Road Trips

Save 30% on Your Next B.C. Road Trip with the Best Exchange Rate in over 10 Years

If you have been contemplating a fall or winter trip up to British Columbia, do it! As of September 2015, the currency exchange rate is …

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Hot Spring Hopping Around Idaho and Oregon

There are two kinds of people: those who enjoy soaking in their own and others’ grime in hot tubs, and those who don’t. I love …

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Fall Brings Wild Times without the Crowds in Yellowstone

In his essay “Nature,” Ralph Waldo Emerson writes “Nature never wears a mean appearance.”  Nowhere is this truer than in Yellowstone National Park, which is …

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Surf City Montana: Give River Surfing a Try in Downtown Missoula

2,000 cubic feet of water rushed and roiled past Drae Howell every second as he stood, poised with surfboard in hand, ready to jump into …

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Kaslo, B.C. and Kootenay Lake Paddling

For years, friends have been telling us, “You should go to Nelson for your next vacation!” and “You would LOVE Nelson! It’s so like you …

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Western Montana Road Trip: Art, Nature, Hot Springs and Adventure

Take a weekend to “re-boot” your life on a road trip through western Montana and the towns of Hot Springs and Arlee, both on the …

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Hiker with a backpack looking at the sunset view atop rocks at Scotchman Peaks wilderness.

7 Wild Places — Epic Backcountry Drives & Adventures Along the Way

Backcountry roads can be the necessary evil of adventure: every recreationist has his or her story of harrowing, white-knuckled mountain driving or late-night tire repair …

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Pend Oreille Road Trip: Native American Culture, Hiking and History

Come summer, the mountains of the Inland Northwest offer a surfeit of high-elevation locations to escape the heat. But the forested foothills and meandering Pend …

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Northeast Washington Hiking/Camping Road Trip

Let me be your concierge for a Northeast Washington hiking weekend this summer that includes hiking Thirteen Mile Trail, an overnight car-camping stay at Swan …

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