When visiting Yellowstone, you have several options for lodging. If you prefer a bed and room service there are 9 places within Yellowstone. They are the Grant Village, Old Faithful Inn, Lake Lodge Cabins, Yellowstone Hotel and Cabins, Mammoth Hot Springs hotel and Cabins, Old Faithful Lodge & Cabins and the Yellow Canyon Lodge & Cabins. All these places are operated by Xanterra Parks and Resorts (866-439-7375) and are the perfect place to relax after a day of exploration and adventure. If you visit during the warm weather months it is not uncommon for guest to see bison from their roomís window and in the winter you will often hear the howls of the nearby wolves.
In nearby Cody, Wyoming, there are several lodgings with a western appeal. The Irma Hotel (1-800-745-4762), named for Buffalo Billís daughter, has a restaurant, a saloon, a Wild West and Emporium and in the evenings at 6:00, the famed Cody Gunslingers perform in front of the hotel. Other choices are the Buffalo Billís Antler Inn (800-388-2084), the Shoshone Lodge & Guest Ranch (307-587-4044) or the Wigwam Hotel (877-587-3861).
Photo Credits: Black Bears by Savannah Grandfather