10 days in Columbus & Billings Itinerary

10 days in Columbus & Billings Itinerary

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Billings
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Columbus

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Zipline and Kings Island. Get out of town with these interesting Columbus side-trips: Dayton (Dayton National Cemetery, National Museum of the US Air Force, &more), Clear Creek Metro Park (in Rockbridge) and Jet Pack Water Adventure (in Lancaster). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, get curious at Center of Science and Industry (COSI), indulge in some culinary diversions at Columbus Food Adventures, and browse the eclectic array of goods at North Market Farmer's Market.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Columbus trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Columbus. August in Columbus sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Billings.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Kings Island ©
Kings Island
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium ©
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

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Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Grand Escape Room and The Rimrocks. Get out of town with these interesting Billings side-trips: Crow Agency (Little Bighorn Battlefield & Custer Battlefield Trading Company) and Big Horn County Historical Museum (in Hardin). There's much more to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, take in the exciting artwork at Toucan Gallery, look for gifts at Scheels, and take in nature's colorful creations at DanWalt Gardens.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Billings online tour planner.

Getting from Columbus to Billings by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Columbus to Billings due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Columbus in August since evenings lows in Billings dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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ZooMontana ©
ZooMontana
The Grand Escape Room ©
The Grand Escape Room
Horseback Riding Tours

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