Cooke City: Bringing You Back to the 1800s
Known for its tourism industry, Cooke City, Montana is a census-designated place in Park County. It is the place to be for those who want to go on winter adventures such as skiing and snowmobiling. Located to the northeast of Yellowstone National Park, the place is a well known tourist stop because of its many scenic vistas. Get into the city via the Gallatin Field Airport.
Best Time to Visit
The best months to visit Cooke City are June, July, August, and September— basically, the summer season. However, summer is also a peak season in the area. For those who want to avoid the influx of tourists, they may want to consider visiting during the month of December. For the best Cooke City, MT hotel rates, plan your visit during the off season.
What to Do & Area Attractions
When visiting Cooke City, MT, the experience is not complete without going to the Cooke City General Store. Guests may enjoy “traveling back in time” during their visit because the store still uses furniture items from the 1800s such as a hand-cranked register. In fact, it is one of the oldest general stores in the country. Another interesting destination is the Cooke City Montana Museum, where permanent exhibits about Cooke City, Colter Pass, and Silver Gate are available. The museum is open Sundays through Fridays, 10 AM to 5 PM, every winter. During summer, it is open from Mondays through Saturdays, 10 AM to 5 PM, and on Sundays, 10 AM to 4 PM. Admission is free, allowing guests to learn about the local history without having to spend money! After a day of enjoying the city, book your stay at the Super 8 by Wyndham Cooke City Yellowstone or at the Big Bear Lodge.
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