4 places to see wildlife in Grand Teton National Park

We recently returned from another trip to Grand Teton National Park. While there, we saw moose, elk, bison, deer, pronghorn (antelope), a fox, a porcupine, and marmots. It was incredible! We did not see a bear, but we drove by some rangers who were blocking off the road because a bear was nearby. I asked […]

Your Yellowstone camping guide: the best campgrounds plus what you need to know

By Matt, Updated Dec 2021 **Sign up for our newsletter to get a FREE spreadsheet and map with ALL the Yellowstone campground details you need** I’ll never forget the time we camped near Hebgen Lake, just outside of Yellowstone. We were in a tent. And at night, we heard coyotes howling nearby. It was thrilling! […]

21 Tips for Visiting Yellowstone

We recently visited Yellowstone again. We go just about every year. We put together a little video with tips that came to use throughout the day. In this article, I’ve included the video and the written tips. You might find the maps helpful to download and print. 1. Take a photo at the entrance sign […]

Beginner’s Guide to Glacier National Park

“Wander here a whole summer, if you can. Thousands of God’s wild blessings will search you and soak you as if your were a sponge…Nevermore will time seem short or long, and cares will never again fall heavily on you, but gently and kindly as gifts from heaven.” John Muir With Glacier NP, you can […]

3 Things to do in Zions with Kids

I’ve been to Zion Canyon many times. I love the national parks. Before kids, I hiked Angels Landing. But my oldest is 14 years old, so ever since he (and the next three) came along, we had to adjust how we travel a bit. We still go to the national parks, but we have to […]

Yellowstone’s 11 Geyser Basins

One of the main reasons people visit Yellowstone is for the geysers and hot springs. Coupled with the fact that visitors also get to see beautiful nature and wildlife, this makes for an incredible amount of variety when visiting Yellowstone National Park. It’s size, variety, and uniqueness contribute to Yellowstone being one of the most […]