If you and your family will be staying in one of the budget-friendly hotels in Billings MT this summer, the city offers so much to do and see. If you are looking to learn more about historic Billings, Montana Fun Adventures is a company that offers a number of exciting tours throughout the state. Team up with this great company and explore these interesting tours during your visit to this wonderful city.
Montana is home to one of the most well known battles in American History, this of course is the battle of Little Bighorn, also known as Custer’s last stand. Today, at the site of the Little Bighorn Battlefield, you can see the very place where this battle occurred back in 1876. Your tour will be led by Lee Christensen, a native of Montana, who will teach you more about the battle as well as taking you to Last Stand Hill, historic Indian encampments, nearby museums as well as a few walking trails. For more information visit www.nps.gov/libi/index.htm
If you are interested in what life was like during the early 1900s in Billings, stop by the historic Moss Mansion. Owned by Mr. Moss, an entrepreneur, banker, founder of a newspaper, and more, the mansion he built greatly influenced the culture of the surrounding city. Today you can visit this beautiful mansion and see all the original furniture, draperies, and more. A visit to Moss Mansion is like stepping back into time! During June-August there are guided tours given on the hour from 10am-3pm on Tuesdays and Saturdays and on Sunday there are tours at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Visit www.mossmansion.com for more information.
The Lewis & Clark tour offered by Montana Fun Adventures will take you Pompeys Pillar, the location of the only remaining physical evidence of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Pompeys Pillar is a tall sandstone that was a natural formation. The stone was commonly used as a resting place along journeys for many, including Luis and Clark. At the base of this stone, Clark signed and dated the stone on July 25, 1806. Now you can see his very signature til this day!