By Ashly Moore Sheldon • January 22, 2023
From the style to the ethos to the adventure, Taylor Sheridan's Yellowstone franchise has captivated the attention of millions of viewers. The original series centers on the Dutton family, owners of the largest contiguous ranch in Montana. Patriarch John Dutton (Kevin Costner) is beset by threats to his land and his way of life. A resolute figure, he is willing to do anything to protect his family and his legacy. Last year's 1883, starring Sam Elliott, Tim McGraw, and Faith Hill) traces the path of the Dutton homesteaders who established the ranch. And 1923, the newest spinoff, continues that trajectory with stars Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren. If you've got a hankering for more of Yellowstone, either in your lifestyle or entertainment, we've got some recommendations for you.
If you've been guilty of coveting the Yellowstone environs—both interior and exterior—you're not alone. From the luxe ranch decor of their living spaces to the Rocky Mountain grandeur of their views, we want to be there. To bring a little of that rustic glam into your own home, consider some of these decorating books:
The principles behind the frontier life include industrious self reliance and an enterprising spirit. The Duttons didn't get where they are by sitting back and letting others take the reins (so to speak). Learn more about the history behind this lifestyle in reads like Cattle Kingdom: The Hidden History of the Cowboy or Kings of Texas: The 150-Year Saga of an American Ranching Empire.
Running a ranch is hungry work so to complete the picture of life on the range, we must consider the menu. Here are some cookbooks perfectly suited for homestyle family feasts.
Of course, maybe all you really want is just more Western-style entertainment. If you're looking for great books and shows featuring cowboys, ranchers, rebels, and homesteaders, here are some of our top recommendations:
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