If you go to the US state of Montana, don’t miss these sights in Billings:
The Billings Symphony Society
The very first concert of The Billings Symphony Society was in 1951, and ever since then they have had a mission to enhance the area’s quality of life through musical entertainment. It’s the only symphonic orchestra and chorale group to serve more than 400,000 people in south central Montana and the northeastern Wyoming.
Custer Battlefield Museum
The Custer Battlefield Museum has artifacts from the battle at Little Bighorn related to General Custer and the 7th Cavalry, as well as the Indian natives Crazy Horse, and Sitting Bull. There are many photos, plus a lock of hair from Custer and his revolver, a war bonnet from Little Wolf, and various knives, war clubs, vintage clothing, paintings and cavalry spurs.
Montana Pro Rodeo Hall and Wall of Fame
This is a perpetual memorial to the professional cowboys and cowgirls in Montana who ride in rodeos. There is a memorial wall with names of rodeo champions, a huge bronze statue of Mortensen, a six time World Champion riding Tee Box, a bronco horse. It’s free to visit this memorial.
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
Established in 1966 by an act of Congress, the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area has lots to offer, including the beauty of its forest, canyons, mountains, desert, lakes, and wetlands.
Another place to see wildlife is ZooMontana, a more than 70 acre zoo with animals like grey wolves, red pandas, sika deer, grizzly bears, Bighorn sheep, wolverines, and more.
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park was established in 1872 as America’s first national park. Part of it is in Montana, and it continues into Wyoming and Idaho. Wildlife like grizzly bears, wolves, elk and bison live there and it’s also home to the famous Old Faithful geyser.