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COVID-19 Disclaimer

Hello patient travelers. We understand that with the current COVID-19 pandemic, now is not a safe time to travel and that your personal health and safety, as well as the health and safety of our community, is everyone's top priority. We are hopeful that this pandemic will soon end, and our lives will return to normal. In the meantime, we are providing you this blog content to help inspire you for the future and share some hope. At the end of the day, we can all use a little hope during this dark time. When it is safe to travel, for you and the people of our community, we hope that you will consider visiting our little slice of heaven here in Bozeman, Montana. Until that time, get inspired, dream about visiting Montana, but most importantly, stay safe and healthy!


 

Best Distilleries in Bozeman, Montana

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Apr 30, 2020 4:45:00 PM

 

Let’s raise a glass to locally distilled spirits! These Bozeman favorites for a little bit of firewater are must-stops for anyone who loves a good cocktail—especially if it’s infused with Big Sky flavor. We want to thank Bozeman Spirits, Wildrye, and Dry Hills, especially for helping while we have been sheltering and low on key things to keep us safe. All three of these local greats have stepped up during COVID to make hand sanitizer that you can buy directly from them. In lieu of the uptick in demand, you can sanitize local and get a genuine Montana product. 

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Tags: Rock Climbing, Camping, Fly Fishing, Hiking

5 Things to do in Hyalite Recreation Area For Every Activity Level

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Apr 2, 2020 9:45:00 PM

There's a reason why Hyalite Recreation Area is one of the most popular summer attractions in Bozeman. Whether you plan to spend an hour relaxing, a day adventuring, or a week camping, it really has it all. From the large body of water to the numerous trails and everything in between, locals and visitors get a complete outdoor experience. Here is a list of five things to do in Hyalite Recreation Area for every activity level.

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Tags: Rock Climbing, Camping, Fly Fishing, Hiking

Things to Do in Bozeman in the Summer

Posted by Kali Gillette on Mar 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Bozeman is remarkable at any time of year, but summer is truly something else. One of the most significant advantages is its proximity. Centrally located amidst some of the most breathtaking mountains and rivers in the lower-48, you can be out exploring by day and home for an evening on the town by night. The city itself, the fastest-growing micropolitan in the U.S., is full of things to do so that you can round out your trip with a mix of both relaxing activities and exciting outdoor adventure.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Camping, Summer, Getting to Bozeman, Fly Fishing, Sightseeing, Day Trips, Hiking

Pledge for the Wild: 10 Tips for Winter Backcountry Play

Posted by Kali Gillette on Oct 30, 2019 5:30:00 PM

Winter backcountry play is truly exceptional. Mountaineers can’t wait to get out and experience both the solitude and the grandeur— the stillness alone is spectacular. The mountains and forests take on a magical feeling under their blanket of twinkling snow, and the skies can become a deep shade of periwinkle blue. However, winter also commands an additional level of respect; Mother Nature is not to be reckoned with. Whether you’re an experienced mountaineer, or just learning the ropes, we’ve put together some top-of-mind tips for playing in the backcountry.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Winter, Camping, Skiing, Day Trips, Hiking, Travel, Bozeman, nordic skiing, Snowshoeing, Conservation, Backcountry

Montana Is For The Bears

Posted by Kali Gillette on Aug 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

“Bears are supposed to avoid people, not run around stealing their food!”- Yogi Bear

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Camping, Hiking, Bear Spray

Sleep Under The Stars: Where To Pitch A Tent In Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Aug 4, 2018 8:00:00 AM

The night sky in Bozeman is incredible. Full of stars and without city lights, the dark skies bring a spectacular show of nature and camping is the best way to experience it. The days are equally impressive with 360-degree views, hiking, fishing, swimming and fields of wildflowers to enjoy. We recommend keeping it simple. Pitch a tent, pack some s’mores and get ready to relax! 

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Tags: Insider, Camping

The Perfect Retreat; Camping at Hyalite

Posted by Kali Gillette on Aug 2, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Tucked up just outside of Bozeman, Hyalite Canyon is a “not so secret” gem for outdoor lovers. It’s no wonder, the area is packed with things to do and there’s not a bad view in the area. Fair warning, plan ahead because these spots can fill up fast! 

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Tags: Insider, Camping

10 Popular Bozeman Cabin Rentals To Die For

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jun 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

The mountains of Montana have a unique allure. People are drawn to the views, the quiet, the stars and the smells— with good reason. Stepping out of the bustle of everyday life, the tempo slows, time loses its importance, and you can truly unwind. Days can be spent hiking, fishing or reading and the stargazing will keep you up late into the night.

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Tags: Insider, Fall, Winter, Camping, Summer, Sightseeing, Day Trips, Lodging, Spring

Great Spots to Go Camping Near Bozeman

Posted by Visit Bozeman on May 30, 2017 10:02:00 AM

One of the beautiful things about Bozeman is the proximity between town and nature. In other words, camping near Bozeman is pretty darn easy. Whether your preferred shelter is roughing it in a tent or enjoying the comforts of an RV, there are plenty of choices.

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Tags: Camping, Summer

Backpacking in Yellowstone National Park

Posted by Visit Bozeman on May 2, 2017 9:40:00 AM

Yellowstone National Park spans over 2 million acres. To give you perspective, that makes it bigger than Rhode Island and Delaware combined. While the park is accessible to everyone, it’s hard to see more than a fraction of the country from the road or nearby trails. Full of wildlife, geysers, majestic peaks, 14 rivers and nearly 200 creeks, Yellowstone is an outdoor wonderland.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Camping, Summer, Hiking, Spring