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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. 


 

Snowy Fun in Bozeman

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Mar 10, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Are you ready for one more winter flurry in Bozeman! For that last blast of snow and cold before spring, we're up for some local fun. And, while we love a good powder day like the best of them, hitting the slopes isn’t for everyone. Here are our favorite alternative ways to get out in the snow without heading far out of town.

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Tags: Insider, Winter, Sightseeing, For Kids, Health & Fitness, Family Fun, nordic skiing, Après-ski

Guide To Ice Skating In Bozeman, Montana

Posted by Kali Gillette on Feb 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Skating was the vessel into which I could pour my heart and soul." -Peggy Fleming

A long-beloved sport, ice skating began with sharp fragments of animal bone fitted to the bottoms of boots that glided over the ice. In 1572, the first iron skates were made, a game-changer, to say the least! Today, ice skating remains a favorite winter activity for all ages.

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Tags: Insider, Winter, Sightseeing, Health & Fitness

A Guide to Sledding Around Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Feb 18, 2020 12:30:00 PM

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

Finding the Right Snowshoes

Posted by Kali Gillette on Feb 11, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Winter in Bozeman doesn’t have to bring an end to the hiking season. Getting out into the wilderness this time of year is magical, and it’s as simple as strapping on a pair of snowshoes! Finding the right snowshoe isn’t difficult, but it’s worth thinking carefully about your goals and ability, then spending time finding the right style.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Winter, Day Trips, Bozeman, Family Fun, soak up nature, Snowshoeing, Heavy Snowfall, Big Sky, Backcountry

2020 Bozeman Shopping Guide for Winter Gear

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Feb 6, 2020 9:00:00 AM

When the weather gets chilly, you want your wardrobe to be extra warm with a jolt of style. And a winter vacation in Bozeman, ski capital of Montana, demands a certain level of outdoor gear to help you stay chic and cozy when the snow flies. Here are our favorite local places to get your outdoor gear for winter in Bozeman.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Winter, Skiing, nordic skiing, Snowshoeing, Snowboarding

Getting to Bozeman is Easier Than Ever!

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jan 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The flights into Bozeman keep getting better. This past week, Allegiant Airlines announced a direct flight to Nashville, TN, and JetBlue announced they would bring nonstop service from New York’s JFK and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). Both flights will operate on a seasonal summer and winter schedule starting in June 2020.

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Tags: Insider, Fall, Winter, Summer, Getting to Bozeman, Spring, Travel, News

Places to Dine in Bozeman, Winter Edition

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

Winter nights are well spent enjoying long conversations over leisurely dinners, and Bozeman restauranteurs take your dining experience seriously. Everything from locally sourced, grass-fed meats to organic herbs, greens, and veggies to freshly foraged mushrooms, it’s well worth spending time sharing multiple courses. We couldn’t begin to list all of our favorites, but we’ve compiled a list to get you started.

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Tags: Winter, Dining, Nightlife, Bozeman, Family Fun, Date Night

Tips for Winter Recreation Safety

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jan 2, 2020 5:00:00 PM

Winter hit Bozeman with a vengeance this year, and outdoor recreation lovers are thrilled! We’re often asked questions about winter safety, driving, avalanches, and being personally prepared. So we’ve put together some basic tips to help you get ready to get out into the Montana wilderness and embrace the light, dry snow that Bozeman locals refer to as the “Cold Smoke!”

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Tags: Winter, Sightseeing, Relaxing, Travel, Bozeman

Enjoying Your Snow-Filled Yellowstone Adventure

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Dec 19, 2019 12:30:00 PM

There’s no wrong way to experience Yellowstone in winter, whether you’re on the tightest shoestring budget or you have a little extra you can dispense in the name of luxury. We’ve broken it down into three options, from budget to blowout, that can get you out into the park regardless of your financial status. Here’s where to stay, what to do, and where to eat during your winter trip to Yellowstone.

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Tags: Insider, Yellowstone National Park, Winter, Nightlife, Relaxing, Lodging, Travel

Local Ski Events at Bridger Bowl and Big Sky Resort

Posted by Kali Gillette on Dec 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The countdown is on…school is almost out for the break, snowboards and skis are packed, and Montana has had a LOT of early season snow! Holidays at the ski areas do not disappoint. Bridger Bowl and Big Sky Resort go all out to bring the spirit of the season to the ski hill! Read on for a list of events—you’ll be just as busy off the slopes as you are on!

 

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Tags: Events, Winter, Skiing, Day Trips, Family Fun, nordic skiing, Après-ski