Located in Montana's Big Sky country, in the northwestern United States, Bozeman is popular for its year-round outdoor recreational opportunities and "noveau west" culture. Here you will find traditional cowboys rubbing arms with environmental activists and experimental artists. After a long day outdoors, visitors can enjoy shopping and dining on Bozeman's historic Main Street, which offers a wide selection of cuisine; ranging from sophisticated dining and steakhouses to casual coffeehouses and sandwich shops.
With Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) nearby and a choice of hotels, guesthouses and ranch lodging, Bozeman serves as a base for people visiting Yellowstone National Park, 78 miles to the southeast. In winter, visitors can enjoy dry, deep powder snow at two nearby Alpine ski resorts; Bridger Bowl and Big Sky.
Resort and back country Nordic skiing, ice-climbing and snowmobiling are also popular. Hiking, camping, whitewater rafting, kayaking and rock-climbing are popular in the summer. Anglers enjoy fishing for Montana's storied trout streams in summer and fall, or ice fishing in winter.
Bozeman, Montana has four true seasons; winter daily highs average just above freezing, while the relatively short summers reach an average high of 80 degrees, with lows in the high-40s. Spring and fall both average highs in the 60s. Bozeman receives approximately 91 inches of snow a year.