From wild bison herds to canyons and waterfalls, the northern part of Yellowstone has it all throughout the fantastic scenic drive from Soda Butte to Undine Falls.
Random Adventures |
Biscuit Basin, like the other basins, showcase many geysers and pools with a boardwalk to use for viewing them. This one in particular runs next to the Firehole River and has these biscuit-like deposits from which it gets its name!
A couple of scenic drives with one following a river canyon and the other following geysers. The Firehole River Canyon and Firehole Lake drives lets even the laziest traveler see some spectacular views and stuff!
We woke up super early to go to Hayden Valley to view wildlife, but with rain and thunderstorms all morning long, we saw nothing! So, on to the next best thing nearby, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone! This is where you can view the iconic Upper and Lower Falls.
First day in Yellowstone was spent checking into camp and grabbing a few things from the general store. But on the way back to camp in the evening, we decided to explore West Thumb Basin nearby Grant Village. We were lucky enough to also see an elk walk through the area!
After about 20 hours of driving from Minnesota, we finally arrived in Yellowstone National Park! The next few days of being here would be spent relaxing, exploring the various sites, looking for wildlife, and disconnecting ourselves from society for the moment.
One of the many scenic routes when traveling to Yellowstone from the East! The Cloud Peak Skyway Scenic Byway was a part of our route since we took the southern drive from Minnesota through South Dakota.
It’s time to make the drive to Yellowstone on the 2nd day of our All-American road trip, but before that we’re stopping at Devils Tower first after we enter Wyoming! Devils Tower is the very first U.S. national monument established by President Theodore Roosevelt back on September 24th, 1906!
After visiting Mount Rushmore, we went to the other side of the hills to visit the Crazy Horse Memorial. Even though it’s unfinished, the visitor center houses multiple museums that showcases Native American history and culture!
With the pandemic still going on and us needing a vacation to get outside, we decided to take a road trip to Yellowstone National Park! Dubbed as the All-American Road Trip, our first stop were Badlands National Park and Mount Rushmore!