Billings Montana, MT to Cody Wyoming

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Billings Montana

Billings, Montana is known to its inhabitants as the "Magic City" and when you visit you are sure to find out why.

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  • Billings, Montana is less than a two-hour drive from Cody, Wyoming
  • Enjoy all the activities available in the heart of the Old West
  • Find a wide array of dining and accommodations
  • Hike, swim, fish or camp in the surrounding wilderness lands

Overview

Right in the heart of the Old West is Billings, Montana – a western town full of culture, surrounded by mountain ranges and close to a number of national parks and forests. Visitors from all over flock here to enjoy the many outdoor wonders and recreation opportunities.

Location

Billings is located just off of Interstate 90 in south-central Montana, a few hours north of Cody Wyoming.

Services/Amenities

Billings Montana offers accommodations for whatever the traveler has in mind, from luxurious lodges to economy motels and anything in between. Get a suite in a comfortable inn or rent a rustic cabin with a view.

Dining options provide a wide range of choices. You will find many coffee shops, steak houses, pizza places and fast food, but you can also sample some delicious cuisines from all over the world.

Activities

Billings has nearly unlimited recreational opportunities. Custer National Forest offers hiking and backpacking. You can fish in the Yellowstone River or Boulder River. A short drive and you can try your hand at hunting moose and elk. In Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, you can swim, fish, camp or bike.

Even within city limits you’ll find outdoor fun in Riverfront Park, where you can have a picnic and a stroll. Play golf or simply go shopping. You’ll never be bored.

Attractions

Billings is steeped in history. Visit the Western Heritage Center with its many historical exhibits or the Moss Mansion. The Yellowstone Art Museum and Zoo Montana also hold a lot of wonders. In the zoo you will see some unique creatures such as the Siberian Tiger and Red Panda.

Other attractions near Billings that you won’t want to miss include Yellowstone National Park, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument and Pictograph Cave.

Getting Here

Getting from Billings, Montana to Cody, Wyoming is simple. Start on I-90 West towards Butte, Montana and take exit 434, then US 212/310 to Montana Highway 72. This turns into Wyoming Highway 120 and takes you directly to Cody. It’s about 1 hour and 47 minutes to drive.

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Other Billings Montana Resources

City of Billings, Montana

Official site for the City of Billings, Montana.

Billings Parks and Recreation

City of Billings department of Parks adn Recreation.

Yellowstone County

The official site for Yellowstone County, encompassing Billings, Montana.