Nestled in the breathtaking scenery of southwest Montana, Bozeman offers visitors endless outdoor recreation along with historic small-town charm and modern amenities. Known as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park and home to Montana State University, this thriving mountain town has a lively arts and cultural scene infused with cowboy spirit. With its world-renowned trout fishing, stunning natural landscapes, and wealth of attractions, dining, and shopping options, Bozeman makes for an outstanding Montana fly fishing vacation.
Major airlines flying into Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) include Delta, United, Alaska, Allegiant, American, Frontier, Southwest, and JetBlue.
Rental car companies at BZN include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, Toro, and National. Rideshare share options are Uber and Lyft.
While taxiing from the southern end of the airport's main runway, passengers will notice a surprisingly large a varied assortment of private planes. There are multiple FBO operations including the Yellowstone Jet Center/Signature Aviation and Jet Aviation.
The Armory, Element, and LARK are a few newer properties that our guests frequently stay at that are near downtown Bozeman. Anglers fishing in Bozeman will find no shortage of Bozeman hotels when researching accommodations for their vacation.
There are also many vacation home rentals available via services like VRBO and Airbnb.
If you prefer to rely on our expertise, please reach out for lodging suggestions or choose from one of our Montana fly fishing vacations that include guided fishing and accommodations.
For shopping, downtown Bozeman offers boutiques, art galleries, and antique shops while the Gallatin Valley Mall provides department stores and an assortment of both regional and national retail chains.
Dining choices range from farm-to-table restaurants to steakhouses, burger joints, and cafés. Copper, Open Range, and Blacksmith are a few of our local favorites.
Bozeman, Montana is among the fastest-growing cities in the country with a constantly changing entertainment landscape; here is a comprehensive list of Bozeman restaurants.
Nightlife includes bars with live music, cowboy/western watering holes, and local microbreweries.
Live music and entertainment can be found across Bozeman almost every night of the week. The Elm, Live From the Divide, the Armory Music Hall, and the Rialto are a few of the Bozeman live music venues that we find ourselves at these days.
Top attractions and activities include the Museum of the Rockies, American Computer Museum, Gallatin History Museum, hiking trails like Drinking Horse Mountain, Peet’s Hill, and Triple Tree, as well as winter sports at Bridger Bowl Ski Area, Crosscut Mountain Sports Center and ice climbing at Hyalite Canyon.
Big Sky Resort is just an hour south of Bozeman and Yellowstone National Park is less than two hours away.
However, it is the Montana fly fishing near Bozeman that has captured your attention and it truly is beyond compare.