North America

From swimming with beluga whales and photographing polar bears in Canada’s Great White North, to swinging through the jungle in Mexico, we love exploring our home continent as much as one’s across the pond. Join us on road trips, hikes, rafting adventures, and cultural experiences in North America.

Missoula: part two

Day Two started with another ride on the carousel for Anders, Finn and I. Then across the parking lot to check out the Children’s Museum. I was so impressed with this museum and the kids loved it. If I hadn’t dragged them out (it was our first warm weather of the year, I couldn’t stay …

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Pine Creek Falls

A couple weekends ago we kicked off the summer season with a hike to Pine Creek Falls. It’s one of our standards because it is close, short and has a magnificent turn around spot. It doesn’t hurt that the Pine Creek Cafe sits near the turnoff for the trailhead. On this day, we enjoyed breakfast …

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Kings Hill Cabin, Montana

The Kings Hill Cabin Montana Last week we spent two nights and three lovely days at the Kings Hill Cabin, a Forest Service cabin on the Lewis and Clark National Forest. If you don’t know about renting Forest Service cabins you can read more about it here. The short story is that the Forest Service rents …

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A Summer Red Lodge Itinerary

There are so many things to do in Red Lodge, Montana during the summer. Explore this charming small town at the base of the Beartooth Mountains.

Barley to beer

One of the stories I am working for MSU News Service is about following the barley trail from our research at MSU to a farmer’s field to a malt house and finally to a microbrewery in Belgrade (about 10 miles west of Bozeman). Two weeks ago our photographer, Kelly, and I drove up to Great …

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Lava Creek Trail in Yellowstone

Last Saturday we drove to Yellowstone to hike Bunsen Peak (named after the man who invented the Bunsen burner used in every high school science class–or at least it used to be). Heading into the park we noticed Bunsen Peak looked very white. Too much snow to hike. No problem, we decided to hike to …

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