Yellowstone – Waterfalls and our once in a lifetime date night! (And the one year anniversary of our house flooding)

We love all the waterfalls we have seen at Yellowstone! The upper and lower falls were truly so beautiful and some of the most amazing views we've ever seen. Last week we also saw Gibbons Falls, Firehole Falls, and Fairy Falls. We haven't seen Mystic Falls or Tower Falls which are some other popular ones …

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Yellowstone – Mammoth Hot Springs, Grizzly Discovery Center, and Elk bugles!!!

After a few days of driving many hours in the park, we decided to take a morning off and go to the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone. We haven't seen any bears in the wild yet so this was a good "cheat" for us. Most of these bears were orphaned when their …

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Yellowstone – Old Faithful , Grand Prismatic, and The Geothermal Features

Well history has been made and it's official!!! RR, the boy who can never choose a favorite anything, has declared Yellowstone to be his favorite national park ever! When most people think of Yellowstone they think wildlife and they think about Old Faithful, right? But it's so funny because most people (including us!) don't spend …

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Yellowstone – Grand Canyon, Roosevelt Cookout & Lamar Valley

MomMom and Pa arrived on the 1st of September and spent a week with us here in Yellowstone! We saw a lot of amazing geology, wildlife, and landscapes. We had good family time, enjoyed special treats and we were so happy to have them! Yellowstone is HUGE with one major "grand loop" that goes around …

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1st Night in Yellowstone – Elk bathing & Norris Geyser Basin

We left Kalispell Montana on Saturday (Aug 31) and came to West Yellowstone! The views on the drive were beautiful. I realize I have said this about every state....but Montana is gorgeous. I can't seem to find better words for all we've seen. I need to dust off my thesaurus... but geez let's all just …

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Glacier National Park – Ranger Led Programs

This week we've been able to take advantage of many ranger-led programs at Glacier and it's been so great! We love our national parks and the the ranger-led programs, especially the junior ranger program! The park rangers are so knowledgeable, friendly, and such great teachers! We've truly enjoyed every program we've been to in all …

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