Old Faithful Inn

Old Faithful Inn
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Old Faithful Village
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
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Reviewed by David L. Scott & Kay W. Scott

Old Faithful Inn is the icon of national park lodges in the most famous of America's national parks, Yellowstone. This lodge has just about everything you could want in a national park lodge including history, atmosphere, and charm. The central section of the lodge was constructed in 1903 with two large wings added in 1913-14 and 1927. Modifications over the years include

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Biking,Cultural Activities,Hiking,Photography,Sightseeing,Wildlife/Nature Programs
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Expert Review of Old Faithful Inn

Active and Adventure Review of Old Faithful Inn

By Away Travel Expert : Brian Kevin
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Active Expert Rating 5.0 out of 5
Recommended for:
Day Hiking,Road Biking,Trekking and Backpacking,Walking
Active and Adventure Expert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • There are several trailheads in the Old Faithful area, leading to a number of different destinations across the park.
  • Don't let that glory hog Old Faithful steal the thunder from the rest of the Upper Geyser Basin, one of the park's finest areas for thermal features.
  • Make reservations early. You might luck out booking early in the season, but making a reservation a year ahead is really the way to go.
A classic by Yellowstone standards, and a classic by National Park standards. Between the breathtaking exterior view and the vast and astoundingly wooden interior hall, you almost don't need to check-in to appreciate this place. The rooms are handsome, but spartan. The food, true to form, is mediocre. But who cares when you're occupying one of the West's most attractive and historic structures? Pull up a chair in front of the colossal stone fireplace and meditate on history. The Old Faithful

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