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Summer is Rodeo Season in the Yellowstone Teton Territory

  • Posted On: 6/22/20 at 08:20 AM
  • Category: Activities near Yellowstone, Things to Do, Upcoming Events
It’s no secret that summer is rodeo season in the Yellowstone Teton Territory. Come out to watch guys and gals test their skills and mettle in an array of events, from cowboys daring to ride the most ferocious bucking broncs to the barrel racing champions showing off their skills. Every summer, people take time out of the busy season to enjoy a good old fashioned rodeo. Enjoy these small-town traditions and fantastic local rodeos. Be sure to check event dates and details in 2020 as some events may have changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Locally Grown: Farmers Markets Share Idaho’s bounty

  • Posted On: 6/11/20 at 04:30 PM
  • Category: Activities near Yellowstone, Things to Do, Upcoming Events
In summer, Yellowstone Teton Territory farmers markets are in full swing. Rather than just being places to grab a few vegetables, these farmers markets are true community affairs, places to chat and catch up with neighbors, meet farmers and artisans, and sample the best of the region, including live music, ready-to-eat foods, vegetables, fruits, cheeses, breads, flowers, crafts, and more.

Find a Gemstone Treasure at Spencer Opal Mines

  • Posted On: 5/18/20 at 09:20 AM
  • Category: Activities near Yellowstone, Places Near Yellowstone, Summer Recreation, Things to Do, Yellowstone Activies
Idaho’s official nickname is the “Gem State,” so it’s no surprise avid rock hounds can find a few gems in the Yellowstone Teton Territory. One of the gems Idaho is famous for is its opal. While natural gems can be found in a number of locations, Spencer Opal Mines provides one of the easiest—and most fun—ways to bring home a gemstone of your own.

Idaho’s Best Ice Cream and Milkshakes

  • Posted On: 5/5/20 at 10:00 AM
  • Category: Activities near Yellowstone, Places Near Yellowstone, Summer Recreation, Things to Do, Winter Recreation, Yellowstone Activies
As the temperature rises, take the time to sample some of the finest ice creams and milkshakes in the Yellowstone Teton Territory. Satisfy your sweet tooth with huckleberry ice cream, world famous shakes, and other beloved dairy delights at these favorite regional stops.

Spring Wildlife Viewing in the Yellowstone Teton Territory

  • Posted On: 4/2/20 at 02:00 PM
  • Category: Activities near Yellowstone, Animals near Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, Things to Do, Yellowstone Activies
The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is famous for its iconic wildlife, including bears, wolves, moose, and an array of birds. As snow starts to melt and animals have their babies, spring is a great time for wildlife viewing. Animals are typically seen at lower elevations in the spring since the snow melts there first.