Getting ready to come to the United States? Every region of the United States has something unique to offer, so get ready to explore! Here’s an insider’s guide to the best of what this region in America has to offer - a list of the Top 10 Things To Do in the Greater Yellowstone Area.
See a Dinosaur!
Well, see a dinosaur skeleton anyway! The Museum of the Rockies in Montana has one of the largest collections of dinosaur fossils in the world, as well as a planetarium and regional artifacts from the history of the Northern Rockies.
Visit Old Faithful
Take a hike along Yellowstone’s Upper Geyser Basin and discover the largest concentration of hot springs on earth – and the most famous: Old Faithful.
Join in a Native American Powwow
Dance, sing, socialize, and honor Native American culture at one of several powwows in Wyoming.
Cross the Continental Divide
Ask one of your American friends to take you on a scenic ride through the Rocky Mountains on the Wyoming Centennial Scenic Byway that follows along America’s Great Divide.
Get Spooky in a Ghost Town
Take a stroll through the ghost town of South Pass City, Wyoming, an old gold-mining town that’s been deserted for over 60 years.
Learn about Local Wildlife
While the primary reason the refuge was established was for the elk, 47 different types of mammals and 147 birds species can be observed throughout the year on the National Elk Refuge in Jackson, Wyoming.
Swoon Over Shoshone Falls
Take in gorgeous views of this colossal Idaho waterfall, nicknamed the “Niagara of the West,” along the Snake River in Idaho.
Relax in a Hot Spring Bath
Forget the hot tub – take time to unwind in the natural, hot mineral waters of Lava Hot Springs, Idaho.
Visit a Lava Field
Because how often do you get the chance to visit a Lava Field? Explore this striking, otherworldly landscape at southern Idaho’s Craters of the Moon national park.
Go Whitewater Rafting
Grab some friends, jump in a raft, and hang on! Experienced guides will lead you on an exciting rafting expedition down Gallatin River in Big Sky, Montana.