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Why should I visit West Yellowstone?
West Yellowstone is a quintessential tourist town and the access to the park can't get more convenient. Downtown is lined with souvenir shops, restaurants, and a couple dozen places to stay. There are a few unique attractions just outside of the park, including the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, the IMAX, and the Yellowstone Historic Center.
Where is West Yellowstone?
Located right outside the West Entrance to Yellowstone Park, West Yellowstone is located 50 miles south of Big Sky, 90 miles south of Bozeman, and 100 miles northeast of Idaho Falls. There is a seasonal airport in West Yellowstone, but the closest major airport is located in Bozeman.
What sort of services and amenities are available in West Yellowstone?
West Yellowstone offers everything touristy. Take your pick from a wide variety of lodging options, including hotels, motels, lodges, and cabins. While cuisine types don't provide many options, there are a number of restaurants and a few delicious ice cream parlors. Gear shops and souvenir shops can keep you busy for hours. There is one main grocery store as well.
What can I see and do in West Yellowstone?
Other West Yellowstone Montana Resources
West Yellowstone Montana is a popular base for Yellowstone exploration.