S: Yellowstone Vacation 2010
BC: Yellowstone 2010 3,735 miles 8 states Betty, Ashley and Jeff.
FC: Yellowstone Vacation 2010 | Yellowstone Little Big Horn Devil's Tower Deadwood Mt. Rushmore
1: Old Faithful | What a beautiful view! | Day 1: Visited Sinks of Popo Agie, Fort Washington, Sacajawia, Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, West Thumb Basin, Old Faithful...
2: More Day one...
3: Beautiful views, great thermal features, sunset with Old Faithful, great day. | Day One shots....
4: Finally there
6: West Thumb area smelled heavily of sulphur, with lots of mud pots, small geysers and beautiful thermal pools. Yellowstone Lake was in the background, with a number of geysers under the water. We crossed the Continental Divide twice that day.
9: Day Two: Went to the West Entrance, then off to Mammoth Springs and the original Fort Yellowstone area. Drove to the North Entrance. Crossed the 48th Parallel. Then to the Norris Basin, hottest and most active thermal area of the park. Drove through Fire Lake Canyon.
14: Day Three: Walked the Old Faithful basin trail, dozens of geysers and thermal areas. Black Sand Basin was next, then Biscuit Basin and walked to Fairy Falls...climbed a mountain for an incredible shot. | Bison at Old Faithful
15: Shots around the Old Faithful Basin | Having a great time!
20: Day Four: Off to the upper valleys...saw tons of Bison and Grizzlies...
26: This day was full of bears, bison, elk and deer...beautiful shots throughout various areas of the park.
27: Day Four was one of the best for animals and scenic shots. Beautiful drive from the south to the north.
28: Day Five: Headed to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone both upper and lower falls. Stopped at Sulphur Caldren, very hot boiling mud pits. Went to Cody for lunch, check in at the Lake Lodge.
31: Day Six: We started off on a Photo Safari from the Lake Lodge...beautiful sunrise shots, lake shots and more bears, deer, and bison. Rainbows at the falls....beautiful drive, beautiful day.
34: Sunrise at the falls creates a fantastic rainbow
38: Day Seven: We head out of Yellowstone, through the Bear Tooth Pass in Montana to Little Big Horn and Custer's Last Stand. Then to the Devil's Tower, on the way to Deadwood, SD
42: The end of Day Seven and the beginning of Day Eight, in Deadwood, SD and then onto Crazy Horse and Mt. Rushmore....
43: Deadwood, one of the wildest Wild West towns in history...resting place of Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane.
47: Day Eight and start of nine...Mt. Rushmore. Great scenic area, then the long journey home.
48: Driving through eight states, traveling 3,735 miles round trip.
51: Our Yellowstone vacation included so much more, but nothing matched the features and the wildlife we saw in Yellowstone. Wonderful historic sites in New Mexico, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming. | Yellowstone trip July 2010