Blue Bell at Custer State Park with Devil’s Tower, Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse


To accomplish our goal of visiting all 48 continental United States we left Makoshika State Park for North Dakota. We crossed the state line and stopped at the Beach interstate exit, so we technically went to a beach this summer! In Beach, we got coffee at Badlands Barista and Boutique, which is an espresso bar … [Read more…]

Makoshika State Park


With no signs of rain relenting upon Glacier National Park we left early heading east to Glendive, Montana for Makoshika State Park. For miles and miles we drove across all of the Big Sky listening to local radio featuring the morning police reports from each Montana county. One by one sheriffs reported how many people … [Read more…]

Grand Tetons, Jackson Hole & Mike Harris Creek Campground


After a surprise encounter with a wild grizzly bear at Yellowstone National Park, we packed up and headed to Idaho. Our trip took us from Yellowstone to the Grand Tetons National Park. We were immediately greeted with a gorgeous mountain landscape reflecting perfectly from a mirror lake. With plans to spend time in Jackson Hole, … [Read more…]