Nestled within the wilderness of the nearby Yellowstone National Park, West Yellowstone offers visitors ample opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. The town is known as a place to stay for travelers headed to Yellowstone National Park, so it is no surprise that the city offers generous accommodations. These accommodations range from popular hotel chains to quaint inns and lodges, cabins, and RV campgrounds.
Guests of hotels in West Yellowstone regularly flock to Yellowstone National Park, the home of Old Faithful and the largest collection of geysers and wildlife. The national park is conveniently located just outside of the city to the east.
After checking into a hotel, West Yellowstone guests can take a guided tour of Yellowstone National Park courtesy of Yellowstone Vacations. Tours are offered during the summer and winter seasons, the latter featuring the company's unique track-driven Snowcoaches and Snowvans.
Visitors can enjoy gourmet dining at the 320 Steak House and Saloon, located on the 320 Guest Ranch on Highway 191 in nearby Big Sky. Visitors and hotel guests can also enjoy Mexican cuisine at Amigos Mexican Restaurant, located inside the Stage Coach Inn on Madison Avenue downtown.
After checking into a hotel in West Yellowstone, visitors can walk along Canyon Street and stop by the Yellowstone Outlet and Yellowstone Trading Post for gifts, souvenirs, and mementos.
Being in close proximity to Yellowstone National Park provides many opportunities for outdoor recreation. Hebgen Lake offers plenty of opportunities for fishing and boating.