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Top 10 Things to Do in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is a treasure trove of natural wonders and unique experiences that you won't find anywhere else. As the first national park in the country, Yellowstone is a must-visit destination for travelers from around the world. From the iconic Old Faithful geyser to the majestic Yellowstone River, there's no shortage of sights and activities to explore. Here are the top 10 things to do in Yellowstone National Park:

  1. Witness Old Faithful's eruption: Old Faithful is the park's most famous geyser, erupting every 60-90 minutes with a plume of steam and water that can reach up to 180 feet.

  2. Go wildlife spotting: Yellowstone is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, elk, and more. Keep your eyes peeled for these majestic creatures during your visit.

  3. Hike the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone: This breathtaking canyon offers stunning views of the Yellowstone River and is home to two beautiful waterfalls, Upper and Lower Falls.

  4. Visit the Mammoth Hot Springs: These terraces of colorful hot springs and mineral deposits are a unique geological wonder and a must-see attraction.

  5. Take a dip in the Boiling River: This hot spring-fed river is a popular spot for a relaxing soak, but be sure to follow the park's guidelines to stay safe.

  6. Drive the Grand Loop Road: This scenic road takes you through some of the park's most beautiful landscapes, including mountains, valleys, forests, and geysers.

  7. Explore the Lamar Valley: This remote valley is a prime spot for wildlife viewing, especially wolves and bison.

  8. Visit the Norris Geyser Basin: This geothermal area is home to a variety of geysers, hot springs, and other geothermal features, including the world's tallest active geyser, Steamboat.

  9. Go horseback riding: Experience the park's beauty on horseback with guided trail rides available at several locations throughout the park.

  10. Watch the sunset at Yellowstone Lake: This beautiful lake is the largest in the park and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and forests.

After a long day of exploring, head back to the Yellowstone Basin Inn to relax and recharge for the next day's adventures. Our luxurious accommodations and top-notch amenities make us the perfect base for your Yellowstone National Park vacation. Book your stay today and experience the wonders of Yellowstone like never before!