Things to See and Do on a Yellowstone Vacation

Yellowstone National Park is a mecca for fun and exploration in the outdoors. Whether you’re a science geek learning about geysers, a photographer looking for that perfect wildlife shot, a family wanting to take a cruise on Lake Yellowstone, or an outdoor adventurer wanting to hike backcountry trails, you’ll find your bliss in Yellowstone.

Top 10 Things to Do

Hiking and Outdoor Recreation in Yellowstone Country

Yellowstone is a seasonal park. In the warmer months you can hike, bike, camp, raft, ride a horse, and climb… not to mention ziplining and fishing. In the winter months, leave your car at Mammoth or a gateway town, and get around by snowshoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, or even dog sledding.

Sightseeing in Yellowstone National Park

What would you like to see? Wildlife, geysers, lakes, waterfalls? Yellowstone is so vast with so many different natural wonders that you may want to take a guided tour.

Yellowstone National Park has been designated as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of North America. It is a truly unique place with many of its features having the distinction of being the most, the longest, the largest.

Attractions Near Yellowstone National Park

Natural wonders aren’t the only attractions at Yellowstone. Visit a wildlife center, museum or historic site. Mine for gems or fossils. See a reservation. Read More...

Events in the Yellowstone National Park Area

Rodeos, powwows, and festivals are constantly going on in the gateway towns around Yellowstone. Also look here for free national park days. Read More...

Guided Tours of Yellowstone Country

See Yellowstone through the eyes of the pros. Bus, van, backcountry, snowmobiling, hiking, and horseback guided tours in and near Yellowstone National Park. Read More...

See Geysers and Hot Springs in Yellowstone

Get ready for geysers that shoot high in the air, crusty, hot springs in wild colors, and bubbling pots of mud in this geological wonderland. Read More...

Summer Activities

Whether you’re a horseback rider or a hiker, or a biker, or you prefer to be on the water, there are activities for all ages and activity levels. Read More...

Winter Activities

Snowboarding, skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and snowcoach tours are just some of the ways to enjoy Yellowstone in the winter. Read More...

Yellowstone Vacation Itineraries

What are the must-see attractions? What are family-friendly things to do with kids? If I only have day to spend in Yellowstone, what should I see and do? We give you ideas for this and more. Read More...

Yellowstone Volcano

Did you know that the park is actually an active supervolcano? But note, an eruption is not expected for another 1,000 to 10,000 years. Read More...

Yellowstone Wildlife

Observe the wildlife in their natural habitat, roaming Yellowstone National Park. Favorite animals for wildlife watching are grizzly bear, wolves, & bison. Read More...

Yellowstone's Natural Wonders

Less-known natural wonders are just as grand as the park's geysers. See giant waterfalls, petrified trees, natural rock arches, lava formations, and hoodoos. Read More...

Yellowstone's Neighboring Parks

Explore neighboring parks like Grand Teton National Park, Glacier National Park, Devils Tower, Mount Rushmore and state parks on your Yellowstone vacation. Read More...