The only accommodations truly in Downtown Bozeman, the Olive Branch Inn, formerly the Joseph M. Lindley House, was built in 1889 by one of Bozeman's early pioneers. It is a charming and distinctive Victorian Manor house listed on the National Historic Register. The house is located just two blocks from the historic downtown area of Main Street, situated on a lovely residential street with a private fenced yard and deck. Fine restaurants, theaters, art galleries, quaint shops, hiking trails, grocery and pharmacy and Montana State University are all within walking distance.
The house has undergone a complete restoration, with dramatic French wall coverings, antique beds, fireplaces and stained glass windows. Each of our guest rooms has a private bath and is appointed with the highest quality linens, luxurious down comforters, feather pillows, plush terry-cloth robes, hair dryers, and custom soaps... well deserved pampering for an unforgettable experience. A fully equipped kitchen is on the main floor, and an additional full kitchen is on the third floor. We provide high speed wireless internet and flat screen TVs in each room.
Past grandeur has been uniquely captured through the use of romantic fabrics, rich and bold papers, unusual antiques, the warmth of natural woods, and a fine sense of creative color and design. Care has been taken to preserve the architectural authenticity, while providing present day comforts and conveniences. Come experience the tranquil elegance of this eclectic house, the ultimate invitation for the discriminating traveler to a world set apart. Nestled in the heart of the Rockies in the beautiful Gallatin Valley, Bozeman offers many outdoor activities including fly fishing, skiing, hiking, hunting, rafting, and canoeing. Pristine rivers and spectacular wilderness trails are only minutes away, while Yellowstone and Glacier Parks are within a day's drive. Local attractions include Shakespeare in the Parks, the summer Farmer's Market, outdoor band concerts, the annual Sweet Pea Festival and the Museum of the Rockies.
Arrangements can be made for scenic day trips or guided fishing excursions.
Bozeman Historical District. One short block from Bogart Park and its pool and playground are located, where outdoor concerts and farmer's markets and many other civic events are held. Great for children.
Set amidst a quiet rneighborhood, yet a beautiful short walk to the most charming part of Main Street in downtown Bozeman.
Golf: Gallatin Valley has several courses including Cottonwood Hills Golf Club, Valley View, Bridger and Riverside Country Club.
Ski: Ever expanding Bridger Bowl, the local's choice for legendary 'cold smoke' powder skiing and ridge access, with two new lifts opened for 2013 and the best skiing in the region this year, just 16 miles up scenic Bridger Canyon Road. Big Sky and Moonlight Basin Ski Resorts are a one- hour drive along 'A River Runs Through It' scenery of Gallatin Canyon. Nordic trails nearby in Hyalite Canyon, Bohart Ranch, Lindley Park in town.
Mountain biking trails of all levels of ability, fabulous road biking loops.
SUP popular on nearby rivers with many rental options.
World-renowned fly fishing rivers and shops, guides, boat rentals available.
Easy, moderate and strenuous hiking in all directions, guidebooks on site to direct you to short or all-day hiking adventures to mountain lakes, hot springs, peaks and amazing panoramic views. See our back country afoot or horseback riding.
Yellowstone Park has three entrances within a 90 minute drive.
Tour Paradise Valley along the Yellowstone River, stop at Chico Hot Springs for a soak and fabulous dinner, drop in to a gallery walk on Friday nights.
Bozeman Farmer's Market is one block away every Tuesday 5-8pm. Christmas Stroll is 1st weekend in Decenber; Sweet Pea Festival is 1st weekend in August; Music on Main is every Thursday throughout summer.
Museum of the Rockies is adjacent to Montana State University campus with dinosaur exhibits, children's hands-on stations, replica farmhouse and garden, planetarium and revolving art gallery exhibits.