Every tourist destination has its attractions. However, because every tourist is different, these attractions have greater or lesser value. In this series Gary gives his reasons for traveling to a particular place. Hopefully some of his thoughts will entice you to consider adding this particular location to your itinerary. The entire series is being categorized under the heading, “Spotlights.” However, you may find more about these locations in the archives of this website, under headings such as, “Great Places,” “Things to Do in,” “Best of,” “Top 10” and “Places of a Lifetime.” In addition, “Walking Tours” of many of these destinations may be available for purchase on the website for the low price of $1.49 each.
Jagged snow-capped peaks rise abruptly from the plains. These are the Tetons, a mountain range in Western Wyoming, just south of Yellowstone National Park. The Snake River winds lazily along the edge of the range creating a tranquil and absolutely stunning scene. A drive along the main park road (John D Rockefeller Memorial Drive) or Rte 89 offers numerous photo-ops. Capture these “grand” views for at least the following reasons:
1. Although clouds often obscure the peaks, there are always fantastic views to experience.