A trip planned to Toronto, as I mentioned in my look at travel in 2013, is now off. Instead I’ll spend time in Yellowstone National Park, staying in a cabin near the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
A moose grazes in the shadows of the forest in Yellowstone National Park.
It is no secret that I love the national parks of the United States. I make it a point to go to as many as I can each year, driving to most thanks to my parallel love of road trips. And after seeing so many impressive places through the years, I figured it was high […]
I drove north on Interestate 25 through Wyoming easily recalling everything I hate about freeways in the United States. I wanted to get off on a highway and enjoy a bit of the area; after all, I was on vacation and not exactly in a hurry to get anywhere. Fortunately I saw one of those […]
See how nature – trees, flowers, grass – grows in silence; see the stars, the moon, the sun, how they move in silence. ~ Mother Teresa The Devils Tower, declared the first national monument in 1906, is one of those places I’m just not sure I can wrap my head around. So much of […]
Out of all of the drives I’ve done in the mountains, and even some on the wrong side of the road on international trips, I’ve never been nervous about the road…that is until now. U.S. Highway 212 runs into Yellowstone National Park from Montana, starting just west of Billings, via Beartooth Pass. Beartooth Pass, at […]
Generally speaking, I’ve given up on guide books. I just don’t use them any longer, and I don’t see the need to thanks to our good friend the Internet. So much information is available for free here that it doesn’t make sense to spend money on a book to give you the same information. But […]
Finding a place to stay was the biggest issue when I went to Yellowstone National Park. There are so many places to stay in the 3,472 square mile park that I found it a difficult task to pick where I wanted to spend my nights. But with well over three million annual visitors, the bulk […]