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 […]
Planning Your Trip
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.
West Yellowstone is a destination in its own right. Here are five ways to enjoy West Yellowstone in autumn (plus a bonus!).
After reading tons of books and spending many, many days in Yellowstone National Park, these are what I consider the best guidebooks for Yellowstone.
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 they get into the park, they’ll be able to teach you a […]
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 within our roles at Polar Bears International (PBI). The talk was sponsored by […]
There are a lot of places to stay near Yellowstone National Park, but the Lamar Valley Cabins are two of the best. Located in Silver Gate, Montana, just a mile outside the east entrance, the cabins are an ideal place for people who want to focus on wildlife watching in […]
It’s easy to feel like you have to see everything on your Yellowstone trip. But, some of our favorite days are ones where to take the time to really enjoy a few special spots. Here’s a great day we had in August 2009. We started out with a soak in the […]
Perched on the edge of Yellowstone Lake, at the heart of Yellowstone National Park, is West Thumb Geyser Basin. Pinks, blues, oranges, yellows, rusty browns, and verdant greens fill the hot spring-pocked landscape before running into the country’s largest lake above 7,000 feet. Yellowstone Lake is shaped a little like […]
There is a lot to see and do at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. You could spend days–or longer!– exploring the canyon, but most people just don’t have the time. So, here’s what you don’t want to miss. Canyon Visitor Education Center Make your first stop at the visitor […]