From the bloggers at Interstellar Orchard.
On Aug. 1 I moved camp from Island Park, Idaho, into Yellowstone National Park for a family reunion with my parents and brother – the first family vacation we’ve had together since I was in high school.
We’ve been having a good time, but since we’re visiting areas of the park I already talked extensively about last year when I was working at Old Faithful, I thought I’d give a few tips and ideas for making the most out of a trip to Yellowstone instead.
1. Visit length. If you want to hit all the highlights, you’ll need at least three full days in the park. Yellowstone is bigger than people realize, it’s 2.2 million acres and driving from the north end of the park to the south end takes a good 2.5 hours without any traffic, and that’s not making any stops.
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