Eight Days in Western Montana

Montana, home to just over a million people, boasts an incredible array of outdoor activities. It is now our new favorite state and if it weren’t for the cold winters, we may have just stayed! …

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Video: Week Six – Montana

It is no surprise to us now why Montana is named after mountains! We had such a lovely time exploring this state and hope you enjoy our travels as you watch our latest episode. As …

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Four Days in Northwest Wyoming

Wyoming is a vast and beautiful state that seems to have as many grizzlies as people, with a population of only about half a million. Being bear aware was the primary message we encountered – …

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Video: Week Five – Wyoming

Wyoming has always been one of our favorite states (and we’ve often considered moving here). We loved spending time in this gorgeous mountainous state and wish we had more time before needing to continue west …

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Six Days in “West River” South Dakota

We have learned that South Dakotans are either from “West River” or “East River.” There does not seem to be much animosity between the two sides of the state, but they do belong to different …

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Lesson: Affording the Hiatus

Pretty much everyone’s first question for us has been – how are you affording this hiatus? As promised, here are some insights into our budget after one month on the road! Getting Started: We wish …

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Video: Week Four – North and South Dakota

One month and four states completed! We hope you enjoy our North and South Dakota episode. We have had a lot of fun in these diverse and educational states. As always, be sure to read …

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Three Days in Eastern North Dakota

As we traveled into eastern North Dakota from Minnesota on our first day, we immediately noticed a change in the landscape – from lush forests to flat farmland. I will admit to seeing all three …

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Four Days in Northern Minnesota

As we continued our way west through Minnesota, we continued to enjoy new experiences and wonderful people. After leaving the North Shore of Minnesota, we headed inland through the north. On our first day, we …

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Video: Week 3 – Coastal Wisconsin and Minnesota

Three weeks down! We definitely feel ourselves getting stronger and more prepared, though we’re a long way from thru-hike ready – especially if we continue to stop for these delicious northern fruit pies! This week …

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