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What’s so Fine about Highway 89??

*What is Highway 89?

It’s a unique highway on the western side of the United States. It runs north and south, almost from border to border. National Geographic calls it “The #1 Drivers’ Drive in the World.”

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US_89.svg

*What else is Highway 89 called?

US Route 89

The National Park Highway

Fabulous Boulevard of National Parks

America’s Most Scenic Road Trip

 

*Where does the highway start and end?

This has changed over time. Currently it starts in Flagstaff, Arizona and it ends in Piegan, Montana.

https://usroute89.com/intro-to-road-trip-guides/

*What states does it pass through?

Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana.

 

*What National Parks does it run through?

Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Grand Canyon, and Saguaro.

(Ann Torrence has extensively researched Highway 89, and she has a website and a book with tons of information if you want to know even more about it!)

 

*What fun sites are along Highway 89?

https://www.go-arizona.com/highway-89/#

In Utah, Highway 89 is also called the Heritage Highway. It runs from Fairview to Kanab. Along this route you can find historic tours, bed and breakfasts, historic sites, antique and gift shops, local food, and beautiful landscapes. You can find out more about it here. This sounds like a really fun and educational drive along Highway 89. 

 

As mentioned before, Highway 89 passes through 7 National Parks as well as many other monuments, parks, and recreation areas. Some of these other sites include: The National Elk Refuge, Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument.

 

*How long is Highway 89?

1,252 miles

 

*Why is Highway 89 significant to the Flat Creek Inn?

The Flat Creek Inn is right along Highway 89! How cool is that?! It is also right next to the National Elk Refuge (see it on a live webcam here)!

 

*What can you expect to see on along Highway 89 in the state of Wyoming?

Highway 89 will take you through the beautiful Star Valley, Jackson Hole, Snake River Canyon, and Grande Teton National Park.

 

*Youtube video of Highway 89:

We hope you have fun exploring this magical Highway.

The Flat Creek Inn is the perfect place to stay while you are traveling along the highway

(since it’s literally right on Highway 89)!

We have a great special coming up: 20% off between Oct. 1, 2018 through May 10, 2019

when you use the promo code “Creek20.”

We hope to see you soon!

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