Named after five waterfalls that now produce hydroelectric power, Great Falls has a population under 100,000 people who embrace the great outdoors such as hiking and skiing. One of the main attractions running through the city is the Missouri River. Hotels in Great Falls encourage guests to learn about the area's history and enjoy the scenic beauty by visiting places like Lewis & Clark National Forest and Giant Springs State Park.
The Mansfield Convention Center is the best place to have a business meeting in Great Falls. The facility offers over 48,000 square feet of space and is conveniently near many hotels in Great Falls.
Fun places to eat near hotels in Great Falls include Dante's Creative Cuisine, MacKenzie River Pizza Company, and Clark and Lewie's. The area has a variety of cuisines for people who like Chinese, Italian, Greek and Mexican food.
Great Falls Portage is an 18-mile national landmark on the Missouri River, due to its historical importance as part of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The C.M. Russell Museum complex features exhibits of artwork inspired by the cowboy lifestyle of the 1800s. These landmarks are not far from hotels in Great Falls. Electric City Water Park is a family attraction with water slides and the state's largest swimming pool.
Great Falls is home to several antique shops such as Dragonfly Dry Goods and Hoglund's, which offers a wide selection of western clothing. The city is more known for specialty shops than malls.
Great Falls has a minor league baseball team called the Voyagers, who play at Centene Stadium. The Gladiators, who won championships in 2010 and 2011, are a minor league football team that plays at Memorial Stadium. Other places to see sports played by up and coming athletes include the University of Great Falls and Montana State University Great Falls.