Discover all the best things to do in Billings

Offering easy access to I-90 and the BIL airport, the Country Inn & Suites, Billings, MT is the perfect home base for exploring fun things to do in Montana’s biggest city. You can walk to concerts and events at MetraPark, located less than a mile from your hotel room, or head downtown to dine, shop, and visit microbreweries. If you’re in the area to cheer on the Yellowjackets, you’ll appreciate that our hotel is less than 10 minutes from Montana State University Billings. Traveling with kids? Make time for ZooMontana, which features adorable red pandas, feisty wolverines, and majestic Siberian tigers.

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Zimmerman Park

6.08 mi / 9.78 km from the hotel
Hike along some of the famous Rimrocks of Billings and enjoy views of the city at this scenic park. Mountain biking, cross-country skiing, and camping are just a few of the many things to do.

Pictograph Cave State Park

5.02 mi / 8.08 km from the hotel
Visit this National Historic Landmark to see over 100 cave paintings created by prehistoric hunters. This 23-acre park offers picnic facilities, a visitor center, and a short trail with interpretive displays.

Custer Battlefield Museum

56.16 mi / 90.38 km from the hotel
This museum is home to artifacts from the Battle of Little Bighorn and offers a glimpse into the lives of Plains Indians, frontier families, and 19th-century soldiers.

Dehler Park

1.86 mi / 2.99 km from the hotel
If you love baseball and beer, check the schedule to see if the Billings Mustangs are playing while you’re in town. An affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, the Mustangs share the park with the Montana State University Billings Yellowjackets.

Downtown Billings

2.01 mi / 3.24 km from the hotel
Head downtown to explore an array of microbreweries, historic buildings, and restaurants. If you’re here in the summer, stop by the Yellowstone Valley Farmers Market for some homemade goodies.


0.2 mi / 0.32 km from the hotel
From professional bull-riding championships and equestrian shows to concerts by big-name performers like Carrie Underwood and Def Leppard, MetraPark hosts events of all kinds.

Moss Mansion

2.46 mi / 3.96 km from the hotel
Built in 1903, this 28-room red-stone mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit to see a variety of original fixtures and furnishings, including a vintage intercom system.

Pompeys Pillar

26.3 mi / 42.33 km from the hotel
See where the famed explorer William Clark carved his name into the rock at Pompeys Pillar. The carving is considered the last physical piece of evidence on the trail of the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Western Heritage Center

2.05 mi / 3.3 km from the hotel
This former Smithsonian-affiliate museum features more than 17,000 square feet dedicated to artifacts, photos, and other memorabilia that reflect the culture and history of the American West.

Yellowstone Art Museum

1.93 mi / 3.11 km from the hotel
Admire the collections of art from the Rocky Mountains and Northern Plains regions at Yellowstone Art Museum. Don’t miss the Visible Vault, where you can watch the behind-the-scenes work of restoring and preparing art for display.


8.41 mi / 13.54 km from the hotel
The only zoo and botanical park in the state, ZooMontana has a diverse collection of native wildlife, such as wolves, lynxes, and grizzly bears. You can also find animals from all over the world, including tigers and red pandas.