Monthly Archives: June 2018

Glacier National Park is the crown of the continent

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Glacier National Park is filled with magnificent views from the moment you enter.There are hikes for all levels, boat rides on glacial lakes and drives that take your breath away. The Going-To-The- Sun…

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Yes, Montana is filled with mountains and so much more.

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According to the U.S. Board of Geographic Names, there are at least one hundred named mountain ranges in Montana. Our first stop was in south western Montana a little southeast of Bozeman. We…

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Yellowstone: King of all Parks

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The hype is worthy; Yellowstone is an incredible place to see. This first of the US National Parks is a treasure. There are wild animals and even wilder landscapes. We have visited waterfalls,…

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Above the clouds in the Grand Tetons

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Teton Village in Jackson Hole, Wyoming is bustling with all sorts of extreme and typical outdoor adventure activities. We began our day under very heavy cloud cover and we were unable to to…

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Pinedale: a plethora of pleasant piedmonts

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Sidetracked by torrential rain, we headed southwest to Wyoming. We winded our way up to the northwest corner of the state to enjoy Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. As we approached from…

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A-Maize-ing, a Corn Palace

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Mitchell, South Dakota is home to the world’s only Corn Palace. The original palace was designed in 1892 as a gathering place for the local community to meet and have a fall festival…

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The Mississippi River, the mills and the metropolis of Minneapolis

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Lake Itasca, in northern Minnesota, is where the headwaters of the Mississippi River begin. A few hours drive south lies the city of Minneapolis, home to the St Anthony Falls, the only natural…

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Concrete Ideas: Weird wonderful Wisconsin

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Riding through the beautiful farm country of northern Wisconsin, we passed fields of asparagus, young corn and lots of dairy cows. In the town of Phillips, there is a unique state park: Fred…

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Super Yooper Day!

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Lake Superior is the third-largest (by water volume, largest by surface area) fresh water lake in the world and it is stunningly clear and icy cold. We took a boat tour of the…

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In Awe of Mackinac

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Mackinac is pronounced Mack-en-aw, no matter how it is spelled (Mackinaw City on the mainland or the island, Mackinac). The island is a charming summer resort just a short ferry ride from the…

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