As many of you know Daryl Schliem, President of the Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce, and I have been talking about Tourism dollars over the past few week. Well, here are some hard numbers to look at regarding where these visitors spend their money:

Restaurant, Bar               $    76,111,283.78
Retail Sales                     $    53,838,761.26
Gasoline, Diesel              $    31,910,450.45
Hotel, B&B, etc.              $    23,041,936.94
Auto Rental                     $    21,644,842.34
Groceries, Snacks          $    21,320,878.38
Outfitter, Guide                $    23,284,909.91
Licenses, Entrance Fees $    14,193,671.17
Rental Cabin, Condo      $       9,364,583.33
Misc. Services                $          880,777.03
Farmers Market               $          688,423.42
Transportation Fares        $          830,157.66
Auto Repair                     $          283,468.47
Campground, RV Park    $             30,371.62
Gambling                       $             30,371.62
TOTAL                          $  277,454,887.39

And that's just the cash spent from people who fly into Bozeman / Yellowstone International!

(Annual estimate based on 2012 numbers)