Bozeman, the scenic city in the Gallatin Valley in Montana, is also the county seat of Gallatin County. It is right now the fastest growing area in Montana, which has been attracting numerous local residents as well as tourists over the last few years.
People are drawn to Bozeman primarily for its scenic beauty, great holiday locations ski-resorts, proximity to Yellowstone National Park, its connectivity to other places in the US through highways and one of the best airports in the form of US Gallatin Field Airport. Attractive summer homes and trophy homes too create an atmosphere of interest in the place.
For thousands of years, various Native American tribes like the Nez Perce, Flathead, Shoshone, Blackfeet, Sioux and Crow Nation made this beautiful place their homes. However, nobody made Gallatin Valley their permanent home for reasons unknown. It was in the 19th century that town planning started and John Bozeman along with partner John Jacobs opened the Bozeman Trail, the off shoot trail, which led to the mining town of Virginia City from Oregon Trail. Today, the city is surpassing other Montana cities in aspects of growth, tourist attractions, entertainment and retail sector.
The city of Bozeman is well connected by roadways and airways. You can take cheap flights to Bozeman or the connecting ones to Gallatin Field Airport (BZN). The airport is located just 15 miles east to Belgrade.
Gallatin Field Airport (BZN) is positioned at the heart of the scenic Gallatin Valley. This airport has been the gateway for all recreational areas in the southwest of Montana, business centers of Belgrade, Livingston and Bozeman as well as to the Montana State University. West Yellowstone, Montana WEST YELLOWSTONE (WYS) (71.3 miles), another nearby airport, can provide with the opportunity for moving in and out of Bozeman. Again, there are affordable flights available from Kansas City (MCI) to Bozeman (BZN) with an average price of 610$. Most travelers prefer this transportation to reach Bozeman from Kansas.
The Gallatin River sports attractions include rafting at various skill levels and offer a slow ride to enjoy the serenity of the sights and scenic beauty at the banks of the river. The Madison River, the Yellowstone River and the Gallatin River provide wonderful fishing experience to those, who love fishing in the deep blue waters.
Interested in history, pay a visit to the Museum of Rockies. You will witness over 300,000 artifacts in this museum and it is the Mecca for history and anthropology lovers.
Bozeman is a perfect place for winter sports in the skis nearby it. The ski resorts are just few minutes’ drive away from the city. There famous ski resorts with wonderful skiing attractions are – Big Sky Ski Resort, While Bridger Bowl resort and to name a few.
The towering mountains around the city provide ample backdrop for hiking, backpacking opportunities, mountain biking and other adventurous sports.
If you are there in Bozeman during August, never miss ‘the annual pea festival’ held in the first week of August. This festival is full of activities like theatre, dance, comedy, food, exhibitions and wonderful music.
Bozeman offers you wonderful nightlife with lots of clubs, pubs and night out eateries. Bambu Bar and Asian Bistro, Whiskey Jack’s are some popular night out hanging points. You can hang out and enjoy the spirit of the night in this place. Johnny Carino's is one wonderful place to get amazing Italian food.
Bozeman has an array of hotels and inns, which range from cheap and comfortable to luxury plus hotels. You can find accommodations for a complete family in Bozeman. Take the help of Internet to find few, compare and book in advance through email. If planned properly, prepare yourself for a wonderful journey in this city!