It’s Not Too Late to Make the Most of Summer in Billings
Summer is still going strong in Billings. From outdoor concerts to outdoor adventures, lazy days on the river to crazy days on the town, Billings has what’s hot on your list.
There’s still time to experience thrills and spills, the best in live entertainment and the guilty pleasure of fair food at MontanaFair August 11-19th.
When you walk in and around Billings, chances are you are walking right into history. Learn about the early days of Billings at the Western Heritage Museum and the Moss Mansion, designed by famed architect Henry Janeway Hardenbergh. Celebrate a Billings icon, Yellowstone Kelly, a warrior, scout and veteran of three wars. The new Interpretive Site is right in town at Swords Rimrock Park and is scheduled to open September 2017. Venture out a bit farther and take a step back in time by exploring Pompeys Pillar, offering some of the only remaining physical evidence of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Not to be missed, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument will give you a glimpse into the devastating fight of Custer’s Last Stand.
Take the family fishing, enjoy a leisurely walk, explore biking trails — Yellowstone River is a must when in Billings. The longest free-flowing river in the lower 48 states is a true natural gem that begs to be explored. Head a bit further out to Big Horn Canyon National Recreation Area and enjoy a day boating surrounded by breathtaking cliffs. Or, if you’re looking for a wild ride, enjoy nearby whitewater rafting. You can rent boats, rafts, kayaks, canoes and standup paddleboards in Billings and head out for a great day on the water.
Continue your adventure in historic downtown Billings. From the museums and shopping to our award winning breweries and restaurants, we’ve got the urban experience you’re craving. Finish up with Montana’s only walkable brewery district where you’ll find some of the best local brews Montana has to offer.
Whether you’re more comfortable in the stands or thrive on being part of the action, Billings has sporting events for every age and thrill level. Catch the Billings Mustangs at Dehler Park, awarded the Best of the Ballparks, Rookie Level, by BallparkDigest.com.
Keep checking in at VisitBillings.com/ticket to see the most up-to-date event lineup and enter to win weekly prizes!