Yellowstone National Park is a shining example of our nation’s best idea; the National Park System. With stunning Rocky Mountain Landscapes, thermal geysers and unparalleled opportunities to see wildlife roam free, YNP is a must for anyone wanting a part of the Great American Roadtrip. But with almost 4.4 million visitors passing through the park last […]
East Yellowstone is a destination all on its own. Family-owned and operated guest lodges spread along the North Fork of the Shoshone River flowing from Yellowstone National Park. Each lodge offers unique experiences, collectively offering a warm and welcoming vibe.
Let’s be honest: I have always been a bit hesitant about visiting Yellowstone National Park. It sounds crazy, I know. I was skeptical about these bumper to bumper cars and these crowds of people that everyone always spoke about. I thought to myself, “is this really what Yellowstone is all about, is there really not […]
Bryce Canyon is one of the United States’ most charismatic national parks. Spanning 56 miles, there’s more to do here than is probably possible to cover in a lifetime. But what are the specifics, and where’s a good place to start? Well, you need a base to venture out from, and we’ve got the perfect […]
Riverton is in Fremont County, Wyoming. It’s at the southern edge of the Wind River Indian Reservation, and is home to vibrant Native American culture that dates back hundreds of years. Names like Chief Washakie, Jim Bridger, and Sacajawea, are just a few notable figures who have made Riverton the place it is today.
Cedar City was founded in 1851 by Mormon settlers, and is located in Utah. It has a flourishing art community, literary scene, and is an outdoor-adventure mecca. Not to mention, it’s just a few clicks from a ton of national parks.
Kanab is a small town at the base of the Escalante Grand Staircase, in Southern Utah. It’s surrounded by several world-class landscape attractions, including Zion National Park, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and the intriguingly named Toadstool Hoodoos.
I arrived in Cortez having come from The Great Sand Dunes, near Alamosa. As with my previous trip, storm clouds stalked me as I drove, following me over the mountain ranges dividing the two locations. Eventually I arrived in Cortez, an unsuspecting little town in a phenomenal part of Colorado – and even the US […]
From the beginning, national parks have been created and established to help preserve natural areas. And throughout the years, they have protected precious wilderness from being destroyed and erased by expanding human activity. In the interest of keeping these reserves around for years to come, we’d like to share some of the best ways to […]
Mountain biking provides a great way to explore the national parks for those who would rather cycle than walk. And recent developments in park rules and regulations mean there are forty parks where both activities – hiking and biking – are practiced. If you’re the kind of person who prefers exercising with two wheels instead […]