5 Reasons to Visit Yellowstone This Summer

National parks are beautiful, and fun for the whole family. They are a great way to appreciate nature and by going you are supporting the work national parks do in preserving the integrity of our natural beauties. The United States has many national parks and you should try and visit as many of them as possible. Today, we are going to talk about Yellowstone. Yellowstone is a national park located in Wyoming and covers 3,472 square miles. With all that open space there is no shock that there are a lot of things to see in Yellowstone. Here we are going to talk about the top 5 reasons you should visit Yellowstone this summer.

  • Old Faithful: The world’s most renowned geyser and Yellowstone’s most known attraction. Seeing Old Faithfull will definitely be one of your child’s favorite memories.
  • Grand Canyon of Yellowstone: About 20 miles long, half a mile wide, and 1,000 feet deep it is definitely something to see.
  • Yellowstone Lake: The park’s largest body of water and the largest freshwater lake above 7,000 feet.
  • Grand Prismatic Spring: 250 by 300 feet, and about 160 feet deep, this amazing lake will dazzle you with its rainbow waters.
  • Mammoth Hot Springs: As you explore around the Mammoth Hot Springs look for the elk that like to graze near the edge.

As you can see there are plenty of exciting things to experience in Yellowstone. Hiking through Yellowstone with the family can be a great experience and you shouldn’t miss out on it. Wondering how you are going to get there? Take a train. American by Rail has multiple train tours that visit some of America’s best national parks and there is a tour that visits Yellowstone over the summer. By taking a train you can not only enjoy Yellowstone, but you can also enjoy the views of the country along the way.

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