Well, we’re back. Ten days, 3026 miles, and 912 pictures later. I’d like to summarize my trip with some favorite pictures from each day and each stop along our route. Rest assured, you will all be regaled with details over the coming weeks!
7/31: Another long-haul drive – Salt Lake City, UT to Teton Village, WY; exploring Jackson Hole, WY. The first picture is of downtown Jackson Hole with a view of the Jackson Hole ski area. The second picture is of downtown Jackson Hole, by the entrance to the Town Square (one of the famous Elk Antler Arches can be seen to the left).
8/1: Driving around Grand Teton National Park, WY; and exploring Jackson Hole, WY. The first picture is a perspective of part of the Grand Tetons as seen from a path leading to Jenny Lake. The second is looking across Jackson Lake at the Grand Tetons.
8/2: Motorcycling through Grand Teton National Park, WY; scenic highway to Dubois, WY. The first picture is of a buffalo crossing Rt. 191 in the Grand Teton National Park. The second picture is of the Jackson Lake Dam.
8/3: Motorcycling scenic highway to Hoback, WY. Driving to Yellowstone National Park/Old Faithful Inn. The first picture is of an historical marker about John Hoback. The second picture is a perspective of the Old Faithful Inn, taken from the second story mezzanine.
8/4: Exploring Yellowstone, driving to Cody, WY. The first picture is of a spring on Geyser Hill near the Old Faithful Inn – it smelled intensely of sulphur, everywhere around there. The second is of the Upper Falls, along the Grand Loop Road in Yellowstone National Park.
8/5: Exploring Cody, WY – Buffalo Bill Historical Center, and the Cody Rodeo. The first picture is of an elk statue in the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody. The second is a scene from the Cody Rodeo.
8/6: A long-haul drive from Cody to Snowmass Village, CO. The pictures are of the Grizzly Creek Rest Area on the road between Denver and Aspen, CO.
8/8: Our final long-haul drive from Colorado, through Utah and Monument Valley, back home. I didn’t actually take a picture, but here’s a very lovely one taken by Wolfgang Staudt, which portrays exactly what we saw as we drove through Monument Valley.