By: Sahil Luthra
Be sure to hit one, or all, of the top 10 things to do and see in Yellowstone country. There’s Old Faithful, grizzly bears and gray wolves, rodeos and powwows, horseback riding, rafting and so much more.
Yellowstone is the largest active geyser field in the world and is home to the most famous geyser, Old Faithful.
Yellowstone National Park is home to more wild animals than almost anywhere else in the U.S., but it is not a zoo.
The place is so inspiring that an overlook of the Lower Falls is called Artist’s Point. Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is located north of Lake Yellowstone.
Some of the most popular hikes are Fairy Falls, Mount Washburn, Avalanche Peak and Mystic Falls.
Take a paddling trip near lakeside geysers, or raft down one of the nearby rivers. There are rafting trips available near all the entrances to the park.
One of the best ways to experience the Yellowstone region is by spending a night or more under the stars.
Historic hotels inside Yellowstone include the classic Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, the rustic yet sophisticated Old Faithful Inn and the waterfront Lake Yellowstone Hotel.
Explore Yellowstone on horseback and ride past wildlife, valleys, and rivers or eat at an Old West cookout.
Inside Yellowstone you will find basalt columns formed by lava and a petrified forest.
There are several Native American reservations nearby Yellowstone. On the Wind River Reservation, you can watch dancers every Tuesday evening at Wind River Casino and Hotel in Riverton, Wyo.