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Everything You Need to Know About Traveling to Bozeman with Your Kids

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Feb 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Nestled in southwest Montana’s outdoor wonderland, Bozeman is the perfect destination for a family vacation. Whether you’re packing along the toddlers for a relaxed resort vacation and the kids’ first ski lessons or looking to spend a few nights under the Montana sky with adult children home from college, experience a vast array of outdoor, cultural, and dining opportunities for the entire family that helps make traveling to Bozeman with your kids a breeze!

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Tags: Winter, Skiing, Dining, For Kids, Culture, Travel

Ranking The 14 Best Hot Springs in Montana

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jan 16, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Let's face it. Everyone likes to relax and enjoy a hot spring from time to time and it's unknown to many that we have some of the best hot springs in Montana.

When you think soaking, a few typical hot springs benefits usually come to mind. However, there are recent studies that suggest there might be new surprising benefits of hot springs and mineral baths. One study even showed that a hot mineral bath may have similar health benefits to exercise!

Whether you are looking to relax and recover after a hard day of activities, looking to spend time with your family or friends, or even just looking for new adventures to experience, a visit to any one of the top 14 best hot springs in Montana will be sure to please.

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Tags: Insider, Relaxing, For Kids, Health & Fitness

A Guide to Sledding Around Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Dec 11, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you’re looking for some old-fashioned winter fun for the whole family to enjoy, you’re in luck! Bozeman has some great sledding hills, both in town and close-by. Inexpensive sleds are available at larger retailers or stop by one of the local tire shops for an inner tube. Then end the day with some hot cocoa or winter libations at one of Bozeman’s cozy restaurants. For a real treat, stop by La Chatelaine Chocolate Co. for a rich cup of chocolate deliciousness. If this all sounds great so far, keep reading for a complete guide to sledding around Bozeman!

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Tags: Insider, Winter, For Kids

10 Easy & Fun Things to Do in Bozeman's Outdoors for the Whole Family

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Nov 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM

You’ll find lots of family-friendly hikes around Bozeman. Visit Bozeman

Bozeman is surrounded by nature, bracketed by the Gallatin and Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forests and a short drive from Yellowstone National Park. It’s no surprise that most families in southwestern Montana spend a significant amount of time outdoors in all four seasons of the year. From summertime fly-fishing and hiking to wintertime skiing and snowshoeing, this outdoor community offers adventure for all ages. Here are a few local favorites:

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Fly Fishing, Skiing, Day Trips, Hiking, For Kids

Bridger Bowl: Family Friendly and Kid Approved

Posted by Kali Gillette on Nov 23, 2017 8:30:00 AM


Photo Credit: Bridger Bowl
Bridger Bowl has a well-deserved reputation for extreme skiing, but this wildly successful community ski area has just taken the family ski experience to a whole new level. We guarantee, the kids will approve!
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Tags: Winter, Skiing, For Kids

The Top 32 Best Local Parks in Bozeman

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jun 13, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Many summer days in Bozeman can turn quickly into that of a fairy tale - big blue skies, a slight breeze through the air, and birds chirping their musical notes. Days like these put a heavy burden on individuals to stop whatever they are doing to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of a local park.

Luckily enough, Bozeman does not a have lack of local parks. The Bozeman Parks Department is responsible for the development and maintenance of 42 public parks and 52 miles of trails which are managed either by themselves or their local partners including the Sunrise Rotary Club, Breakfast Optimists Club, and Gallatin Valley Land Trust to name a few.

Whether you're looking for a beach, baseball/softball fields, basketball courts, dog parks, large multi-use fields, picnic tables either sheltered or unsheltered, playgrounds, soccer fields, swimming pools, tennis courts, volleyball courts, or trails, a park in Bozeman will have it.

While some parks in Bozeman can be either neighborhood specific or private, the following comprehensive list of parks is free for anyone to enjoy.

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Tags: Insider, Summer, Relaxing, For Kids, Spring

Planning the Perfect Family Vacation to Bozeman

Posted by Visit Bozeman on May 25, 2017 9:24:00 AM

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. 

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Tags: Summer, Getting to Bozeman, Dining, For Kids, Lodging

10 Things To Do In Bozeman When It's Raining

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Apr 4, 2017 9:02:00 AM

We get it, you came to Bozeman to enjoy the outdoors. You were so excited to hike, fish, mountain bike, rock climb, whitewater raft, and explore, but it's raining. Though rainy days in Bozeman aren't the regular, with over 300 days of sunshine, they do happen. When they do, it can be a challenge to find things to do in Bozeman. We've put together a list of ideas, activities, and places to visit to keep you busy when the sun isn't shining. Enjoy!

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Tags: Breweries, Events, Rock Climbing, Shopping, Relaxing, For Kids, Culture, The Arts, Spring

9 Things to Do With Your Kids in Bozeman Montana This Winter

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Dec 1, 2016 9:28:00 AM

Vacations with kids are a great way to build lasting memories. Who doesn't look back on a trip from their childhood and remember just how fun it was to explore a new place and try new things. However, creating a vacation for your family can be challenging to find activities that your children can partake in. Fortunately, Bozeman is one big playground and there is plenty for kids to do, even in the winter. Outdoor activities are all around and there are even some really fun things to do in town, if you'd rather stay warm. There is something for everyone, so here are 8 things to do with your kids in Bozeman Montana this winter. 

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Tags: Winter, For Kids

Welcome to Bozeman

Your Guide To Bozeman, Montana and the Surrounding Area

This blog offers a variety of content to help you plan your visit to Bozeman and the Yellowstone area. Get inspired to hit the slopes, cast your fly rod, or just take a stroll down Main Street. There are a lot of reasons to love Bozeman, and we want to share them all with you. 

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