Virginia City is like a living ghost town. This unique town near Philipsburg has a Main Street lined by lovingly restored buildings from the town’s gold rush era.
Helena became the capital city of Montana in 1875. It has a storied history both from a political and gold mining perspective.
Head up the hill for a look at old mining equipment and to see the memorial for one of the worst mining disasters in US history.
Walk along the river path stretching alongside Main Street and read the many informational signs about Fort Benton’s history.