Just two kids trying to see the country.
We left Banff early Monday morning and headed southwest, back into the US. Canada had been nice but it was good to get back to a place where I have cell phone service, speed limits are in miles per hour and gas is not super expensive. We drove most of the 700-mile trip on Monday, … Continue reading Olympic National Park
We spent nearly a year planning our trip prior to hitting the road – marking points of interest on a map, researching car and lodging options, and reading about the national parks. In all that time, I don’t remember ever discussing taking our trip beyond the US. Yet, for the second week this summer, we … Continue reading Canada Part 2 (Banff)
According to our trusted Guide to the National Parks book, Glacier is the number one park overall and has the best scenic drive and the best trail. In addition, it nears the top of the list for hiking, backpacking, whitewater rafting, biking, horseback riding, mountain climbing, waterfalls, and ‘best for couples’ (not sure what makes … Continue reading Glacier National Park
We began our time in Montana by visiting Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. Minutes off Interstate 90, the park is famous for being Custer’s Last Stand, where Colonel Custer and over 250 soldiers died attacking a group of Lakota and other Plains Indians. The battle was a huge victory for the Indians but their good … Continue reading Montana