Deep beneath soaring sawtooth peaks, a geologic story unfolds. The temperature rises, revealing itself in spectacular ways. Geysers launch to unreal heights. Hot springs shimmer in radiant colors. Bison, elk and even gray wolves are as attracted to these places as we are. Yellowstone and the Tetons draw us all in.
1-2 Discover bubbling mud pots, spouting geysers and steaming fumaroles in Yellowstone Learn about the fascinating geothermal features of Lower and Upper Geyser Basins Just about two square miles in area, this spot is home to nearly one-quarter of the world's geysers! Walk to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, where waterfalls plunge over pastel-colored cliffs.
3 Hike through forests and meadows below the spectacular Teton peaks Stroll along the shore of Yellowstone Lake to windswept Storm Point before heading to Grand Teton National Park From Two Ocean Lake, our trail leads through groves of aspen and pine to higher ground, revealing jaw-dropping views of sawtooth mountains, open pastures and sparkling lakes In the mood to rest your hiking boots? How about horseback riding or just relaxing by the pool?
4-5 Behold wonderful wildlife, from moose to mule deer, eagles to otters Enjoy a boat ride across Jenny Lake before hiking to Inspiration Point for sweeping vistas of Jackson Hole Savor the solitude of this high-alpine landscape at the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Explore the trails of the preserve on the way to Phelps Lake Interested in covering more ground? Hike along the valley floor to Teton Village.
6 A scenic float trip on the Snake River is the grand finale to our week As you cruise down the river, scan the shore for birds and animals while relishing the incredible views There's no better way to end your adventure than with a splash!