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 Stroll along the shore of Yellowstone Lake to windswept Storm Point before heading to Grand Teton National Park | Hike through lush forests and verdant meadows below the spectacular Teton peaks | From Two Ocean Lake, our trail leads through groves of aspen and pine to higher ground, revealing jaw-dropping views of craggy 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 Keep an eye out for moose, mule deer, eagles and 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.
6 A scenic float trip on the meandering Snake River is the grand finale to our week | As you cruise down the winding river, scan the shore for wildlife and incredible views.