Most of those operations consist of general aviation, air taxi service, and military aviation. Livingston itself is located on the Yellowstone River near Yellowstone National Park. There are more than 7 thousand residents. Livingston was a railroad city until the mid 80’s but now it has flourished into a tourist town.
Things to do in Livingston
Livingston offers a wide range of activities. Visitors to the area like to hike, bike, ride horses, and partake in the many opportunities the Yellowstone River offers. Yellowstone National Park is actually about an hour drive via US 89 S. Make sure to check with the park’s entrance closing to see if you need to route to another entrance because the south entrance is only open weather permitting.
About 30 minutes away is the Chico Hot Springs. There is a day spa, horseback riding, skiing, snowshoeing, rafting, and more. Bridger Bowl ski area is about 49 minutes away via I-90 W. The longest run is about 3 miles, there are lifts, and the slopes accommodate many experience levels. Skiers and snowboarders alike enjoy the slopes of the Bridger Range. The Lewis and Clarke Caverns are about an hour away on I-90 W. The offer 10 miles of hiking trails, campgrounds or cabins, picnic sites, and concessions stands in addition to the caves.
There are many fast food places to eat along I-90 including McDonalds, Subway, and Taco johns. The Sport is a great placed to eat with its historic setting. All dinner dishes are served with either soup or salad, their balsamic green beans, and additional side. If you choose a pasta dish it diners will need to choose from either soup, salad, or a side. The Ribeye with Onions is a local favorite as they only use Certified Angus beef with their steaks, if the Ribeye is too much steak for you try the Sirloin with blue cheese sauce or brisket with the best mop sauce you’ve ever tasted. Neptune’s Bewery has some great beer choices and classic pub food like burger and fries.
Livingston Hotel Shuttles
There are many chain hotels in Livingston off I-90 including Super 8, Budget, Days Inn, or Comfort Inn just to name a few. There is also the option to camp out in Yellowstone or near the Lewis and Clarke Caverns. Chico Hot Spring offer luxury spa packages with hotel accommodations and Bridger Bowl offers ski resort style accommodations. The Yellowstone Valley Lodge is right on the River and very picturesque. It’s a ranch style property with accessibility to fishing, rafting, hiking and horseback riding.