|Above, an American bison rests on a hill. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Last summer, my daughter Amber and I took a vacation trip to Yellowstone National Park. The last time we were there was 25 years previously. My daughter was three years old at the time and doesn't remember it.
So, we headed off to Yellowstone and had ourselves a great time. We took two tours of the park and we were fortunate enough to see bears. We also saw bison, elk and bighorn sheep. We were part of 4 million visitors who visited the park last year.
|Above, the terraces of Mammoth Hot Springs. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
USA Today has an article of ten tips to visit Yellowstone.
They begin with:
Established on March 1, 1872, Yellowstone National Park has the distinct honor of being the world’s first national park. Last year, more than 4 million people visited the park that spans more than 3,472 square miles over three states – Idaho, Montana and (mostly) Wyoming. With such a massive size and varied terrain, there’s plenty to do in Yellowstone, and plenty for kids, too. We checked in with Rick Hoeninghausen with Yellowstone National Park Lodges for an insider’s perspective of the park and 10 tips on how to best visit – just don't miss Old Faithful, of course.If you haven't yet planned your summer vacation, you should consider a visit to Yellowstone National Park.
|Above, Upper Yellowstone Falls. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
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