Alternative Transportation and Holiday Options:

     This site is a good resource for information about what to do in Montana.

For those interested in an extended holiday, please consider the following possibilities:

National Parks

Yellowstone National Park: Located approximately 90 miles from Bozeman, Yellowstone National Park offers visitors a rare glimpse at geysers, including the famous ‘Old Faithful’ geyser, wildlife, including bison, bear, and wolves, waterfalls, and unparalleled scenic beauty.

Additional Websites with more information:   - This one has text in Japanese.

Glacier National Park: Located approximately 275 miles from Bozeman in northwestern Montana, about a six to eight hour drive, Glacier National Park offers breathtaking scenery. Visitors should not miss driving the ‘Going to the Sun Highway’, recognized as one of the engineering feats of the early 20th century.  Flights can be booked into Kalispell, Montana. Rental cars can be picked up in Kalispell and then returned in Bozeman, MT. 

Additional Websites with more information:   - This one has text in Japanese.

Grand Teton National Park:


The Museum of the Rockies: A visit to the Museum of the Rockies is an unforgettable journey through the 4.5 billion-year-old history of the Northern Rocky Mountain region. Permanent exhibits on the geology, archeology, history and paleontology of the region, such as One Day 80 Million Years Ago, interpret the natural and cultural history of the region. Three halls for traveling exhibits and ever-changing programs in the Taylor Planetarium mean there is always something fascinating to see. Located at Montana State University, 600 West Kagy Blvd., Bozeman, the Museum is open for summer hours from 8am to 8pm daily. For current programs and exhibits, please call 1-406-944-DINO (2251).

Pioneer Museum: Listed on the National Register of Historic Places the Pioneer Museum, located at 317 West Main Street in Bozeman, this quaint museum offers a variety of changing exhibits portraying earlier days in the Gallatin Valley. Exhibits range from a display of an authentic 1870s log cabin, an American Indian craftsmanship display, to a sheriff’s room featuring items from the colorful past. For more information please call 1-406-522-8122 or visit their website at Pioneer Museum.

      Fly Fishing

      Whitewater Rafting

Geyser Whitewater Expeditions: Located at the entrance to Big Sky, Montana, Geyser Whitewater Expeditions offers both ½ day and full day whitewater rafting packages. For those seeking a more relaxed whitewater experience, Geyser Whitewater offers a ½ day rafting trip that combines the thrill of whitewater with the magnificent views of the wild Gallatin Canyon. Rates are $39 for adults and $30 for children 12 and under.

Geyser Whitewater Expeditions also offers an exceptional Horseback/Raft Combo for the ultimate Montana adventure. Clients spend ½ day on the raft trip of your choice and the rest on a beautiful horseback ride through the sublime Porcupine Game Range. All horseback rides are provided by local horseback outfitters. Prices start at $75 for adults and $67 for children 12 and under. For more information please call 1-800-914-9031 or 1-406-995-4989 or visit their website at Raft Montana.

Yellowstone Raft Company: Located in Big Sky and Gardiner, Montana, Yellowstone Raft Company is in their 22nd season as the Rafting Headquarters for the Yellowstone National Park Area. Rates range from $37 ½ day to $76.50 for full day. For Gallatin River Trips please call 1-800-348-4376 or 1-406-995-4613. Or visit their website at Yellowstone Raft Company.

Mountain Biking

Summit Bike & Ski Shop: Located in Bozeman, Montana, Summit has bicycles to rent and can offer suggestions on where to bike.  Please call (406) 587-1064.


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