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Huckleberry Valley and the Hoodoos…

Sooo…today we drove from Three Forks, MT to Shelby, MT to stay overnight on our way to Canada! The drive between Helena and Great Falls was absolutely gorgeous! The road was cut right through the mountain range and it was really cool! In the picture above you can see a bridge we went over. We … Continue reading »

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Madison Buffalo Jump State Park

Madison Buffalo Jump was used by numerous Native American tribes for about 2000 years. Young men called ‘runners’ were trained in speed and endurance. The ‘runners’ would wear buffalo, antelope, or wolf skins and cause entire herds of buffalo to stampede off the cliff. By using logs, the tribes would funnel the buffalo to certain … Continue reading »

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Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park

This is the sign that greets you at the beginning of the hike to the entrance of the Lewis & Clark Caverns cave entrance and let me tell you…it’s a doozy of a hike! You gain 300 vertical feet in less than a mile. Now, that might not sound like a big deal and to … Continue reading »

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There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills!

There’s gold in them thar hills!! That’s what we were told anyway. One of the things I was looking forward to doing in Montana was visiting Virginia/Nevada City. Online it looks so…western! In the pamphlets it all looked like such a unique experience! Well, I was less than impressed with Virginia City or Nevada City. There were … Continue reading »

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Helena, MT

Our first impressions of Helena is that it’s kind of small and the city is laid out weird. We went to the Capitol Building…it was a lovely dome building. Here’s a picture of the inside of the dome. There were several stained glass windows, which were very pretty! A dome and stained glass…It’s such a great … Continue reading »

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7th Ranch RV Park

Hey Y’all! I don’t normally post about the RV parks we stay at, but this one is my favorite so far! The owners were super nice and so helpful with things to see in the area and bonus…we got free ice cream when we arrived!! Besides being one of the cleanest, best organized parks I’ve … Continue reading »

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Montana Flowers

Hey Y’all!! I just wanted to do a quick post to share with you all of the beautiful flowers I’ve been enjoying while here in Montana. I don’t know their names…sorry. I’ve got quite a few pictures and in the interest of not bogging down everyone’s internet connection…I’ve put the pictures into two collages. If … Continue reading »

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Billings, MT

We recently spent some time in Billings, MT. Billings isn’t a huge metropolis…it only has about 100k residents…but after the teeny tiny towns we’ve been staying in, Billings felt like it was huge! We found an excellent burger place to eat. Although the burgers looked amazing, I opted for one of their house salads. It … Continue reading »

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Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

The Little Bighorn Battlefield was a lesson in history for the boys. The Rangers do a great job retelling the story of what happened and the museum has some amazing artifacts. We spent close to five hours here walking the trails, listening to a Ranger Talk and learning about Lt Col. George Custer’s Last Stand. … Continue reading »

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Historic Graffiti

What is Pompey’s Pillar National Monument? It is the only place you can be assured to stand in the footsteps of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Clark carved his name in the rock…I guess you could call it historical graffiti. This carving is the only remaining physical evidence of Lewis and Clark’s … Continue reading »

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