Grand Teton National Park

The procrastinator's guide to viewing the solar eclipse

This is not a drill. The eclipse is tomorrow. I repeat, the total solar eclipse is tomorrow.<p>Yes, the celestial event of the year/decade/century, depending who you ask, is finally here. Many (organized) people planned their eclipse day a year ago, or longer.<p>But if you're not one of them, don't worry …

Total Solar Eclipse

Focal Point: 6 Pictures from the Barns of Grand Teton National Park

The TA Moulton Barn is the iconic symbol of Jackson Hole and is perhaps the most photographed barn in the entire world. Just a glimpse of the …

National Parks

Grand Rescue is Reminder to Recreationists

JACKSON HOLE, WY – An injured climber was rescued off the Grand Teton Friday after he fell 20 feet near the mountain’s 13,770-foot summit. Evan Pack, …

National Parks

Vox Sentences: Bye-bye, Bannon

<i>Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what's happening in the world, curated by Ella Nilsen. Sign up for the</i> <i>Vox Sentences newsletter</i><i>, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the</i> <i>Vox Sentences archive</i> <i>for past editions.</i><p>Steve Bannon departs the White House after another …

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Grand Teton park to outshine bigger Yellowstone for eclipse

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park sits in the shadow of its world-renowned neighbor, Yellowstone National Park.<p>But thanks to Monday's solar eclipse, it's expected to outshine even Yellowstone for at least a day. Grand Teton is directly in the path of the total solar eclipse — where …

National Parks

The best way to see the Grand Tetons is by canoe

As my wife and I sat in our rented canoe on Jackson Lake, we had to force ourselves to put the cameras away for a moment and just enjoy the …

National Parks

2 exhausted climbers rescued from Teton Mountains

MOOSE, Wyo. — Two climbers were helicoptered by rescuers out of the Teton Mountains on Tuesday after they became exhausted and chilled.

Outdoors

National parks are already getting record numbers of visitors. Now come the eclipse chasers.

Here's how the 20 national parks on the path of totality are preparing.<p>On August 21, a total solar eclipse will blaze through 20 national parks and nine trails in its diagonal path of totality across the United States, which begins in Oregon and ends in South Carolina.<p>And as Americans flock to the …

National Parks

A Princeton Astrophysicist Explains Why A Partial Eclipse Isn't Nearly As Spectacular As Totality

It stands to reason that 70 or 80 or 90 percent of something would be 70 or 80 or 90 percent as good. Not so with a solar eclipse.<p>The upcoming event …

New York City

Man visually impaired by sun during eclipse warns of viewing dangers

OREGON CITY, Ore. -- An Oregon man who burned his retina while looking at a partial eclipse, is warning people about the dangers of viewing the solar eclipse without proper eye protection.<p>Lou Tomososki and a friend viewed a partial eclipse outside of Marshall High School in 1962.<p>“The sun at that …

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national forests

The national parks of the United States account for some of the world’s most glorious landscapes: ice-whittled peaks, abyssal gorges, primeval …

National Parks

Top 15 Beginner Campgrounds

<b>Arizona</b><p><b>Wahweap Campground Glen Park National Recreation Area, Lake Powell</b><p>What better payoff for taking the camping plunge than the finger canyons of …

Camping

10 Adventures to Put on Your Bucket List Now

By Michael Lanza<p>Do you have a “bucket list?” How long is it? I’m not sure how many trips there are on my list, which I’ve maintained for years, but I …

Adventure Travel

The world's longest mountain bike route could be extended 400 miles

Bicyclists can explore North America from Banff, Canada to Antelope Wells, New Mexico on the longest mountain bike path in the world. Sprawling …

Lifestyle

A State-By-State Eclipse Viewing Guide

The total solar eclipse is cutting a narrow path across the U.S. on August 21. These are the best places to see it.<p>Although nearly everyone in the continental U.S. will see some sort of solar display on August 21st, there are only 12 states in the Union that will get the full show. This guide will …

Pink Floyd

Missing Utah Man Suspected Of Killing Wife Charged With Killing A Mother And Daughter

He's now charged with three counts of first-degree murder.<p>BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a missing Utah man with three counts of first-degree murder after two additional bodies found in a shed near a rural Idaho farmhouse were identified as a woman and her 14-year-old daughter.<p>They …

Lifestyle

Yellowstone visitation down in July and for the year | Miami Herald

More than half way through the calendar year, Yellowstone National Park has seen about 5 percent fewer visitors so far this year.<p>The National Park …

Business

Seniors snap up U.S. national park passes before 700 percent price hike

BOISE, Idaho — Seniors are snapping up so many lifetime passes good for U.S. national parks and other recreation areas ahead of a steep price …

National Parks

Welcome To Eclipseville: How Small-Town America Is Cashing In On The First Solar Eclipse In 40 Years

From Oregon to South Carolina, cities and towns have fought a marketing war for the right to claim the title of “best place to view the eclipse.”<p>Every port-a-potty in the state of Oregon was reserved months ago. In a small town in Kentucky, workers are planning to disable the automated street …

Solar Eclipse

Flight costs skyrocket to cities in solar eclipse’s path

The sun will be blotted out in cities across the continental U.S. on August 21, and tourists are flocking to get a glimpse of the solar eclipse.<p>But …

Canadian News

Open road adventures: six epic drives of the world

From cruising sun-kissed coastal routes or motoring through dramatic mountain passes to hanging on to the dashboard around super-tight hairpin bends, one thing is for certain: the allure of the open road is irresistible!<p>Nothing beats the freedom road-tripping affords, nor its versatility. …

Road Trips

Wyoming Whiskey Eclipse Review

Wyoming Whiskey Eclipse is a limited edition that was only available at the distillery. Luckily I know someone at the distillery who was kind enough …

Wyoming

Camping for the Eclipse? Your Firewood Choice Can Protect a Forest.

Your firewood choices during this solar eclipse celebration can prevent the spread of forest insects and diseases.

Camping

Naked Flight Attendants, JetBlue Mosaic Status Challenge, Free Ritz Carlton Stay

Welcome to The Morning Shave. We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and tricks with …

National Parks

The West braces for a “cosmic traffic jam”

Hordes of travelers have filled up campsites and hotels in preparation.

National Parks

Eclipse 2017: Darkness Is Coming

Millions of Americans will watch our sun disappear on August 21.

Astronomy

5 Hikes to See the Solar Eclipse

<b>Whether you’re looking for a short walk or a full-on backpacking trek, here are the best trails on which to see the eclipse this month.</b>A total solar …

Adventure Travel

How to Use Hotel Points to Stay in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

There may be just shy of a million points friendly hotel options in cities like Houston, Los Angeles, Orlando, or even Honolulu, but the same is not …

Hotels