Posts

Out West Trip - Day Eight - Yellowstone

Image
Saturday, June 23 - Day 8 Yellowstone
“Here comes the rain again. Falling on my head like a memory.”
I woke up with that song in my head. It was probably because it was raining yet again!
The kids got to split up and the girls spent the night with Nana and Bumpa in their room since we would have had to blow up mattresses for two kids if all six of us stayed in one room. The boys could not settle down so I ended up sharing a bed with Jackson. That boy is a kicker!!
We are all getting used to the time change and aren’t jumping out of bad as fast anymore, but we were still up and on the road by 8:15 ish.
Part of being at Yellowstone is just driving and looking at the scenery. It is all about the journey and not the destination. It’s been a long journey in the car but today the kids didn’t mind it at all!
Our first stop was Norris Basin. We went on board walks to see the hot springs, geysers, vents, and mud pots. We have given the kids many lectures on staying on the board walks near the…