Midway Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

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  • Equally impressive is the area of the Midway Geyser Basin, with its colorful pools. The colors are produced by pigmented bacteria that grow along the edges of the mineral-rich waters, while the intensity of the coloration depends on the ratio of chlorophyll and carotenoids, and water temperature. Walk on boardwalks that cross these lands so special, disturbing noises, puffs and colours due to chemical reactions of gases that emanate from the depths of the Earth, it is exciting.
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  • This is probably my favorite of the geyser basins - in fact the Grand Prismatic was my main reason for coming to Yellowstone. There is some great stuff here! Parking can be a struggle, but it's worth ...  more »
  • Interesting geysers here where the steaming water flows into the river below. This is also where the Grand Prismatic Spring is. Can be a busy place, but worth the stop.  more »
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  • The walk from the bridge across the Firehole River into the steam and mist covered pathways truly transports you to some other world. Words are insufficient to describe what it's like to walk along boardwalks through churning clouds of sulfur-smelling steam over the vast expanse of turquoise boiling water in Excelsior Geyser. Unbelievable to see that much clear blue water! It’s a photographer’s dream.The intense steam will make you feel as though you are walking to the edge of hell. ..and knows how to remind how small you are. This is a don't miss!
  • 2 awesome geysers. Definitely one of the top to see in Yellowstone.
  • Crowded but the Prismatic Spring alone is worth the trip. The steaming water streams coming from Excelsior Geyser into the Firehole river are a nice sight too!
  • One of the best place to visit in the park. It is especially because of Grand Prismatic Geyser. There is also excelsior geyser, opal pool and turquoise pool. It is cool to walk on the wooden road in the vapor of geysers. Dont approoach to the pools, it is forbidden and fatally risky.
  • So unbelievable landscape what I have seen!

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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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