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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. 


 

Fishing Reports in the Gallatin Valley

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jun 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM

We get it—fishing the Gallatin Valley can feel a little overwhelming. With winding river miles stretching off into the sunset, a vital and thriving community of anglers, and more rivers than many people know what to do with, it can be an intimidating place to cast. Fortunately, that very community of fish-fiends has put together plentiful resources for any angler, from first-cast to seasoned-pro. Here are a few of our favorite fishing reports from outfitters and outlets alike.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Summer, Fly Fishing, Day Trips, Travel, Bozeman, soak up nature

3 Easy Hikes in Yellowstone

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jun 23, 2020 12:45:00 PM

 

There are hundreds of miles of trail for hikers of all abilities in Yellowstone National Park. So you don’t need to lace up your boots and pick up your pack for a multi-day backpacking trip in order to take advantage of the trails. Here are three of the best easy hikes in Yellowstone National Park. 

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Summer, Sightseeing, Day Trips, Hiking, Travel, Bozeman, soak up nature

Road Trips to Bozeman

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jun 18, 2020 6:15:00 AM



When the open road calls, Bozeman is the perfect spot to follow its siren song. Whichever route you take, you’re bound to stumble upon the delightful and unexpected. But for the planners out there, we know you don’t want to leave everything to chance. Here are some of our favorite stops along the major road trip routes to Bozeman.

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Tags: Summer, Getting to Bozeman, Sightseeing, Day Trips, Travel, Bozeman, soak up nature, Conservation

Tips for Safe Travel During COVID-19 Recovery

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jun 16, 2020 10:45:00 AM

 

Travel has a whole new meaning these days. Venturing out of the house has never felt so good--even the kiddos are sick of their screens! Montanans took the shelter in place directive seriously, and as a result, the number of COVID-19 cases per capita is low. Unfortunately, the virus is still here, and as more people start moving around, the easier it can spread. That doesn't mean you shouldn't travel, but it is essential to take some safety precautions. So, without any further ado, here are our tips for when you Visit Bozeman, or wherever your adventures may take you.

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Tags: Summer, Getting to Bozeman, Sightseeing, News, Bozeman, Recovery, soak up nature

Copper City Trails Project

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jun 11, 2020 4:45:00 PM

 

Rent a bike and head for the hills—the hills at Copper City, that is. This area just west of Bozeman is a great spot to get going with the sport of mountain biking. With trails optimized for pedal power and miles of singletrack to explore, Copper City is worth the drive, especially since its prime location in the shadow of nearby mountains means it's one of the first places to dry out after the snow melts. 

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Tags: Summer, Travel, Biking, Bozeman, soak up nature, Conservation

5 Activities to do While Social Distancing

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jun 4, 2020 3:30:00 PM

One of the best things about Montana is there’s plenty of room to go around. When social distancing is a priority, Montanans are fortunate since most of our favorite activities fall under that umbrella. So keep a safe six feet of distance, and try out these five favorite outdoor fun options.

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Tags: Summer, Sightseeing, Hiking, Travel, Bozeman, Recovery, soak up nature, Ice Fishing

Things to Know While Visiting Bozeman During COVID-19 Recovery

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jun 2, 2020 4:35:00 PM

When COVID-19 hit Montana, residents took notice. Following the state directives for sheltering in place, Montanans hunkered down and kept their distance throughout the spring. Streets were silent, snow was still falling, and we were patient. It paid off, and today, Montana enjoys the lowest number of cases per capita in the nation. We also have plenty of room to roam, which has made life somewhat more comfortable. There may not have been cars on the road, but there were boots on the trails as people made sure to enjoy the outdoors, which is what draws all of us here.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Summer, Shopping, Sightseeing, Nightlife, Travel, Bozeman, Recovery, soak up nature

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

The Flavors of Bozeman: Food Truck Scene

Posted by Kali Gillette on Apr 21, 2020 10:00:00 AM

 

Eating on the go doesn't have to sacrifice flavor. The mobile food scene in Bozeman is tasty and thriving, especially with all the breweries around town that demand delicious eats to go along with the carefully crafted brews. But where should you start your gastro tour of this town's wheeled dining options? Here are some of the best food trucks you can find around Bozeman.

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Tags: Day Trips, Bozeman, Recovery, Family Fun, Hot Springs, soak up nature

Planning Your Day Trip: A Family Adventure in Big Sky

Posted by Kali Gillette on Mar 31, 2020 11:00:00 AM

In light of COVID-19, we want to be sensitive to the responsible and cautious habits that will keep from amplifying the effects of the situation in public spaces. As a result, we want to encourage you to find the escape you need, but look forward to the adventures to be had this summer. Working together is an integral part of life — so we are cooperating in our communities to stay indoors more and care for those around us.

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Tags: Day Trips, Bozeman, Recovery, Family Fun, Hot Springs, soak up nature