Elephant Head Lodge
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- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... lights and signals on the Jeep if I was going to pull it. The Billings RV folks were very nice, but weren’t sure if they had one… it wasn’t in the computer.
“Wait a minute,” a young lady at the parts desk said, “let me look upstairs.” She took the cable and disappeared into the back. She reappeared in about 5 minutes, with the exact cable in hand. “It’s used,” she said. I ...
... own restaurants and gift shops and all the other fixins. It was a gorgeous area. All the buildings had the rustic log cabin look, and were all close enough so that we could walk from place to place. It was like our own cozy little village near Old Faithful. We were staying at the Snow Lodge, which is an adorable little hotel. Everything is very woodsy-feeling. We even had soap shaped like a bear! The only downside was that we had to squish 6 people into a 4 person room, ...
... our photos. Travelpod requires that every picture be named, and because we took so many, we are simply giving each a number.
We read a quote in one of the Visitor Centers that we feel sums up the heart of Yellowstone:
"It is the place where the center of the earth finds an exit and gives us a glimpse of its soul." (Anne Coe, painter, 1998)
... smell like ramen noodles and sulfur.
It was a pretty easy hike, and once we climbed to top, we just had this gorgeous overlook of colors. It easy to see how it got its name.
The weather at Yellowstone is VERY fickle. I mean, it was sunny while we were hiking to the paint pots, then as soon as we got to the top, it started pouring, and poured and thundered for awhile, and this continued for our entire trip. It would be sunny and then suddenly we'd ...
... and ate it before continuing on.
Sarah and Dad did a hike at the West Thumb Geyser where they saw an elk really close up. Paul and Mom also saw some elk while they relaxed at the van. It turns out that Paul is not a fan of sulfur (neither is Mom) so the hikes around the geysers weren't so much fun for them.
We returned to the lodge where we ...