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... degrees today!). We even wore our sweatshirts/sweaters for part of the day, which is the first time we have needed them on this trip!
We next made our way to Old Faithful, where we were lucky and timed it right where we were able to see Old Faithful erupt twice! In between eruptions (about 90 minutes), we had an early lunch and walked in the beautiful Old Faithful Inn, which is one of the oldest hotels in the park.
After our stop there, we ...
Today we got up and packed up the trailer so we could head to Yellowstone! It was about a 3 hour drive so it wasn't too bad. We arrived at the KOA in West Yellowstone and checked in. Our spot was awesome! It was perfectly level which Jeremy was jumping up and down about. It also had a cute concrete pad with our own patio swing... to bad it rained everyday so we ...
The north entrance into Yellowstone was the only open one so late in the season. No Old Faithful viewing. However, the northeast road to Cooke City was open .... And bison, elk, coyote and antelope sightings kept us entertained. It's obvious the land and roads are owned by the huge, lumbering bison. Elk freely roamed through the northern little town. We all took way toooo many pics and are ...
... sure that we end up in Florida on time. Living in Yellowstone for as long as we have has at least taught us that much.
Now, as far as this blog is concerned, we plan to update it at every stop of ours. Or at least at every stop of ours that has Wi-Fi. Ible and I plan to share as many of our adventures with you as possible.
Oh yeah, and we leave in just 2 DAYS!!!!!
At the brewery the night before, yes late night after the blog post, we got some recommendations from the locals for best routes to Yellowstone. We took a scenic byway to see some beautiful waterfalls which added some time but well worth the detour, Mesa Falls. We didn't arrive to Yellowstone until close to noon. We stopped at the first thermal area we came to and it felt right out of Jurassic park. James couldn't believe there was smoke and stink everywhere. It was sprinkling most ...