Cheap Billings Vacation Packages
Billings is the largest city in Montana, US. Most of it is situated in the Yellowstone Valley, a famous canyon carved out by the Yellowstone River. It is home to an extensive arts and cultural scene, and complements it with its eight microbreweries and a large number of outdoor activities. During their Billings vacations, visitors can enjoy hiking, rock climbing, skiing, mountain climbing, fishing, boating, motorcycle trails, mountain biking, rappelling, walking and bike trails plus several art walks, concerts, food fairs and rodeos here. There is nothing better than getting a combination of grand savings and enjoying a trip to the max- and a great way to achieve both of them is to book Billings vacation packages well in advance. This will help you to also avoid last minute rush and inflated prices for your Billings vacations.
The best time to visit Billings is mid-summer to fall, and it includes the months from June to October. It is hot and sunny at 80 deg F, and it falls to 65 deg F as time progresses.
Places of interest in Billings
Yellowstone Art Museum
The Yellowstone Art Museum is the largest contemporary art museum and the numero uno attraction in the state of Montana. It is home to a remarkable collection of over 7400 artworks related to historic and regional art. The museum’s crowning glory is shared by the Virginia Snook Collection, the estate of Isabelle Johnson and hundreds of Poindexter artworks of New York Abstract Expressionism.
Pictograph Cave is a group of three caves that were excavated near Billings in 1937. The famous trio is home to several artifacts, out of which more than 30000 artifacts have been identified. The largest of these caves is home to some paintings (called pictographs) that depict local animals and Native American warriors, and are thought to be between 200 and 2100 years old.
Moss Mansion is 114 year old red sandstone manor in Billings. Its 28 rooms are all characterized by posh decoration inclusive of wood paneling, walls with gold threading, marble fireplaces, and vintage intercom system. This delightful arrangement is seconded by period furniture and carpets. This mansion was designed by the famous New York City architect, Henry Janeway Hardenbergh, who had also designed the original Waldorf-Astoria and the Plaza Hotel.