Tag Archives: Yellowstone

In the National Parks: Yellowstone’s Friends in High Places

U.S.. presidents catching fish and eating pizza in the park. Continue reading

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The 1890 Travel Blogger: Grand Tour of America

America’s answer to the European Grand Tour Continue reading

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The 1890 Travel Blogger: Wonderland

America’s first national park existed on the edge of wilderness and civilization. Continue reading

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Americans Discover Vacation: We’ve All Got Wheels

Nothing had as profound an impact on how Americans vacationed as when we all got wheels. Continue reading

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Americans Discover Vacation: Under the Influence of PR

As more Americans started to go on vacation there were more folks around ready to tell them where they should go. Continue reading

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Americans Discover Vacation: Women on the Loose

When a gas station attendant advised Katherine Hulme not to try to cross the Big Horns, she blew him a kiss and drove on. Continue reading

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Americans Discover Vacation: Overcoming Our Heritage

Since a good percentage of the American public with some disposable income in the 19th century was pretty Waspy, the whole idea of vacation took hold rather slowly here. Continue reading

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Wyoming is Beautiful

A couple years ago I was waiting in front of a downtown Denver hotel for my car that was valet parked. Another family of three was waiting next to us. As the valets brought up two cars with Wyoming plates, … Continue reading

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