Along the shores of Yellowstone Lake

We had a great time last summer on our trip to the US. As part of our vacation, we spent ten days out west in Great Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park. At Yellowstone, we stayed at a park lodge on the edge of Yellowstone Lake, and used this as a base for exploring…

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Pass through elk antler gates in Jackson, Wyoming

If you’re passing through beautiful Grand Teton National park, you’re sure to visit the quintessential western town of Jackson, Wyoming. Jackson, established in 1829, was named after the famous trapper and mountain man, Davey Jackson. Jackson is at the edge of the Grand Teton National Park¬†(See my earlier post around hiking around Phelps Lake) and…

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Hiking the Phelps Lake Loop, Grand Teton National Park

Of the many impressive hikes to explore in the picturesque Grand Teton National Park, in Wyoming, one not to be missed is the pleasant seven-mile loop around Phelps Lake. The stunning hike begins from the Laurance S. Rockefeller Presereve’s parking area. Parking spots go quickly, so be sure to arrive early in the morning. As…

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Rush hour traffic jam…in Wyoming

This summer I was out in the western United States, enjoying the beauty of Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park. Part of the fun of these vacations is unplugging entirely from the hectic pace of daily life, and-in my case-the chaos of the city in which I live, Rome. Nothing says “Slow down”…

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