Posted March 13, 2019

Breathe in Bozeman’s Natural Beauty – A New Kimpton Awaits


Kimpton has found a home among the wide-open vistas of Big Sky Country, and we can’t wait to welcome you to our beautiful Bozeman haven. While our proximity to Yellowstone National Park is an obvious draw, there are countless reasons to visit this Montana destination, consistently ranked one of the country’s best places to live. Outdoors enthusiasts flock here for the blue-ribbon trout fishing, hiking trails and, of course, the world-renowned ski resorts, too.

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Breathe deeply and take in the sunshine when you travel to Big Sky Country. Image Credit: @shelbywarwood via Twenty20

You’ll find our 122-room hotel inside a historic National Guard Armory building. What to look forward to: our signature restaurant and an underground bar, complete with music and live entertainment, and 8,000 square feet of meeting and event space plus a rooftop pool and bar. We’re already dreaming of e drinking in vistas of the Bridger Range’s jagged peaks. Did we mention Bozeman averages nearly 200 days of sunshine per year?

Nearby, check out the following highlights:

Foodie Hubs

The Nova Café: According to the locals, this downtown spot offers the best breakfast in Bozeman. There may be a wait, but regulars promise it’s worth it!

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Creamy avocado, nutrient-packed spirulina and crunchy granola make the Mermaid Bowl at Nova Café the ideal way to fuel your day. Image Credit: Nova Café

Montana Ale Works: Located on the edge of downtown inside the old train station, this standout eatery boasts a great atmosphere and delicious fare. Think bison potstickers, local bratwurst, Montana meatloaf and veg-filled grain bowls.

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Naturally-raised Montana beef and bison—as well as 40 tap handles—are just two reasons Montana Ale Works is a must for dinner in town. Image Credit: Karl Nuemann

South 9th Bistro: This local favorite offers a fine-dining experience in a relaxed atmosphere. Dishes range from Steak au Poivre to Roasted Butternut Squash Ravioli.

Watering Holes

Bridger Brewing: Situated close to Montana State University, this beer mecca also serves artisan pizza (with unique topping twists like bison pepperoni).

Lockhorn Cider House: They make their crisp, bone dry ciders on-site and also have an outdoor fire pit where you can “cheers” before enjoying your pint.

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The family-owned Lockhorn Cider House has a passion for apples. Savor the complex flavors and subtle bite of each sip. Image Credit: Lockhorn Cider House

Corx: Oenophiles frequent this downtown gem to pair delicious wines and wine-infused cocktails with charcuterie boards and flatbreads.

Townshend’s Teahouse: Choose a non-alcoholic bevvie from the café’s extensive tea selection or on-tap kombucha.

Alfresco Attractions (for starters…)

Yellowstone: Bozeman is 90 minutes from both the Gardiner (North) and West Yellowstone (West) park entrances. Mesmerizing (and incredibly Insta-worthy) sights inside America’s first national park include Old Faithful, the Boiling River and Grand Prismatic Springs.

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Fun Fact: The Grand Prismatic Spring is the largest hot spring in the United States. Take in its beauty at Yellowstone National Park. Image Credit: @tlblues via Twenty20

Hyalite Canyon: Head out where Bozemanites go to play, whether hiking stunning waterfall trails, swimming or fishing on the reservoir.

Bridger Bowl: Enjoy this ski area (just 20 minutes from downtown), where locals promise a “pow day” will translate to your best ski experience yet.

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Head to Bridger Bowl for the lightest, fluffiest “cold smoke” snow around. Image Credit: @davepecunies via Twenty20

Corinne Whiting