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Where to Stay in Cody and Yellowstone this Summer

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Canyon Lodge inside Yellopwstone National Park offers more than 400 rooms in five buildings.
Photo courtesy of Yellowstone National Park Lodges

CODY, Wyo., April 22, 2021 – It’s going to be a record year for travel to the classic town of Cody, Wyoming and nearby Yellowstone National Park in 2021.

With robust advance bookings at hotels, lodges, ranches, RV parks and campgrounds throughout this always-popular vacation destination in northwestern Wyoming, travelers should make plans for summer travel soon.

“While we’ve all heard that the journey is as important as the destination and that spontaneity is loads of fun, this is the year to have a place to sleep at night lined up in advance,” said Claudia Wade, executive director of Cody Yellowstone, the marketing arm for the region that includes

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The Buffalo Bill Village Cabins are located in town.

the towns of Cody, Meeteetse and Powell and the valley east of Yellowstone National Park. “Fortunately, we have a wide range of options suitable for all budgets and experiences.”

Here’s a rundown of lodging options in Cody Yellowstone:

Hotels and Motels.

With 40 options, the region offers a selection of independent and franchise properties. Looking for a pool so the kids can burn off their energy at

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The Irma Hotel was built by Buffalo Bill Cody and named after his daughter.

the end of the day? Not a problem. How

about historic? You can sleep in the room at the Chamberlin Inn where Ernest Hemingway once stayed or sack out in the Irma Hotel, which town founder Buffalo Bill Cody built and named after his daughter. There are also several hotels inside Yellowstone National Park including the sustainably built Canyon Lodge and historic Roosevelt Lodge.

Guest Houses, Cabins and Lodges

Cody Yellowstone offers some 26 properties in this category ranging from single units to elaborate complexes, from rustic to fancy. In an area dominated by lodgepole pine trees, it’s no surprise that some of the world’s greatest examples of log cabins are found there.

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Blackwater Creek Ranch is one of several dude and guest ranches in Cody Yellowstone.

Campgrounds and RV Parks

There are 19 – and a 20th on the way – from which to choose. Many have full hookups while others cater to travelers who prefer the self-contained lifestyle and the extreme privacy that accompanies it.

Guests and Dude Ranches

Guest and dude ranches in Cody Yellowstone have been helping travelers from around the globe discover their inner cowgirl (and cowboy) for more than a century. In fact, the term “dude” comes from the region, and Cody is the home of the Dude Ranchers Association, which was established in 1926. Guests visit to ride horses, enjoy an extended stay and soak in authentic Western ambience.

Bed and Breakfasts

There’s something about getting to know the owners of the place you call home on vacation. Stay at one of seven B&Bs and discover a fresh perspective of your great adventure.

Property Management Companies

Vacation rentals dot the area, and management companies help you find the right property, whether it’s cabin, cottage, private home or lodge.



Home of the Great American Adventure, Cody Yellowstone is comprised of the northwestern Wyoming towns of Cody, Powell and Meeteetse as well as the valley east of Yellowstone National Park. The region is known for rodeos, authentic guest and dude ranches, world-class museums and recreational adventures that reflect the adventurous spirit of the visionaries and explorers who brought the remote region to the world’s attention.


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The Chamberlin Inn in Cody Yellowstone