All Blog Entries by Emily Coombs

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The name itself seems to be an oxymoron; the rolling farmlands of this piece of paradise far removed from the bustle of the crowded city so notably associated with the name. Just 20 miles from Bozeman, the pace of life slows; people stop to chat at the post office and grocery store, catching up on one another’s news. The community is small and tight-knit; just over 1800 residents who genuinely take care of one another. It’s the kind of town where your word matters, really matters.

Initially set up for the malting industry in the 1890s, a significant number of Dutch people had settled in the area to provide labor. Generations later, these area farmers now grow potatoes and wheat and raise cattle for beef and dairy products. Each August, the town

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There’s a certain magic about Livingston, Montana. Something that captures the love of writers, artists, musicians, and mountaineers who make this quaint mountain town their home, (think; Thomas McGuane and the latest Jim Harrison and Russell Chatham.) Perhaps it’s the mountain ranges; Crazy, Absarokee, and Bridger, to be exact. Or the magnificent Yellowstone River, which is full of fat trout and is a fisher person’s dream. There’s certainly a vibe, a laid-back yet get-down-to-business kind of attitude that keeps this town full of entrepreneurs and restaurateurs busy year-round. Livingston knows how to work hard, and play hard, creating an environment endearing to both residents and visitors alike.

The population is just over 7,500, a tight-knit

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Three Forks, Montana, is perfect for those who enjoy living a bit on the fringe. Just far enough to be removed from the city bustle, but close enough to indulge the need for a city-fix when it comes along. The wide-open area is excellent for outdoor lovers and families who want a little slower pace of life. Locals joke that the stoplights are always green in Three Forks. Why? Because there are no stoplights! Are you wondering if this small town is right for you? Here are a few of our Frequently Asked Questions to help you get a feel for it.

What is there to do in Three Forks?

The short answer? Plenty. Three state parks surround the town, Missouri Headwaters State Park, Madison Buffalo Jump, and Lewis and Clark Caverns. Missouri Headwaters, seated at

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Tucked up into the towering Madison Mountain Range, and nestled near the Gallatin River, Big Sky is a lively community, built on a shared love of recreation and a genuine appreciation for the outdoors.

Just an hour drive from Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, it's nestled among some of the most amazing terrain in the lower 48 states. From the top of Lone Peak, at Big Sky Resort, you can see two national parks and three states!

For those who love the outdoors, it doesn’t get any better than this. And, at the end of each adventure, you’ll find a cold beverage, delicious vittles, and great conversation. We’ve listed some of our favorite things to do in the summer, but this only scratches the surface, you’ll find fun around every corner.

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Bozeman boasts beautiful views from every area of town; there’s genuinely not a bad location throughout the Gallatin Valley. Finding your perfect spot is a matter of taking inventory of what you most enjoy; wide-open spaces or walking distance to amenities? Quiet neighborhoods outside of town or being close to schools? We’ve broken the valley down into seven sections to give you an overview of each area so you can dial in your search.

Downtown

The historic downtown is the heart of Bozeman, full of bungalows, Sears and Roebuck kit houses, and large, eclectic homes, which are a mix of Spanish, mid-century modern, and Victorian architecture. Locals break it down to “Northside” and “Southside.” Homes located on the Southside, near Montana State

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