Flat Creek Inn
Travel Blogs from Jackson
Driving through the mountains is a challenge with a big camper. The new truck has been performing admirably, but I think that even under the best conditions going up and over big mountains is a challenge. First you have the uphill side where your speeds slow to about 45 and you have to decide if you can really pass the tractor trailer in front of you or not. At the top you then have to immediately begin watching your speed so you don't move too quickly down the ...
... up with driving, spotting wildlife along the way. We did enjoy this immensely but we also equally enjoyed the hiking trail in the Rocky Mountains. The geysers are brilliant and definitely something I had not seen before; and probably will not again to the same extent. I also think if the weather was better, we would have appreciated the park much more but, I am so glad we went and experienced one of the most famous beauties in America in its' natural state: extreme both in its nature and ...
... in this area, and learned about succession and the adaptations that different plants have to fire.
This evening we will be visiting the Gros Ventre landslide just off of TSS campus in the Bridger-Teton National Forest. This landslide is the largest in the country and the second largest in the world. The history of the slide is as follows:
On June 23, 1925 a significant chunk of sedimentary rock slid down the ...
... got to stroke a real beaver. I also bought a nice T- Shirt with Smokey Bear holding a shovel with the words "I put out" (forest fires I presume).
For lunch, we went to the best venue in town, namely the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar. The nice waitress offered to bring us Wyoming's greatest beer - Pako's Ipa. We both had Coors for the second round. To complete the experience, I decided to have a buffalo burger (the other option was an elk burger). It was ...
What a great visit with the Ryan family. It was as if the boys picked up where they left off. They just had a wonderful time being with the Ryan boys---we all did. We stayed at their beautiful home in Wilson and they had a fun 36 hours planned for us. Of course we couldn't start a visit with the Ryan's without Bryan and Tim sampling Foie Gras several times and comparing notes. This has ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed