7 days in Southeast Montana Itinerary

7 days in Southeast Montana Itinerary

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7 days in Southeast Montana Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Billings
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Crow Agency
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Columbia Falls
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h
End: New York City

3
nights
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. When in Billings, make a side trip to see Pompeys Pillar National Monument in Pompeys Pillar, approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, walk around Riverfront Park, do a tasting at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery, and explore the striking landscape at The Rimrocks.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Billings trip maker site .

New York City to Billings is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Billings, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Billings when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Crow Agency.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Pompeys Pillar National Monument
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Pictograph Cave State Park ©
Pictograph Cave State Park
Horseback Riding Tours
Moss Mansion ©
Moss Mansion

1
night
Crow Agency

Crow Agency ©
Crow Agency is a census-designated place (CDP) in Big Horn County, Montana, United States and is near the actual location for the Little Bighorn National Monument and re-enactment produced by the Real Bird family known as Battle of the Little Bighorn Reenactment. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the history at Custer Battlefield Museum, then take in the history at Custer Battlefield Trading Post & Cafe, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Little Bighorn Battlefield.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Crow Agency trip maker app .

You can drive from Billings to Crow Agency in an hour. In July, Crow Agency is cooler than Billings - with highs of 8°F and lows of 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Columbia Falls.

Things to do in Crow Agency

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Custer Battlefield Museum
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Little Bighorn Battlefield ©
Little Bighorn Battlefield
Custer Battlefield Museum ©
Custer Battlefield Museum

1
night
Columbia Falls

Columbia Falls ©
Columbia Falls might serve as the gateway to Glacier National Park, but it's much more than just a place to lay your head.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Lone Pine State Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Matthew's Church, then steep yourself in history at Conrad Mansion, and finally admire all the interesting features of Montana Vortex and House of Mystery.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Columbia Falls itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Crow Agency to Columbia Falls takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, Columbia Falls is much hotter than Crow Agency - with highs of 85°F and lows of 49°F. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Columbia Falls

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kalispell
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Lone Pine State Park ©
Lone Pine State Park
Montana Vortex and House of Mystery ©
Conrad Mansion ©
Conrad Mansion