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West Yellowstone
Since the early 1900s, West Yellowstone has provided a tourist-friendly gateway to the geysers of Yellowstone National Park and its resident bison, bears and elk. This Rocky Mountain enclave in southwestern Montana is an outdoor enthusiast's dream, offering snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and dog sledding in winter; trout fishing in fall; birding, biking and hiking in spring; and summer parades and rodeos. In-town eateries and attractions are an easy stroll from local lodging.

All things to do » Things to do

Yellowstone River
Yellowstone River
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Owner description: Yellowstone Big Gun Fun is an indoor shooting range located at the West Entrance of Yellowstone National Park. We offer rentals of machine guns, handguns, and rifles to provide... more Owner description: Yellowstone Big Gun Fun is an indoor shooting range located at the West Entrance of Yellowstone National Park. We offer rentals of machine guns, handguns, and rifles to provide our customers and their entire families with a safe and fun activity they'll remember for their entire lives. less
Attraction type: Theme Parks
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Owner description: See LIVE grizzlies and wolves at this AZA Accredited, Not-for-Profit Wildlife Park and Educational Facility. Activities include: Keeper Kid's (hide food for the bears), live... more Owner description: See LIVE grizzlies and wolves at this AZA Accredited, Not-for-Profit Wildlife Park and Educational Facility. Activities include: Keeper Kid's (hide food for the bears), live Bird-of-Prey Exhibits, view two separate wolf packs from the Naturalist Cabin, Wolf Enrichment, Safety in Bear Country Programs, Yellowstone Park Ranger Talks, a World-Class Bear museum, intriguing films and presentations. Open 365 days (GWDC bears DO NOT hibernate). Admission is good for two consecutive days. One block from Yellowstone National Park. less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Earthquake Lake
Earthquake Lake
Site of the largest earthquake in Montana's history.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Bodies of Water
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Yellowstone Historic Center
Yellowstone Historic Center
Owner description: Museum on the history of transportation through Yellowstone National Park opened seasonally from May to October. Housed in the original 1909 Union Pacific Railroad Depot, the... more Owner description: Museum on the history of transportation through Yellowstone National Park opened seasonally from May to October. Housed in the original 1909 Union Pacific Railroad Depot, the Yellowstone Historic Center Museum features permanent and temporary collections telling the story of travel to Yellowstone and the town of West Yellowstone. Free walking tours of the historic center are available in the evenings during summer. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums; Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Librairie The Book Peddler
Librairie The Book Peddler
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Cafe Madriz
Cafe Madriz
Price: $20 - $30
Cuisines: European, Spanish
Good for: Kids, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Running Bear Pancake House
Running Bear Pancake House
Price: $4 - $15
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ernie's Bakery and Deli
Ernie's Bakery and Deli
Price: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Deli
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Wild West Pizzeria
Wild West Pizzeria
Cuisines: Italian, American, Bar, Pizza
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Lazy G Motel
Lazy G Motel
$76 - $100
Ranked #3 of 40 Hotels in West Yellowstone
Three Bear Lodge
3.0 of 5
Three Bear Lodge
$141 - $230
Ranked #10 of 40 Hotels in West Yellowstone
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One Horse Motel
One Horse Motel
$80 - $145
Ranked #12 of 40 Hotels in West Yellowstone

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Explorer Cabins at Yellowstone
3.5 of 5
Explorer Cabins at Yellowstone
$215 - $779
Ranked #2 of 40 Hotels in West Yellowstone
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Evergreen Motel
2.0 of 5
Evergreen Motel
$154 - $284
Ranked #4 of 40 Hotels in West Yellowstone
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WorldMark West Yellowstone
3.5 of 5
WorldMark West Yellowstone
$176 - $307
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.