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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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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Two Days on Minnesota’s North Shore

As with everywhere we’ve sped through so far, Minnesota’s north shore could occupy your time for a week or more. It’s chock full of activities and scenery. We only had two days to explore the …

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Two Days in North Coastal Wisconsin

Wisconsin has much to offer and no less can be said about it’s northern coastal region. Though Wisconsin possesses a shorter Lake Superior shoreline than it’s neighbors to the east and west, it sure packs …

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Five Days in the UP

If you have the chance, you should spend MUCH more time than five days in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. However, if you’re limited on time and want to traverse the glorious region in a …

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