A Trip Through Yellowstone Area

Some of the places in the Greater Yellowtone Area that would fun to visit.

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Day 1

Lewis & Clark Caverns
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Lewis & Clark Caverns
Natural Area | Geologic Feature
I have always wanted to explore this place.
Lewis and Clark came close but missed seeing the opening to this cave 90 years before the underground wonderland of spikes and columns was first explored. Modern adventurers descend steps chiseled into the limestone by the New Deal's Civilian…
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Chico Hot Springs
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Chico Hot Springs
Accommodation | Hotel or Motel
Definitely worth the stay.
Historic pool and lodge capture a natural hot spring and rustic ambiance. The springs sustain a large garden and greenhouse which provide fresh produce for fine dining. The lodge welcomes families, pets, and also caters to groups. Chico Hot…
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Day 2

Norris Geyser Basin Museum
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Norris Geyser Basin Museum
Museum, Theater, Interpretive Center | Museum
This says Yellowstone all over.

This trail-side museum in Yellowstone National Park was built in 1930 and is a national Historic Landmark. The museum houses exhibits presenting information about the geothermal features in the Porcelain Basin and Back Basin and is staffed by…

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Old Faithful Geyser
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Old Faithful Geyser
Natural Area | Geologic Feature
Perhaps the most well-known feature of the park, Old Faithful was the first geyser in Yellowstone National Park to be named during the first official exploration of the region, the Washburn Expedition of 1870. While not the largest geyser in Yellowstone,…
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Virginia City Historic District
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Virginia City Historic District
Historic or Pre-historic Place | Historic Site or District
An entire town that is a living history museum.
Virginia City is one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in Montana. Nevada City is an outdoor living history museum. They have surveyed as one of the top five visitor destinations in Montana (ITRR). Virginia City is home to the…
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1 Lewis & Clark Caverns
2 Chico Hot Springs
3 Norris Geyser Basin Museum
4 Old Faithful Geyser
5 Virginia City Historic District