319 S. Willson Ave.
Bozeman, Montana 59715
stay@bozeman-vossinn.com
406-587-0982
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319 S. Willson Ave.
Bozeman, Montana 59715
stay@bozeman-vossinn.com
406-587-0982
Check Availability

Things to Do in Bozeman, Montana

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Bozeman is called “the most livable place” for good reason. No matter what time of year, big skies and unending recreational opportunities will greet you. Enjoy world-renowned fly fishing, dramatic mountains for hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, skiing, hunting, and backcountry exploring, Yellowstone National Park, and impressive wildlife. When you are ready for a more city experience, dive into Bozeman’s thriving arts and culture communities, ranging from main street festivals, farmers markets, cultural centers and museums to symphonies, theaters, and art galleries.

There are unlimited Bozeman MT points of interest within a short drive, including Yellowstone National Park, with miles and miles of blue-ribbon trout streams along the way. Bozeman, Montana, is also home to Montana State University as well as many other unique venues that capitalize on Montana’s heritage, world-class museums and, most importantly, that small town feel with big city amenities.

Our Bozeman accommodations are conveniently located on Interstate 90 and only 10 minutes from our newly expanded and remodeled Gallatin Field Airport. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, there is something for everyone here in Bozeman and Gallatin County.

Events at the Voss Inn

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Tea Tasting

Our next tea tasting will focus on new 2016 teas I've been bringing in. Although I haven't set an exact date yet, it will most likely be around the end of April. I'm waiting for one last shipment from China before setting the date, so check back soon!


ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier Training Course

June 18-19, 2016, in Las Vegas
Recognized throughout the world, the International Tea Masters Association is the Gold Standard in tea education with magnificent, picturesque Bozeman, Montana as an ideal host city for the ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier Course™ for becoming an ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™, a prestigious title in the tea industry.
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Local Events Around Bozeman

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Art Walks
June 10, 2016 6:00 PM - September 09, 2016 8:00 PM 

Art Walks occur on the second Friday of the month June through September and a special “Winter” Art Walk in December from 6 to 8PM at art galleries and businesses displaying artwork located along Main Street and at the Emerson Center for Arts and Culture. The galleries feature artists’ openings and receptions and often provide hors d’oeuvres and complimentary refreshments.  Also, keep an eye out for local musicians playing music as your stroll Main Street in Downtown Bozeman. More information and 2016 participating businesses TBA.

 Music on Main
June 30, 2016 6:30 PM - August 18, 2016 8:30 PM
Every Thursday evening through late June to mid-August for 8 weeks, enjoy live music, food and fun in Downtown Bozeman. Bring the kids from 6:30 PM to 8 PM to the Coca Cola Kid's Zone with bouncy houses and more.  Enjoy Live Music from 7 to 8:30PM.  Grab a bite to eat from numerous food vendors that will be on site or step into a few of the downtown stores that stay open late!

 

Crazy Days - Summer Sidewalk Sale
July 22, 2016 10:00 AM - July 24, 2016 6:00 PM 

It’s the biggest, the best and the original. It’s the Downtown Crazy Days!! Over 200 Downtown merchants take to the sidewalks with unbelievable sales on spring and summer merchandise.

The event is FREE and open to the public and will go on rain or shine!  Life is Downtown!

Sweet Pea Festival
August 5-7, 2016

 The Sweet Pea Festival is a three day festival of the arts held the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in August. The Festival kicks off late Friday afternoon in Lindley Park with a performance by Montana Shakespeare in the Parks; Saturday ramps up with a children’s run and parade that lead the community to the park where the festivities continue through 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. Weekend entertainment comes in many forms – music of all genres, performances by local theatre and dance troupes, workshops, family-friendly entertainment and activities, a flower show, a beer and wine garden featuring Montana microbrews, and over 100 arts and crafts vendors to stroll through and purchase unique gifts for yourself, family, and friends.

 

Cruisin on Main Car Show
August 21, 2016 9:00 AM - August 21, 2016 3:00 PM 

You’re invited to the biggest and best Car Show in the region!  Same Day registration begins at 8am at the intersection of Black and Main in front of US Bank.  Car enthusiasts are invited to enter their vehicles in the show – all classes are welcome!! You may pre-register or register the day of the show. All proceeds from “Cruisin on Main” support Cancer Support community!  Gift Bags and Dash plaques will be given to all registered vehicles and trophies will be awarded in over 14 car categories including a “People’s Choice” and Best of Show.

