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Lake MacDonald Glacier National Park

Montana Winter Road Trip

WINTER DOESN’T MEAN THAT ROAD TRIP SEASON IS OVER; it just means you have to take a little extra time on the road. And isn’t that the point? Last February, I ventured into Western Montana to cross-country ski and soak in hot springs with my husband, Henry, and our two boys, Anders, 8, and Finn, 6. …

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girls' Weekend in Edinburgh things to do

Girls’ Weekend in Edinburgh

This itinerary of how to spend a girls’ weekend in Edinburgh got way too long, so here’s Day One. I have been begging my friends to come visit me in Europe. It’s no big deal,: leave your family, take off work, fly across the ocean at great expense, and come play with me! Luckily, my …

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The Long Term Business of Owls

UNDER A CRYSTAL CLEAR NIGHT SKY, I stepped out of the Owl Research Institute (ORI) fieldhouse — not far from the little town of St. Ignatius, Montana, on the edge of the Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge — to gaze at the stars. To my left, a great horned owl hooted in the darkness. Another replied …

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Friendly bigfoot statue on hwy 2 near Index, Washington

Washington’s Highway 2 Roadside Attractions

Take a Highway 2 scenic drive in Washington State and see all our favorite roadside attractions. Follow this road trip itinerary to see the world’s largest waterfall, to a giant suit of armor, to Bigfoot, and more.

Slide into the Slippery Otter

After a day of cross-country skiing, snowmobiling or wildlife watching, it’s nice to find a pub to share a beer or glass of wine with friends. It’s nice to have a place right in town to watch the game and nosh on homemade appetizers and pizza. In West Yellowstone, the Slippery Otter Pub is that …

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Favorite Tea Shops in Montana

Best Tea Shops in Montana

I love tea. Black teas, green teas, herbal teas, even a rooibos on occasion. So, whenever I am in another town I look for a teashop. I almost always buy an Earl Grey, but I often branch out (a little) and try what the tea expert/proprietor/dude behind the counter recommends. Here are my favorite teashops …

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