Bozeman, Montana Tops “The Best Place” Lists

Posted: Dec 9, 2014 by ecoREsource Properties

Each time Bozeman is named “Best Place” in the national media, locals aren’t surprised. They already know what the rest of the world keeps hearing; Bozeman, Montana is the best place to live. Many express their hope that it will remain a “best kept” secret. After all, part of the allure of Bozeman is its small population and vast opportunities for solitude. If you haven’t already, you are bound to fall in love with this unpretentious town after reading this list of recent national accolades:

2013 - Best Towns (Outside Magazine)

2010 - Best Town for Skiing in West (Outside Magazine)

2014 - Best Place to Reboot Your Life (Sunset Magazine)

2014 - Ranked #11 in Top 100 Best Places to Live in 2015 (Livability)

2012 - World’s 25 Best Ski Towns (National Geographic)

2014 - Montana State University Ranked #26 in Top 50 Most Technologically Advanced Universities (

2013 - Ranked Most Livable City in Montana/#22 in the Country (Livability)

2013 - 10 Best Small Towns in America (Fodor's Travel)

2012 - The Best Place to Raise Your Kids - Montana (Bloomberg Businessweek)

2007/2010 - Best Places to Retire (US News & World Report)

2009 - Best Place to Raise a Family (National Geographic)

2013 - America’s Best College Towns (Travel + Leisure)

2010 - 10 Best Winter Cities (Livability)

2013 - 10 Best Summer Festivals (Livability)

2014 - Best Places to Live and Work as a Movie Maker (MovieMaker)