This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure. 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 […]
This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure. 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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in my disclosure. Anders and I are getting ready for our annual mother-son backpacking trip, and I was reflecting back on last year’s trip in Yellowstone. We hiked along the Yellowstone River Trail from Hellroaring Trailhead to the Eagle Creek Campground […]
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 […]