On March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the bill establishing Yellowstone National Park into law. Yellowstone thus became the first national park in the world.
Home to half of the world's geothermal features and two-thirds of the world's geysers, Yellowstone is a must-see on any traveler's bucket list. It is also the subject of the next edition of 101 Travel Bits - look for it soon!
In the meantime, check out one of our currently available books:
101 Travel Bits: The Alaska Highway
101 Travel Bits: The Florida Keys and Overseas Highway
101 Travel Bits: Key West