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Getting There

Bozeman's Gallatin Field Airport (tel. 406/388-8321; www.gallatinfield.com) serves a wide region in this part of the state. Daily service is available from Delta (tel. 800/221-1212), Northwest (tel. 800/225-2525), Alaska/Horizon (tel. 800/547-9308), Frontier (tel. 800/432-1359), United Express (tel. 800/241-6522), and Allegiant (tel. 702/505-8888).

Bus service is available through Greyhound, with a terminal at 1205 E. Main St. (tel. 406/587-3110; www.greyhound.com). Rimrock Stages (tel. 800/255-7655) operates intrastate service.

By car, Interstate 90 handles most of the traffic. It is 140 miles along I-90 from Billings to the east and 202 miles from Missoula to the west. For statewide road reports, call tel. 800/226-7623.

Visitor Information

The Bozeman Convention and Visitors Bureau is located at 2000 Commerce Way (tel. 800/228-4224 or 406/586-5421; www.bozemancvb.com). Information is also available at the Downtown Bozeman Visitor Center (tel. 406/586-4008; www.downtownbozeman.com) at 224 E. Main St. The chamber publishes an extensive visitors guide, as well as maps detailing the area's farms and historic hot spots. Call tel. 406/556-8680, or check out their website at www.yellowstonecountry.net.

Getting Around

There are a number of car-rental agencies in Bozeman, including Budget (tel. 800/527-0700), Enterprise (tel. 800/261-7331), Hertz (tel. 800/654-3131), and National (tel. 800/227-7368). For taxi service, call All Valley Cab (tel. 406/388-9999).

With retro designs inspired by vintage Yellowstone buses, the free Streamline Bus (tel. 406/587-2434; www.streamlinebus.com) connects downtown Bozeman with the Montana State campus and points beyond (namely the airport and Belgrade). Buses run from weekdays 7am to 6:30pm and Saturdays 8:30am to 5:30pm, with later service (8:30pm-3am) Thursday through Saturday for the bar crowd.

Special Events

Held the first full weekend each August, the Sweet Pea Festival, at Lindley Park and throughout Bozeman (tel. 406/586-4003; www.sweetpeafestival.org), is a music, arts, and sports festival, with a parade, bands from rock to reggae, dance, art, and even a little Shakespeare. Unspooling over 6 days in early October, Hatch (tel. 406/586-2635; www.hatchfest.com) is an audiovisual arts festival that includes film screenings, workshops, filmmaker Q & As, and live music after dark.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.