Big sky country

Billings, Montana — the gateway to America’s western heritage, where rolling wagons carried early settlers, where the Iron Horse forged a solid passage for railroad barons, and cattle ranchers roped strays in the swirling dust of the open plains.

Billings, Montana — where Indian bead-work and hand-made cowboy hats are found side by side with the latest big city fashions. Where legends abound of Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, Teddy Roosevelt, George Armstrong Custer and Calamaity Jane.

Billings, Montana — the 24-page vacation guide, with information on Yellowstone National Park, Little Bighorn Battlefield and Pompeys Pillar, as well as a calendar of major events. Call 800-735-2635.