We were supposed to be camping with friends in Mammoth this week but the campgrounds were closed due to all the winter storms we had, so we decided we had enough time to do something we've always wanted to do: see the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone!
We drove from Bakersfield to Salt Lake City for day 1. We stayed at Mountain shadows RV park. It was a nice little park but the sites were a little cramped.
The next day we hit up a goodwill in Salt Lake City and then drove to Victor, Idaho. We stayed at Teton Valley RV resort. It is about a 30 minute drive over a mountain pass from Jackson Hole, Wyoming and the Grand Tetons. It was quiet there but it would've been nice to stay a little closer to everything.
The Grand Tetons were awesome! There is all this flat land with meadows and then there is a row of super high, pointy mountains. It also seemed like there was lots of lakes next to these mountains. Definitely breathtaking views of water right next to snow capped mountains.
First we went to the visitor's center and stamped our national park passports and buy our national park sticker for the motor home. Next we drove to Jenny lake because the boys wanted to go for a swim in a lake.
We had no clue, but they have boats at Jenny lake that you can pay to ride on or canoes you can rent. Th I boys were too young to do the canoes, so we took the shuttle to the other side of the lake. From there we took a half a mile hike to the Hidden Falls which were amazing! We wales around for a while and then headed back and the boys swam in the lake. It was beautiful! We had a picnic at Chapel of the Sacred Heart with a view of Jackson lake and then headed back into Jackson Hole. We stopped at a thrift store and bought the boys Lacrosse gear and a few other things since it was so cheap. Tomorrow we leave for Yellowstone and we'll be camping both in Wyoming and Montana to get those stickers for our motorhome map!