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The Ultimate Guide to Yellowstone National Park [2022]

Yellowstone National Park wildlife

It seems everyone wants to go to Yellowstone National Park these days with the park experiencing record numbers of visitors over the last few years. Yellowstone National Park, mother of all National Parks at more than 3,000 square miles, is HUGE! It’s also the first established National Park, dating to 1872.  The park even has … Read more

Best Western: A Perfect Choice for the Great American Road Trip

I recently returned from a Best Western Great American Road trip 🇺🇸.    The Best Western of yesteryear buried deep in the recesses of my mind no longer exists. They’ve reimagined themselves in more ways than one. To say I was impressed with their accommodations and amenities is an understatement! Each property had its own … Read more

34 Reasons to Visit YMCA of the Rockies Snow Mountain Ranch

By Cami Sauder Have you read my article about the YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park? If so, you realize I’m a big fan of staying at the Y camp when visiting Rocky Mountain National Park.  I’ll bet you didn’t know that there are actually 2 YMCA camps, one on each side of the park, did … Read more

Best Western Rewards Loyalty Program: Everything You Need to Know

The days of your mom’s Best Western have been kicked to the curb. Yes, they are LONG gone, so you can erase that image from your memory right now! If you haven’t stayed at one lately, I think you need to take a look-see at the Best Western of YOUR day. While you’re at it, join … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Bryce Canyon National Park [2022]

Thor's Hammer Bryce Canyon

With only two million visitors per year, instead of in two months like some other national parks, it might almost seem like you have Bryce Canyon National Park all to yourself. Almost. At Bryce, you’ll find the largest concentration of hoodoos on earth. What on earth IS a hoodoo, you ask? Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines it at … Read more