Money & Costs—Throughout this guide, Frommer’s lists prices in the local currency. The conversions below were accurate at press time. Rates do fluctuate; consult a currency exchange website such as www.oanda.com/currency/converter.
The Value of the U.S. Dollar vs. Other Popular Currencies
What Things Cost in Yellowstone & Grand Teton US$
Admission to both parks for a week: 70.00
Double motel room in or around the parks, peak season: 265.00-513.00
Cabin (private): 105.00-388.00
Dinner main course in a full-service hotel restaurant: 8.00-48.00
Horseback riding: 48.00–78.00
Basic lake cruise: 19.00–36.00
Bus sightseeing tour (Yellowstone): 88.00–128.00
Round-trip snowcoach to Old Faithful: 258.00
1 gallon/1 liter of regular gas: 2.94/0.78
ATMs are widely available in the gateway cities and developed areas in both parks. Beware of hidden credit card fees while traveling. If you’re visiting from outside the U.S., check with your credit or debit card issuer about any fees for overseas transactions.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.