I am a photographer, and I travel often-usually alone so I can make my own agenda. I was very skeptical of this tour bus when I first boarded, unsure as to when we would stop and unsure if we would stop when we wanted to. Let me tell you, if you wanted to stop and the bus could stop, it did. If you are not interested in seeing Yellowstone and not interested in viewing wildlife, then this tour is probably not your thing. But the bus stopped for us, the people on the bus were mostly great company, and Scott (the tour Guide) was very knowledgeable about the wildlife, the volcanic formations, and the history of Yellowstone National Park. He grew up in West Yellowstone, and he lives there because he loves it!
The bus is only as wide as a traditional school bus. There are 2 seats on each side of the isle. If you need more room, pay for 2. I think it is a very good deal, every seat whether center or the window has a great view through large windows. On our trip we saw Bison, Trumpeter Swans, Elk, a Snowshoe Hare being chased by a Pine Martin, Blue Herons, Bald Eagles, a variety of ducks, and these were just on the way to and from the points of interest with planned stops. We also stopped and watched Old Faithful (with an hour to hike around, eat lunch, and chat with very friendly tourists), check out the Paint Pots and get a driving tour of points of interest in West Yellowstone with honest reviews.
I got some great shots, which can be viewed at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1380884502136408.1073741830.1380824322142426&type=3
The tour guide gave us our space when we wanted, the people on the bus were friendly and fun, and the tour guide gave us useful insight and predictions as to what to expect later in the tour so we didn't waste too much time during the early excitement.
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