Opportunities for Learning and Discovery Near Your Kabino

08/11/2020 | by Adam Patterson | Local Area

 

A vacation can be more than just for relaxation and exploring the sites.  It can be a great way to get in some learning as well! We have Kabinos located in some stunning and unique places – perfect for learning about the environment, about our country, and about a variety of topics in the sciences and beyond. We’ve put together a couple of our favorite spots and resources that are perfect for learning and discovery when you vacation. They’ll help you get familiarized with the area you’re staying in. Check them out!

Visit the Old Faithful Visitor Center

The Old Faithful Visitor Education Center features displays on Yellowstone’s hot springs, mud pots, fumaroles, and of course its world-famous geysers.  Scientists take advantage of these extreme environments to conduct research at one of the greatest living laboratories in the United States. Children will love the Young Scientist Exhibit, which contains hands-on exhibits, models, and much more. This is a great place to discover information about the flora and fauna that you can see in the area as well, and has plenty of resources about the park overall, 

Grand Teton Park Resources

Take your educational offerings to new heights by exploring the curriculum materials, and even Distance Learning programs available through the Grand Teton National Park! The Park offers unrivaled access to outdoor learning experiences. Located in one of the biggest temperate-zone ecosystems on the globe, you’ll be exposed to wolves, moose, & billion-year-old rocks – highlights of the park!

A Great Pit Stop in Alpine

At the junction of the Greys and Snake Rivers, you can find the Alpine Visitor Center.  Guests can visit to learn about the surrounding habitat and the abundance of wildlife that call it home. Located off Highway 89, this makes for a great stop on the way to Yellowstone or Jackson Hole. The Center has many guides, maps, and books that will enhance your experience in the area.

Another great spot in Alpine? The Alpine Nature Center is the best place to learn all about all of the unique animals, plants, and more in the Alpine area. They also have a plethora of information on their website about what’s in bloom, what you’ll see exploring the area, and so much more.

Learn About Geotourism

The Teton Geotourism Center transports guests into the region through an interactive gallery. Through large murals and interpretive exhibits, you will learn how to make the most of your visit. The TGC, located in the center of Driggs, ID,  has a variety of resources to utilize when planning your trip to enjoy the natural beauty in the region.  You can get a great sense of all TGC can offer through this virtual tour, too!

Are you ready to inject some adventure and discovery into your vacation? Then all that’s left is to pack your bags, pick out that perfect Kabino near these amazing natural wonders, and get started!  

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