Stage Coach Inn

Stage Coach Inn is located by the Western entrance to Yellowstone National Park in West Yellowstone, Montana. The landmark hotel originally opened in 1948, with the mission of providing superior accommodations and facilities for National Park visitors. West Yellowstone is a small mountain community of approximately 1,000 year round residents; however, on any given night in the summer there are more than 8,000 visitors in town. With 36 Hotels and motels, 40 restaurants, 8 bars, retail shops and attractions in town, there are many 2nd job possibilities! The great advantage of this position is that you have the opportunity to experience and explore Yellowstone National Park and outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, ATV rentals, zip line and a rodeo!





·          Great wage- $11.00 per hour!

·          Employer provides on-site housing for only $100.00 per week!

·          Enjoy outdoor activities such as white-water rafting, canoeing, tubing, fishing and horseback riding on your days off!

·          Enjoy complimentary local tours!

·          Take the local bus into town for $20.00 and go shopping!



Did you know…?


·          During the summer, more visitors stay in West Yellowstone’s lodging accommodations than any other location in the Yellowstone region.

·          There are 67 species of mammals inside Yellowstone National Park, including: bears, fish, birds, reptiles and wolves.

·          The origin of the name Montana came from the Spanish work meaning “mountain.”

·          The density of the state of Montana is 6 people per square mile.


CIEE Summer 2016 Student Testimonial- “Everything is working great for me. Both of my jobs are interesting and pleasant to work.” – Aida, Bulgaria



What is the weather like in West Yellowstone, Montana?


On average, there are 191 sunny days per year in West Yellowstone. Average daytime temperatures vary from 28°F (−2°C) in January to 84.5°F (29.2°C) in July. Heavy snowstorms may occur as early as September or as late as May, though most snow falls from November to March. Throughout the state, summer nights are generally cool and pleasant. It’s best to pack a sweater and light jacket, as the difference between morning and evening temperature could be vast. For more information on the weather in West Yellowstone MT, please visit



For more info visit:

How to Get There

Students must communicate their travel plans with their employer at least 2 weeks prior to arrival. It is recommended that students fly into Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) in Salt Lake City, Utah and take the Salt Lake Express bus into West Yellowstone. For more information, please visit and plan to spend about $80.00 for the trip to West Yellowstone. If students do not inform their employer regarding their arrival times, it will be their responsibility to find accommodations at the airport and/or to travel to West Yellowstone.