Cruisin on Main is a FREE community event that is open to the public and will take place rain or shine. Call 596-4008 for more information.

MSU Community Cat Walk 
August 26, 2016 11:00 AM - August 26, 2016 1:00 PM 

Join us for the Montana State University Cat Walk on the Friday before fall classes begin from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  MSU President Waded Cruzado, Champ, the MSU Spirit of the West Marching Band and other MSU representatives and community members will make their way down Main Street and through the Mall to create some “Bobcat Buzz” throughout the community by visiting businesses and stores, playing the fight song and passing out Bobcat gear, schedules and Bobcat window decals along the way.  The MSU Cat Walk has already become a “cannot miss” community tradition!

 MSU Pep Rally
September 23, 2016 5:30 PM - September 23, 2016 7:30 PM 

Help the Community get ready for Homecoming weekend and pumped for the big game!  Free food, drinks, Bobcat gear and prize raffles! Coach Choate and some of the players will help rally the crowd along with the Spirit of the West Marching Band and MSU Spirit Squad!  So, come downtown to the MSU/Downtown Homecoming Pep Rally and show your Bobcat spirit!  Go Bobcats!! 

The event is FREE and open to the public and will go on snow or shine. 

 

Ladies' Night

November 17, 2015
5:00-10:00 PM
www.downtownbozeman.org/events.php
Nobody enjoys holiday shopping more than the ladies, and this event gives them MORE of what they’re craving…a fun, stress-free evening of dining and holiday shopping in Downtown Bozeman!  There will be specials and promotions at over 40 downtown retailers and restaurants!  So, grab your friends and come downtown on Thursday night the week before Thanksgiving for a fun holiday shopping experience!

Small Business Saturday

November 26, 2016
10:00 AM-6:00 PM
www.downtownbozeman.org/events.php
Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekend of the year.  On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, we’re asking millions of Americans to shop small at their favorite local stores and help fuel the economy. We have many amazing small businesses that would like to welcoem customers on SBS with varied promotions and activities.  When we all shop small, it will be huge. For more information about the nationally advertised event visit www.smallbusinesssaturday.com.

Christmas Stroll
December 3, 2016
4:30-7:30 PM
www.bozemandailychronicle.com
Be a part of Downtown Bozeman’s greatest holiday tradition…the Christmas Stroll. Always on the first Saturday in December, come downtown to officially kick-off the Holiday Season!  First, Santa Claus works his way from the Emerson Cultural Center down Main Street, singing Christmas carols and lighting the downtown holiday lights with more than 5,000 people in tow to help get people into the holiday spirit. Then enjoy horse drawn wagon rides, pictures with Santa Claus, entertainment, holiday treats and much more! The fun lasts until 7:30PM. Buttons will be available for purchase after Thanksgiving at various Bozeman locations. The full schedule of events will be available online at www.bozemandailychronicle.com or as a printed publication inserted into the daily paper and available at many downtown locations on the Friday prior to the event.

Winter Art Walk

To be announced
6:00-8:00 PM
www.downtownbozeman.org/events.php

The Downtown Bozeman Association and participating art galleries and businesses are excited to extend the Art Walk season into winter!  Many galleries will feature artists’ openings and receptions and often provide hors d’oeuvres and complimentary refreshments.  Also, keep an eye out for local musicians playing music as your stroll Main Street in Downtown Bozeman while also getting some holiday shopping done!

CLICK HERE for a list of 2015 Summer Art Walk participating businesses.  Winter Art Walk Businesses are TBA.




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Shopping

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Antique Malls

www.antiquemalls.com/stores/MT/Bozeman.aspx
A map of the antique stores and antique malls in the Bozeman area.

My Home is in Montana

(406) 388-9751
www.travelmt.com/mt_sites_10968_My+Homes+In+Montana.html
My Home's in Montana is the antique store you have been looking for. They have much to offer and are located in the heart of downtown Belgrade.

Montana Trails Gallery, Inc

(406) 586-2166
www.montanatrails.com
Montana Trails is proud to carry a large variety of western art, including landscape, wildlife, figurative, and still life works with a range of styles from impressionist to traditional American in both painting and sculpture. We represent a variety of contemporary and period artists.

