Grand Prismatic Geyser yellow stone
The Artists Paint Pots trail in Yellowstone National Park Wyoming
Yellow stone lone star geyser

Established in 1872, Yellowstone is America’s first national park. Befitting its historic stature, the park is also enormous, sprawling across 3,472 square miles and three states (Montana, Wyoming and Idaho).

Shaped like a figure eight, the Grand Loop Road swings past Yellowstone’s diverse regions. Following the road in its entirety over several days is an easy way to see the park’s highlights. Just be aware that in summer your drive will be slow-going, with cars lining up—sometimes in the middle of the road—for a closer view of the wildlife.

Rocky Mountain road trip

Exploring the national parks of the Northern Rockies

The national parks of the northern Rocky Mountains share a few iconic features— snow-capped peaks, shimmering lakes, bright wildflowers—but it's their individual characteristics that give a Rockies road trip its appeal. Elk and bighorn sheep keep things wild at Rocky Mountain National Park while the rugged Grand Tetons are a photogenic showstopper. Yellowstone has its geysers while Glacier National Park keeps it real with more

  • Lamar Valley

    Lamar Valley

    A tributary of the main Yellowstone River, the Lamar River runs through the valley and is a great area to spot wildlife such as bears, wolves and bison...
  • Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

    Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

  • Paradise Valley

    Paradise Valley


Places to go in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park Tours

Yellowstone National Park

Mount Washburn Trail

Full-day guided hike in Yellowstone NP

1 daysFrom $165
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Yellowstone Lower Loop Tour

Adventure for all ages

1 daysFrom $165
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Hike Sepulcher Mountain Trail

Challenging hike in Yellowstone NP

1 daysFrom $165
Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park

Essence of Yellowstone & Grand Teton

Wildlife-Watching, Floating and Discovery

6 daysFrom $3,795
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Best of Yellowstone

One day guided tour

1 daysFrom $235
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Classic Yellowstone Lower Loop

1 day private tour & dinner

1 daysFrom $255

Yellowstone National Park Travel Companies

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SA Expeditions

Tailor-made guided tours to North and South America
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Yellowstone Dreamin Adventures

Year-round wildlife tours of Yellowstone NP
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Yellowstone Adventure Tours

Private safari tours of Yellowstone NP
Western USA

Great Western Expeditions

Half, full and multi-day tours in Grand Teton & Yellowstone
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Yellowstone Hiking Guides

Guided tours for all ages and fitness levels

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