WEST USA (MOUNTAINS) TRAVEL GUIDE
West USA is typically defined by the mountain states incorporating the ranges of the Cascade Mountains and the famous Rocky Mountains.
Our one regret is we ran out of time to explore this region more in-depth on our USA road trip. We have plans to return.
Scroll below to find some of our highlights and favorite experiences so far in the mountain states, including stunning national parks and road trip ideas.
WEST USA HIGHLIGHTS
Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming was the last experience on our one year USA road trip. I wish it wasn’t, because by this stage […]
Are you planning to visit Yellowstone for the first time and are researching what are the best things to do in Yellowstone National Park with […]
Oh my, Glacier National Park in Montanta is an unforgettable USA travel experience. Jagged snowcapped peaks and glacier blanketed ridges stand guard over green and […]
We did your recommended horseback riding, found your Hot Springs and did the hiking to Goldbug Hot Spring and stopped by Craters of the Moon National Monument. Everything Idaho was amazing.
FEATURED VIDEO: Route of the Hiawatha, Idaho
A fun and off the beaten path adventure in Idaho and the mountain states, is the 15 mile Route of the Hiawatha bike trail.
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Travel has been the focus of our life since 1997 - intentionally.
We don't plan on stopping that. We now have a base in Raleigh, NC - after being granted a Green Card for our extraordinary ability in the art of travel blogging.
We will continue to explore more of the US but also intend on traveling further abroad - Europe, South East Asia and Central and South America.
We can't wait to share more of our favorites as we experience them.
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