There are many family-friendly things to do in Yellowstone to keep everyone happy during your vacation. You can go horseback riding, stop in to a kid-friendly restaurants or museums, and, of course, don't miss the The Cody Nite Rodeo. The best way to experience the West is to get out and explore. Keep reading to find out which local stops will be worth taking while staying in Yellowstone.
Old Trail TownIf your kids have ever wanted to feel like a real cowboy or cowgirl take them to the Old Trail Town in Cody, Wyoming, located right by the rodeo grounds. The family-friendly historical site has done a fantastic job at preserving the lifestyle of the Frontier West and displays thousands of 1800 artifacts of the Old West. You’ll find a cemetery with Western figures, a saloon that was a regular stop for Butch Cassidy’s crew, cabins, stores, and many historic Western structures. Take photos of your little ones standing in the original cabins of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. When you want the full experience of the West, add a stop to the Old Trail Town to your list of things to do in Yellowstone.Relaxing with Raptors
There’s nothing more impressive to a kid, or even an adult, then being a short distance away from wildlife. The Draper Natural History Museum is part of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and provides an unforgettable educational program, The Draper Museum Raptor Experience. During the experience, you’ll view a slew of Birds of Prey and learn about their habitat, habits, and the essential role they play in the circle of life. The program will have your kids leaving Cody, Wyoming, with stories to tell their classmates back home