Explore Yellowstone National Park Any Time of Year with Guided Photography Tours, Secluded Snowshoe Trails, and Off-Grid Camping
Yellowstone National Park is a nearly 3,500-square-mile wilderness recreation area atop a volcanic hot spot. Mostly in Wyoming, the park spreads into parts of Montana and Idaho too, and features dramatic canyons, alpine rivers, lush forests, hot springs, and gushing geysers, including its most famous, Old Faithful. Also home to hundreds of animal species, including bears, wolves, bison, elk, and antelope, we offer a variety of activities here. Take a driving tour in Summer and experience some of the highest and most beautiful views in the lower 48, or book a winter trip where you’ll find the seclusion you’ve been searching for as you trek across open plains and trails to frozen waterfalls and steaming hot pots. Bring a camera along, or better yet, ask us about our professionally guided photography tours. This is one trip that will never disappoint.
Exploring Yellowstone National Park Itinerary
Arrive at your accommodation in West Yellowstone, Montana, and check in. Spend the afternoon exploring the town and getting familiar with the area. In the evening, attend a briefing with your guide and discuss the itinerary for the next few days.
Start early and head into Yellowstone National Park. Visit the Old Faithful geyser and watch it erupt on schedule. Hike along the boardwalks to witness the otherworldly thermal features like bubbling mudpots and steaming geysers. In the afternoon, visit the colorful Grand Prismatic Spring and hike to the Fairy Falls for a panoramic view.
Get up early and explore the wildlife-rich Lamar Valley, which is known for its bison, elk, wolves, and bears. Take a guided wildlife watching tour and learn about the animals and their habitat. In the afternoon, hike to the Yellowstone River and enjoy a picnic lunch.
Visit the Mammoth Hot Springs, a series of terraces formed by the hot water coming from underground. Explore the different formations and colors, and take in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains. In the afternoon, hike to the Beaver Ponds Loop for a chance to see beavers and other wildlife.
Explore the Hayden Valley, another prime spot for wildlife watching. Take a guided tour and learn about the ecology and history of the area. In the afternoon, visit the Yellowstone Lake and hike to the Natural Bridge, a rock formation that spans a river.
Drive to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, a stunning gorge carved by the Yellowstone River. Hike along the rim and take in the views of the waterfalls and colorful rocks. In the afternoon, visit the Norris Geyser Basin and hike to the Steamboat Geyser, the world's tallest active geyser.
Take a scenic drive through the Lamar Valley and stop for wildlife sightings and photo opportunities. In the afternoon, return to West Yellowstone and enjoy a farewell dinner with your guide.