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Destination: The U.S. National Parks
National Parks & Lodges of the Old West

National Parks & Lodges of the Old WestAccommodations

Hotel Alex Johnson

Ideally located in downtown Rapid City—steps away from entertainment, shopping, and dining—this historic hotel features a casual Irish pub, fitness center, café, and rooftop bar overlooking town. Built in 1927 when Rapid City was a railroad town, many presidents and celebrities have stayed at the property over the years.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, LCD flat-screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, phone, clock radio, coffee and tea maker, mini-fridge, microwave, iron and ironing board, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.

Hotel Alex Johnson exterior entrance
Hotel Alex Johnson lobby
Hotel Alex Johnson standard guest room
Hotel Alex Johnson bar
Hotel Alex Johnson fitness room
Hotel Alex Johnson fitness room and exercise equipment
Hotel Alex Johnson restaurant
Hotel Alex Johnson rooftop bar at night
Hotel Alex Johnson rooftop bar during the evening
Hotel Alex Johnson café and shop

Spearfish Canyon Lodge

Nestled alongside lofty pines and spectacular limestone cliffs, Spearfish Canyon Lodge was built and decorated in the style of the old lodges of the West with heavy log walls and a 40-foot stone fireplace. Experience the sights and sounds of nature firsthand by hiking trails that meander through the forest to a Black Hills waterfall or lead to the rim of the canyon.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, phone, mini-fridge, microwave, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.

Note: The lodge does not have an elevator.

Spearfish Canyon Lodge exterior and entrance
Spearfish Canyon Lodge lobby
Spearfish Canyon Lodge standard double queen guest room

Custer State Game Lodge

Set in a beautiful mountain valley and surrounded by a ponderosa pine forest, this gracious stone and wood lodge served as the “Summer White House” for President Calvin Coolidge in 1927 and was visited by President Dwight D. Eisenhower for several days in 1953. Built in 1920, the lodge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Inside, you’ll discover a blend of the past and the present, the elegant and the outdoors. Enjoy South Dakota specialties such as buffalo, pheasant, and trout in the historic lodge dining room.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, phone, mini-fridge, coffee maker, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.

Note: Meals are served in the main lodge where a walk on an incline between the lodging and dining facilities is required. The lodge does not have any elevators.

Custer State Game Lodge exterior
Custer State Game Lodge standard double queen guest room
Custer State Game Lodge restaurant

Holiday Inn Cody-At Buffalo Bill Village

Located near the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Old Trail Town, and other local attractions, this hotel offers well-appointed rooms with all the comforts of home. During leisure time, relax and recharge at the outdoor pool, by the bar/restaurant, or at the lounge. Laundry facilities are available for an additional fee.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, phone, mini-fridge, coffee and tea maker, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.

Holiday Inn Cody-At Buffalo Bill Village exterior and entrance
Holiday Inn Cody-At Buffalo Bill Village lobby and reception
Holiday Inn Cody-At Buffalo Bill Village standard guest room
Holiday Inn Cody-At Buffalo Bill Village restaurant
Holiday Inn Cody-At Buffalo Bill Village outdoor pool and patio

Yellowstone National Park Lodging

Confirmed by the National Park Service, you'll stay at one or two of the following Yellowstone properties: Old Faithful Inn, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Canyon Lodge & Cabins, Grant Village, or Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. Each offers comfortable lodging, but please note there are no rollaway beds. To better foster a meaningful connection with nature, there are no televisions, swimming pools, or air conditioning. Internet service is available through a third-party provider at select locations for an additional fee.

Due to the historic nature of some National Park facilities, certain properties are not equipped with elevators or ramps and may not be accessible to individuals with mobility impairments. Facilities and activities may be unsuitable for people with disabilities. 

All lodging is non-smoking. A $250 per room, per day non-compliance fee will be assessed to any client for any room found in violation of the no smoking policy.

Rustic Inn at Jackson Hole Creekside Resort and Spa

This resort offers the finest Western accommodations amidst 12 lush acres adjacent to the National Elk Refuge and in close proximity to Jackson's downtown scene.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, phone, mini-fridge, coffee and tea maker, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer. 

Rustic Inn at Jackson Hole Creekside Resort and Spa exterior and entrance illuminated at night
Rustic Inn at Jackson Hole Creekside Resort and Spa standard guest room
Rustic Inn at Jackson Hole Creekside Resort and Spa restaurant and fireside seating
Rustic Inn at Jackson Hole Creekside Resort and Spa outdoor pool and patio
Rustic Inn at Jackson Hole Creekside Resort and Spa bar and lounge
(Accommodations subject to change.)