6 Things to Take on your Yellowstone Vacation

After many trips to Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Glacier and the Black Hills, we've created the ultimate list or our favorite things to bring along.
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Favorite gear to take along in 2019

1. EcoVessel 20 oz. Insulated Bottle

Stay hydrated with our favorite water bottle. It keeps cold drinks frigid and hot drinks toasty for 12 hours, plus it comes with a strainer for your tea leaves. $26.95; ecovessel.com

MAKER SPOTLIGHT: Discover how EcoVessel based in Boulder, Colo., got its start.

2. Lowa Locarno GTX Lo

New in spring 2018, these comfortable dayhikers can be worn on the Fairy Falls Trail in the park and for evening cocktails at Old Faithful Inn. They are available in several colors. $190; lowaboots.com

3. Chaco Z/2 NPF Grand canyon

Chaco partnered with National Park Foundation for this design. Wear these quick-dry sandals with thin double straps while rafting down the West's rivers. $130; chacos.com

4. Patagonia R1 Fleece Hoodie

This midweight layer treated with odor-reducing Polygiene is great for huge temperature swings. Light and warm, it proved to be an essential layer for our testers in seven national parks. $159; patagonia.com

5. SmartWool Merino 250 Baselayer Crew

You'll never want to take off this super-soft top. It's great for cool morning hikes and around the campfire. You'll even find yourself wearing it around town. $95; smartwool.com

6. Table Tennis

Take your next picnic stop or car camping adventure to a new level with this fun set that comes with two authentic table tennis paddles. All you need is a smooth surface like a picnic table. $31.95; www.outsideinsidegifts.com 


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