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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 improve, and our lives will return to normal. We hope this blog content inspires you to want to experience Bozeman. As things 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 please take all necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 including wearing a mask and social distancing at 6 ft apart.  


 

The Nation’s Top Winter Destination Is Easier to Get to From Nashville

Posted by Kali Gillette on Nov 17, 2020 9:30:00 AM

 

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Tags: Insider, Yellowstone National Park, Winter, Getting to Bozeman, Skiing, News

Top Secret Tree Skiing Stashes at Bridger Bowl and Big Sky

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Nov 12, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Great tree skiing runs can be hard to find, especially if you are only exploring a mountain for a few days. Tree spacing, steepness, and snow depth are a few factors that make some tree runs better than others. If the trees are too close together then you have to keep your speed down to be able to make your turns. If the slope is too steep it makes it difficult to control your speed or if it isn't steep enough you find yourself sinking in deeper snow. Riding with someone who is familiar with the mountain is always preferred to help you find your way around, but if you are on vacation, that it can be difficult to find locals to show you around. So we've put together a list of some of our favorite tree runs at Bridger Bowl and Big Sky. Next time you are spending a day at either ski area, be sure to check these runs out. We hope we aren't giving away too many secrets so leave some powder for us.

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Tags: Insider, Winter, Skiing, Bozeman

Uniquely Restored Hotels in Gallatin Valley

Posted by Kali Gillette on Nov 10, 2020 11:00:00 AM

 

Bozeman's architecture is described as "A fine mix of art deco, Italiante and Mission Revival—lorded over by a healthy dose of kitsch," by the Downtown Bozeman Historic Walking Tour. Which, if you have a little time to spare, is a beautiful way to get acquainted with the town. In the past few years, the hotel scene has taken on a new life, and the result is accommodations that are as comfortable as they are cool.

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Tags: Insider, Getting to Bozeman, Relaxing, Historic Bozeman

Crosscut Mountain Sports Center; A Community Vision

Posted by Kali Gillette on Nov 5, 2020 9:30:00 AM

 

When members of the Bozeman community put their minds to something, good things happen. Crosscut Mountain Sports Center is one of those things. A few years ago, this community non-profit raised $8 million to secure the properties of Bohart Ranch Cross Country Ski Center and the defunct Crosscut Ranch, both Nordic ski venues. This purchase effectively saved the land from development and ensured access to this pristine recreation for generations to come.

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Tags: Insider, Winter, Day Trips, Family Fun, soak up nature, nordic skiing, Snowshoeing, Conservation

Day Trips That Maximize Your Fall Adventure in Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Nov 3, 2020 11:00:00 AM

 

You can easily spend a week in Bozeman doing something new each day. But if you’re looking to see some diverse scenery, you can easily get to other parts of southwest Montana in just a short day trip from Bozeman as well. Fall is a beautiful season to explore southwest Montana, with fewer crowds and the aspens showing off their bright yellow leaves.

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Tags: Insider, Fall, Day Trips, Family Fun, soak up nature

Ranking The 14 Best Hot Springs in Montana

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Sep 24, 2020 12:00:00 PM

 

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.

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Tags: Insider, Relaxing, Health & Fitness

What You Need to Know About Museums in Bozeman

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Sep 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM

One of the enjoyable things to do while you are visiting a new place, is to check out the local museums. Bozeman is a great example. Bozeman is home to a handful of exceptional museums that will entertain and educate you on everything from dinosaurs to local history to computers. So take a walk through time as you explore some of Bozeman's most popular destinations. Here is our breakdown on what you need to know about museums in Bozeman
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Tags: Insider, Fall, Winter, Summer, For Kids, Culture, The Arts, Spring, Travel

Yellowstone Wildlife In The Fall

Posted by Kali Gillette on Aug 18, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Serious wildlife watchers consider autumn one of the most exciting times in Yellowstone National Park. Activity increases as animals prepare for winter and for some, mating season begins bringing with it some interesting mating rituals. Many species start moving to lower elevations as the temperatures cool. Not to mention, the fall colors are amazing; a perfect backdrop for the photographers out there. Wildlife can be found throughout the park, but the Northern Range, from Gardiner to Cooke City is considered the best areas for wildlife watching. It’s also the only road that stays open year round. There are 67 species of mammals in the park; we’ve listed the most prevalent, but keep your eyes open, you may come across others such as pronghorn, beavers, deer and maybe even the elusive cougar. 

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Tags: Insider, Yellowstone National Park, Fall, Day Trips, For Kids, Travel

Bozeman’s Socially Distanced Sweet Pea Festival

Posted by Kali Gillette on Aug 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Bozeman's Sweet Pea Festival is arguably one of the highlights of everyone's summer. The annual celebration draws family and friends together to celebrate art, music, theater, food, and entertainment. This will be the festival's 43rd year, and while it will look a bit different, the creative minds behind it have found a way to make it happen at a safe distance. Sans the parade, the fun run, and the Bite of Bozeman, many of the festivities are still taking place in a modified form.

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Tags: Insider, Events, Summer, Shopping, Culture, The Arts, Bozeman, Family Fun

15 Interesting Yellowstone National Park Facts You Didn't Know

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jul 23, 2020 9:45:00 AM

 

When it comes to Yellowstone National Park, most people think of wide open spaces, geysers and wildlife, which is both accurate and awesome. But if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find an amazing ecosystem and a rich history found only in this park. Stop by one of the many museums in and around Yellowstone for more information, but for now, here are 15 Yellowstone National Park facts to whet your appetite.

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Tags: Insider, Yellowstone National Park