The city of Billings, Montana is the biggest city in the whole state, with a population of around 158,000 people. Ever since its founding in 1882, Billings has always been a rapidly growing city and has proven to maintain a strong economy over the years; even withstanding the economic downturn of 2008. Whether you are looking for a nice place to raise a family, or a great getaway with nature, Billings is prime destination for both. The city offers so many things to do, from museums to national parks to local breweries, you won’t run out of activities while in this gorgeous city. A few special places to visit while in Billings are: ZooMontana, Pictograph Cave State Park, Yellowstone Art Museum, and Reef Indoor Water Park.
If you’re spending some time in Billings you can expect hot and dry summers, with cold and dry winters. Billings doesn’t accumulate too much snowfall each year, and what does accumulate usually moves quickly due to warm chinook winds that move through the city. In the summer temperatures average around 85 degrees fahrenheit and the winter around 30 degrees fahrenheit.