2020 Travel Recap

I've seen lots of COVID-19-inspired reflection posts about 2020 - challenges we faced, things we learned, how we persevered, what we'll carry with us moving forward, etc. This is not that kind of post. This is a post I write every single year looking back on our adventures. It's a simple and happy post. It's …

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Grand Teton National Park: Hiking at Jenny Lake

We set out early our final day in Grand Teton National Park, heading from our cabin at Colter Bay south to Jenny Lake where we planned to stitch together several hikes -- Hidden Falls, Inspiration Point, and Moose Ponds. Specifically, we planned to out and back hike the 4.8-mile round trip to Hidden Falls, add …

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Grand Teton National Park: Teton Park Road Loop

I'm not sure what part of experiencing Grand Teton National Park was my favorite. Seeing the mountain range with the most gorgeous blue sky backdrop, glimpsing a mama grizzly bear with four cubs running along behind her, spotting a cow moose lumbering into a marshy woods. This park was everything I hoped it would be …

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Grand Teton National Park: Colter Bay

As much as I enjoyed our time in Yellowstone National Park exploring the Mammoth Hot Springs, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, and Old Faithful and the Geyser Basins, I was thrilled to finally spend time in Grand Teton National Park. We arrived in the park around dinner time, entering from the north after our …

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Yellowstone National Park: Old Faithful and the Geyser Basins

Our final day in Yellowstone National Park we explored the geyser basins around Old Faithful. We entered from the west entrance, completed the western leg of the loop road, and exited the park via the south entrance on our way to Grand Teton National Park. As we had been discovering throughout our time in the …

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