Places to Visit: West Yellowstone, Montana

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West Yellowstone, Montana

Experience the Old West in West Yellowstone, Montana! As you travel through the southwest of the state, you can't pass up this gateway to the most famous park in the US, Yellowstone National Park. You'll find history and charm in this small hospitable town and won't want to leave.

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This wonderful western gateway to Yellowstone will have you find the perfect travel experience on your vacation. West Yellowstone is snuggled within the Rockies, with all the accommodations, food and recreation you could possibly desire.

Wildlife is abundant around West Yellowstone, with many elk, deer and even bears making an appearance, particularly in the autumn. Fall in West Yellowstone is great for some hiking or fishing. Winter landscapes offer plenty of fun, with snowcoach tours or snowmobile adventures. In the spring, the mountains bloom with wildflowers and the mountains are alive with newborn animals discovering their new life. Summer is a great time in West Yellowstone with backpacking, hiking and Yellowstone tours being the favorite pastimes. The local activities are something to experience too, such as the rodeos, parades and movies.

It's a short one and a half hour drive from Bozeman to West Yellowstone. Take US-191 to US-20 and follow the signs.