Wyoming

Tips and Articles in Wyoming

What makes a great ski resort?Hard to say. In nearly 30 years on the slopes, I've had spectacularly memorable times fighting my way down Stowe's bulletproof hardpack, cruising the scored white boulevards of Utah's Deer Valley, flailing through a r...
happening bars Idle Spur, Crested Butte, Colo. Mangy Moose, Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Matterhorn, Stowe, Vt. Red Parka Pub, Glen, N.H. Wobbly Barn, Killington, Vt. for a quiet drink Chez Henri, Sugarbush, Vt. Christiania Inn, Heavenly, Calif. Duchin...
What to do with kids who crave more travel adventures than you could possibly provide?Give them virtual trips in the form of CD-ROM's. Here we rate five popular titles-- all available for Windows or Mac-- on a scale of one to four stars. Expl...
Every August my family went to Nantucket. I have fond memories of bright beach umbrellas, cobblestones, windmills, scallop shells, and the accordion player who strolled along Main Street in the evenings while I ate my ice cream cone. I always drop...
All systems were go: on a perfect fall afternoon, nearly 700 people gathered for the unveiling of Jackson Hole's newest hotel, Amangani. Ski bums, rock climbers, and kayakers rubbed elbows with retired Wall Street millionaires on East Gros Ventre ...
If you go camping in the Rockies way up by a mountain lake, late at night some of the grizzled old wranglers might start recounting the legend of Stoneheart McGee, the high-tech executive who spent a week in Montana and decided not to buy a ranch ...
Inside: the Facts. The first time I saw Yellowstone it scared the living hell out of me. I was eight years old, staring into a burbling, belching cauldron of mud, next to a sign that read DANGER: GROUND MAY GIVE WAY. I was eight. I mean, wha...
Also: Eleven More Ranches to Know About I was one of those horse-crazy girls, the kind who longed for a pony of her own and who collected those plastic lifelike models of foals and mares, colts and stallions. By 12 I had read all the books: My Fr...
SHIP OFF TO ALASKA Glide past glaciers and pan for gold on a shore excursion. Early- or late-season Alaskan cruise departures can save you hundreds of dollars over midsummer sailings. Royal Caribbean (800/327-6700; www.royalcaribbean.com) has a se...
Settled by pioneers long before anyone thought of strapping on skis and sliding down Rendezvous Peak, this region of the Rocky Mountains, 60 miles south of Yellowstone National Park, has always been an easy place to disappear in. Davey Jackson gav...
It begins as a sensation of perfect freedom. I'm floating in a bubble of calm, cut free from gravity, snow and branches and blue sky whirling around me. The cold, pine-scented air has gone quiet, the rumble of motion muted into sweet tranquillity....
CALIFORNIA Spa at Squaw Creek Picture windows frame the adjacent Sierra Nevadas, but in the darkened corners of the 10 treatment rooms, the goal is to escape the dry mountain air. Therapeutic rubs and skin-hydrating therapies dominate the spa menu...
Who says an environmentally responsible hotel room should seem to be right out of Robinson Crusoe?Or that sustainability needs to be written on the (leaf-patterned) wall?Not the Terra Resort Group, a new sustainable-hotel brand that will open its ...
If you can't hold a pose on land, try it in the water. Innovative resorts are taking yoga from the classroom to the pool, where asanas can be achieved easily and with less impact on joints. Adapted hatha movements help release tension at Laguna Be...
We'll be in New York soon and want to check out Brooklyn's restaurant scene. Any top picks? —K. T., LEXINGTON, VA. Foodies gasped last fall when a 30-seat chef-owned restaurant in Carroll Gardens was rated by Zagat as New York City's seventh-best...