Wintertime in Bozeman is a wonderland with two world-class ski resorts. (Andrew) Sebrell
“In 1947 it was a working man’s bar; the place you went to have a drink with the boys after work,” explains Tony Kaber, General Manager of the Rockin R Bar, aka “The R Bar,” the name derived from a local brand. In 1978 the establishment sold to one of the now current owners who kept the same feel and clientele, but it soon became a favorite haunt of college students as well. Showing their appreciation, the bar hosted a Friday afternoon club,” Kaber says, “from 4pm-6pm we offered 25 cent beers.”
Bozeman, Montana has become a huge vacation destination for people looking for an adventurous experience in the Rocky Mountains. Whether you are planning a visit in the colder months or warmer months, there is something for everyone. You may have seen the logo or a hashtag or even one of our blogs out there on social media and wondered what exactly does "Only In Bozeman" mean. In Bozeman, you can do it all. You can have these unique recreational experiences in the mountains surrounding Bozeman and still be back in town for dinner at a great restaurant and the other comforts you expect when you travel to urban destinations. All of this is available, "Only in Bozeman." Here are some of the things that make Bozeman unique and why it should be on your bucket list for travel.
There is no doubt that Bozeman is a great destination for families. It's a place where you can let the kids run free, enjoy the scenery and experiences in the mountains, without giving up some of those comforts you expect in a vacation or battling city crowds. It's a place where you can learn about dinosaurs in the morning and catch trout in the evening. It's a place where you can disconnect from the daily grind and reconnect with your family. Isn't that what family vacations are all about? If you are looking for a spot to visit this summer, here are a few tips to help you plan the perfect family vacation to Bozeman.
When the sun is shining, it's usually a no-brainer to opt for the outdoor seating. Bozeman's outdoor culture extends heavily into the restaurant scene through their many outdoor patios. Take a look at some of the unique options for patio dining in Bozeman, MT.
As they say, there’s nothing so certain as change, and as with most mountain towns in the west, change has altered the original landscape. While that trend is no different here, downtown Bozeman has done a great job of mixing its authentic western charm with a contemporary culture giving it both an upbeat vibe and a down home feel.
Whether it be for the outdoors, a bachelor party or just a fun getaway, a trip to Bozeman, MT is a great town for a guys' tour. With so much to do, planning and selecting your activities can be the most difficult part - there is a lot you will do with a short amount of time. Don't stress, we have a list of activities that will leave you and your buddies with great stories after your guys trip to Bozeman, MT.
Remember when travel was simple…and then it wasn’t? Good news; when the kiddos leave the nest, travel can be simple again! Bozeman is beautiful in the spring, weather changes from blue skies to spring showers and back again, making for some beautiful greenery and amazing scents. Restaurant patios open, sunsets happen later and people start spending more time outdoors. It’s also the calm before the summer starts—a relaxing time to visit. The best part? You’re calling the shots! If you still need a bit of prompting to visit Bozeman, here are a few more reasons.
It’s true, girls do love to have fun and Bozeman is the perfect place to combine outdoor adventure with a little rest and relaxation. Choose to dine at our fabulous local restaurants or get outside and explore the mountains. Build your trip around some of our suggestions based on the number of days you'll visit--or try them all! You won't be disappointed. Here are a few ideas for a girls night or weekend away in Bozeman, Montana.
Experts say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, we say it’s the most delicious. The relaxed attitude that Bozeman is known for extends into it’s eateries, don’t wait for the weekend, you’ll find people leisurely enjoying breakfast dining every day of the week. Check out a few of our favorite spots for the best breakfast in Bozeman.