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!
One of the best things about Bozeman is the town’s proximity to Bridger Bowl and Big Sky Resort. This world-class ski area is only 16 miles from downtown, and is truly in Bozeman’s backyard. If you’re planning to visit Bozeman this winter, you may have some questions about how to get to Bridger Bowl.
If you’re flying in, you’ll be arriving at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN). It’s a quick ride from the airport to Bozeman, and there are direct flights from all major cities. Upon arrival, you’ll notice the beautiful mountain scenery, and it only gets better at the resort.
If you’ve got extra time and want to make the most out of your vacation before or after hitting the slopes, renting a car might be the way to go. You’ll enjoy historic downtown Bozeman, with many shops and restaurants within walking distance.
If possible, don't forget to come with a vehicle equipped with all-wheel drive to safely navigate snowy terrain. There are also options for public transportation and ride share programs. No matter how you get to the resort from Bozeman, you’ll be pleased with its accessibility.
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Bozeman is now home to the only year-round ice rink in Montana so there is plenty of fun to be had on the ice no matter the season. But we can't think of a much better way to spend a winter night in Bozeman than taking in some local hockey. Whether you're looking for some family fun or a good way to get together and have a beer with friends, hockey in Bozeman has a little something for everyone.
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December seems to speed by in Bozeman, and with good reason. Art, theater, music, dance and some seriously killer winter recreation fill the month with fun. Whether it's date night, family night, or time with friends, these holiday extravaganzas are worth the time! So fill up your calendars and enjoy these exciting December events in Bozeman, Montana.
Snowshoeing on Hyalite Reservoir near Bozeman, MT
Everyone knows Bozeman is a great place to visit if you are a skier or snowboarder. For those of you who don't do either of these but still want to experience the mountains in the winter, or just need to give your legs a break, snowshoeing is a great alternative. We'd even say snowshoeing is underrated. Snowshoeing is a relaxing way to get get some exercise and have some fun in the mountains during the winter. Here's a quick guide that will help you find places to rent snowshoes and where to go based on how active you want to get.
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Bundle up and get your holiday groove on, the Downtown Bozeman Christmas Stroll is just around the corner! This annual tradition kicks off the season with lots of food, friends and some serious cheer. Mark your calendar for December 2, 2017, 4:30pm-7:30pm.
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Lucky for us, Bozeman's rapid growth is bringing around a new and exciting local flavor. While you are exploring the Gallatin area, make sure to remember the most important meal of the day! We have rounded up a list of places with some delicious options for breakfast on-the-go in Bozeman, Montana.
The reasons I moved to Bozeman after college were simple: big mountains, deep snow, blue skies and cute boys.
What I found were big mountains, deep snow, blue skies and some bad ass women skiers who are still some of my closest friends.
I had saved enough money to work part-time and ski part-time. Bridger Bowl had an allure; it was known for its hard-core skiers and steep terrain. I wasn’t a daring skier, but I certainly wanted to be.
Ice climbing in Bozeman is gnarly, to say the least. But those who love the sport have a very different perspective and Bozeman is full of them. I sat down with Cameron Lawson, a 32-year veteran climber, to understand more about the love of such an intense sport.