US Route 89 2019 Calendar

US Route 89 2019 Calendar

The US Route 89 2019 Calendar celebrates the diverse landscapes of the national parks, monuments, recreation and wilderness areas along the highway. From ocotillo blooms in Saguaro National Park to a waterfall in Glacier National Park, each month will give you a new...
A Western Journey by Thomas Wolfe

A Western Journey by Thomas Wolfe

Thomas Wolfe was an acclaimed author best know for Look Homeward, Angel. In early 1938, he had just delivered two lengthy manuscripts to his publisher. He was 38 and needed a break from writing so he decided to make a trip out west to a part of the country he had...
US Route 89 Roadside Attraction: String Lake Trail

US Route 89 Roadside Attraction: String Lake Trail

We were fortunate on our first visit to Grand Teton National Park to be there in the fall when the leaves were turning. After a couple of days of exploring the park, we discovered the String Lake Trail. It proved ideal for viewing the trees in fall dress from up close...
US Route 89 Roadside Attraction: Jackson Town Square

US Route 89 Roadside Attraction: Jackson Town Square

Although it is called Town Square by the locals, it is officially the George Washington Memorial Park. The park in the middle of Jackson, Wyoming, got that designation on the 200th anniversary of America’s first president’s birth in 1932. However Jackson Town Square...
US Route 89 Roadside Attraction: Artists Paintpots

US Route 89 Roadside Attraction: Artists Paintpots

I think it is the name that keeps drawing us back to this small geyser basin. Artists Paintpots implies colorful displays and that is certainly true. Each time we have visited Yellowstone National Park, we have managed to walk the short trail that circles the basin....