Discover fun things to do in Bozeman, like visiting Museum of the Rockies

From popular hot springs and skiing areas to memorable hikes, Bozeman provides a host of fun things to do for outdoor enthusiasts. With the Country Inn & Suites as your home base, you can hike to Palisade Falls, see bears up close at Montana Grizzly Encounter, or golf at one of the best courses in the state, all within an hour from our hotel. Here with your family? Your whole crew will enjoy Museum of the Rockies with its planetarium, dinosaur complex, and children’s center. For some retail therapy, visit unique stores in downtown Bozeman or browse your favorite retailers at Gallatin Valley Mall.

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Bozeman Hot Springs

6.99 mi / 11.25 km from the hotel
Experience the healing waters at this tourist spot that has 12 pools and an on-site gym.

Bridger Bowl Ski Area

10.79 mi / 17.36 km from the hotel
Welcoming skiers of all skill levels, Bridger Bowl features 2,600 vertical feet of lift-served terrain.

Bridger Creek Golf Course

1.91 mi / 3.08 km from the hotel
According to Golf Digest, Bridger Creek is one of the 10 best courses in the state. Enjoy views of the Bridger Mountains while you perfect your game on this scenic course.

Downtown Bozeman

3.04 mi / 4.89 km from the hotel
Explore unique shops and dine at local restaurants backdropped by gorgeous mountain scenery in downtown Bozeman.

Gallatin History Museum

2.82 mi / 4.54 km from the hotel
Get a glimpse of the area's past at this museum housed inside a 20th-century county jail. Historical displays include five generations of wedding dresses and a porcelain doll that arrived by wagon in 1864.

Gallatin Valley Mall

2.98 mi / 4.8 km from the hotel
Shop and find great deals at more than 30 stores, including Macy’s, Barnes & Noble, and Eddie Bauer.

Montana Grizzly Encounter

11.83 mi / 19.04 km from the hotel
Get a rare chance to see real grizzly bears that have been rescued and were unable to be released back into the wild. This sanctuary provides a natural habitat where guests can learn about grizzlies and watch them in a beautiful mountain setting.

Montana State University

3.54 mi / 5.7 km from the hotel
This top research university enrolls over 16,000 students, including more than 2,000 graduate students, and offers over 250 academic options.

Museum of the Rockies

4.14 mi / 6.66 km from the hotel
Located on the campus of Montana State University, this museum features a planetarium, a discovery center designed for kids, and an impressive collection of dinosaur bones.

Palisade Falls

18.21 mi / 29.31 km from the hotel
Hike to Palisade Falls, a stunning 80-foot waterfall nestled among spruce and fir trees and volcanic cliffs. This hike is one of many in Gallatin National Forest.