Montana Vacation Planning: Kid-Friendly Bozeman Destinations for a Rainy Day
When spring time hits in Montana, Big Sky Country can quickly become Big Rain Country.
What do you do when you have a fun outdoor adventure planned with the kids and the weather has other plans?
Have no fear, the Bozeman area has plenty of rainy day destinations for you and your little ones to enjoy!
Take a tour of Bequet Confections
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These eight-time national award-winning caramels are handcrafted right here in Bozeman! Now you and your family can take a tour to see how these delicious confections are made. Be sure to bring your sweet tooth!
Explore at Children's Museum of Bozeman
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Founded in 2001 by a group of parents and community leaders, CMB has grown into one of the city’s main museum attractions, offering hands-on exhibits, summer science camps, after-school activities, and educational programs throughout the year. Visit their website to learn about current programs and exhibits.
Learn to Climb at Spire Climbing Center
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Rock climbing is an excellent sport for kids and teens. It allows them to develop fitness, confidence, and communication skills—and most importantly, have fun and make friends! Spire Climbing Center offers a diverse selection of youth programs year-round, ranging from after-school and homeschool programs, to day camps and week-long summer camps. These programs give young climbers of all ages and abilities the tools they need to climb safely and take their skills to the next level.
Discover at Museum of the Rockies
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Museum of the Rockies inspires life-long learning in science, history, culture, and art; advances knowledge through collections, research and discovery; and presents engaging, vibrant exhibits and educational opportunities. Museum of the Rockies brings the world to Montana and shares Montana with the world. See a full-scale T. rex skeleton or enjoy several of the current exhibitions with your tots!
Visit the Bozeman Public Library
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The Bozeman Public Library is the communal hub of downtown Bozeman. From getting homework help, joining a children's book club to summer programs, this public library has something for everyone to enjoy.
By Zach Altman