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Bozeman has a full complement of chain motels, most just off I-90. In addition to the places listed below, you can stay at the Best Western GranTree Inn, 1325 N. 7th Ave., Bozeman, MT 59715 (tel. 800/624-5865 or 406/587-5261); the Fairfield Inn, 828 Wheat Dr., Bozeman, MT 59715 (tel. 406/587-2222); and the Hampton Inn, 75 Baxter Lane, Bozeman, MT 59715 (tel. 406/522-8000). The above are all at I-90 exit 306, and have rates for two in the $80-to-$150 range. Newer is the Hilton Garden Inn, 2023 Commerce Way (tel. 877/782-9444 or 406/582-9900), south of I-90, exit 305, with double rates of $99 to $179. The lodge-inspired accommodations feature thoughtful amenities such as in-room exercise kits and a lobby pantry. I also like Bozeman's Western Heritage Inn, within walking distance of downtown, 1200 E. Main St. (tel. 800/877-1094 or 406/586-8534), with double rates of $60 to $120. Another option is the cozy 1920s Cooper Park Cottage, 401 S. 5th Ave. (tel. 406/586-2012), which rents for $100 to $125 double.

Camping

The Bozeman KOA (tel. 406/587-3030) is the area's largest campground, with sites for 100 RVs and 50 tents. It is adjacent to a natural hot-springs pool (which charges a separate fee), laundry, store, and a variety of other amenities. It is located 7 miles south of Belgrade on U.S. 191, with sites from $27 to $45 and basic cabins for $63 to $73 double. There are also numerous places to camp in the Gallatin National Forest; contact the Bozeman Ranger District, 3710 Fallon St., Ste. C, Bozeman, MT 59718 (tel. 406/522-2520; www.fs.fed.us/r1/gallatin), for details.

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.