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The Best Place to Go White Water Rafting in Jackson Hole

Whitewater rafting is a time-honored summer tradition. Wondering where to go in Jackson Hole? Here’s a fun breakdown of rivers and rafting types. Snake River The gorgeous and pristine Snake River originates in Wyoming, north of Jackson Hole, flowing through the state and past Alpine until it meets up with the Greys and Salt Rivers at the border of Idaho. Much of the river exists in a canyon, with towering walls and wildlife that is unique to this ecosystem. In other words, it’s an absolutely perfect location for rafting. With tumbling rapids and serene expanses of beach, not to mention glimpses of nature beyond the canyon, it’s a nonstop photo op. If you’re the type that wants to pack in every last thrill, you can take small boats for a bumpier ride. Or, for a more sedate whitewater experience (perfect…

Grand Teton Hotels You Need to Stay At

When planning any trip, it’s important to nail down your lodging several months out. Especially if you’re headed to popular national parks such as Grand Teton during the high season, you need to make reservations well in advance. The good news? Searching for a Grand Teton hotel doesn’t have to be a Herculean task. Here are some of our top picks from which to choose 1.Teton Mountain Lodge This AAA Four Diamond hotel features roomy suites with spectacular views that can’t be beaten. Located on an elegant alpine slopeside in Jackson Hole, you’re in for a real treat, especially if you like to ski. 2. Hotel Terra Stay at Wyoming’s “Best Hotel” located just one mile away from Grand Teton National Park. This luxury hotel provides the ultimate access to the Wild West–without forgoing world-class amenities. 3. The Wort Experience…

What Makes Us an Environmentally Friendly Tour Operator

We know how important the environment is to you. Especially when, you know, that company gives tours out in the environment, like we do here at Scenic Safaris. That’s why we’re here today with a little get to know you post vis-à-vis the ecosystem … and specifically, what we do to help it. Ready? Grab…

Summer Adventures for Thrill-Seekers

Okay, so maybe you’re not looking to jump off a bridge or out of a plane anytime soon, but there’s nothing wrong with wanting a bit of a thrill once in a while, right? And if it’s out in the beauty of nature, so much the better! The good news? Summertime in Jackson was absolutely…

Where to Spot a North American Moose

The North American Moose (Alces americanus) is one of the stateliest creatures on Earth. With its unique fan-shaped antlers and blunt, sweet face, the moose is a sight to behold amidst its natural habitat. That’s not to say you should try to pet it, of course, but still … it’s fun to get up close…

ATV Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

Pop quiz: What’s better than an afternoon spent in the glorious majesty of the Grand Teton mountain range? Answer: A day spent in the Grand Tetons from the back of an ATV! But you’ve got to play it safe, which is why we’re here with a quick list of ATV safety tips everyone should know….

3 Things You Didn’t Know about Gros Ventre

Most people see Gros Ventre as an add-on day trip to a Wyoming vacation focused on the great national parks in the area. While that’s true, it’s also a gorgeous destination with a deep history in its own right. Here are three things you didn’t know about Gros Ventre. 1. It Has a Unique Name…

The Best Sunset Tours in Wyoming

There’s a reason “long walks at sunset” is a classic stereotype of personal ads … because no matter who you are or where you come from, we know you love a good sunset. The glowing reds, oranges, pinks, golds, blues, and purples light up the sky with a beauty that’s hard to express in words….

How to Choose Between Whitewater Rafting vs River Rafting

Rafting is a classic summer sport. Riding the river, seeing its banks from a different angle and immersing yourself in the glory of nature is an amazing way to spend the day, whether alone, with a significant other or with family. The question then becomes: which is right for you, whitewater rafting or river rafting?…

Touring Antelope Flats: What You Can Expect

Planning a trip to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone? Make sure you don’t escape lovely Wyoming without touring Antelope Flats, one of the most majestic plains habitats in the West – if not the entire United States. If you’re looking for a wonder-filled day, you can’t do better than Antelope Flats. Why is it…

What to Do in Jackson Hole for Summertime Adventures

Summer vacation is a time-honored tradition that stretches back as far as there were humans who enjoyed migrating from one place to the next to enjoy changes in weather and scenery. So in other words, for pretty much forever. We’re no different today, which is why here at Scenic Safaris, we make it our business…

The Best Way to Experience the Yellowstone Geyser

Old Faithful is famous across the world, drawing tourists from all continents to witness its clocklike magnificence. Did you know, however, that there is more than one way to experience this marvel of nature? It’s true. While sitting at the official visitor’s area at Old Faithful Inn is a nice way to rest the bones…