Highly Rated Yellowstone Lodging Near All the Exciting Attractions
Gardiner is the perfect location to experience many diverse activities that showcase the beauty of Montana and Wyoming. Jump into a raft with one of the many fantastic local raft companies to enjoy a scenic float down the Yellowstone River, where you will see beautiful scenery, majestic wildlife, and paddle through whitewater rapids. Another way to see the backcountry is to hop onto a horse (or hop into a saddle?), and follow endless trails with friendly guides who share interesting information about the area. Zip lining, hiking, fishing, and shopping are also popular activities for a shorter adventure.
Here are just a few attractions that are all within a 1 or 2 hour drive from the hotel!
Prime location for viewing wildlife, including bison, elk, coyotes, grizzlies, and wolves. The Lamar Valley is a valley in the northeast of Yellowstone National Park in the United States . Through this valley runs the Lamar River which, as the valley was named after Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II , a politician and lawyer from Mississippi and interior minister in the government of President Grover Cleveland . The valley is also the Serengeti of America said. The road through the valley is the only park that is open all year.
This exciting natural geyser erupts approximately every 90 minutes,
shooting boiling water 106-185 feet into the air and making a spectacular show.
Another excellent wildlife viewing, including buffalo, elk, coyote, and the occasional grizzly bear.
Artist Point is one of the marquee overlooks on the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, with an exceptional perspective of canyon’s most famous feature, the 308-foot Lower Falls. The viewpoint juts out from the south wall of the canyon and is just a short 0.1-mile walk from South Rim Drive.
Chico Hot Springs Resort and Day Spa is a resort that is located near Pray, Montana. It is approximately 30 miles north of Yellowstone National Park. Beginning in 1900, the natural hot springs has been gradually turned into a vacation resort. The resort consists of two pools, a bar, restaurant, hotel, and log cabins for lodging
The Yellowstone is the last free flowing river in the lower 48 states. From its headwaters in Lake Yellowstone downstream 670 miles to the Missouri River in North Dakota, the Yellowstone River flows as it has for centuries, in its natural state, undammed and untamed.