Frommer's Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks is packed with all the facts, tips, and descriptions you need to have perfect park vacation, in a pocket-sized guide: * The most memorable park experiences, from Old Faithful and Mammoth Hot Springs to Snake River rafting. * Great places to stay in and near the parks, ranging from historic lodges to family-friendly motels--plus a complete campground guide for each park. * A fully illustrated nature guide to help you spot and identify bald eagles, bison, wildflowers, and more. * The best hikes, from ranger-led interpretive walks to challenging backcountry overnights. * What to see and do outside of the parks: rodeos, chuckwagon feeds, IMAX nature films, an elk preserve, Jackson Hole's bars and boutiques, and more. * Detailed, accurate park and trail maps.
Table of Contents
LIST OF MAPS. 1 INTRODUCING YELLOWSTONE & GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARKS. 2 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO YELLOWSTONE & GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARKS. 3 EXPLORING YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. 4 HIKES & OTHER OUTDOOR PURSUITS IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. 5 EXPLORING GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK. 6 HIKES & OTHER OUTDOOR PURSUITS IN GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK. 7 WHERE TO STAY & DINE IN THE PARKS. 8 GATEWAYS TO YELLOWSTONE & GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARKS. 9 A YELLOWSTONE & GRAND TETON NATURE GUIDE. 10 MONTANA & WYOMING IN DEPTH. 11 FAST FACTS. INDEX.
A Denver-based freelance writer, Eric Peterson has contributed to numerous Frommer's guides covering the American West and has written Frommer's Montana & Wyoming, Frommer's Utah, and Ramble: A Field Guide to the U.S.A. (www.speckpress.com). Peterson also writes about travel and other topics for such publications as ColoradoBiz, Delta Sky, and the New York Daily News. In his free time, he's an avid camper and hiker, a lifelong Broncos fan, and a part-time rock star (at least in the eyes of his niece Olivia and nephews Mitch and Sam).