Canyon Village & the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

by Matt, Updated July 2022 Yellowstone’s greatest feature is the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Canyon Village is an area in Yellowstone dedicated to showing off the canyon, as well as providing activities, lodging, and food. What is the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone? The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is a 24-mile long, 1,000 […]

The Ultimate Packing Guide for Yellowstone & Grand Teton

by Matt & Cheryl You’ve arranged transportation, booked your lodging, and painstakingly researched the sights and activities for your vacation. Now all you need to do is throw some clothes in a suitcase, right? Packing the right things for your Yellowstone vacation will greatly increase your enjoyment and comfort. The little things can make a […]

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 […]

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 […]