We get asked all the time “where is the best place to stay in Cooke City? We will break down the top 3 places to stay while visiting Cooke and Yellowstone National Park. Of course, lodging in Cooke City affords you quick access to Lamar Valley in Yellowstone which is considered the “Serengeti of the West”. This is why lodging in Cooke is not only smart, but strategic. You are as close to Wildlife as you will ever be near Yellowstone.

In our opinion based on reviews, staffing, and ownership. We break down the top 3 best lodging in Cooke City.

  1. Alpine Motel is our recommendation for a nice, clean place to stay and create a base camp for your Yellowstone adventure. “We have a variety of sparkling clean rooms and 4 apartment sized suites with furnished kitchens. We offer Free WiFi, HBO, ESPN, and complimentary long distance. We do have Pet-Friendly rooms. We have refrigerators and microwaves in all of our rooms. We offer outside seating and drive up access to all of our first floor rooms. Guests may also enjoy our outside BBQ area. BOOK YOUR RESERVATION
  2. Colter’s Cabin Yellowstone Getaway is another nice place to get a real feel for Cooke City and only 4 miles away from the NE Entrance of Yellowstone. It can accommodate a family and in walking distance to everything. “There are countless activities right outside your door including hiking, 4 wheeling, fishing, kayaking, sight seeing, wildlife watching, skiing, snowmobiling only to name a few. You will be surrounded by beautiful scenery in any direction. This cabin is located right on main street and boasts incredible mountain views from every window. This cabin includes four bedrooms and two baths all on one level. BOOK YOUR RESERVATION
  3. Whispering Pine Cabins Silver-Gate is the closest to the NE Entrance of Yellowstone. It offers a much quieter solution to staying in the Mountains rather to Cooke City (only a few miles away) Whispering Pines Cabins are nestled in the woods on a bend in Soda Butte creek. Just a 1-mile hike and you will find yourself inside the park boundaries at the base of Amphitheater, one of the glacier-cut peaks located in Yellowstone Park. Soda Butte Creek is a magnet for wildlife in the area and offers trout fishing and a cold morning dip for those willing to brave the frigid waters. BOOK YOUR RESERVATION

There are lots of other Cabins to choose from on Vrbo. AND we have Super 8 by Wyndham which is a good alternative to stay right on the Main St (literally called Main St) here in Cooke City. Get up early to have breakfast at Bear Claw Bob’s. (a local favorite)