Planning a trip to Bozeman but not quite sure where to start? Here are some helpful trip planning links – enjoy your stay!

Bozeman and Big Sky offer lodging options ranging from a downtown hostel to upscale private vacation rentals.


The Treasure State Hostel is located right on Main Street in downtown Bozeman and is a great option for budget-minded travelers.


Visit the US Forest Service website for details. The closest locations to Bozeman are in Hyalite, Bridger, and Gallatin Canyons.

Vacation Rentals

Airbnb and VRBO are a great way to find affordable vacation rental properties in Bozeman and Big Sky.

Bed & Breakfast

The Lehrkind Mansion offers a delicious full gourmet breakfast to fuel your day of adventure.


  • The Lewis and Clark Motel is located right next to the Bozeman CO-OP on Main Street, within walking distance to downtown Bozeman eateries and bars.
  • Most standard American hotel chains can be found on 19th and 7th Avenues.

Our favorite transportation options in the Gallatin Valley!

Here are a few of our favorite places to eat after a great day of climbing!

Enjoy a cold one after your day of climbing!

  • Lockhorn Cider House – Local cider house with cider made right on location by avid climbers Glen & Ana Deal
  • Bozone Brewery – The original Bozeman brewery with a cozy environment
  • Bacchus – Pub with drinks and food on Main Street
  • The Eagles – Full bar, live music on Fridays and Saturdays, $1.50 beers
  • Haufbrau – Bar with the most character, small dark pub

Enjoy a nice long soak after your day of climbing!

  • Bozeman Hot Springs – 15 minutes from Bozeman in Four Corners. Commercialized hot springs with hot pools, cold pools, sauna, steam rooms, and exercise equipment
  • Norris Hot Springs – 35 minutes from Bozeman. A giant outdoor wood-planked pool that is drained and refilled daily. Live music most evenings with food and beer available.
  • Boiling River – 1.5 hours from Bozeman right on the Yellowstone River
  • Chico Hot Springs – 100-year-old resort with hot springs, bar, restaurant, hotel, and live music on the weekends

Need to rent Skis or Snowshoes? Look no further than these great local shops!


Big Sky:

  • Grizzly Outfitters – Backcountry Ski Equipment, Cross Country Ski, and Snowshoe Rentals

We love working with these great organizations and businesses – check them out!

  • Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center – GNFAC – provides local avalanche advisories
  • Shower Falls Snotel site in Hyalite Canyon – provides by the hour snow and temperature readings from a station located right in Hyalite Canyon
  • Friends of Hyalite – Without this outstanding non-profit organization, we wouldn’t have the access that we do to Hyalite Canyon in the winter. They also have a lot of helpful information on their site regarding Hyalite Canyon such as maps, closures, etc. Help the cause and go to their site to donate toward the plowing of Hyalite in winter.
  • Off-Grid Adventure Consulting – This agency helps plan your adventures so you don’t have to.

Check out these other great local Bozeman businesses!

  • Mago Mountain Works – climbing chalk bags made by climbers from Bozeman to Peru. All bags incorporate Andean textiles.
  • Mystery Ranch – THE local backpack company, specializing in outdoor backpacks for skiing, climbing, hunting, and backpacking.