Overview Yellowstone National Park

Visiting Yellowstone National Park

The first National Park in the world, Yellowstone draws millions of visitors each year with its unique combination of amazing wildlife and incredible geological features. Visitors can’t miss the Upper Geyser Basin, where you’ll find the most famous geyser in the country: Old Faithful, or the scenic - though small - West Thumb Geyser Basin. Hikers love trips to the Upper and Lower Falls of Yellowstone Falls, before venturing along the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to... Read More
The first National Park in the world, Yellowstone draws millions of visitors each year with its unique combination of amazing wildlife and incredible geological features. Visitors can’t miss the Upper Geyser Basin, where you’ll find the most famous geyser in the country: Old Faithful, or the scenic - though small - West Thumb Geyser Basin. Hikers love trips to the Upper and Lower Falls of Yellowstone Falls, before venturing along the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Yellowstone National Park

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Camping in Yellowstone Nat'l Park

Written by MilwVon on 22 Jul, 2012

Yellowstone is the premier US destination for those interested in camping, whether in a mega RV or the simplest of tents or something in between. Even those who like to camp via van or station wagon can find comfort in knowing just how easy…Read More


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Dining Options in Yellowstone Nat'l Park

Written by MilwVon on 22 Jul, 2012

While visiting Yellowstone Nat'l Park, guests have many options regarding food. While you will find lots of people doing as I did, picnicking across the park from point to point, there are others who view vacation as a time to be pampered and not…Read More


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Getting Started

Written by MilwVon on 21 Jul, 2012

Living in Wisconsin provides a wonderful opportunity to really explore the Great Midwest. This rather last minute impromptu eight day road trip to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming took me across Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wyoming . . . all rather large states…Read More


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Enjoying My Day in South Dakota

Written by MilwVon on 21 Jul, 2012

Monday July 9thIt was fortunate that I was able to make it all the way to the Badlands National Park and able to find a camping spot in their Cedar Creek Campground near the main visitor center. I was in bed and asleep by…Read More


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Driving Wyoming & Arriving at Yellowstone

Written by MilwVon on 21 Jul, 2012

Tuesday July 10thAfter a good night's sleep, I was up and ready for a nice hot shower in the KOA campground. It's probably been over 25 years since my last KOA stay; this reminded me of just how nice their locations are. This…Read More


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Yellowstone - Day 1 (part 1)

Written by MilwVon on 21 Jul, 2012

Wednesday July 11thI went to bed last night shortly after 9:00pm and woke up cold a couple of times during the night. The first time, I put on warmer clothes and the second time, I broke out the "zero degree" sleeping bag and used…Read More


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Yellowstone - Day 1 (part 2)

Written by MilwVon on 21 Jul, 2012

Wednesday July 11th (con't)Heading out of the Norris Junction area I found a small picnic area along the Gibbon River where I fixed a sandwich and enjoyed my lunch. There were children playing in the water and a fly fisherman upstream who looked to…Read More


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Yellowstone - Day 2 (part 1)

Written by MilwVon on 21 Jul, 2012

Thursday July 12thToday was a great "bear day" with lots of sightings throughout the park!It started at 5:50am with a frigid wake-up of just 36F after overnight thunder-boomers that rocked my van between 10:00pm and roughly midnight. The entire Canyon Village area was socked…Read More


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Yellowstone - Day 2 (part 2)

Written by MilwVon on 21 Jul, 2012

Thursday July 12th (con't)From the Norris Junction, I head back towards Canyon Village so as to continue my counterclockwise loop that would eventually land me back at Roosevelt Lodge and my cabin for the night. When I arrived in the area, it was really…Read More


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Yellowstone - Day 3

Written by MilwVon on 21 Jul, 2012

Friday July 13th"Unlucky Friday the 13th" . . . HA! What another great day to be in Yellowstone National Park, enjoying nature and the beauty that surrounded me.Overnight we had quite the thunderstorm in the northern area of Yellowstone NP. At one…Read More


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