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Bozeman Athlete Profile: Erika Flowers

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Feb 9, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Photo by Arlin Ladue

When Erika Flowers first moved to Bozeman at the age of 10, she felt like a kid in a new town would: insecure and scared. In an attempt to get her integrated into the community in town, Erika’s mother signed her up for the local girls’ cross country ski team. Amidst the 10 other girls on the team, she met those who would become her best friends. And on Bozeman’s groomed, snow-covered trails, she unknowingly found the start of her career.

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Tags: Winter, Health & Fitness, Bozeman, nordic skiing

Winter Self-Care in Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jan 5, 2021 9:30:00 AM

While winter is indeed beautiful in Bozeman, and the outdoor opportunities are plentiful, the short days and colder temperatures have a real effect on our bodies. The limited sunshine, which regulates our circadian rhythms, creates metabolic changes; serotonin, the feel-good neurotransmitter, is decreased, and melatonin, which makes us sleepier and more prone to sadness, is increased. During winter (and a pandemic), we tend to be less social, spending more time indoors and less time with other people. This time of year, in Bozeman, the sun is setting around 4:30 p.m., which makes the days seem incredibly short!

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Tags: Winter, Skiing, Relaxing, Health & Fitness, The Arts, Recovery, Hot Springs

Winter Activities You Can Do Indoors in Bozeman, MT

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Dec 24, 2020 9:30:00 AM

 

While Bozeman averages 300 days of sunshine each year, there are still days when the weather doesn’t cooperate with plans to do things outdoors. Particularly as the season transitions into and out of winter, some days are just plain wet and cold. Not to mention, after a few days in the snow, sometimes you need a day indoors to thaw your fingers and recoup.

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Tags: Winter, Sightseeing, Relaxing, Health & Fitness, Bozeman, Family Fun, Après-ski

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, Tip Tuesday

5 Zen Spots Around Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jul 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Besides the endless recreation opportunities, Bozeman is known for its lively culture, hopping restaurant scene, and great music. But amidst all the bustle, there are times you need a bit of a timeout—a few moments to clear your mind or be present amidst the beautiful scenery. Fortunately, there are several spots right around town that are easily accessible and offer a quiet place to take it all in.

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Tags: Sightseeing, Relaxing, Health & Fitness, Bozeman

Things to Do in Bozeman in the Spring, Part 2

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

Bozeman is a mountain playground in any season, but spring brings the beauty of change, new life, and reawakening nature, not to mention trail adventures and a thawing backcountry getting primed for summer. Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Bozeman during springtime.

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Tags: Events, Shopping, Sightseeing, Day Trips, Relaxing, Health & Fitness, Bozeman, Family Fun, spring activities

Top 10 Things to Do in Spring in Bozeman

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Apr 14, 2020 1:30:00 PM

Springtime in Bozeman is filled with the hustle and bustle of changing seasons. We like to say that if you don't like the weather, just wait five minutes. But with a little unpredictability comes a whole range of indoor and outdoor activities to keep you busy, come rain, snow, sun or somewhere in between.

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Tags: Events, Shopping, Sightseeing, Day Trips, Relaxing, Health & Fitness, Bozeman, Family Fun, spring activities

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

Hiking the Continental Divide Trail Near Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Oct 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM

 

Just a few dozen thru-hikers complete the 3,100 miles of the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) each year. The elevations can be grueling, but the scenery is a spectacular reward. Eight hundred miles of the trail meander through Montana, with several sections near Bozeman. For those who want a taste of the trail without a six-month commitment; shorter backpacking trips are easy to put together. Situated between sections, Bozeman is a great place to basecamp in between trips!

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Tags: Rock Climbing, Day Trips, Health & Fitness, Travel, Family Fun, Snowshoeing, Bear Spray