Q. Eva S. of Wisconsin asks for help planning which destinations and wildlife viewing activities to plan on their summer family road trip to Wyoming.
A. Thank you for your request for help in planning your Wyoming road trip this summer. Traveling with two young teens means you will want to take advantage of all the outdoor recreation this area is famous for.
In addition to visiting Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, your family will able to river raft in the Snake River, hike in many regions, try mountain biking, horseback riding, and do lots of fishing.
In the Wyoming Directory for Families, you will find some stories about Wyoming's top family attractions, such as Cody, Jackson Hole and some dude ranches.
Each story has ideas for family activities, as well as hotel suggestions, which is what you say you would like the most help with.
Additionally, here is information about the classic driving itinerary for visiting Mt. Rushmore and other national parks near to Yellowstone, in case that is of interest to all of you. You have almost 2 weeks in the area, so that's plenty of time for what we call the "Great Sights of the West Road Trip"
As for lodging, the American highway system is lined with many good, cheap motels, and even chains like Super 8 have refurbished their motels to make them really attractive.
After reviewing these articles and deciding where you'd like to visit, lease get back in touch so we can help you refine your itinerary.
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