In the mood for a short hike? A long haul? A wildlife adventure or a waterfall + swimming hole destination? This park has it all. Here are some of our favorites:
CANYON VILLAGE: See the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone or hike to the top of Mount Washburn.
BOILING RIVER: One of the few legal thermal soaking areas in this park. Swim at your own risk!
BRIDGE BAY: Visit the old fishing bridge built in 1902 or take in the beauty of wildlife near Yellowstone lake.
FAIRY FALLS: This hiking trail in the Old Faithful area is home to Yellowstone's most spectacular waterfall!
NORRIS GEYSER BASIN: The hottest, oldest, and most dynamic of all the thermal areas in this park.
WONDERING WHERE TO GRAB A BITE?
When most people think of Yellowstone National Park they immediately think of Old Faithful. If this attraction is on your list, try visiting the Old Faithful Lodge Cafeteria with a direct view of the eruptions while you eat! Looking for other options or more of a meal? Check out these recs:
How much do you know?
Test your knowledge with our Yellowstone trivia! Ask your road trip companions to help pass the time in the car and learn together!