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Yellowstone, Tetons, Fun, Rain, and a Snowstorm!

Happy Labor Day to all my US readers and happy Monday to everyone else. We are making our way home from Yellowstone today, and my, has it been a trip to remember! Day1-Old Faithful We arrived at the west entrance to Yellowstone on Friday afternoon after a long day of driving. The weather was beautiful so we hightailed it down to Old Faithful. It was around 4:30 PM when we got to the Old Faithful parking area. The timing was perfect. It was about 30 minutes until the next eruption. Because it was later in the day, there wasn’t a huge crowd. It’s hard to describe, but awesome and amazing come to mind. After that, we had dinner and then hiked around the geyser basin. We stumbled upon an Old Faithful overlook trail that was about a half mile of climbing, and we were rewarded with an amazing view of the geyser going off again. It was even better because it was us and one other couple, so it was almost like a private show. We stayed in the area and looked around all the other geysers and geothermal wonders until it got dark. Day 2- Mount Washburn I really ...

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