Experience Livingston like a local

Discover the most exciting attractions in and around our eclectic Montana town with some help from our blog. Whether it’s fly-fishing opportunities or upcoming local events, we’ll provide you with the best tips and tricks for enjoying an unforgettable trip to Yellowstone Valley Lodge.

  • Starry Night Sky Over Lake

    From the Great Tyrannosaurus to the Starry Night Sky

    Livingston may be the Gateway to Yellowstone, but take a short 30-minute drive down the road to explore the Museum of the Rockies. This Smithsonian Affiliate museum has been recognized as one of the top research and history museums in the world and even counts a full-scale T. Rex skeleton, known as Big Mike, in its vast collection. 

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  • Banjo Player Leaning Against Wall

    Make the Most of Summer at Montana's Music Fests

    Get out your dancing shoes and gear up for Livingston’s line up of lively summer music festivals and old-time fiddlin’.

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  • Horse and Cowboy Boot in Stirrup

    Catch Cowboys and Queens at the Livingston Roundup Rodeo

    Pull on your cowboy boots and step in line for another year of Park County’s buckin’ Broncos and barrel racing at the Livingston Roundup Rodeo.

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  • baby wolf in the woods

    Find Nature's Finest in the Lamar Valley

    One of the best reasons to get out of the city and into one of the most remote areas of the country is to explore the wilderness with crossed fingers as you hunt for some of nature’s elusive creatures. 

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  • woman hiking with baby

    Head for the Hills this Spring for Spectacular Hikes

    Spring has sprung, the snow is melting, and it's time once again to lace up those old hiking boots and hit the trails.

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  • Black and White Mountain and Clouds

    Take a Hike Through the History of Yellowstone

    In March, we celebrate the birthday of Yellowstone National Park. America’s first national park, just an hour drive from our hotel, is turning 146 years old this year.

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  • rope bridge in trees

    Yellowstone Zipline & Canopy Tours: Soar Above the Scenery

    If you’re feeling adventurous while visiting our lodge, then Yellowstone ZipLine & Canopy Tours may be the perfect place for you to spend an afternoon.

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