On the Lookout for Lewis and Clark

Fort Mandan – Washburn, ND In previous posts we have been able to visit some of the historic Lewis and Clark sites such as Three Island Crossing in Idaho, as well as Baker City, Oregon City, and Fort Catsop in Oregon. We knew that Lewis and Clark had followed the Missouri River hoping to find … Continue reading On the Lookout for Lewis and Clark

Montana’s First Capital – Bannack, MT

Ghost towns have never seemed very exciting to us. When we decided to stop in Dillon, MT many of our friends recommended that we go visit Bannack State Park because it was a ghost town and an interesting historic site. David and I took their advice and drove about 30 minutes to the state park. … Continue reading Montana’s First Capital – Bannack, MT

Mountain High – Island Park, ID

Henry's Lake at 10,000 Feet Island Park, ID is at 6293 feet above sea level and is the highest town in Idaho. As we noted in a previous post, it was the perfect place to go during the usually hot western U. S. heat wave. Island Park has become a staging area for Yellowstone National … Continue reading Mountain High – Island Park, ID