Our goal today was Yellowstone National Park. We had a 6-hour and nearly 600-kilometer drive through the states of Utah, Idaho and Wyoming.
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The route between Salt Lake City and Yellowstone National Park
The waterfalls in Idaho Falls
On the route between Salt Lake City and Yellowstone Park is the small town of Idaho Falls. Here you can see the waterfalls of the same name, Idaho Falls, and right behind it, the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple,which is the 8th Mormon Temple. We took some photos here and then sat right back in the car, because there was still a long way to go.
Die Yellowstone Bear World
After another 30 km on the US 20 we noticed a advertising sign of Yellowstone Bear World. We didn’t think long, turned quickly and looked at what there is to see. Bear World is a kind of “Drive-thru Wildlife Park”, i.e. you stay in your car and drive through the park to observe the animals. Most bears have rotted, slept or eaten…
On the premises there is also a small petting zoo where you can get close to deer, goats, pigs, ducks and geese. We found the thick piglet and the deer particularly sweet. The park also offers that you can feed baby bears with the bottle. We were only too happy to do that, but unfortunately it was no longer for today. What a pity!
All travelogues from the USA (2012)This trip through the USA took us through 10 different states in 17 days. We started with a short stopover in the megacity Chicago. From there we continued by plane to Los Angeles and from there by rental car via Las Vegas, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Salt Lake City and Yellowstone National Park to Denver. For the last leg of our trip we went to the East Coast, where we visited New York, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. All in all an incredibly varied round trip with really many highlights.
» Illinois: Chicago – Tourist Attractions, Things to Do & Photo spots
» California: Los Angeles – Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre & Hollywood Sign
» Nevada: Las Vegas – Casinos, Fremont Street & the Las Vegas Sign
» Utah: Zion National Park – Attractions & Hiking Trails
» Utah: Bryce Canyon – Navajo Loop, Wall Street & Viewpoints
» Utah: Salt Lake City – Tourist Attractions, Things to Do & Photo spots
» Idaho: Idaho Falls – The Waterfalls & the Yellowstone Bear World
» Wyoming: Yellowstone National Park – Travel Guide & Things to Do
» Colorado: Denver – Travel Guide, Things to Do & The Zoo
» New York: New York in one day? The perfect route to walk through Manhattan
» New York: New York – One World Trade Center & 9/11 Memorial
» New York: New York – Travel Guide for a visit to the Statue of Liberty
» Pennsylvania: Philadelphia – Tourist Attractions, Things to Do & the Liberty Bell
» Disctrict of Columbia: Washington D.C. – Tourist Attractions, Things to Do & Photo spots