Entries by The Great American West

Sinks Canyon State Park

Sinks Canyon is an incredible natural feature at the base of the southern Wind River Mountains in Wyoming. The Popo Agie River vanishes underground near the mouth of the canyon and reappears in a trout-filled pool about half a mile down the canyon! There are many different hiking trails at Sinks Canyon State Park where […]

Strawbale Winery Twilight Flights

Strawbale Winery Twilight Flights is a unique dining experience with a private helicopter tour for 2-3 guests. The night begins with appetisers and wine tasting at Strawbale Winery in Renner. Guests are then taken on an incredible helicopter ride to downtown Sioux Falls that overlooks ‘Winter Wonderland’ at Falls Park. ‘Winter Wonderland’ is a festive […]

North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum

One of the best ways to learn more about the intriguing history of the U.S.A. is to visit North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum. It includes four galleries, two theatres, and an outdoor amphitheatre. The museum has thousands of interactive exhibits and artefacts like a life size T. rex skeleton, mars spacesuit, and unique […]

The Ranch at Rock Creek

The Ranch at Rock Creek in Philipsburg, Montana is the perfect place for a family holiday. You can stay in one of four styles of accommodation; Granite Lodge suites, a converted Historic Barn, Luxury Homes or Canvas Cabins if you want to go glamping. The Ranch at Rock Creek has different dining areas including an […]

Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area

Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area is an all-ages winter getaway that is much more than just a ski area. It offers ski terrain, Nordic and snowshoe travels, and a tubing hill as well as many other fun activities. Just last year Bogus Basin added Idaho’s first alpine Coaster called ‘Glade Runner’ which speeds through the […]

Million Dollar Cowboy Bar

The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar is a unique western bar which was established in 1937 and is located on the town square of Jackson, Wyoming. This unique bar is famous for its cowboy theme which includes western memorabilia, murals and genuine saddles for bar stools! The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar has seen famous country western […]

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

The Black Hills is home to the iconic Mount Rushmore National Memorial, a huge sculpture of the four Presidents; George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, carved into the mountainside. The Mount Rushmore Society and the National Park Service interpretive staff now offer self-guided tours where you are provided with a personal device […]

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is an interesting place to go for a hike with friends and family. You can explore caves, craters and lava flows which duplicate the surface of the moon as closely as anything else on Earth. There are many daytime tours such as ranger-led tours every day in […]

Pitchfork Steak Fondue in Medora

For a meal you will never forget have a Pitchfork Steak Fondue in Medora, where chefs put steaks onto pitchforks and fondue them western style. You can enjoy your meal overlooking the picturesque Badlands while listening to live performances from The Coal Diggers Band from the Medora Musical. Your steak will be flavoursome as it […]

Lewis and Clark Caverns

Lewis and Clark Caverns is Montana’s first State Park and features a decorated limestone cavern lined with stalactites and stalagmites. There are various nature trails outside of the cave where you can go hiking, boating or camping. This park is full of wildlife including bats, birds, deer and coyotes, making it an ideal spot for […]