Our next destination is the one thing that visitors to Yellowstone look forward to seeing more than anything else. You guessed it, Old Faithful. The most famous geyser in the world. It may not be the largest geyser in the world but it is the most regular. No it does not erupt every hour on the hour like some myths would have you believe, but the rangers can predict the eruptions for the next 24 hours to plus or minus 15 minutes. We arrived at the Old Faithful Visitors Center and realized the next eruption was only 20 minutes away. We went out to the truck, made ourselves some sandwiches and headed back to the viewing area for a picnic lunch.
True to form Old Faithful started to erupt 2 minutes earlier then predicted and finished 4 minutes later. Not perfect but there are some airlines that could take lessons from Mother Nature as far as on time performance. We walked down to the gift shop near Old Faithful Inn and treated each other to an ice cream cone before heading back to West Yellowstone.
It had been a long but wonderful day and we were tired so we headed back to our home in West Yellowstone Montana because...
Home is where we park it,
Frank and Mary