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3 Tips for Planning Your First Yellowstone Vacation

Planning your visit to America’s first national park is exciting, but it can also be a bit overwhelming. After all, Yellowstone encompasses over 3,400 square miles. There are more than 500 active geysers, nearly 300 waterfalls, hundreds of animal species, and more than a thousand species of vegetation. There’s so much to choose from! At…

Best Yellowstone Winter Vacation Packages

At Scenic Safaris, we strive to create tours and adventures that allow people to see as much of Yellowstone’s extraordinary scenery as possible, whether they have a single day or a week. Here are some of our best winter Yellowstone vacation packages. Gros Ventre Snowmobile Tour and Scenic Flight Explore the pristine Teton wilderness on…

Off-Roading | The Wilds of Wyoming

For some visitors, a trip to Yellowstone National Park is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. It begins with a yearning to spend time in one of America’s last unspoiled wilderness areas, and ends with bragging rights to Old Faithful and the Grand Canyon. But if you are planning your first time here, you should consider spending a…

Lake Yellowstone Hotel: Architectural History in Yellowstone National Park

For 125 years, the Lake Yellowstone Hotel has been providing luxury accommodations in Yellowstone for families and friends. The first hotel in Yellowstone, the Lake Hotel has been a member of the Historic Hotels of America since 2012 and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2015. Although we at Scenic Safaris usually focus on the nature and wildlife of Yellowstone, the Lake Hotel is an amazing man-made wonder amidst the natural beauty and definitely worth checking out. From the iconic Ionic columns to design details in the guest rooms, the Yellowstone Lake Hotel is a beautiful piece of architectural history. The original Lake Yellowstone Hotel was a far smaller and simpler structure than it is today. Completed in 1891, the Lake Hotel featured 80 guest rooms within its three-story clapboard building. In 1903, architect Robert Reamer redesigned and expanded…

What To Look For When Hiking In Yellowstone Park

If you’re planning to go hiking in Yellowstone Park, you may already have your itinerary set. As with many visitors, we expect that you’ve included a visit to Old Faithful. Seeing a few elk and bison probably ranks high on your list too. But there are other epic moments awaiting you inside this scenic wilderness…

Plan A Yellowstone Trip With A Guided Tour

Ready to plan a Yellowstone Trip? Then you probably have a lot of questions about the best way to see and do as much as possible. With the park’s vast acreage—more than 34,000 square miles—it can be difficult to figure out how to fit in all the highlights during your stay. But, when you book…

See Yellowstone Through The Seasons

Yellowstone National Park is year-round. Whether you come to the park in spring, summer, fall, or winter, at Scenic Safaris we can guarantee there will always be fun things to do and spectacular things to see. Spring Spring comes late to Yellowstone National Park. Some roads and trails don’t open up until late April. However, visitors…

Yellowstone Tours | Best Kept Secrets

Why rely on guided Yellowstone tours through that spectacular wild place we call Yellowstone National Park? Because this picturesque wilderness stretches for more than 3,400 square miles, features 40 major waterfalls, and is home to over 10,000 thermal features. And while you could find and explore all of Yellowstone’s best-kept secrets on your own, it…

Five Reasons to Experience National Park Day at Yellowstone

All across the country, people flock to the outdoors on National Park Day. It’s a different day every year but it marks the official kick-off of the summer park season. This year, National Park Week begins on April 16 and there are a thousand good reasons to spend your day at Yellowstone National Park. Here…

Yellowstone Family Vacations with Scenic Safaris

Spring break comes around once every year and what better time than this to whisk away to lovely Yellowstone National Park for a family vacation like no other. Yellowstone family vacations in the Spring provide a variety of activities for all ages. With the transition from winter to spring, there are still some opportunities for…