There is many a great National Park book for kids. Since Yellowstone is the first National Park and one of the most visited National Parks in the US, it makes sense that there are plenty of Yellowstone books. I covered my favorite guide books on Yellowstone National Park in this […]
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 […]
Ken Burns said National Parks are America’s best idea. Does that mean National Park gifts are the best gift idea? I am going with, “yes!” While I am partial to Yellowstone National Park since it is in my backyard, I love all the parks, monuments, refuges, forests, and other public […]
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 […]
Old Faithful Schedule One of the main attractions, if not the main attraction in Yellowstone National Park is Old Faithful geyser. Named by members of the 1870 Washburn Expedition, Old Faithful was once called “Eternity’s Timepiece” because of the regularity of its eruptions. Since then, visitors have wanted to know, […]
This list of things to take on a trip to Yellowstone National Park includes a Yellowstone packing list, 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 […]
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 […]
Winter is a great time to visit Yellowstone National Park. Here are the top things to do in Yellowstone in winter.
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 with in our roles at Polar Bears International (PBI). The talk was sponsored […]