A Taste of West Yellowstone

There’s more to West Yellowstone than scenic views and outdoor adventures—even the most active explorers need to power up with a fresh breakfast or wind down over a savory meal. Below, we serve up a selection of West Yellowstone’s best restaurants, with a few local recommendations on the side! Breakfast Whether you are grabbing breakfast

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Yellowstone National Park History: Yancey’s Pleasant Valley Hotel

Yancey’s Pleasant Valley Hotel in Yellowstone National Park Haynes 1887 winter expedition at Yancey’s; Photographer unknown; 1887 In the year 1826 in Barren County, Kentucky John F. Yancey was born.  At that time no one realized that he would one day have an impact on Yellowstone National Park.  Yancey was the 6th of ten children

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History & Museums

West Yellowstone’s history is as rich as your imagination. The area was first developed with the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad. This small Montana town witnessed the evolution of traveling into the world’s first national park with stagecoaches, dog sleds, Model T’s, snow planes, and more! At the Museum of the Yellowstone , view

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Playmill Theatre

Experience the traditional art of live performances at the Playmill Theatre. The Playmill shows are centered around fun and family values. The cast offers a personal and interactive experience from the time you are greeted and shown to your seat through the entire performance. In addition to an opening including songs, the cast captivates and

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Yellowstone Giant Screen

There is nowhere else that you can enjoy the variety of film and theatre showings as in West Yellowstone. Experience one of many nature films by day or catch a feature film at night on our six-story-high screen. Or attend a traditional and authentic live stage performance—all in West Yellowstone. The Yellowstone Giant Screen is

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Yellowstone Nature Connection

Connecting people with nature is the mission of this unique center. Located at the former National Smokejumpers Center, nature and history combine in a one-acre town spot. The Yellowstone Nature Connection has outstanding programs for families and children with a focus on fire ecology because of the profound impact the 1988 Fires had on the

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