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Discover 5 of the Best Hotels Near National Parks

by Mary Melnick

Apr 25, 2024

© Courtesy of The Virginian Lodge

North America

If your family travel happens to take you to a national park, look no further than the list of hotels below.


Outbound Mammoth – Yosemite National Park

Nestled near the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Outbound Mammoth invites guests to experience a quintessential alpine retreat. Enjoy a cozy getaway in newly renovated cabins or chalets and immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance of the mountains. Indulge in amenities such as on-site dining, a steam room and lobby wine bar. Only a 30-minute drive from Outbound Mammoth, East Tioga Pass of Yosemite National Park awaits. With easy access to the park, guests have the opportunity to spend days exploring the park before unwinding in the evening with a drink or delicious s’mores.


Anvil Hotel – Yellowstone National Park

On the doorstep of Yellowstone in Jackson, Wyoming, Anvil Hotel features 50 mountain-rustic guestrooms, on-site Italian restaurant Glorietta, stunning mountain views and more. With Wyoming’s national parks as its inspiration, Anvil Hotel lives colorfully with the rhythm of the seasons. In spring, Yellowstone National Park comes alive with bears emerging from hibernation, large herds of elk and moose marching from the national Elk Refuge, and eagles soaring through the sky.


The Virginian Lodge – Grand Teton National Park

Promoting the ultimate Jackson Hole experience, The Virginian Lodge offers a retro getaway with spacious rooms, a lively saloon, all-season pool and hot tubs, and firepits perfect for a warm fire after a day of adventure. Just 20 minutes from Grand Teton National Park’s Moose Entrance, The Virginian Lodge serves as an easy homebase for families headed to the Tetons. Guests staying at the lodge can also take advantage of Outbound Adventure Center and set out on adventures like hiking, fishing, biking and more.


The Wilde Resort & Spa – Red Rock State Park

The Wilde Resort & Spa invites guests to enjoy contemporary guestrooms, curated experiences, a pool, full-service spa, fitness center, market-inspired cuisine, a cocktail program, fire pits and a scenic rooftop. This spring and summer, discover Red Rock State Park, located 7 miles from the resort, with guided scenic excursions, diverse hiking trails and other must-see destinations.


Hotel St. Michael – Prescott National Forest

Located in downtown Prescott, Hotel St. Michael offers a place for guests looking to explore Prescott National Forest, as well as the town’s lively atmosphere, boutique shops and historical museums. Guests of Hotel St. Michael can easily explore the diverse landscapes of Prescott National Forest, where desert vistas meet towering pines. Hit the trails, enjoy a relaxing picnic or admire the wildlife, then head back to relax at the hotel.





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