.
Whether you enjoy your hand at surfing, or floating down the lazy river, take some time to check out this Montana Amusement type water park. The Electric City Water Park is located near Central Avenue West in Great Falls, Montana.
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February 21, 2014 | Leave a Comment
Great Falls in Montana is a wonderful place to visit for recreational activities as well as cultural experiences. The community holds amenities for the whole family and there are plenty of things to see and do.
Individuals can walk the steps which Lewis & Clark walked. They can also reflect on the history of the Blackfeet Indians while taking in the surrounding beauty of the area. Great Falls also holds over fifty different park locations and at least forty miles of scenic trails.
During the months of summer, live music plays at the Gibson Park which also provides a walking path and a play area for the children. Skate parks are available for visitors as well as plenty of places to walk with outdoor pets.
Great Falls, Montana is also a great place to go hiking, biking, skiing, and snow shoeing. Endless opportunities away each family member, or individual. The Montana area is full of excitement and activity during various times of the year.
Nearby, there are plenty of cultural opportunities which include the Paris Gibson Museum of Art. Interested parties can also visit the Children’s Museum as well as the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center while visiting Great Falls.
The beauty of the area is grand and a sight to take in with all five senses. Great Falls is a place you will not want to miss during your vacation time. There are plenty of things to do and see here in Montana!
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