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Top 10 Mountain Biking Trails in Bozeman

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

When  the ski lifts stop turning, outdoor junkies start tuning up their mountain bikes and waiting for the trails to dry out. Surrounded by six mountain ranges, beginning to advanced riders can find adventure in every direction. The rides listed below are all relatively short, but if you’re feeling aggressive enough to carry gear, some have Forest Service Cabins, (reserve early, they are popular!) We’ve provided some general information, but always check a detailed map and trail conditions before heading out, weather changes quickly in Montana!

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Tags: Insider, Summer, Day Trips, Health & Fitness, Travel, Biking, Bozeman, spring activities, Big Sky

Planning the Perfect Wellness Getaway

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jun 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Sometimes, getting out of your usual routine is the best way to jumpstart a wellness program, and what better way than to plant yourself in beautiful surroundings? Here are a few ideas to get you started, but keep in mind, Bozeman takes healthy living seriously. Spend some time exploring your options, you’ll be sure to find a good fit!

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Tags: Insider, Relaxing, Health & Fitness, Recovery, Hot Springs, spring activities

Making A Day Of It: Snowshoeing In Yellowstone National Park

Posted by Kali Gillette on Feb 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Yellowstone National Park is just a stone’s throw from Bozeman, and seeing it in its winter glory is something special. Snowshoeing is one of the most intimate ways of experiencing the natural beauty, and it’s an easy activity for any age and ability.

The options are plentiful; you can plan an excursion for any duration and skill level. All trails and roads are open to snowshoeing; however, if you are on a ski trail, snowshoers are required to walk alongside the trail to keep the ski tracks in order.

We’ve created a couple of itinerary options with one short and one long, but don’t be afraid to get out and make tracks on your own!

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Tags: Insider, Yellowstone National Park, Winter, Sightseeing, Day Trips, Health & Fitness, Travel

Snowshoeing Around Bozeman; A Beginner’s Guide

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jan 4, 2019 3:10:54 PM

Hiking season doesn’t end when the snow flies; some say it gets better. A fresh, white blanket of snow gives you a whole new perspective. The ground sparkles, the forest is quiet, the air is crisp and everything feels serene.

Snowshoeing is one of the best ways to experience this actual winter wonderland. If you’re new to the activity, no worries, we’ll get you started.

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Tags: Winter, Sightseeing, Hiking, Health & Fitness

Fall Runs Around Bozeman

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

Lace up your running shoes, fall is full of fun runs! The autumn weather in Bozeman is perfect for getting out with friends; the temperatures cool and the colors start to pop. It’s hard to beat this kind of race course! There are numerous runs to choose from, many which support local causes, and some simply to just get out and have some community fun! 

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Tags: Insider, Fall, Health & Fitness

8 Fine Dining Restaurants in Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Sep 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM

The culinary scene in Bozeman is nothing short of what you would find in larger cities. Fine dining, in particular, is full of diverse flavors, locally sourced food, and is prepared by amazing chefs who are happy to be living in a mountain town. In other words, “It’s happening.” 

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Tags: Insider, Dining, Nightlife, Health & Fitness, Travel

Hiking Triple Tree Trail In Bozeman, Montana

Posted by Kali Gillette on Sep 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Bozeman is known for being an outdoor mecca. Back in the 70’s, people began moving to the area for its mountaineering opportunities that lie in close proximity to town. A great example is Triple Tree Trail, where locals have historically hiked, biked and skied. 

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Tags: Insider, Sightseeing, Hiking, Health & Fitness

The 8 Best Peaks with Amazing Views Near Bozeman

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jul 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM

You have to do some serious climbing to reach Emigrant Peak, as you’ll gain more than 5,000 feet on this trip. Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development

Bozeman is a mountaineer’s hub. There’s a reason the town boasts a cadre of world-class mountain athletes and a mainstream community of peak-bagging outdoor-folk. Summertime bar talk often consists of sharing hiking beta and planning upcoming "goal" hikes, often driven by the simple question: What peak are you going after next?

Thanks to myriad options that suit a variety of skill levels, it’s quite possible for visitors to log a few peaks of their own. Here’s a variety of Bozeman-area classics with views that are worth the climb.

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Tags: Fall, Summer, Sightseeing, Hiking, Health & Fitness, Spring

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

The Traveling Yogi: Yoga classes in Bozeman

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Nov 21, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Yoga has become an important part of many people's lives, and not without reason. The physical, mental and emotional effects are both relaxing and energizing. Fortunately, Bozeman is full of experienced teachers, each bringing their own teaching style. Drop-in yoga classes in Bozeman are available, or if you have an extended stay, look into one of the packages. International teachers frequent the studios to put on workshops, and people come from around the region to attend. Watch the schedules, you might want to plan your vacation around one of these special events.

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Tags: Health & Fitness