Located just one hour from Red Lodge, the city of Billings, Montana offers visitors numerous outdoor recreational activities, city attractions, cultural events and plenty of amenities.
Billings, MT is located in the southcentral portion of the state, just off US I-90, approximately 60 miles northeast of Red Lodge.
Billings features every type of dining and accommodation choice from multiple-room suites in luxury hotels to basic sites in campgrounds, and exotic cuisine to steak and potato dinners at local restaurants. Medical clinics, gas stations, visitor center and more are located here.
Visit Billings, Montana and enjoy a range of outdoor recreational activities including hiking, camping, river rafting, fly fishing, cycling, and hunting. Indoor activities include shopping, dining, toy stores and game stops for kids, and entertainment venues showcasing the latest music, drama and sporting talent.
While in town, be sure to visit MetraPark entertainment complex for a show or sporting event, or marvel at the fine art and other artifacts in Yellowstone Art Museum, The Western Heritage Center, or Yellowstone County Museum. Hankering after more history? Take a tour through Moss Mansion and see how the well-to-do lived in the past. Attend a collegiate event at Montana State University or Rocky Mountain College, see where Captain William Clark carved his name into the sandstone butte at Pompey’s Pillar, or step way back in time and view pre-historic cave drawings at Pictograph Cave State Park.
Billings is just a one hour (60 mile) drive from Red Lodge.
From Red Lodge, follow US-212 N for 43.5 miles before merging onto I-90 E/US-212 E towards Billings and continue roughly 15.7 miles; take one of several Billings exits.