Indian Uprising Gallery

(406) 586-5831
www.indianuprisinggallery.com
For more than a decade the gallery has been dedicated to showcasing authentic contemporary American Indian Art from the Greater Plains region by award-winning and emerging Native artists.

Out of Africa-Montana Gallery

(800) 533-9396
www.outofafricainmontana.com
Contains a collection of original African, Sporting, Raptor and Falconry art and sculptures from well established artists such as Simon Combes, Andrew Ellis and R. David Digby.

Montana Gift Corral

(406) 585-8625
www.giftcorral.com
The story of Montana Gift Corral begins long before our downtown Bozeman store ever opened its doors. It starts in 1873 on 237 E. Main Street, when the building that would eventually house the flagship store was constructed.
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Restaurants

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John Bozeman's Bistro

(406) 587-4100
http://johnbozemansbistro.com/
A pioneer of fine dining in Bozeman located in the heart of historic downtown. The recently renovated building is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Bistro specializes in fresh fish, steaks, pasta, stir fry and wild game. Wine/beer. Lunch/dinner

Sweet Pea Bakery

(406) 586-8200
www.sweetpeabakery.net/index.htm
A tiny restaurant that will leave a big impression! Sweet Pea has a small but innovative menu that changes frequently. Lunch/dinner. Wine/beer.

The Garage Soup Shack & Mesquite Grill

(406) 585-8558
www.facebook.com/TheGarageSoupShack
Formerly known as Fred’s Diner, the Garage is known for its ribs and its fabulous soup bar (in winter). Good sandwiches, salads and burgers. Outdoor dining available in summer.

Mac Kenzie River Pizza Co

(406) 587-0055
www.mackenzieriverpizza.com
Gourmet pizza at its best! Also featuring innovative sandwiches and salads. Wine/beer. Lunch/dinner.


Gallatin River Lodge

(406) 388-0148
grlodge.com/fine-bozeman-restaurant
The Gallatin River Lodge is the most spectacular place to dine in Bozeman & Southwest Montana.

Ted's Montana Grill

(406) 587-6000
www.tedsmontanagrill.com
Authentic American Dining, with the biggest bison menu in the world.
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Outdoor Recreation and Guides

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Ski Resorts


Big Sky Resort

(800) 548-4486
bigskyresort.com
Big Sky boasts the longest vertical drop in the country! A massive resort with excellent skiing-comparable to any of Colorado’s finest resorts!

Bohart Ranch Cross Country Ski Center

(406) 586-9070
www.bohartranchxcski.com
Located just 16 miles northeast of Bozeman, the Ranch has 25 km of quality skiing for both recreational and competitive skiers. Tracks are groomed and tracked on nationally and internationally recognized private and Forest Service terrain. Summer activities include walking, running, hiking, biking and horseback riding (BYO bike and horse.)

Bridger Bowl Ski Area

(406) 587-2111
bridgerbowl.com
Ski the cold smoke! Bridger Bowl is Bozeman’s own local ski resort located only 15 miles northeast of town in the Bridger mountains. A very friendly non-profit resort with wonderful ski conditions for all levels.

Lone Mountain Ranch

(406) 995-4644
www.lonemountainranch.com
One of the best cross-country ski resorts in the country. The Ranch is also one of Montana’s summer destination treasures. There are plenty of activities for young and old as well as a first rate gourmet restaurant.


Recreation Areas


Lewis & Clark Historic Trail

(406) 721-4821
www.nps.gov/lecl/index.htm
stateparks.mt.gov/missouri-headwaters
The Lewis and Clark Expedition traveled from Illinois to the Pacific Ocean and back between 1804 and 1806. Over two hundred years later, visitors can retrace the Expedition's path by following the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.

Yellowstone National Park

(307) 344-7381
www.nps.gov/yell/index.htm
90 minutes southeast of Bozeman is our country's largest and most spectacular national Park, Yellowstone.


Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park

(406) 287-3541
stateparks.mt.gov/lewis-and-clark-caverns
Camp, hike and experience amazing geologic wonders at Montana's first and best-known state park showcase of one of the most highly decorated limestone caverns in the Northwest.

Bozeman Hot Springs & Fitness

(406) 586-6492
www.bozemanhotsprings.co
Seven pools with six different temperatures. Located near KOA Campground.


Rafting & Canoeing


Montana Whitewater

(406) 763-4465
www.montanawhitewater.com
Offering full-day, half-day, dinner trips, horse/raft packages and kayak and canoe instructions.


