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- 01.04.23 : There’s a strong argument for calling the Tetons the most picturesque mountain range in the country. Photo taken from the Slide Lake area during our snowmobile tour.01.04.23 : Bison grazing in front of the Tetons. Classic Wyoming moment.01.02.23 : A clear day gave us stunning views of the Jackson Hole valley and ideal lighting for mid-slope photo shoots. Also, the image stabilization on the GoPro Hero11 is perfection.01.02.23 : Nothing says Jackson Hole like the sight of its iconic aerial tram. “Big Red” carries 100 skiers the full 4,139ft vertical rise of the resort in 9 minutes. At the top there are (weather permitting) 360 degree views of Jackson Hole and the Teton range, plus access to the wide open powder of Rendezvous Bowl.12.31.22 : New Year’s Eve Jackson-style. Hundreds of skiers slalomed down Snow King Mountain carrying red flares in the annual torchlight parade. Then they lit some stuff on fire and launched fireworks. A+ entertainment!12.31.22 : Wandering around Jackson on our first day in town. 1) “Finders/Keepers” willow sculpture by Patrick Dougherty with Snow King Resort in the background. 2) The famous Million Dollar Cowboy Bar. 3) Former Teton Theater neon (now Hand Fire Pizza).
Category Archives: Upcoming Travel
Summer 2019 National Parks Basics
Here’s some basic location and comparison information on the parks we’re going to be visiting from July 21-August 9. We’re heading mostly north of the border to hit up 7 National Parks in the Canadian Rockies and then coming back … Continue reading
Summer Trip Route Map
Introducing the official planned route of our summer 2019 Road Trip. We’ll visit eight national parks, go whitewater rafting, walk on a glacier, stay in four different campgrounds and hike countless kilometers. Can’t wait!
Posted in Destinations, Maps, Upcoming Travel Tagged banff road trip, banff travel, canadian rockies, Road trip, road trip map 1 Comment
Upcoming Travel: New Orleans & Nashville
After several years in a row of busy spring break trips with multiple destinations, we’re changing gears a bit and staying in one place for a extended period of time to live like locals. New Orleans is our primary destination, … Continue reading
Arizona and California Trip: 4 Major Parks and a Monument
A few fun facts and some infographics about the largest National Park Service sites we’ll visit for spring break 2017. Continue reading
Upcoming Travel: Arizona & California
We’ve been lining up our next road trip for several months, but now that it’s less than two months away we can reveal the planned route. It’s a return to the American Southwest this April, highlighting Arizona and California. Travel partners … Continue reading
Great Lakes Road Trip: The National Parks
In a week we’ll be beginning our next big summer road trip adventure. Included as always will be several National Park Service sites, six in the United States and one in Canada. They span in size from 710 acres at Grand Portage National … Continue reading
Summer Road Trip: Great Lakes
We’re heading way up north this summer to explore the farthest reaches of the Great Lakes. We’ll visit Wisconsin and Minnesota before looping around Lake Superior in Ontario and returning through the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan. The initial … Continue reading
Posted in Destinations, Maps, Upcoming Travel Tagged Apostle Islands, Grand Portage, Great Lakes Road Trip, Isle Royale National Park, Michigan National Parks, Michigan Road Trip, Pictured Rocks, Pukaskwa National Park, Sault Ste. Marie, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Thunder Bay, Voyageurs National Park 1 Comment
Texas/New Mexico: The Basics
We’re making our way to Texas and our first national park of the trip. Here’s a brief introduction to the states we’re visiting.
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Slight change of plans: Texas/New Mexico 2016
Last August, we got a jump start on planning our upcoming spring break trip. The first thing we booked was our return flight from Albuquerque to Chicago using air miles. Unfortunately in the months since August, the airline changed its … Continue reading
Posted in Maps, News, Upcoming Travel Tagged Amtrak, Amtrak Roomette, Amtrak Santa Fe, Big bend national park, Carlsbad caverns national park, Fred Harvey Company, Guadalupe mountains national park, New Mexico National Parks, New Mexico Road Trip, Southwest Chief, Texas national parks, Texas road trip 2 Comments
National Park Week 2016 is Coming Up
Each spring the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation declare one week National Park Week to celebrate our national heritage. As part of the celebration, Entrance fees will be waived at all 410 sites under NPS management from April … Continue reading
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