Incredible Star Gazing in Grand Teton National Park

We hit unchartered territory and left Old Faithful behind, past the vast Yellowstone Lake, and cruised down the John D Rockefeller Jr Parkway to Grand Teton National Park.

Tetons 2

We drank in the views of the Tetons over Jackson Lake. It was stunning at sunset, and equally stunning at night. I have never in my life seen so many stars. Continue reading


Chipmunks at the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone

Entering Yellowstone National Park from the North East entrance with bright eyes and bushy tails, first on the agenda was the infamous Lamar Valley and then the northern part of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

Tower Falls

The Lamar Valley is apparently known as the “Serengeti of America”. This may well be the case, but sadly not for us. Continue reading

Driving the most Scenic Road in America

When we read that Beartooth Highway is billed the most scenic drive in the USA, we made a big detour to build this into our trip. And it didn’t disappoint; from vast glacial landscapes to lakes and pine forests, this was a lovely and varied drive.

Beartooth highway 1

We spent the night before in Red Lodge, Montana. This is a cute small town with enough amenities and life to spend an evening as a stop-over. Continue reading