Hotel Near Yellowstone National Park
Experience luxury lodging near Yellowstone National Park
Being the world’s first and oldest National Park, Yellowstone is high on many people’s bucket lists. With most of the park located within the borders of Wyoming, the state plays host to Yellowstone visitors from all over the world. Teton Village hotels play an important role in creating a comfortable homebase that allows the visitor to take advantage of all Yellowstone has to offer while still remaining close to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
Teton Village – Easy Access To Yellowstone
Located just 80 miles from Yellowstone’s south entrance, Teton Village makes Yellowstone National Park easily accessible to skiers, hikers and outdoors enthusiasts. To help plan a visit to Yellowstone while on Jackson Hole, we list some of the top attractions and their distances from Teton Village here:
West Thumb Geyser Basin
The West Thumb Geyser features a boardwalk that will allow you to easily walk past bubbling mud springs, colorful pools, and other thermal features. Located near the shores of Yellowstone Lake, the largest high lake on the continent, other highlights include the Thumb Paint Pots, the Fishing Cone, as well as a variety of pools, springs and fumaroles. The West Thumb Geyser Basin is 90 miles from Teton Village
Probably the most famous attraction in Yellowstone, the Old Faithful geyser received its name after an 1870 expedition noted the regularity of its eruptions. After more than 1 million recorded blasts ranging between 100 and 200 feet,, the geyser still regularly erupts every 35 to 120 minutes. Although not the largest geyser in the park, Old Faithful remains the most predictable. The geyser is about 110 miles from Teton Village
Midway Geyser Basin
The Midway Geyser Basin is also known as Hell’s Half Acre. It also has a boardwalk and surrounding hiking trails that will give you an overview of the area. One highlight is the Excelsior Geyser which pours hot water into the Firehole River. Also in the area is the largest hot spring in the park, known as Grand Prismatic Spring. The Midway Geyser Basin is about 115 miles from Teton Village.
Grand Canyon Of The Yellowstone
Yellowstone’s Grand Canyon (not quite as big as that other Grand Canyon) has been carved over the centuries by the Yellowstone River. The Upper Falls are 109 feet high. A quarter mile further down the river, the Lower Falls are 308 feet, double the height of Niagara Falls. The Grand Canyon, into which the Lower Falls empty, can be up to 1000 feet deep. The Yellowstone Falls are about 130 miles north of Teton Village.
Teton Village Hotels – The Gateway To Yellowstone
As this article illustrates, if you plan on staying in one of the Teton Village hotels, it’s easy to make a day trip into Yellowstone National Park. Visit us and find out firsthand why the area was chosen as the location of the world’s first national park.