Bozeman, MT

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Bozeman which includes a small town or village
A city of tree-lined streets and wild deer that grants access to the natural beauty and picturesque scenery of Montana’s Gallatin mountain range.

Experience the quiet charm of Bozeman, a small city surrounded by the natural beauty of Big Sky Country. Since it was founded by John M. Bozeman in 1864, the city has developed a rich cultural heritage, with festivals, museums and galleries making up much of the downtown area. Use Bozeman as a base for adventure hikes and skiing in surrounding national parks.

Bozeman lies in the south of Montana not far from the border with Wyoming and is known for its proximity to national parks, including the Gallatin National Forest. Fly into the small airport nearby or rent a car and drive. The nearest big cities accessible by road are Salt Lake City in Utah, just over 400 miles (650 kilometers) south and Spokane Washington 400 miles (650 kilometers) to the north west.

Enjoy the city’s urban delights with a visit to the Montana State University and it’s impressive Americana design. While there, discover the Museum of the Rockies, which features dinosaur fossils and geological displays.

Browse galleries and see shows in theaters downtown. Experience cultural celebrations year-round. Visit the American Indian Pow Wow festival held annually in April or catch some cowboy action at the Bozeman Rodeo held in August.

Use Bozeman as a base for adventure activities throughout the year. In summer, head to the Gallatin National Forest for the region’s best hiking trails. See the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Area, which has jagged mountains rising out of lush national forest and opportunities for fishing and rafting. For a challenging hike, try a multi-day walk across the stunning Gallatin divide.

In winter, try any of the region’s exciting snowmobile trails and tours or rent skis and take to the mountains. The Bridger Bowl ski area is a short drive northwest of the city, while Moonlight basin and Big Sky ski resort are further south. Purchase the Lone Peak Pass for seasonal access to all three mountains. Contact the Bozeman Ranger District for maps and important information before heading into national forests.

At the end of a day head downtown and share a drink with the friendly mix of artists, ranchers and students who inhabit this charming city.

Where to stay in Bozeman

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bozeman
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bozeman
2 out of 5
612 Nikles St, Bozeman, MT, 59715
The price is $119 per night from Oct 9 to Oct 10
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Bozeman. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,001 reviews)
"Ours was a surprisingly attractive and very clean small room with the usual plastic tub/shower and "free" breakfast."

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Comfort Suites Airport - University
Comfort Suites Airport - University
3 out of 5
2515 Catamount Street, Bozeman, MT, 59718
The price is $130 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Bozeman. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,001 reviews)
"The hotel was located in a nice area close to the airport."

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2022

C'mon Inn Bozeman
C'mon Inn Bozeman
2.5 out of 5
6139 E Valley Center Rd., Bozeman, MT, 59718
The price is $150 per night from Oct 9 to Oct 10
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Bozeman. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a children's pool. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,002 reviews)
"Design"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Cozy home in historic Downtown Bozeman w/great location - Gracious Urban Abode on Main Street!
Cozy home in historic Downtown Bozeman w/great location - Gracious Urban Abode on Main Street!
Bozeman, MT
Stay at this condo in Bozeman. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and concierge services. Popular attractions The Ellen Theatre and Emerson Centre for the Arts and ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (26 reviews)
"Great location right in the heart of downtown. It was really quiet considering it was on top of a shop on Main. Only noise on Friday and Saturday nights coming from the bar across the street. Communication before and during our stay with management company was excellent. Parking can be a little tricky, ..."

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

Tiny House with Big Sky views
Tiny House with Big Sky views
Bozeman, MT
Stay at this apartment in Bozeman. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Lindley Park and The Ellen Theatre are located nearby. ...
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Cozy Tiny House
"We stayed here on a trip to visit MSU and do some hiking and it was perfect for that. Really cute, clean and comfortable for 3 of us. It's a great location if you don't want to be in the middle of downtown, but still just a few minutes from everything. Definitely consider it if you're looking to ..."

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Cute flat in Downtown Bozeman w/high ceilings & great location - Smart and Sassy on Main Street!
Cute flat in Downtown Bozeman w/high ceilings & great location - Smart and Sassy on Main Street!
Bozeman, MT
Stay at this condo in Bozeman. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and concierge services. Popular attractions The Ellen Theatre and Lindley Park are located nearby. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (24 reviews)
Experience Bozeman
"Excellent location, perfect for 1-2 people. You are literally downtown Bozeman, you can walk everywhere from shopping to dining. Comfortable king bed, and lounge chairs. Well stocked with everything you would need. The only downside to this place is the lack of cleanliness. The carpet is significantly ..."

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2022

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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