Best Places to Live

Billings, MT

Population: 108,134

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Why Billings is an Awesome Place to Live: Billings earned the #24 spot on Livability’s Top 100 Best Places to Live list for 2019, and is also listed as one of the best cities for beer lovers.

Easy Places to Get To From Billings: Yellowstone National Park, Custer Gallatin National Forest, Thunder Basin National Grassland, Bozeman, MT, Spearfish and Sturgis, SD.

Best Roadside Attraction Near Billings: Custer’s Last Stand — a must-stop for history buffs!

Our Favorite Road Trip Route: Billings to Bozeman with a stop at Montana Grizzly Encounter; a Grizzly Bear Rescue & Education Sanctuary, and snacks at Granny’s Gourmet Donuts in Bozeman. Bozeman to Helena with a detour to Boulder to visit Elkhorn Ghost Town, the remnants of an 1800s silver-mining town. Helena back to Billings with a stop at Canyon Ferry Lake for a bit of boating or fishing. 

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