How much does it cost to go to Yellowstone Park? That depends on several factors: how many days in Yellowstone are you planning for? Do you want to fly and rent a car or drive to Yellowstone? Will you pay Yellowstone fees or do you already have an all access […]
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Visiting Yellowstone in winter is a magical experience. I don’t say that lightly. For playing in Yellowstone Park, winter is our favorite time to go. Imagine soaking in a hot spring with ice floating nearby, ghost trees lining the trail, boiling water shooting into the air and freezing at the […]
How often does Old Faithful erupt? Including planning tips and Yellowstone Old Faithful eruption schedule and the best place to watch.
This Yellowstone packing list has everything you need on a trip to Yellowstone National Park. It includes what to wear in Yellowstone in summer, and other Yellowstone packing essentials. Yellowstone Packing List You’ve made your hotel or campground reservations, you’ve downloaded one of my Yellowstone itineraries, and you are ready […]
You don’t have to go into Yellowstone National Park for great Nordic skiing. There is plenty of cross-country skiing near Yellowstone that doesn’t require a snowcoach shuttle. One of my favorite spots to ski is near West Yellowstone, Montana. Gear For Cross-Country Skiing Around Yellowstone These are the I use […]
Built around the iconic Yellowstone geyser, the Old Faithful area is home to wintering wildlife, a thermally heated river, three geyser basins (Upper, Middle, and Lower), several hotels (one of which is open in the winter), and great skiing. While it can be expensive to get to and stay at […]
This is a guest post by Chris Hondorf. We often recommend a wildlife tour with his company, Yellowstone Guidelines, when we create your custom itinerary. Planning for a vacation in the Yellowstone area can be a daunting task. People are often unprepared for the vastness of the region. How do […]
There are a lot of outfitters leading horseback riding trips in Yellowstone National Park, but our favorite is Wilderness Pack Trips. Erin and Mike Thompson, the owners of these Yellowstone horses, take you off the trail and into the sagebrush or woods. Wilderness Pack Trips leads both day trips and overnight […]
Yellowstone is a destination in itself, but there are so many things to see and do on your way to the first national park.
Winter is a great time to visit Yellowstone National Park. Here are the top things to do in Yellowstone in winter.
Yellowstone Expeditions yurt camp is my favorite way to experience winter in Yellowstone. It’s cozy, but remote; wild, but civilized.