We've talked before about the many perks of settling in Belgrade. There is a reason this little town has proven to be incredibly popular with locals and those coming from out-of-town. Belgrade residents enjoy all the perks that await them in the sister city of Bozeman just a quick jaunt down the interstate while still enjoying that authentic, small-town Montana feel homeowners crave. Best of all? Some of the best skiing in the country exists just up the road, with more than one mountain an hour outside your backyard. Here are four ski destinations to visit within a short day-trip from Belgrade.
The holiday season anywhere is a special time, but something about holidays in Bozeman and Belgrade is truly magical. All of the small wonders that knit our community together in their own unique way are magnified by the spirit of the holiday season. As snowfall begins to blanket the city and the lights go up on Main Street, the buzz of the holidays begins to settle in among the locals.
Of course, with such an interesting year nearly under our belts, its only natural to expect that celebrations may look a bit different this year. Our valley has had to stay agile and adjust as a community throughout all of 2020, and the holiday season is proving no different. But if ever there was a time to keep the woes of the world from getting you down, it’s now. That’s why we’ve put together out best list of holiday happenings in the Gallatin Valley you can still look forward to this season.
It's no secret that Montana is home to some of the most beautiful views the country has to offer, especially here in the valley where we live. While other parts of the state offer sweeping views of endless prairie, Belgrade and it's surrounding areas bring 360° mountain views, deep-cut canyons, rolling countryside, abundant wildlife, and raging rivers for the interested sightseer. One of the best ways to soak them all in is merely taking a good drive, which anyone who lives in Montana knows, is required if you want to get just about anywhere other than down the road. That's why today we're looking at the most scenic drives near the Belgrade area.
It's a brisk morning. The sun is taking its time coming up, there's a slight bite in the air that seems to have settled in overnight, and it leaves have begun to turn the soft shade of yellow. The changes are subtle but undeniable. The summer season is moving out, and with the ushering in a fall, locals begin to look forward to the hunting season's opening day.
While there are endless things to do within the Belgrade and Bozeman area, from mom and pop coffee shops, to boutiques, to getting outdoors, there’s something to be said for taking the occasional trip out of town. And while Montana is wildly proud of its remote nature, that most certainly doesn’t mean there aren’t loads of great opportunities to get out and about right outside your door. You just have to know where to look. That’s why today we’re taking a look at five fabulous day trips you can make from Prescott Ranch right here in Belgrade. Let’s hit it.
Prescott Ranch was designed with families in mind, and it’s about to get even more family-friendly in the coming years. With five new parks planned within Belgrade’s latest subdivision, and a new elementary school being constructed next door, Prescott Ranch is quickly becoming the ideal location for families in Gallatin Valley.
Belgrade, MT, September 8, 2020 – This September, the greater Belgrade community will come together to celebrate the enormous progress at Prescott Ranch and its impact on the Gallatin Valley. Belgrade’s newest neighborhood provides much-needed housing to this rapidly growing city and has been successful through support from the city, state, and business community since its inception. This month, Bates Homes will commemorate the recent opening of Prescott Ranch with a Ribbon Cutting event and a public September Social.
Whether you were born and raised here or have wandered to Bozeman only to find yourself captivated enough to stay, a major draw to the town has always been its outdoor opportunities. And with snowfall spanning anywhere from four to six months, it's true many love Bozeman for its winter sports like skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and more. But that doesn't mean that the "off-season" of summer (and even early fall) don't hold some of the best opportunities to get out and about around the town.
The arrival of summer in Belgrade means it's river time, and with so many stretches of water all around, you have miles of options to help you cool off when summer temperatures climb. You can tube your way down, kayak, canoe, or even put the raft or drift boat in the water for some fun fishing or whitewater adrenaline. People come from all over the world to experience Montana's rivers, so the beauty of Belgrade living at Prescott Ranch is getting to have it all right in your backyard.
Whether you're looking to fill blank walls on a new house or simply wanting to up your art game, looking to local artists can be a great way to start. When you choose local art, you make a decision that significantly benefits both you, the artist, and your local community.