Some useful facts:
Yellowstone: There are no TVs or air conditioning available in any park lodging. Internet service is available for a fee.
Safety precautions: The park rents out bear spray containers for use by visitors, then returnable. When hiking, stay in groups of three to four for maximum safety. Never get between a bear and her cubs.
Yellowstone entrance fees good for seven days from the date of purchase include: private, non-commercial vehicle: $35;motorcycle or snowmobile: $30 ndividual (by foot, bicycle, ski, etc.): $20/person; Senior Lifetime Pass: $80
Get in For Free:Active military, travelers under 16 years of age, those visiting parks for educational or scientific purposes and disabled visitors get in for free and get a discount on camping.
Don’t fit those categories? There are usually six free admission days every year. Check the event calendar for dates.https://www.nps.gov/yell/index.htm
Getting there: Fly into Cody, Wyoming, connecting through Denver and Salt Lake City. Then rent a car for the drive to Yellowstone.
Where to stay: Cody offers a variety of lodging choices from camping and cabins to the Irma Hotel or the restored Chamberlain Inn.
Can’t go in the summer? Fall is a wonderful time to experience less crowds and cooler weather. Then winter offers other exciting adventures. But whenever you go, you will feel refreshed and inspired by the spirit and beauty of the Wild West.