Last but not least Yellowstone post – Mammoth Hot Springs

I will make a confession here - I have been excited to see the Mammoth Hot Springs at Yellowstone ever since I saw it depicted while riding on the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster at Disney World.   The Mammoth Hot Springs (the real things - not the Disney World version) are located in … Continue reading Last but not least Yellowstone post – Mammoth Hot Springs

Grand Teton – Jenny Lake – shuttle boats and waterfalls

The Tetons are so breathtaking to look at because of the geological forces at work in creating them.  Many of the National Park roads we have driven on have been winding roads on cliff edges, even in parks not known for having mountains, like Mesa Verde and Arches.   In Grand Teton, it is the … Continue reading Grand Teton – Jenny Lake – shuttle boats and waterfalls

Rocky Mountain National Park – Snow in June!

We woke up really early to head into Rocky Mountain National Park. We were headed to the Bear Lake trailhead, one of the most popular in the park, and reputed to fill its parking lot by 8:30am.  We made it by 8am, and got a parking spot!  The place was hopping and there were like … Continue reading Rocky Mountain National Park – Snow in June!