History is everywhere in Montana. Even before Montana became a state in 1889, there was a historical society. This dedication to preserving and interpreting history lives on today, from local history museums to National Battlefields and Landmarks.
Learn more about Montana’s rich Native American heritage and cowboy culture on this four-day drive through Little Bighorn Country. The history-packed route crosses Indian nations, the state’s biggest city, and the path taken by the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery expedition.
This history-packed trip starts in Billings and travels across Southeast Montana to showcase some of the best Native American warrior history of the Great Plains. Hear tales of tribal war chiefs, see historic battlefields and explore ancient indigenous art.
"Last month we had a chance to visit Billings, Montana. It was our first time in Billings, and we were really impressed by the vibrant scene. From breweries, tasty food, interesting history, and a great trail system, everything that Billings offered really caught us by surprise."