Visiting Yellowstone isn’t just a trip to the first national park in the United States. It’s an excursion that lets you try out whatever Western style speaks to you: cowboy culture at a dude ranch, luxury spa living, glamping under the stars, or a hotel stay that combines history with urban amenities.
Finding lodging near Yellowstone isn’t difficult when you plan ahead, especially when you turn your gaze to the gateway communities that embrace the park. This is where next-level accommodations truly elevate your stay. Here are some of our favorite lodging options for your next Yellowstone getaway.
Steamy soaking and a luxury stay between Gardiner and Livingston? Yes, please! Chico Hot Springs offers a remote resort ideal for unwinding in the Paradise Valley. The best part is, even if you choose to stay elsewhere, you can still pop in for a soak in the natural thermal waters on your way to or from the park.
Experiencing the robust city of Bozeman, Montana has never been easier than when staying at Element Bozeman Hotel. Located only a block from Main Street, this hotel offers easy access to a plethora of restaurants, local galleries, and one of a kind shopping. Enjoy 5-star amenities as well as city comforts only a short drive from Yellowstone National Park.
Camping isn’t for everyone, which is why glamping unites luxury with the outdoors in a way even the most high-maintenance travelers can embrace. At Under Canvas, you’ll wake up surrounded by the beauty of Yellowstone Country in your luxurious canvas tent including a private en suite bathroom. With two locations by nearby park entrances in West Yellowstone, Montana as well as Paradise Valley, Montana, you are sure to find the perfect place to rest your head after your park excursions.
This Hotel unites luxury and location in the bustling destination that is Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Hotel Jackson is the only hotel located on the Town Square making it the perfect hub to enjoy all that Jackson Hole has to offer. From skiing to biking to horseback riding, your perfect adventure awaits. Bespoke service only steps from downtown allows you to explore Jackson like a local from a worldy setting.
Located between Bozeman and West Yellowstone, the community of Big Sky is best known for its winter sports, with one of the largest ski resorts in the country. Century-old Lone Mountain Ranch gives guests the working dude ranch experience, with comfortable accommodations in historic cabins. Depending on the season, head out for a trail ride, guided hike, park tour, snowshoe or dog-sled ride, and experience the real Big Sky.
With historic charm and a cozy feel, A Stone’s Throw Bed and Breakfast lives up to its name in Livingston—just 55 miles from the Gardiner entrance of Yellowstone, and 25 miles from the bigger town of Bozeman. Hosts Mick and Donald take guests back to the heyday of bed-and-breakfast hospitality.
A history buff’s dream! The Chamberlin Inn combines classic comfort with a history rich in western culture, making it a local treasure. Housing tastefully designed guest rooms, apartments, and suites, The Chamberlin Inn’s historic charm is what makes it Cody, Wyoming’s premier lodging destination. Only 52 miles from the East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park, you can even stay in the very room Earnest Hemingway occupied during his Cody stays.
If you’re looking for an unique adventure, look no further than Bodhi Farms located just outside of Bozeman, Montana. This boutique eco-resort features 9 luxe glamping tipis, a wild game farm-to-table restaurant and permaculture farm nestled against the Gallatin Mountains. With plenty of onsite activities there is no shortage of adventure, and the biggest adventure of all—Yellowstone National Park—is only a scenic 80-minute drive away.
For a wildly authentic western experience, a Dude Ranch might be just what you’re after. This stay-and-play option provides you the opportunity to immerse yourself in American western culture. The Rimrock Ranch outside of Cody, Wyoming provides you an all-inclusive stay that features horseback riding, whitewater rafting, cowboy cookouts, the Cody Nite Rodeo, as well as a Yellowstone National Park tour. Rimrock Ranch is truly an experience the entire family will enjoy. So Cowboy up and don’t be afraid to take a walk on the wild side.
Want the experience of a Dude Ranch in a Luxury setting? The Lost Creek Ranch and Spa is an ideal setting for those looking to rope and ride, fish, float, hike and shoot. With unbeatable views of the Tetons and a luxury spa you wouldn’t expect to find in a ranch setting, the Lost Creek Ranch and Spa has something for everyone.
Are you ready for your national park trip? Find the perfect lodging for you near Yellowstone and experience the Park’s seasonal offerings all year-long.
At Yellowstone National Park Lodges, you’re invited to discover or rediscover the magic of the world’s first national park, Yellowstone. As proud stewards of the park and this truly extraordinary American wonder