With a population of just over 1,000, and located peacefully in Southwest Missouri, Billings, MO is a quaint little town among many. Nestled in Christian County between Republic and Marionville, Billings offers that small town charm with all the benefits that come with city life.
If you are planning a trip to the area, looking for more to explore around your town, or thinking of moving, Affordable Family Storage encourages you to consider these stops in Billings, Missouri.
A couple restaurants in Billings and the surrounding areas are definitely noteworthy. Gold Star Family Restaurant is located in the heart of the town and just off the main road. If you are driving through Billings, be sure to stop here for fresh home cooking and wholesome American food. Also, breakfast is served all day.
Rocco’s Italian Kitchen is another great eat near Billings, MO. Actually located in Republic and just 3 minutes away from Affordable Family Storage, Rocco’s Italian Kitchen is a family restaurant with a history and some recipes that originated in Sicily! There are a few other restaurant locations in the U.S., but Rocco himself still resides here in Southwest Missouri while his son, John, manages the restaurant.
After you’ve had a bite to eat, it’s time to explore. Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield is a great place to start that offers visitors a rich American history, and it’s just 13 minutes outside of town or 10 minutes from our Affordable Family Storage facility. Take the 5-mile self-guided paved tour to learn more about the West’s first major battle in the Civil War - the Battle of Wilson’s Creek. This park is known to be one of three of the most well-preserved battlefields and offers interpretations of soldier life, including artillery demonstrations and time period clothing on Sundays through Labor Day.
Murphy’s Orchard is another nearby treasure you must experience. Located only 6 minutes from the heart of Billings, MO, this orchard produces blueberries, strawberries, peaches and apples that you can pick yourself. Or if you’d rather not, you can just buy fresh fruit by the basket! A family-owned business, Murphy’s Orchard has been providing fresh fruit and vegetables to the surrounding areas for over 30 years.
Bill’s Extreme Paintball and Tactical Laser Tag is our last stop on this must-experience Billings adventure. With a 5-acre paintball course and 2-hour tactical laser tag course packages, guests need to book time 2-3 weeks in advance if they want to play. There is no open playing here, only closed groups, and the age limit is 7 and up, so Bill’s Extreme Paintball and Tactical Laser Tag is a fun activity for the entire family.
If you are considering a move into Billings, MO, Affordable Family Storage encourages you to consider the many benefits a storage facility could offer you. Whether you need a large unit for a boat or vehicle or just a small space to store your personal items, Affordable Family Storage is here for you. Don’t spend too much time on the move, get out and experience everything Billings, MO has to offer!