- TripBuzz found 24 things to do with kids in or near Anaconda, Montana, including 16 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Butte, Deer Lodge, Nevada City and Philipsburg.
- From Georgetown Lake to Discovery Ski Area, the Anaconda area offers 23 different types of family activities, including: Skiing & Snowboarding, Bowling, Theaters and Lake.
- Located 80 miles from the capital city of Helena, Anaconda has hundreds of miles of land available for bear, mountain lion, deer, moose, and fowl hunting. The former home of a smelting plant, the city is the ninth largest in Montana, largely due to its role in the mining industry. The city hosts the annual Winter Getaway dart tournament every year.
The 3700-acre Georgetown Lake has many rainbow trout, brook trout, and kokanee salmon, and anglers catch more fish here per person than on any other lake in Montana. It is also popular with canoers, kayakers, small sailboats, and windsurfing.
Featuring 18 lanes, Copper City Bowl & Cafe offers open bowling with automatic scoring and shoe rental. The facility serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and provides slot machines, a bar and a banquet hall for private events.
A 12-lane bowling center, Cedar Park Bowling Lanes offers open and league bowling, horseshoes and arcade video games. The center also has a sports bar and lounge with casino games and televisions displaying sporting events.
Anaconda Smoke Stack State Park is home to one of the tallest free-standing brick structures in the world. Nearby this remanent building of the Anaconda Copper Company from the early 1900s is an interpretive display exhibit.
Opened in 1936, the Washoe Theater is the last theater in America built in the Nouveau Deco architectural style. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, while The Smithsonian describes it as a national treasure, because of its sumptuous interior.
With both indoor and outdoor amenities, the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort offers 153 rooms to those wishing to enjoy the 2 oversized swimming pools and the 2 mineral soaking pools. It also has a 350 foot-long enclosed water slide.