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Drink at the Same Watering Holes as Wyoming Legends

Wyoming boasts a rich history peppered with tales of rugged frontiersmen, cowboys and pioneers. Tucked away in towns like Laramie, Sheridan and Cody, saloons from the Wild West are now the local watering holes serving as living relics. In downtown Laramie stands the iconic Buckhorn Bar, founded in 1900 and steeped in Wild West lore. […]

Experience a Traditional Powwow in Wind River Country

Feel the drum beat. Hear the singing. See the colors. Admire the detailed regalia, skilled footwork and precise movements. This is all part of a Native American powwow. In Wyoming’s Wind River Country, there are three large powwows. The Eastern Shoshone Indian Days Powwow is Wyoming’s largest. The Ethete Celebration Powwow is held in July, […]

Hidden Local Treasures Abound in Southeast Idaho

Southeast Idaho is full of hidden local treasures. Here are a few from each city: American Falls: Attend the Free Family Birding Festival each May. Pocatello: The city hosts an Art Walk in historic downtown every first Friday. Dine at the Yellowstone or Café Tuscano. Fort Hall: Stop at the Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel or attend […]

Explore Rapid City’s Diverse Dining Scene Like a Local

Discover the delight of dining in the lesser-known but beloved eateries of Rapid City, South Dakota. Hidden in plain sight, these unique local favorites offer mouthwatering options. Jambonz Deux, known for its Southern soul food with a kick of spice, is top on the list. Another must-visit is Sumo Japanese Kitchen, serving delicious authentic Japanese […]

Ditch The Crowds and Explore the International Peace Garden

The natural splendor of the International Peace Garden is a hidden gem bordering North Dakota and Manitoba that some get to call their backyard or even temporary home. This 2,300-acre area is covered in over 155,000 flowers, beautiful foliage and iconic structures, and is a testament to the partnership between the United States and Canada. […]

From Dinosaurs To Burgers, Montana Has A Trail For Everyone

  Take a walk back in time following the largest footsteps in history and discover an exciting and fun adventure along Montana’s Dinosaur Trail. This statewide trail is made up of 14 locations with a wide range of opportunities to explore and learn about the state’s prehistoric residents, including unique paleontology displays, interpretations, replicas, and […]

Take A Trip Back In Time In Buffalo, Wyoming

Visiting Buffalo, Wyoming, is an opportunity to step back in time to the authentic Old West. Here are some tips to make the best of that experience: Stay in the heart of downtown at the Historic Occidental Hotel & Saloon. It’s no secret, but for good reason. Founded in 1880, the hotel’s rooms are decorated with antiques and […]

Go With the Locals: Idaho’s Alternative Destinations

Looking for smaller crowds or local favorites? Explore these lesser-known yet still impressive Idaho destinations. Perrine Coulee Falls vs. Shoshone Falls Shoshone Falls draws major crowds, but Perrine Coulee Falls offers better access. Take the walking trail to the base and behind these incredible falls descending 200 feet (61 meters). Castle Rocks State Park vs. […]