Travel Thursdays – Badlands National Park

The geological landscape of the Badlands National Park is worth the stop if you find yourself traveling through South Dakota.  For us, this would be our last stop during our six-week trip out west.  As our trip neared the end we only had a couple of hours to tour this lovely park.  The day was…

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Travel Thursday – Devils Tower, Wyoming

As you drive through the prairies of eastern Wyoming, Devils Tower looms over the countryside like nature’s version of a skyscraper. What an interesting and unique formation.  This place is held sacred by many of the local Indian tribes and to many of them, it is known as Bears Lodge.  As the nation’s first national…

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Travel Thursday – Grand Tetons

With a week left of our 6 week trip out west, our stay at the Grand Tetons was short but memorable.   After spending 5 days in Glacier National Park, we needed a day to shower, do laundry and stock up on supplies.  After taking care of the essentials, it was time for happy hour…

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Travel Thursday – Highland Trail at Glacier NP

The final part of my Glacier National Park series takes us on The Highland Trail, a beautiful hike along the continental divide.  If you ever have the chance to hike this stunning trail, bring your camera and allow plenty of time because you a will want to stop every few minutes and snap away.  …

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Travel Thursday – Bowman Lake at Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park has always been on my list, among many others, of national parks I wanted to visit. This past summer, I finally had the opportunity to visit this stunning park. Friends will often ask us what our favorite place was that we visited while on our 6 week trek to the Western United…

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