Western Charm & Luxury
In years past, Bozeman was noted as a western charm gateway into Yellowstone National Park. Word of the cultural and year-long recreational opportunities appreciated by those passing through has spread nationwide, with many newcomers moving here.
Downtown offers cosmopolitan amenities of trendy dining establishments, art galleries, music festivals and museums, including the nearby Smithsonian affiliate Museum of the Rockies.
One hour north lies the world-renowned ski and summer resort Big Sky, the second-largest skiing attraction on the continent. Construction is underway for a 2025 completion of a $150 million resort-area expansion to include the highest speed, tech savoy lift network in North America. This December, the ultra-luxury $400 million Montage Hotel and Resort chain will open in Big Sky, with 150 guest rooms and 39 residences providing ski-in and ski-out access.
The Big Sky region showcases three internationally acclaimed private ski and summer resorts: Moonlight Basin, Spanish Peaks, and the Yellowstone Club for those wanting an exclusive recreational lifestyle. Member-only privileges include private ski slopes and world-class 18-hole golf courses designed by legends Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf.
The two-thousand-acre Bridger Bowl affords a mountain-resort experience with a family-friendly, locals vibe. A designated beginner’s area to double black diamond slopes challenge all levels of skiers and snowboarders. If you have a love for the outdoors, Big Sky is for you.
There is no shortage of adventure to enjoy in Bozeman’s Gallatin Valley and the surrounding Custer Gallatin National Forest. The pastoral foothills offer unparalleled wilderness recreation, including world-class fly fishing and kayaking along the Madison River, plus endless mountain biking, horseback riding and hiking trails in the nearby ranges.
Urbanites from coast to coast are being drawn to embrace the largest skiable terrain in the United States and Bozeman’s surrounding wilderness.