Some short walks on snow-packed trails or boardwalks. Walking about 1.75 miles; several hundred stair steps (downhill), elevation change approximately 300 feet.
At the hotel, the breakfast buffet offers choices such as eggs, sausage, bacon, pancakes, hot and cold and cereals, pastries, milk, juice, coffee, tea, water.
In the hotel conference room, our Instructor will present an overview of Yellowstone National Park. This natural history presentation will discuss wildlife, geology, biology, human history, and more. After our instructor lead lecture, we’ll head out mid-morning via motorcoach for Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park. We’ll walk among the Mammoth Terraces to observe her ever changing, graceful, travertine beauty. About two tons of travertine (a form of limestone) are deposited daily as hot, mineral-laden water wells up from beneath the earth's crust to add to terraces that began building thousands of years ago.
At a grill in Mammoth Hot Springs, we will have coupons to order from the menu.
We will continue our exploration of Mammoth Hot Springs and Fort Yellowstone, including time to visit the Albright Visitor Center.
In the Hotel dining room, we’ll order from the limited menu with of salad, entrée, side dishes, dessert, and beverage choices of soft drink, coffee, tea, water; other beverages available for purchase.
At leisure. Our Instructor and Group Leader will be available for questions and conversation.