Fall travel guide

Explore beaches, back roads, vineyards, and more during the West's golden season

8 ways to enjoy the Rockies in fall

Jackson Hole and the Tetons, Yellowstone, Boulder, a whole new wine country, and more

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Courtesy of Bob Reynolds

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is a place where the ordinary has been shoved aside in favor of the astounding. September and October is beautiful here, with fewer crowds, great fall color, and wildlife watching. 

It's so big, you can experience completely different parts of the park over 3 days. Visit Old Faithful and Norris one day, Canyons and wildlife the next, and perhaps Mammoth Hot Springs after that. For a shorter visit, we've selected the highlights to see in 1 day.

More: Your best 1- to  3-day stay

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