Charming Adventures

Greeley, CO: The 100th Stampede

It’s just a hop, skip and a jump across the border from Wyoming to get to Greeley, 50 miles north of Denver. Here, we spent the 4th of July weekend, attending the 100th Anniversary of the Greeley Independence Stampede. The Stampede’s mission, dating back to the late 1800s, is to “celebrate our nation’s independence and preserve our western heritage...

Cheyenne, WY: Gettin’ Rowdy at Curt Gowdy

We had plans to rip up the town in both Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyoming, but those plans were quickly modified as we nestled in our campsite at Curt Gowdy State Park, located midway between the two cities. Why exactly would we want to leave to go anywhere? (Full disclosure: we didn’t really get rowdy at Curt Gowdy, but who can resist a good rhyme?) Curt Gowdy SP...

ND: The Enchanting “Enchanted Highway”

Picture yourself: driving through the fields of North Dakota, for miles and miles on end. Nothing to see but endless expanses of farmland … the occasional mailbox … a random abandoned tractor here and there. You’re yawning and biting the inside of your cheek hard to stay awake, when suddenly … “HEY, what’s that in the distance...

MT: Lewis & Clark Caverns + Bozeman

Halfway between Butte and Bozeman, Montana, lies …. pretty much nothing. Big fields. Expansive views. A few cows. Guys in trucks who tailgate and drive really fast. But also ….. Lewis and Clark Caverns! This unassuming little Montana state park packs quite a wallop, and you’re gonna have a cavern-sized hole in your heart if you miss it when in this...

Butte, MT: The Richest Hill on Earth

Early June: It’s 106 degrees back home in AZ — 41 degrees here in Montana. Though none is falling on us, the 10,000-foot Highlands Mountains surrounding the hillside town of Butte are blanketed in snow. It’s simply Butte-iful! Butte is called the “Richest Hill on Earth” because of the immense amount of precious metals pulled from the...

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