Stops on the Way

Map of States Near Yellowstone

Surrounding Yellowstone National Park are wonderful cities, towns, and regions to explore, spend the night, or find a great meal. Here are our suggestions for places to visit during your Yellowstone vacation.

Rocky Mountain NP Cub Lake by Ben Fullerton

Colorado - Stops on the Way

On the south border of Wyoming is Colorado with all of its Rocky Mountain activities and charming cities big and small.


Idaho - Stops on the Way

Just west of Yellowstone, Eastern Idaho is known for its wide open vistas, friendly communities, and the fertile soil that is home to the famous Idaho potato. The region offers year-round and off-the-beaten path activities for outdoor enthusiasts and families.

Billings Rimrock Trail

Montana - Stops on the Way

With rolling hills and breathtaking trails Montana is a must-visit region of adventure. If you had a more relaxed vacation in mind, don’t worry because Montana also offers everything from Golf to local eateries.


Utah - Stops on the Way

From Salt Lake City to Arches National Park, Utah has everything to offer. Utah is known for its vibrant performing art scene and dramatic natural beauty.