Wyoming

March 2017

Hidden Falls Trail at Jenny Lake

By |2018-11-22T06:27:32-06:00March 2nd, 2017|Jackson Hole, Wyoming|

A short drive north of Jackson Hole, Wyoming is Jenny Lake. As early as the 1890’s, homesteaders began locating to this region. The deep-water lake, and pristine ecosystem made for excellent trapping opportunities. In 1906, the Forest Service took over the management of the ever increasing visitor services. Soon a campground was constructed, and in 1929 the Grand Tetons National Park was established. […]

February 2017

Yellowstone National Park – Rocky Mountain Trip Part 2

By |2019-12-06T07:11:49-06:00February 26th, 2017|Destinations, Guides, Wyoming, Yellowstone|

The morning we were to enter Yellowstone National Park was cloudy and cold, of course it was mid-September in the mountains. We made our way through the southern edge of Montana, and stopped in Silver Gate at the Log Cabin Cafe for a quick bite. There was a chance of precipitation in the forecast, but we were not about to let that dampen our spirits. With our hungers satisfied, we headed off toward the park entrance. So started our second leg of our Rocky Mountain Journey. (Read Part One here>)  […]

Crossing the Plains – Rocky Mountain Trip Part 1

By |2019-12-06T07:12:01-06:00February 21st, 2017|Casper, Destinations, Guides|

When you hear someone speak of great American road-trips a flood of images can run through your mind. Whether you prefer mountains, beaches or small town USA, all of these can be found on the road. This is our favorite way to travel, as it allows us to immerse ourselves in the scenery. While short trips are easiest to plan and execute, sometimes we feel the need for a long journey. Such was the case when we made our two week Rocky Mountain Road Trip. […]

January 2017

Go on a Dig at the Wyoming Dinosaur Center

By |2019-12-12T06:53:24-06:00January 27th, 2017|Destinations, Thermopolis, Wyoming|

Millions of years ago giant reptiles ruled the Earth. Fossils have been found throughout the world, and have inspired many to become dinosaur hunters or at least dream of it. Some of the best relics have been found right here in the United States. In 1993, bones were first discovered in Thermopolis, Wyoming. This discovery eventually led to the construction of the Wyoming Dinosaur Center. Movies like Jurassic Park have helped us all picture these creatures lumbering across the landscape, and museums like this help us grasp the sheer size of these prehistoric creatures.  […]

Experience the Trail at National Historic Trails Interpretive Center

By |2019-12-12T06:49:54-06:00January 18th, 2017|Casper, Destinations, Wyoming|

Located in Casper, Wyoming, the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is a free museum dedicated to educating visitors on the experiences for those traveling the Oregon Trail during the Westward Migration.  The museum is filled with life-size dioramas showcasing various life events that would have been experienced by travelers. Life was hard, and the displays help relate this to visitors. […]