I had purposely planned my trip to Big Hole National Battlefield so I could drive Montana’s highway 93. Highway 93 is a scenic drive that carries you over a small winding mountain pass that typically I would not have minded driving… however when I melted my breaks earlier in the … Continue reading
On the move since May 1877, the Nez Perce set up camp in the Big Hole Valley on August 7th, 1877. The United States Army had been trying to move the Nez Perce onto a reservation since May of that year. The Nez Perce were reluctant and rightfully so. As … Continue reading
Happy Friday! Here is this week’s photo: Iceberg Lake Trail Glacier National Park in Montana
Below is the itinerary that I used for our Fall 2013 road trip through Idaho, Utah and Montana. Over the next few postings I will share stories from our travels. Be sure to check back often so you don’t miss any of our adventures!
I am not known for spontaneity. There I said it. If you know me or have seen at least some of my blog postings about trip planning you will notice there is not much room for “stumbling on to the next great thing” while Boomer and I truck off to … Continue reading
With our bellies full of beer from the brewfest we decided to walk off some calories by doing a self-guided walking tour around downtown Missoula. It was mostly an attempt to spend more time in Missoula as it is one of my favorite towns. At the brew festival a local … Continue reading
Finally winter had disappeared and it had become brew fest season! My first brew fest of the 2013 year was the Garden City Brew Fest in Missoula Montana. Although it was the 21st year of this annual fest it was my first time attending, but surely will not be my … Continue reading
I had another great solo trip under my travel belt. A few things learned: 1. If I have to arrive late to a hotel, make sure it’s in a safe spot. 2. No matter how I try to conserve gas on a road trip I will most likely fail due … Continue reading
I always had a fond memory from my childhood of Virginia City Montana. My parents had taken me there on a family vacation and we panned for gold, rode a train from Virginia City to Nevada City (the town next door) and from what I remember Virginia City was a … Continue reading
What better way to start out the day than with a history lesson at The Battle of the Little Bighorn? If you are not familiar with what The Battle of the Little Bighorn is, it is where General Armstrong Custer made his last stand.