FIshing


Bozeman Angler

(406) 587-9111
www.bozemanangler.com
Bringing you the best in fly fishing equipment, guide service, instruction and friendly, honest information. Contact Rod & Pam King.


Montana Troutfitters

(406) 587-4707
troutfitters.com
Bozeman’s oldest fly shop, serving Southwestern Montana anglers for 25 years, offers a complete line of fly fishing tackle and a full fly fishing guide service. Classes and seminars are offered for all levels of fly tying. Contact Josh Stanish.


The River's Edge Fly Shop

(406) 586-5373
www.theriversedge.com
Located in the heart of Montana’s blue ribbon trout streams, the Madison, Gallatin, Yellowstone and Missouri are within a 30 minute drive and Yellowstone National park is just over a half an hour. The River’s Edge store carries the finest brand name equipment and it’s supply of outdoor clothing and accessories is second to none.


Wildlife Photo Safaris


Yellowstone Glacier Adventure

(406) 585-9041
www.national-park-tours.com
Wildlife safaris in Yellowstone National Park and the Rocky Mountains.


Yellowstone Llamas

(406) 586-1155
yellowstonesafari.com/all-safaris/llama-treks
Yellowstone Llamas offers multi-day guided hiking trips throughout Yellowstone National Park. Their gentle, well-trained llamas carry your gear while you enjoy Yellowstone’s wild backcountry without the burden of heavy packs. Stay in beautiful campsites and enjoy the countryside, exciting wildlife and your llama companions. Various trail options available. Contact Susi & Ken Sinay


Yellowstone Safari Co

(406) 586-1155
yellowstonesafari.com
Join a wildlife biologist for safari-style expeditions throughout Montana, Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. Year-round guided activities include wildlife observation and photography, snow-shoe and cross country skiing, hiking and backpacking, horseback riding and pack trips and Lewis & Clark river trips.


Montana Tour Guides


Great Divide Wldlnds Institute

(406) 683-4669
plus.google.com/100954936743106565738/about?gl=us&hl=en
See the best of Lewis & Clark country with customized tours to Beaverhead Rock, Camp Fortunate, Sacagawea Monument and more. Contact Dan Pence.


Off the Beaten Path

(406) 586-1311
www.offthebeatenpath.com
Offers distinctive outdoor journeys throughout the Rocky Mountains and many other locations, providing the best of family travel, wildlife viewing, hiking, guest ranch stays and western discovery. They partner with local guides, find unique lodges and access lesser known destinations. First class travel planners.
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Other Area Attractions

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Historic Downtown Bozeman

(406) 586-4008
www.downtownbozeman.org
Historic Downtown Bozeman is where you will find all of the best shops and restaurants in town--all within a short 3 block walk from our front door.

Montana State University

(406) 994-0211
www.montana.edu
MSU's inquiry and research-based curriculum inspires exploration and creativity, and ensures exposure to a broad range of disciplines.

American Computer Museum

(406) 582-1288
www.compustory.com
See thousands of historic artifacts revealing the evolution of communication, from ancient cave paintings to the world of home/office technology.

Emerson Center for the Arts & Cultural

(406) 587-9797
www.theemerson.org
Focal point for artistic and cultural activity in south central Montana. Housed in a historic downtown school, the Emerson hosts many popular events, a wide variety of art classes, programs and entertainment.


Gallatin Historical Society

(406) 522-8122
gallatinhistorymuseum.org
The Gallatin Historical Society, founded in 1977, moved into two rooms in the county jail building in 1979. Built in 1911, the jail was already considered an historic structure.

Beall Park Art Center

(406) 586-3970
www.theemerson.org
Features community art shows, workshops and classes in painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, theater and creative writing.


Museum of the Rockies

(406) 994-2251
www.museumoftherockies.org
The Museum of the Rockies (MOR) is a world-class museum located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in Bozeman, Montana. Known for its vast collection of dinosaur fossils, the Museum houses some of the most famous dinosaur specimens in the world including Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops.

Children's Museum of Bozeman

(406) 522-9087
www.cmbozeman.org
The Children’s Museum of Bozeman enriches our community by engaging children and adults in the magic of shared learning and discovery.
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319 S. Willson Ave.
Bozeman, Montana 59715
stay@bozeman-vossinn.com
406-587-0982
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