Yellowstone – an American Safari (Part II)

Yellowstone Day Two:  Today we went up the western side of the park, branching off to the left at West Thumb.  Heading out early, we made a beeline to Old Faithful before the larger crowds moved in.  The majority of the world's active geysers are in the Upper Geyser Basin along the Firehole River, where … Continue reading Yellowstone – an American Safari (Part II)

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Yellowstone – an American Safari (Part I)

Continuing north from Grand Tetons is the south entrance to Yellowstone National Park.  Created by an act of Congress in 1872, it is America's First National Park.  The National Park Service was created in 1916 - so this year is their 100th anniversary celebration. The entrance fee is $30/vehicle for 7 days, or you can … Continue reading Yellowstone – an American Safari (Part I)

Serenity Found: Grand Tetons National Park

Driving north from Jackson Hole is the magnificent Teton Mountain Range.  Hang a left after passing the airport at "Moose Junction".  There, you'll find the southern entrance to Grand Tetons National Park ($30/vehicle for 7 days). We stayed two nights at Signal Mountain Lodge, which is a central location within the park.  It is a … Continue reading Serenity Found: Grand Tetons National Park