This small city is nestled in the Rocky Mountains, just south of Billings. It’s an ideal place for hiking, biking, and skiing, and is well-suited to families. A number of museums and special exhibitions are located in the town, including the Museum of the Rockies of Montana State University. The nearby Siebel Dinosaur Complex is a must-see, and the Spanish Peaks and Bridger Ranges provide great scenery for bicycling and skiing.
If you like dinosaurs, check out the Siebel Dinosaur Complex, one of the most famous permanent exhibits of its kind. The museum also has Enduring Peoples, an exhibition focusing on the American Indians of the Northern Plains. The History of the Northern Rocky Mountain Region features art, fur traders, and white settlers during the frontier days of the region. A living history farm in the Tinsley House and the Taylor Planetarium feature a wide array of crafts and local fare.
The American Computer & Robotics Museum, founded in 1990, is located in the south of Bozeman. Founded by a local engineer, it gives visitors a fascinating look at computer history. The museum traces the evolution of technology from the early days of the first calculator to the present day. It explores topics like the Space Race and the Cracking of the Enigma Code, and imagines the future of the Information Age. The museum is full of vintage computers and robotics, and is also home to radios and televisions.
The city has many historical attractions. A popular attraction is the Western Cafe, which is a city institution. Located on Main Street, the Western Cafe offers cozy decor and great homemade food. Almost everything is made from scratch in the café, from the bread to the ice cream. The cafe has also received accolades for its environmental efforts. Several outdoor and indoor pools, and a fitness center are just a few of the many things to do in the area.
The town’s many unique shops are perfect for Christmas gifts. The local arts and crafts scene is vibrant and diverse, and there are numerous craft stores for those with a passion for music. The downtown area is home to several major stores, including Chalet Sports and Cactus Records. In addition to being home to many unique boutiques, the city’s historic buildings are also a great place for shopping and dining. There are more than 1,800 hotels in the city, and you can find a wide range of items at bargain prices.
There are many unique retail outlets in Bozeman. Some of these include Cactus Records, a self-proclaimed “weirdo store,” where you can buy CDs and vinyl records. Other shops, such as Sassy Sisters, are filled with the sassiest sisters’ wares. From shirts to home decor to accessories, everything is about attitude. And it’s hard to beat the outdoor sporting equipment and apparel that are available.