Where to Spot Ansel Adams Photos IRL

Category: Yellowstone Tips

Ansel Adams was one of the best known – and most loved – photographers of the 20th century. His black-and-white images of the west’s rugged landscapes have been featured on everything from calendars and postcards to coffee table books. The National Park Service even hired Adams to take pics of Yosemite, Yellowstone and other major landmarks. If you’re looking for the best selfie backgrounds, here are 5 places inside Yellowstone where you can spot Ansel Adams photos in real life.

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​Yellowstone's Grand Canyon: Things to Know

Category: Yellowstone Activities

Yellowstone is known for many things; the paragon of all geysers “Old Faithful”, bison that still roam in herds, and unspoiled wildlife in pristine backcountry. If that’s all you associate with Yellowstone National Park, however, you’re missing something amazing. Among its lesser-known features is a Grand Canyon of stunning size and beauty.

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​Best Winter Trails for Snowmobiling and More

Category: Snowmobiling

The trails that wind through Jackson and across Yellowstone National Park are unique in the sense that they are just as breathtaking during the snow-covered winter months as they are during the lush, green season of summer. Adventurers who are interested in snowshoeing along winter trails, embarking on a guided snowmobile excursion or cross-country skiing across the snowy terrain will find many suitable options in the area.

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​Romantic Excursions at Yellowstone: For Valentine’s Day and Beyond

Category: Snowmobiling

There’s no denying the breathtaking beauty of Yellowstone National Park. With nearly 3,500 square miles of scenic Wyoming backcountry and scenery from volcanic hot springs to deep canyons, it’s an awe-inspiring place. The landscape here is truly romantic—as evidenced by the millions of gorgeous photos taken here and famous paintings depicting the park’s most attractive features. Here are just a few of the romantic excursions you can take here, for Valentine’s Day and beyond.

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3 Tips for Visiting Yellowstone in Winter

Category: Jackson Hole

Anyone can visit Yellowstone National Park in the summertime. Millions of tourists flock to the park to take advantage of hiking, rafting and swimming in the seasonal sunshine. Unfortunately, that also means heavier crowds. That’s why many avid adventurers and nature lovers prefer touring the park in winter, when sparkling snowfall blankets the landscape and you can view wildlife in a quiet and pristine habitat. If you’re up for the challenge, here are 3 tips for visiting Yellowstone in winter.

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​No Bull: The Bison of Yellowstone (in Photos)

Category: Wildlife Tours

Once, there were only 25 bison left inside Yellowstone National Park. Today, there are thousands of bison on park grounds. Tourists flock to Yellowstone in summer and fall to witness herds of bison foraging for grasses and rolling in the dirt. Group adventures like Scenic Safaris’ Yellowstone Lower Loop Tour cross the territory of these majestic animals, making it likely that guests will come home with a photo or two of Yellowstone’s herds. If you’re interested in learning more about the bison of Yellowstone, here are a few facts to get you started.

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Best All-Inclusive Tours Near Jackson Hole

Category: Jackson Hole

Jackson, WY, is a skier’s paradise. The valley is home to three major ski areas, with Yellowstone National Park and the Gros Ventre Mountains to the north. More than 2.6 million people visit Jackson Hole each year, with millions more traveling to the nearby national parks. While some tourists meticulously plan every minute of their trip, others leave it to the professionals and sign up for a guided tour. If you’re looking for the best all-inclusive tours near Jackson Hole, here are a few to consider.

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Where to Get the Best Winter Pics in Yellowstone

Category: Yellowstone Activities

The winter scenery inside Yellowstone National Park is unmatched. The landscape is blanketed in sparkling snow. Streams freeze over and delicate icicles form on the branches of leafless trees. Bison travel in packs and moose solo or in small groups, heading for areas of the park where food is more abundant. You’ll want your camera handy to capture these amazing sights. 

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Yellowstone Winter Wildlife in Photos

Category: Yellowstone Tips

With sparse crowds and breathtaking snow-coated scenery, winter is a great time for photographers and adventurous travelers to visit Yellowstone and its signature feature, Old Faithful. Scenic Safaris offers several options for vacationers looking to trek Yellowstone during the snowy season. Hop on a snowmobile for a 12-hour guided tour focused on the geyser or take a leisurely (and heated!) ride by snow coach. Scenic Safaris also offers multi-day trips for those who want to take their time at Yellowstone and really see the sights. No matter which option you choose, here are some of the majestic creatures you’re likely to encounter on the journey. 

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​Why National Parks Matter

Category: Yellowstone Activities

We’re in an age where people spend more time looking down at their smartphones than they do looking up at nature. So, do national parks still matter? The numbers don’t lie. According to National Park Service (NPS) statistics, a record 4.8 million people visited Grand Teton National Park last year, while Yellowstone also exceeded expectations with 4.2 million. These two popular parks weren’t alone in raising the bar.

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Guide to Jackson Hole: Season by Season

Category: Jackson Hole

Wyoming doesn’t exactly seem like a vacation paradise. There are no palm trees or ocean beaches, and the mountainous landscape is blanketed in snow for half the year. But this sleepy state draws more than ten million visitors each year, thanks to Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton as well as popular ski resorts. Most of the tourism is centered around Jackson Hole; the valley between the Teton Mountain Range and Gros Ventre mountains.

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