Day 8 Wyoming Mt Rushmore Yellowstone Tetons 14 day trip
Drive to from Red Lodge, Montana to Lake Yellowstone Hotel, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
Drive time is around 5 hours because traffic moves very slowly in the Park and you will get caught up in animal jams, people looking at animals, buffalo, bear, moose, etc.
Hotel in Yellowstone WY: Lake Yellowstone Hotel
Beartooth Scenic Highway
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Today’s drive will take you over the spectacular Beartooth Scenic Highway to Yellowstone National Park. Inside the Park you will see Tower Falls, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Haden Valley and Lake Yellowstone. The entire drive is scenic and you will probably see wildlife all along the way.
Directions: Leave Red Lodge West on US 212 to Tower Junction in Yellowstone National Park. Left on Grand Loop Road to Lake Yellowstone Hotel.
Bear Tooth Scenic Highway is heralded as one of the most scenic drives in the United States. The route offers breathtaking views of the Absaroka and Beartooth Mountains, and features open high alpine plateaus dotted with countless glacial lakes, forested valleys, waterfalls and wildlife.
Yellowstone National Park Tower Falls, Canyon Visitors Center, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Haden Valley, Lake Yellowstone. Between the research that you do on line at www.nps.gov/yell/planvisit/index.htm and the information that they give you at the Park entrance, you will be well supplied with details.
Hotel: Lake Yellowstone Hotel
Activities: -- We suggest at least 2 full days in the Park and all of the Visitor Centers.
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