This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure. 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 […]
Things To Do On Your Way To Yellowstone
Yellowstone is a destination in itself, but there are so many things to see and do on your way to the first national park.
Top Things to Do in Yellowstone in Winter
Winter is a great time to visit Yellowstone National Park. Here are the top things to do in Yellowstone in winter.
Exploring Yellowstone’s Winter Wonderland with Yellowstone Expeditions
Yellowstone Expeditions yurt camp is my favorite way to experience winter in Yellowstone. It’s cozy, but remote; wild, but civilized.
Five Ways to Enjoy Fall in West Yellowstone
West Yellowstone is a destination in its own right. Here are five ways to enjoy West Yellowstone in autumn (plus a bonus!).
Best guidebooks for Yellowstone
After reading tons of books and spending many, many days in Yellowstone National Park, these are what I consider the best guidebooks for Yellowstone.
Labor Day in the Park (Two Ribbons, Harlequin Lake, Monument Geyser, Artists Paintpots)
This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure. This Labor Day we braved the cool temperatures (mid-20s at night!) and met friends for camping at Hebgen Lake, just outside of West Yellowstone. The boys and I drove down Friday early afternoon, set up camp, explored, read, and […]
Get Your Kids Ready for Your Yellowstone Trip
This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure. Before you even board an airplane or load your car for a roadtrip, you can get to know Yellowstone National Park. A little pre-trip research goes a long way in getting kids exciting about an upcoming trip. When […]
Backpacking the Yellowstone River Trail
Here’s what you need to know to hike the Yellowstone River Trail in Yellowstone National Park. Permits, distances. campsites and more.
Early Summer Wildflowers in Yellowstone
This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure. In the last weekend of May 2015, we took a walk along the Beaver Pond Loop, one of our favorite early season hikes. It’s about five miles, and other than a steepish hill for the first 3/4 of […]
What should you do when you see a grizzly bear?
This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure. Last week we went to a talk about bear safety by Dr. Tom Smith. Dr. Smith is the expert in human/bear conflicts—grizzly, black, and polar. He is also a friend and someone my husband and I work with […]
5 Yellowstone Hikes for Kids and Families
This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure. We are lucky to live less than an hour from the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park and even luckier to get to spend lots of time in one of the world’s first national park. It isn’t easy […]