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Tips for Navigating Yellowstone with Kids

The National Parks are amazing places to visit with kids, and Yellowstone is no exception. If you’re looking for a vacation that emphasizes stewardship, boasts gorgeous views and offers plenty of hikes and other outings, look no further. Whether you’re headed to the park in spring, summer, fall or winter, there’s always something to do…

Can You Reach Old Faithful in Winter? Yes!

Old Faithful has a well-deserved reputation as one of the most spectacular sights in the United States. Its clockwork-like eruptions occur every 35 to 120 minutes. While that might seem like an uncertain amount of time to wait, it’s incredibly reliable on a geological timescale and makes for a guaranteed sighting that lasts up to five…

What to Know Before Visiting Yellowstone in Winter

Snow bunnies, rejoice! The winter season at Yellowstone National Park is fully upon us, which means it’s an excellent time to plan your getaway. If you’ve never been to this beautiful part of the country in the winter, read on to learn why winter might just be the best time of year to visit! It’s…

What to Wear On Your Yellowstone or Grand Teton Snowmobile Tour

There’s no better way to see Wyoming’s national parks and wildernesses than on the back of a snowmobile. You can reach those remote places where bison and wolves roam, see frozen streams in all their ice-crusted glory and enjoy stunning, photo-ready views when you stop. One of the best ways to see it all is…

National Elk Refuge Day Trip Itinerary

Nothing equals serenity and happiness like observing nature in all its pristine glory. Add calmly grazing animals to the mix and a heated van for comfort, and you have a perfect tranquility cocktail. Enter Scenic Safari’s Half Day Grand Teton Wildlife Luxury Van Tour, a gorgeous trek through some of Wyoming’s most unspoiled backcountry. So why…

Fall in Yellowstone: The Best Time to Visit

The grand natural beauty of Yellowstone National Park is appealing to people from around the world, and the vast majority of travelers who want to experience this park come during the blissful summer months. This often leads to high crowds and traffic jams around the tourist hot spots. At Scenic Safaris, we believe that Yellowstone…

How to Choose the Best Guided Hiking Trip in Yellowstone

If you’re looking for the best guided hiking trip, then you’ve come to the right place. Experience your next trip to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks with a Scenic Safaris guided hiking tour. Geysers, wildlife and amazing views await in this area of Jackson, Wyoming. Here’s an overview of our most popular guided trips…

What You Need to Know About the Yellowstone Supervolcano

If you were online or otherwise not living under a rock back in October of 2017, chances are you caught at least a glimpse of the “Yellowstone supervolcano will soon kill us all!” mania. Most normal people can be forgiven for reacting to this with, shall we say, a bit of concern. We here at Scenic Safaris…

Best Summer Day Hikes in Yellowstone

If you’re planning a summer vacation to Yellowstone, pack your hiking shoes! A day hike is a great activity to get some exercise, enjoy the fresh air and take in the scenery. Here are a few of the best hikes in Yellowstone. Lone Star Geyser – Beginner The trailhead is easy to find, just 3.5 miles southeast…

Why National Parks Matter

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…