Firehole Lake Drive, Yellowstone National Park

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#8 of 20 in Outdoors in Yellowstone National Park
Firehole Lake Drive is located in Yellowstone National Park. Add Firehole Lake Drive to your Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.
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  • A 1-way drive to several additional sites. Several places to stop and see various geysers. Worth the drive!  more »
  • If you want to get close to bubbling springs, this is your tour. No buses allowed, so it's not crowded - especially in September. Fascinating, and beautiful.  more »
  • We drove this road as part of a tour. The area is scenic and filled with thermal features. There are several parking areas, so visitors can explore the many hot springs and pools. There is a lot to se...  more »

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Where to stay in Yellowstone National Park

As one of the U.S.'s most popular national parks, Yellowstone provides plenty of options for sleeping within its boundaries. Choose from lodges, inns, cabins, hotels, motels, and campgrounds throughout the park. Most of the structured accommodations lie in the park's most-visited areas, such as Mammoth Hot Springs, Tower Falls, Old Faithful Geyser, and Yellowstone Lake. Staying on the northern side of the lake puts you right in the heart of the park, making it relatively convenient to visit other areas. Resorts, lodges, and guest ranches line the road just outside the park's east entrance, and a cluster of motels and hotels fills the town of West Yellowstone near the west entrance. You can also opt for lodges and inns to the north in Gardiner, Montana, or find nearly every type of accommodation to the south in Jackson, Wyoming. Staying outside the park is fine if you plan to drive through in a day and catch the highlights, but you'll want to spend at least one night inside the park if you plan to explore it more thoroughly.
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