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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.

Legend Rock Petroglyphs near Thermopolis and Cody, Wyoming.

Legend Rock Petroglyphs, Wyoming

Legend Rock Petroglyphs We turned off the empty two-lane highway and onto a gravel road heading off into the far distance. Between Thermopolis and Meeteetse, on our way to Cody, Wyoming, we really felt like we were “out there.” My mom, Anders, Finn, and I pulled into an empty parking lot, save for the site host’s RV, and …

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A Stone's Throw Bed and Breakfast in Livingston Montana

Things To Do in Livingston, Montana

Livingston is known for its winter winds. Cold air rushes up the Paradise Valley from Yellowstone National Park, tosses trash cans around, catches plastic bags in trees and knocks over small children. But there is much more than wind in the original Gateway to Yellowstone. From museums, to trails, to dining and kite flying, Livingston …

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Craig Beals

Craig Beals teaches science lessons related to Yellowstone supervolcano on national TV

BOZEMAN — Craig Beals, a Montana State University graduate who teaches earth science and chemistry at Billings Senior High School recently taught science lessons related to Yellowstone’s supervolcano – one of Montana’s most talked about natural features – on a national platform. Craig Beals, who received degrees from MSU in 2005 in biology and secondary education – general science …

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{Gallatin Canyon} Swan Creek Ski

It was like the old days. Before kids, before Henry, when Mariann and I would spend a couple days every week cross-country skiing on trails around southwest Montana. We were “researching” a ski guide. She made the maps, I wrote the words. We’d comb through maps and word-of-mouth reports to find trails we thought might …

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Fall Camping for Non-Hunters

Aspens are turning gold and umber, nights are longer, and days feel crisper. Summer is over—but don’t put away your tent and sleeping bag just yet. The warm days and cool nights of autumn are just right for a camping trip. When you’re planning your fall outing, you have to think about who else is …

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