Best of Yellowstone

Our vacation experts have complied the best of Yellowstone so you won’t miss the cream of the crop. Here you’ll find the most popular attractions on your best road trip, while stopping at the most authentic towns.

Winter sleigh ride through the National Elk Refuge. Photo by USFWS Lori Iverson

15 Things to Do in Winter in Yellowstone Country

Our list of top Yellowstone winter activities includes watching wildlife, swimming in hot springs, eating waffles, and taking exhilarating rides. Read More...

The Milky Way over Castle Geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin. Photo by NPS Neal Herbert

4 Best Places to Gaze at Starry Night Skies in Yellowstone

The greater Yellowstone region is known for big skies, clean air and sunny days. What this means is that nighttime skies in the summer are filled with brilliant stars. Read More...

Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Courtesy photo

6 Top Museums on the Way to Yellowstone

Don’t miss some of the amazing museums on the way to the park. These fascinating exhibits will enable you to stretch your legs and learn something new. Plus… two museums inside Yellowstone. Read More...

Interior of the Occidental Hotel. Photo by Jeff Vanuga

7 Best Historic Hotels in Yellowstone Country

Stay or just visit the historic hotels near Yellowstone including Old Faithful Inn, Occidental Hotel, Irma Hotel, The Elephant Head Lodge and the Lake Hotel Read More...

Yellowstone-Rodeo

9 Best Rodeos in Yellowstone Country

Just about every town in the Yellowstone area has a rodeo throughout the year. Wyoming is the rodeo capital of the West. See a list of the best. Read More...

Couple holding hands in Yellowstone

Romancing the Yellowstone – Top 5 Romantic Things to Do

Forget roses and chocolate – for real romance, you can’t beat these Yellowstone activities. Plan now for Valentine’s Day, a wedding proposal, or anniversary. Read More...

A view of Lower Falls in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River in Wyoming near the location of the tragic accident. This Grand Canyon often gets confused with the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in Arizona.

Top 10 Things to Do in Yellowstone

Be sure to hit one, or all, of the Top 10 Things to do and see in Yellowstone country. There’s Old Faithful and gray wolves, rodeos and powwows, horseback riding, rafting, and so much more. Read More...

A girl swimming in a hot spring pool

Top 14 Hot Springs & Pools In and Near Yellowstone

When you’re tired from a long day of sightseeing, unwind with a dip in one of the region’s many hot springs and pools. Read More...

Rafting near Yellowstone with Mad River on the Snake River

Top 5 Rafting Rivers Near Yellowstone

The waterways surrounding Yellowstone offer up everything from lazy rafting floats to intense rapids—pleasing everyone from kids and grandparents to adrenaline junkies. Read More...