Slate Creek Brewing, Coeur D Alene Idaho

Slate Creek Brewing, Coeur D Alene Idaho

I spend a lot of time traveling away from where I live. It’s a bad habit that I am working on fixing. My first attempt to fix this behavior is by visiting local breweries near my home. It should not be too difficult for me, we know I like beer … Continue reading

Dog Friendly Spots Sandpoint, Idaho

Dog Friendly Spots Sandpoint, Idaho

Dog-Friendly Spots in Sandpoint Idaho When you travel with a dog you start to realize that there are a lot of places you can not take your dog. Most places are more than happy to let people bring their kids along, but a dog… meh not so much. Which I … Continue reading

Wine Tasting in Washington State

Wine Tasting in Washington State

Image Credit: Conner Dunn Define irony… I’m writing a post about wine tasting while drinking beer. Shameful. Now that I have my dirty secret out of the way lets get on to talking about wine tasting in Washington State! According to Go Taste Wine’s website there are 691 wineries in … Continue reading

Bayern Brewery, Missoula Montana

Bayern Brewery, Missoula Montana

I am always looking for a reason to stop in Missoula Montana when ever I am near. Today’s reason would be Bayern Brewing. This was my first time to their brewery, although not my first time having their beer. The brewery is outfitted with both indoor and outdoor seating. I … Continue reading

Blacksmith Brewing, Stevensville Montana

Blacksmith Brewing, Stevensville Montana

I found myself a spot at the bar inside Blacksmith Brewing and realized I had just witnessed something I had never seen before. I’m not saying I’m an expert on all things beer but this wasn’t my first time to a brewery. The man sitting next to me placed his … Continue reading

HigherGround Brewing, Hamilton Montana

HigherGround Brewing, Hamilton Montana

While I was in Butte Montana last year I was suppose to take a tour of William Clark’s mansion. Note this William Clark is not the same of the Lewis and Clark fame. This Clark was one of the 3 copper kings who lived in Montana in the late 1800’s. … Continue reading

Free things to do in the Pacific Northwest

Free things to do in the Pacific Northwest

I had a discussion with my friend, Nicole, the other day about the Pacific Northwest (PNW). We were talking about how each of us defines the Pacific Northwest and found that we did not totally agree about which states were included in the PNW (don’t worry there wasn’t any hair … Continue reading

Bitter Root Brewing, Hamilton Montana

Bitter Root Brewing, Hamilton Montana

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

Big Hole National Battlefield, Montana

Big Hole National Battlefield

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