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The Yellowstone National Park is also home to a number of wildlife species, including wolves, grizzlies, elk and bison, all found in their natural habitats. To those who come to visit this park, it offers a number of attractions and activities like hiking, boating, cycling and wildlife viewing. If you have an avid interest in history, geology and geography, this park is a treasure cove waiting to be explored with its dramatic landscape that includes canyons, falls, geysers and water bodies that you wouldn’t find anywhere else in the world. Out of all the wonderful places you can plan to visit this summer, the Yellowstone National park is the most amazing of all and definitely a must-visit spot on your travel list.

Lodging - Before you arrive you need to decide where to stay. Yellowstone Park offers many options when it comes to staying overnight. You can stay in the park proper via camping, or stay in a modern facility such as the Old Faithful Inn. Places to stay are broken down into three main locations. The North Gate Entrance, West Gate Entrance, and East Gate Entrance.

  • North Gate- Those who decide to stay by the North Entrance of Yellowstone will enjoy the views of the majestic Montana Mountain communities from Livingston to Gardiner. The location is great if you plan to visit the Roosevelt Arch and Paradise Valley. You will also be next to the Yellowstone river with a nice view of the surrounding Mountains. This is the only entrance to the park that is open to driving vehicles all year round. To check for lodging availability Click on the following link: North Gate Lodging Options
  • West Gate- This location offers quite a large amount of options. Besides the traditional Hotels/Motels, you can choose cabins, ranches, and even dude ranches. You will be close to the towns of Butte, and Missoula in Montana. At the same time you are quite close to West Yellowstone and Salt Lake City in Utah. The West Entrance location is generally open from April through early November for regular vehicles. Snow enabled vehicles have access even during the winter months. To check for lodging availability Click on the following link: West Gate Lodging Options
  • East Gate- Many travels will claim that this is the best location to stay because its the closest to the most scenic views of Yellowstone Park. If you stay here you will be within 50 miles of Cody, Wyoming. (The old stomping grounds of Buffalo Bill) This is the location of Wapiti Valley where you will have access to the panoramic views of the Absaroka range. The East Gate is generally opened to wheeled vehicles from May to Dec, and to snow enabled vehicles from Dec through March. To check for lodging availability Click on the following link: East Gate Lodging Options

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Dining (Top 10 Yellowstone Restaurants) – After a long day of hiking and sightseeing, a delicious hot meal can be the perfect way to relax, unwind, and recharge before starting a new day and Yellowstone Park offers a number of options for every taste and price. While guests may find occasional slow service or other inconveniences common to popular vacationing areas, nothing can compare to the exceptional views and naturally-sourced meals that these Yellowstone Park restaurants offer…READ MORE

Things to do – Once you settle in you need to schedule some fun activities. There is no other park in the world that boasts more than 300 geysers and 10,000 thermal features. Yellowstone National Park is and has always been unique. The number of places you can go to in just one park is more than any other park in the world. There is even an amazing all inclusive 4-day tour available. There is a waterfall twice as tall as Niagara Falls and…READ MORE

Top 3 MUST DO’s – Include the Serengeti of North America, Mammoth Hot Springs, and you can’t miss the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. You can see our full recommendation list on the Places to go page and the top 10 attractions page.

  • The Serengeti of North AmericaLamar Valley is where you’ll see great herds of bison graze and drink water at the river’s edge while immense dust clouds from their migration leave a path in the tranquil morning air. If you’ve always dreamt of going on safari, then you must make Lamar Valley part of your Yellowstone Park vacation…READ MORE
  • Mammoth Hot Springs – An Other-Worldly Experience at Yellowstone Park. The ghost-like formations of white limestone at Mammoth Hot Springs makes it one of Yellowstone Park’s most dynamic and best loved sites. Steam from the hot springs infuses the sunlight with a rainbow of colors, and the outdoor limestone stalagmites and stalactites are other-worldly...READ MORE
  • Grand Canyon of Yellowstone – Whether it is winter or spring, you get a different view every season. Also, one of the biggest attractions of Yellowstone, is the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone as it boasts the most beautiful landscapes on its two-and-a-half-mile North Rim Trail. Carved out by the Yellowstone River, this Grand Canyon is a 24-mile long chasm of a hiker’s dream….READ MORE

 

Deals – We have gathered all the current discounts, coupons, and new deals available for all the Yellowstone Park area adventures, Hotels, & Restaurants. Please see the current selection and check back often as we try and update any new offers daily...READ MORE

History – Established in 1872 as America’s first national park, the Yellowstone National Park in the Northwest Wyoming is one of the most beautiful mountain wildlands that can be explored for scenic and scientific purposes. Among the many things that attract people to this wonderful park, its hundreds of geysers, especially the Old Faithful, are the most popular attractions…READ MORE

Science – The park has some of the most varied ecosystems spreading out across its total area, including pine-clad mountains, calm lakes, natural geysers, streaming rivers, waterfalls, grass-filled valleys and rocky plateaus. These features and others make this park one of the most diverse and exquisite wildlands in the world...READ MORE

Planning the perfect Yellowstone Trip – Overall, there are quite a bit of activities that you can enjoy at Yellowstone National Park. The key to a “successful” trip is to plan your itinerary in advance. If you plan to visit the area for just one day, a week, or even a month, its crucial that you put together a very detailed itinerary of what…READ MORE