Yellowstone Day 2: Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic, and More

To get detailed information about lodging, amenities, and more when planning your Yellowstone trip, click here for an overview of the park before you go.

This is the second installment of the series “Yellowstone in 4 Days”. To see the other days, check out these links below:

  • Yellowstone: Day 1 (Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Upper and Lower Falls, and More)
  • Yellowstone: Day 2 (Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic, and More)
  • Yellowstone: Day 3 (Yellowstone Lake, Hayden Valley, and West Thumb)
  • Yellowstone: Day 4 (Lamar Valley, Norris Geyser Basin, and more)

Day 2 of your Yellowstone trip hits the big locations of Yellowstone, namely Grand Prismatic Spring and Old Faithful. You will also explore other POIs in South West Yellowstone. 

Today, you will see:

  •  Old Faithful
  •  Grand Prismatic
  •  White Dome Geyser
  •  Firehole Spring
  •  Hot Lake
  •  Fountain Paint Pot
  •  Artists Paintpots

Seen enough waterfalls already? Don’t worry, because today, we’ll be exploring what you came for: the majestic hot springs of Yellowstone. 

The South West of Yellowstone mostly encompasses the previously stated highlights of Old Faithful + Grand Prismatic, but also includes other bubbling and bursting discoveries. 

Travelling along the Firehole River will yield countless sights of mud pots, hot springs, and sulfur fumaroles. Without further ado, let’s get exploring!

Here’s the day-by-day plan in case you want to look at Day 2 of your Yellowstone trip from a birds-eye view:

Note: This is a work in progress. Keep checking back here to get the full story!

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