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Explore Helena’s exciting attractions

Located in the heart of the business district, Radisson Colonial Hotel Helena offers easy access to the city’s indoor and outdoor attractions. Tour beautiful buildings like the Cathedral of St. Helena, the Montana State Capitol Building and the Original Governor’s Mansion. To experience nature, hike in Spring Meadow Lake State Park, stroll through Mount Helena City Park or dig up sapphires at the Blue Jewel Mine. For a distinctive Helena experience, don’t miss the Great Northern Carousel, with intricately carved animals and elegant stained glass.

Discover these nearby attractions:

  • Last Chance Tours (1 mile) 
    Last Chance Tours offers train, trolley and Segway tours of Montana’s beauty.
    Phone: +1 (406) 442-1023
  • Montana State Capitol Building (1.2 miles) 
    Surrounded by scenic gardens, the Montana State Capitol Building provides impressive architecture and a glimpse into the workings of the state government.
    Phone: +1 (406) 444-4789
  • Cathedral of St. Helena (2 miles) 
    Admire the Gothic architecture and stunning stained-glass windows of this cathedral.
    Phone: +1 (406) 442-5825
  • Helena Ice Arena (2 miles) 
    Go ice skating or cheer on the North American 3 Hockey League's Helena Bighorns.
    Phone: +1 (406) 457-2817
  • Original Governor's Mansion (2 miles) 
    Take a guided tour of this former residence of Montana governor Sam Stewart to learn more about the lives of the Stewart family during the early 1900s. 
    Phone: +1 (406) 444-3695
  • ExplorationWorks! (3 miles) 
    This exciting complex celebrates science and technology with interactive exhibits and programs.
    Phone: +1 (406) 457-1800
  • The Great Northern Carousel (3 miles) 
    Gaze at the picturesque stained glass and breathtaking details on the carved animals on this carousel, and pick up an ice cream cone after the ride.
    Phone: +1 (406) 457-5353
  • Mount Helena City Park (4.1 miles) 
    Spanning 620 acres, this city park features six trails that offer striking views as they wind around the mountain.
  • Spring Meadow Lake State Park (5 miles) 
    Go hiking or simply sunbathe or birdwatch at this park that also offers special events throughout the year. 
    Phone: +1 (406) 495-3260
  • Gates of the Mountains (20 miles) 
    Follow the route of Lewis and Clark with a boat tour that includes views of native wildlife and the surrounding scenery.
    Phone: +1 (406) 458-5241
  • Great Divide Ski Area (30 miles) 
    If you love to ski or snowboard, spend the day racing down the slopes at Great Divide.
    Phone: +1 (406) 449-3746
  • Blue Jewel Mine (45 miles) 
    Dig for sapphires and a variety of other gems at this popular mine.
    Phone: +1 (406) 437-8605

Golf courses

  • Bill Roberts Golf Course (2 miles)
  • Fox Ridge Golf Course (5 miles)

Seasonal events

  • Last Chance Stampede and Fair
  • Race to the Sky Dogsled Race