Great Falls is a convenient launching city for the recreational traveller interested in exploring the upper Missouri River and the eastern rocky mountain front. The area was founded around the confluence of the Sun River and the Missouri River and is rich in frontier history. Great Falls is also home to several nationally recognized museums, namely the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center the CM Russell Museum, one of the most prominent western art museums in the US.
Great Falls can be reached easily from I-15 and is also a prominent stop on Amtrack's Empire Builder Line. Great Falls offers a variety of accommodations and dining options, including a slew of Bed & Breakfasts that have been established in the renovated mansions of the historic downtown area.