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COVID-19 Disclaimer

Hello patient travelers. We understand that during the current COVID-19 pandemic, 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 continue to improve, and our lives will return to normal. We hope this blog content inspires you to want to experience Bozeman. As things continue to improve and open back up, we hope that you will consider visiting our little slice of heaven here in Bozeman, Montana. If you do plan to visit this summer please take all necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 


 

Story Mill Community Park

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jul 21, 2020 7:15:00 AM

 

Bozeman's newest gem, Story Mill Community Park, is quickly becoming a local favorite. The 60 acres adjoining the historic Story Mill have been revitalized into a vibrant community space complete with almost a mile of restored river frontage along the East Gallatin River and 15 acres of wetlands for birds and wildlife. And talk about the views— the park has a stunning backdrop of the Bridger Mountain Range.

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Tags: Insider, Relaxing, For Kids, The Arts, News, Bozeman, Family Fun

Places to Stay Near Yellowstone National Park

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jul 7, 2020 10:15:00 AM

 

There’s a way to do Yellowstone, and there’s a way to do Yellowstone. The towns surrounding America’s First National Park are more than just charming, they’re endearing. Surrounded by breathtaking mountain ranges, clear streams, friendly locals, each of these towns offers a myriad of opportunities for fun. Our recommendation is to make Bozeman your home base, but add a night or two in one of these nearby towns and delve into the Montana experience. All of these towns are accessible in the winter and summer.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Getting to Bozeman, Bozeman, Family Fun, soak up nature

Rainy Day Fun with Kids

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jun 9, 2020 9:15:00 AM

While we all agree that Bozeman's real magic lies in the great outdoors, there's no need to fret over an occasional rainy day. The town is full of fun things to do with the littles inside—from educational to artistic to flat out energy expending. (ProTip: End the day at one of our delicious ice cream shops!)

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Tags: Montana State University, For Kids, Bozeman, Family Fun, spring activities

Things to do in Bozeman with Kids

Posted by Kali Gillette on May 28, 2020 11:30:00 AM

Full of young families, Bozeman has no shortage of fun things to do with kids, both inside and out! We know how hard it can be to keep the littles entertained, so we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite spots to fill in the time in between your big adventures.

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Tags: For Kids, Bozeman, Family Fun

Wildlife to Watch in Yellowstone National Park

Posted by Kali Gillette on May 26, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Spring is here, and needless to say so is the need to get some fresh air, exercise, and peace of mind. Wildlife watching in Yellowstone is superb in the spring, with baby animals playfully bounding around, their mamas happy that the long winter has ended. As the park continues to open up and we continue the COVID recovery, we want to whet your appetite for the animals that you will still be able to see as you visit, even if it's not in March or April as initially planned.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Summer, Sightseeing, Spring, Family Fun, Conservation, Backcountry

48 Hours of Fun — A Weekend Trip Itinerary for Your Visit to Bozeman

Posted by Visit Bozeman on May 21, 2020 12:45:00 PM

 

It might not seem like enough time—only 48 hours in Bozeman? People spend a lifetime here and don't have a chance to experience everything the region and town have to offer. But you would be surprised how much you can fit in during a two-day trip to the BZN. Here's how to spend a weekend in Bozeman.

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Tags: Breweries, Getting to Bozeman, Dining, Day Trips, Travel, Bozeman, Family Fun, spring activities

Ghost Town Tours Near Bozeman

Posted by Visit Bozeman on May 19, 2020 2:45:00 PM

 

Montana’s long and storied past makes it a must-visit for history buffs of all types, especially if you love to get hands-on with history in a ghost town. Whether you’re drawn to the long history of Native Americans in the area, Wild West tales of highwaymen and vigilantes, or the hardscrabble lives of miners and farmers eking out a living from the land, you can learn more while you explore. As you travel through Bozeman, there are plenty of ghost towns worth a stop. Here are some of our favorites.

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Tags: Sightseeing, Day Trips, Bozeman, Family Fun, spring activities

Recreate responsibly; Tips for staying safe in the backcountry!

Posted by Kali Gillette on May 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Summer in Montana is divine. As soon as the snow melts, locals start running fast and furiously, soaking up as much sun as possible. Standing at the top of a towering peak is a fantastic feeling, and the rivers provide a fertile playground for fishing and boating. However, for all its grandeur, the wilderness is also a dangerous place, and proper preparation is essential. Search and rescue professionals define backcountry as anywhere they can’t drive an ambulance, and around Bozeman, that’s a lot of places! It doesn’t take much to plan, and it’s well worth the effort.

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Tags: Travel, Family Fun, soak up nature, spring activities, Conservation, Backcountry

Things to Do in Bozeman in the Spring, Part 2

Posted by Visit Bozeman on May 12, 2020 12:45:00 PM

Bozeman is a mountain playground in any season, but spring brings the beauty of change, new life, and reawakening nature, not to mention trail adventures and a thawing backcountry getting primed for summer. Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Bozeman during springtime.

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Tags: Events, Shopping, Sightseeing, Day Trips, Relaxing, Health & Fitness, Bozeman, Family Fun, spring activities

Things to Do in Bozeman When You’re Here for a Wedding

Posted by Visit Bozeman on May 5, 2020 4:45:00 PM

 

Visitors who come in for a romantic Bozeman wedding may find they unexpectedly fall in love with the town. With so much to do, you can make the most out of even a quick trip. You don't even need to bring all your gear, to maximize outdoor fun. Here are a few things to do in Bozeman when you're here for a wedding.

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Tags: Day Trips, Weddings, Travel, Bozeman, Family Fun, Hot Springs