The First Known Man in Yellowstone

The First Man in Yellowstone Have you ever wondered who was the first man in Yellowstone? Well, here's an interesting book that discusses that very question. Daniel Trotter Potts (or D.P.T. as he called himself in his writings) was one of the first men who actually recorded his journeyings through Yellowstone Park. If you want to go more in-depth on this topic, the book The First Known Man in Yellowstone is a great place to ...
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Flat Creek Inn and Guest Health during COVID-19

It’s a tough time for everyone right now. Anxiety is high, money is tight, and the future is uncertain. But Flat Creek Inn has always existed to provide an affordable home base for those wishing to find solace in the outdoors and expand their cultural awareness, and we will continue to do so. With that purpose in mind, we plan to remain open during the ongoing virus outbreak. It goes without saying that we are ...
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3 Fun Books about Yellowstone (For Kids!)

Are you planning a trip to Yellowstone anytime soon? Do your kids even know what Yellowstone is? Here are 3 awesome books to get your kids excited about Yellowstone! Book #1: Yellowstone National Park by Megan Cooley Peterson This book was published in 2019 so it's current, which is always great. It gives the lowdown on Norris Geyser Basin, Upper Geyser Basin, Mammoth Hot Springs, and more. The pictures are colorful, there are fun facts ...
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National Parks of the U.S.A. – A Fantastic Book!

If you are looking for a beautiful, well-written book about National Parks - here is the perfect one written by Kate Siber. This book goes through all 59 National Parks (including our favorite, Yellowstone!) in simple and beautiful detail. It is fun for kids to read, and it's even delightful for adults too. The illustrations by Chris Turnham are truly unique, colorful, and a joy to look at. Let's jump into the book for a ...
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5 Things to Do if You Have 48 Hours in Jackson

Situated approximately an hour from Yellowstone National Park and mere miles from Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole is a home base for your national park adventures. But it’s also much more. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing weekend getaway or you’re a weekend warrior, Jackson Hole has plenty to offer! Consider these five activities for your next weekend getaway: 1. Take a ride Last April, my husband and I spent a beautiful spring morning ...
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