Fort Benton is located in north central Montana. The nearest international airport is at Great Falls, 38 miles upstream. Interstate 15 goes through Great Falls as well. State Route 87 brings you to Fort Benton from the southwest or from the northeast if you are traveling Route 2. Amtrak stops in Havre 70 miles to our north. We offer shuttle service from the airport and the train station. Northwest has several daily flights into Great Falls. Rental cars and vans are available in Great Falls

Lodging Fort Benton

Grand Union Hotel

#1 Grand Union Square
Toll Free 1-888-838-1882 local 1-406-622-1882

Award winning luxurious accommodations. Montana’s oldest operating hotel was built in 1882 and completely restored to its former glory in 2000. Features: The Union Grille Restaurant and Bar and Outdoor Riverside Patio. Offers discounts to our guests.

Pioneer Lodge

A very accommodating and quaint Hotel that offers great customer service and a historic feel. The river front hotel is located in the heart of downtown Fort Benton.

1700 Front Street
Located in the historic T.C. Power Building

Virgelle Mercantile

Great for groups that want to experience the true western Pioneer experience. Virgelle Mercantile is located right next to Coal Banks put in and offers a variety of accommodations including rustic cabins, sheep wagons, and main lodge rooms.

7485 Virgelle Ferry Road North
Loma, MT 59460
1 (406) 378-3110

Wake Cup AirBNB

Wake up to the fresh smell of coffee. Wake Cup is located in the heart of downtown with balcony seating looking out on the Missouri River. -Booking must be made through airBNB.

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Lodging Great Falls

Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites

3701 31st. St
1(406) 727-7788

Amenities: Airport and in-town van shuttle service, coupon rate, pet friendly, free breakfast, luggage storage, salt water pool/hot tub/fitness center. DISCOUNT FOR GUESTS (just tell them you are with us)

Best Western Heritage Inn

1700 Fox Farm Rd.
1-800-548-8256 local 1-406-761-1900

Amenities: Airport and in-town van shuttle service. Secure luggage storage, restaurant/bar, pool/hot tub/fitness room, DISCOUNT TO OUR GUESTS (just tell them you are with us)

Things to do/see

Missouri River Breaks Interpretive Center

Get informed about river history and meet our local river management staff.

Museum of the Northern Great Plains

A lot of information on pioneer life in early Montana. The museum includes a small pioneer village that features homes, a school and businesses as they would have looked in the past.

Historic Old Fort

The Fort is open to the public from the end of May through the end of September. Visitors to the Fort will see rooms filled with period furnishings, the trade store with buffalo robes, beads, trinkets, blankets and other period trade goods, the warehouse with its fur trade era collections, and the blacksmith & carpenters shop.