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How to Spend Three Perfect Days in Yellowstone National Park

Ian D. Keating/Flickr The United States is home to more than 50 national parks, and Yellowstone National Park is a favorite for many. Established in 1872 as the world’s first national park (44 years before the National Park Service was created), Yellowstone shelters hundreds of wildlife species, including bison, moose, elk, wolves, and bears. The…

5 Tourist Attractions That Are Only Open Part-Time

Typically, when you plan a vacation, you can choose precisely where you want to go while there, no matter what time of year you visit. Some places, however, may require more planning, as they’re only open for a few months — or in some cases, a few days — of the year. Here are a…

6 Amazing Safaris That Aren’t in Africa

When planning a safari, Africa is likely the destination that comes to mind first. After all, the continent provides travelers with the presence of the famous Big Five, lush wilderness, and stunning sunsets over endless plains. However, there are plenty of alternatives — some more affordable — to the African adventure. From bear and wolf…

Top Things to Do in Jackson Hole in the Winter

For nature lovers and outdoors enthusiasts, there are a few places that come close to Jackson Hole, a low-lying valley that’s flanked by the Teton and the Gros Ventre mountain ranges. Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks sit nearby, making the charming mountain town a playground for outdoor recreation — summer beckons travelers who wish…

Our 5 Favorite Hotels for Family Ski Trips

With additional reporting by Rachel Klein. For many of us, family ski trips are some of the fondest memories from our childhoods; they often involved fire pits, heated pools, hearty meals, and, well, maybe a few kamikaze-style downhill runs as well. We know from experience that kids always have a great time in the snow,…

8 Things to Know Before Visiting Yellowstone

Established in 1872, Yellowstone is the oldest national park in the United States, attracting millions of visitors every year. Its wide expanse of valleys, flowing rivers, observable wildlife, and plethora of geologic features like the iconic geyser Old Faithful make it a magical place to visit for people of all ages. So keep reading for…

Where to Go for a Cozy Weekend This Winter in the U.S.

The Cottonwoods Villa at Spring Creek Ranch/Oyster With fall in full force (and winter on the horizon), now is the perfect time to step away from your workaday routine and nestle into a long weekend retreat. After a day in the brisk air, there’s little better than getting snug with a cozy blanket and cocoa…

The Best Lodges in the Tetons

For skiers and nature lovers, there are few places in the world that can compare to the Tetons, a spectacular mountain range (part of the Rockies) in western Wyoming. The mountains surround Jackson Hole, a valley that is the gateway to some of the nation’s most ruggedly beautiful national parks, including Grand Teton, Yellowstone, and…

The 8 Best Destinations in the U.S. for Viewing Fall Colors

Somehow, we’ve managed to get through not one, but two seasons this year and we are on well our way to the third — fall. With fall comes a lot of changes: The air gets crisp and chilly, the sun sets earlier, and, perhaps best of all, the trees change colors. There are so many…

Best U.S. National Parks to Visit in the Fall

National parks in the United States largely see the most amount of travelers during the summer months — when temperatures are warm enough for camping, kids are on vacation, and roads are free of snow. But, when the air is cooler, leaves are changing, and school is back in session, several parks are arguably at…