Brandin' Iron Inn
Travel Blogs from West Yellowstone
Today we were able to spend all day at Yellowstone. So we decided to do the South Loop today and do the north tomorrow. We did a ton!
Visitor Centers – We visited every visitor center around this loop. Connie and I found where each center held their national park passport stamp. I have been collecting these for several years and …
So we spent Paul's birthday in Grand Teton National Park. What better place could you celebrate your birthday?
The peaks of this park are just amazing. And to compare it to the valleys and the meadows next to them, make the mountains look even more amazing! We did mostly driving today since we didn't have a ton of time for this park since …
... pay or make a reservation. Finally, after about 20 minutes we pulled in and set up for the night. Off towards Mt. Rushmore tomorrow. Plan to stop a few places along the way (The Badlands, Wall Drug) Andrew can't wait to go to Wall Drug, he has been talking about it since we left. I think it was on one of his shows he watches. Today was definitely a busy day. But I will say I am glad to not be driving on the roads in Yellowstone. I like the highway much better ...
... and that made it all the more amazing.
On our way to Tower Falls we saw another unexpected, yet amazing thing; we saw a bison walking out in the middle of the road! Mom saw it first and literally freaked out. She was saying, "Holy ****, holy ****! Jon, stop! Don’t get out of the car to take pictures! Oh my god, the bison is right there!! OH MY GOD! Holy ****, Jon just don’t do anything! OH MY GOD, HOLY ****!!!!!!!!" ...
... so called because it erupts every 90 minutes, shooting superhot water 30 metres into the sky. We experienced light flurries of snow during the day and then sleet and freezing cold rain as we left the park and headed to our accommodation at the 320 Guest Ranch in Montana. We stopped along the way in the town of West Yellowstone where Sarah bought a new pair of boots and Dani inherited Sarah's old (almost new themselves) ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed