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10 Easy & Fun Things to Do in Bozeman's Outdoors for the Whole Family

Posted On: August 06, 2020

You’ll find lots of family-friendly hikes around Bozeman. Visit Bozeman   Bozeman is surrounded by nature, bracketed by the Gallatin and Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forests and a short drive from Yellowstone National Park. It’s no surprise that most families in southwestern Montana s

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Bozeman’s Socially Distanced Sweet Pea Festival

Posted On: August 04, 2020

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

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The Basics of Elk Hunting Near Bozeman

Posted On: July 30, 2020

  The leaves are changing here in Bozeman and the hunting season in Montana is underway as hunters take to the mountains to bag that trophy elk. In Montana, hunting is a way of life. It provides Montanans the opportunity to fill their freezers with organic meat for the winter. Hunting als

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3 Easy Yellowstone Overnight Backpacking Trips

Posted On: July 28, 2020

  Yellowstone National Park's remote beauty is awe-inspiring; high alpine lakes, lush meadows, wildflowers, and fat trout all make escaping into these areas a backpacker's dream! If you're new to backpacking or have limited time, there are plenty of overnight options. We've listed a few of our

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15 Interesting Yellowstone National Park Facts You Didn't Know

Posted On: July 23, 2020

  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 a

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Story Mill Community Park

Posted On: July 21, 2020

  Bozeman's newest gem, Story Mill Community Park, is quickly becoming a local favorite. The 60 acres adjoining the historic Story Mill have been revitalized into a vibrant community space complete with almost a mile of restored river frontage along the East Gallatin River and 15 acres of wetl

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5 Zen Spots Around Bozeman

Posted On: July 16, 2020

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

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How to Avoid Crowds in Yellowstone

Posted On: July 14, 2020

Yellowstone National Park has over two million breathtaking acres. We’re talking about some serious breathing room. And while it is true, crowds can tend to gather in the popular areas of the park during peak summer months, there are ways to avoid the masses, and in our opinion, garner an even mo

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Bozeman Hikes: Hiking the “M”

Posted On: July 09, 2020

  One of the most iconic Bozeman hikes is unquestionably the trail to the “M.” Created by Montana State University class of 1918 as a monument to the school, the hike remains one of the most popular in the area. Part of the allure is its easy access; located just four miles outside of Boze

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Places to Stay Near Yellowstone National Park

Posted On: July 07, 2020

  There’s a way to do Yellowstone, and there’s a way to do Yellowstone. The towns surrounding America’s First National Park are more than just charming, they’re endearing. Surrounded by breathtaking mountain ranges, clear streams, friendly locals, each of these towns offers a myriad of

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Top 6 Cocktails We’ve Missed During Quarantine!

Posted On: July 02, 2020

  Summer arrived with the Solstice this year. The days suddenly seem long and warm. That free summer feeling is in full force, and nothing tastes better than sipping a cold cocktail in the warm sun. Restaurants and bars are at 75% capacity, so there is ample room to space yourself, and many of

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Fishing Reports in the Gallatin Valley

Posted On: June 30, 2020

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 communit

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Bozeman Breweries: Ranking the Best Summer Seasonal Beers

Posted On: June 26, 2020

The thing about seasonal beers is that they aren’t necessarily rotators—flagships can hop on the list too—but they are brews that embody the flavor of a season. And summer in Bozeman is light and fruity, with crisp, cold beverages that are utterly refreshing after a hot day out on the river,

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3 Easy Hikes in Yellowstone

Posted On: June 23, 2020

  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 Natio

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Road Trips to Bozeman

Posted On: June 18, 2020

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 th

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Tips for Safe Travel During COVID-19 Recovery

Posted On: June 16, 2020

  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

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Copper City Trails Project

Posted On: June 11, 2020

  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 i

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Rainy Day Fun with Kids

Posted On: June 09, 2020

While we all agree that Bozeman's real magic lies in the great outdoors, there's no need to fret over an occasional rainy day. The town is full of fun things to do with the littles inside—from educational to artistic to flat out energy expending. (ProTip: End the day at one of our delicious ice c

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5 Activities to do While Social Distancing

Posted On: June 04, 2020

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. &nb

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Things to Know While Visiting Bozeman During COVID-19 Recovery

Posted On: June 02, 2020

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

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Things to do in Bozeman with Kids

Posted On: May 28, 2020

Full of young families, Bozeman has no shortage of fun things to do with kids, both inside and out! We know how hard it can be to keep the littles entertained, so we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite spots to fill in the time in between your big adventures.   Bozeman Public Libr

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Wildlife to Watch in Yellowstone National Park

Posted On: May 26, 2020

Spring is here, and needless to say so is the need to get some fresh air, exercise, and peace of mind. Wildlife watching in Yellowstone is superb in the spring, with baby animals playfully bounding around, their mamas happy that the long winter has ended. As the park continues to open up and we con

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48 Hours of Fun — A Weekend Trip Itinerary for Your Visit to Bozeman

Posted On: May 21, 2020

  It might not seem like enough time—only 48 hours in Bozeman? People spend a lifetime here and don't have a chance to experience everything the region and town have to offer. But you would be surprised how much you can fit in during a two-day trip to the BZN. Here's how to spend a weekend i

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Ghost Town Tours Near Bozeman

Posted On: May 19, 2020

  Montana’s long and storied past makes it a must-visit for history buffs of all types, especially if you love to get hands-on with history in a ghost town. Whether you’re drawn to the long history of Native Americans in the area, Wild West tales of highwaymen and vigilantes, or the hardsc

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Recreate responsibly; Tips for staying safe in the backcountry!

Posted On: May 14, 2020

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

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