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Things to do in Downtown Billings

Billings is home to historic architecture, fine dining, outdoor experiences, shops, and the arts.  You may want to take an extra day while you’re here, just for fun!

Take a hike on the Rims and enjoy the view! Bring your scooter! Explore new trails!

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Celebrate art with free admission at the world class Yellowstone Art Museum (401 N. 27th Street)


Celebrating Billings Public Library! National design award winner celebrating its 10th anniversary 

(510 N. Broadway)


See a movie at Art House Cinema and Pub (109 N. 30th Street) Beautifully remodeled, 4 screens and pub

and the Historic Babcock Theater (2810 1/2 2nd Ave N)


Play live poker and sing karaoke at the venerable Crystal Bar and Lounge (101 N. 28th St.)


Try the Burger Dive’s national award winning Huckleberry Burger (114 N. 27th St.)


Buy a real, custom cowboy hat at Rand’s (2205 1st Ave. N)


Eat French pastries at Le Macaron (112 N. Broadway)

or taste Veronika’s James Beard award-winning (2023) European pastries (2513 Montana Avenue)


Don’t miss Montana’s foremost kitchen and cooking store Zest (Kitchen + Cookware) (110 N. 29th St)


Explore Billings Historic Montana Avenue - Just steps from The Northern Hotel




Pubs and Distilleries


Great Food within walking distance of the Northern Hotel


PLUS: More eateries listed on Montana Avenue (above)



Lil’ Market Groceries open Weekdays at 7:30 am (207 N. Broadway)





  • Aspinwall Mountainwear (103 N. Broadway)

  • Cricket Clothing Company (2814 Second Avenue North)

  • Desmond’s, The Store for Men (2819 Second Avenue North)

  • Global Village (nonprofit, fair trade) (2815 Second Avenue North)

  • Gypsy Wind (202 N. 29th Street)

  • Montana Dress Company and Boutique (2814 Second Ave North)

  • Paris Montana Mercantile (120 N. Broadway)

Visit other great attractions in the region while you’re here!


Award Winners


  •  Veronika’s European Pastries:  James Beard 2023 “Restaurants and Chefs Award: Outstanding Pastry Chef or Baker” 

  • The Burger Dive:  The “I’m Your Huckleberry” Burger is our most recent award winner, taking home the Burger Champion award at the World Food Championship, as well as the qualifying Zoofari competition in Billings Montana in September 2016. It’s a 1/3d pound Angus burger covered with Brad’s new Huckleberry Hatch chili barbecue sauce, bacon, goat cheese, roasted red pepper mayo, arugula and served on a Grains of Montana bun.

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