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Knoff Group Presents: The Most Romantic Places in the Bozeman Area

With Valentine’s Day approaching, Knoff Group Real Estate invites you to plan a date with your SO or just treat yourself to one of the great destinations on our list of the most romantic places in or around Bozeman, Montana.

palisade falls frozen over in winter

Most Romantic Hike: Palisade Falls, located south of Bozeman in Hyalite Canyon, is the perfect year-round hike for you and your significant other. It is a 1.2 mile round-trip outing and has an elevation gain of around 250 feet. After a beautiful drive to the trailhead, the winding path takes you to Palisade Falls, a towering 80-foot waterfall at the base of Palisade Mountain. This hike is accessible year-round, but if you go during the winter, wear Yaktrax or hiking spikes as the conditions can be slick.

Most Romantic Steakhouse: J.W. Heist, Bozeman’s newest steakhouse, is located on Main Street in the heart of downtown Bozeman. It excels in everything from signature steaks to fresh seafood, along with a variety of unique house cocktails. The unparalleled food along with dim-lighting and elegant ambiance makes for the perfect romantic restaurant in Bozeman. Make sure you call ahead for reservations.

a meal from blackbird - a restaurant in downtown bozeman

Most Romantic Restaurant: Blackbird, located on Main Street in downtown Bozeman is the perfect eatery for a romantic night on the town. The ambiance is unmatched with dim lighting, soaring ceilings, and food cooked up in an open kitchen. Furthermore, they offer delicious homemade pasta and wood-fired pizza along with draft beers and fine wine.

a snowy trail leading to a pedestrian bridge in lindley park in downtown bozeman

Most Romantic Park: Lindley Park, located at the eastern end of Main Street in downtown Bozeman is one of the best parks in the area. With groves of old growth trees, benches, and recreational trails, this park is so relaxing. Grab a pair of cross-country skis and make some loops up and down the park.

front exterior of the kimpton armory hotel in downtown bozeman

Most Romantic Date Spot: Fieldings Restaurant serves everything from classic Midwestern dishes to comforting mountain home cooking, and it does not disappoint. Located in The Kimpton Armory Hotel in downtown Bozeman, Fieldings is a great spot for a romantic date night. Grab a drink upstairs at Sky Shed rooftop bar while overlooking the valley and then head back down to enjoy some timeless American dishes.

front exterior of the cannery building where the devil's toboggan speakeasy-style bar in bozeman is located

Most Romantic Place for Cocktails: Devil’s Toboggan is a destination craft cocktail bar located in the Cannery District in Bozeman. As soon as you step into this speakeasy-style bar, you’ll feel as though you’ve been transported to a different era. The romantic ambiance paired with creative, unique cocktails is something you don’t want to miss. After you’ve had a drink, head next door to enjoy some sashimi at Seven Sushi.

exterior of the 'live from the divide' music venue in bozeman

Most Romantic Music Venue: If you’re wanting to get your jam on and listen to some live tunes in an intimate atmosphere, check out Live from the Divide. Located on the north side of Bozeman, Live from the Divide offers a variety of live music artists that perform shows every month. It’s an extremely intimate setting, where artists perform up close and personal on a small stage with no more than 50 audience-goers at a time.

Most Romantic Activity: Montana is known an abundance of natural hot springs with Bozeman and the surrounding area being no exception. So, if you and your significant other are looking for a romantic activity to do together, venture out and go for a soak! Bozeman Hot Springs offers both indoor and outdoor pools a short drive from downtown. Norris Hot Springs is about a 40-minute drive from Bozeman and offers one outdoor pool, live music and camping in a more intimate setting. Chico Hot Springs, located in Pray, is a great day trip or weekend getaway.

nighttime exterior of the sage lodge in paradise valley

Most Romantic Staycation: Sage Lodge is a luxury Montana resort in the heart of Paradise Valley, in one of the most beautiful mountain settings. Huge floor to ceiling windows frame views of Emigrant Peak and the Absaroka Range. The lodge offers a ton of amenities ranging from a full-service spa, multiple restaurants, a large outdoor hot tub, firepits, and more. Sage Lodge is located about 1 hour from Bozeman and 35 minutes north of Yellowstone National Park, 5 minutes from the Yellowstone River and 5 minutes from Chico Hot Springs.