What to do and see at the National Bison Range in western Montana

Gorgeous drive in the National Bison Range in Montana. ourtravelingtribe.com

The National Bison Range is located in western Montana, just an hour northwest of Missoula, Montana. Established in 1908 by Theodore Roosevelt, this refuge is designated as a safe region for the maintenance of a herd of bison (currently numbering about 350 animals!).  And while the refuge is maintained for the preservation of bison, many […]

Pompey’s Pillar National Monument, Billings, Montana…

Pompey's Pillar, near Billings, MT, is a fun and gorgeous stop for all ages! ourtravelingtribe.com

We have been to Billings, Montana, many, many times, but our family had never been to Pompey’s Pillar National Monument, just 25 miles east of Billings, until recently!  In fact, we didn’t even know it was there until a couple of years ago. Pompey’s Pillar is the location where William Clark (of Lewis & Clark […]

Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, Great Falls, MT…

Learn about portaging around the great falls at Great Falls, MT, at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center. ourtravelingtribe.com

The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Great Falls, MT is a fabulous destination for all ages.  Our family has always been fascinated with the L&C Expedition, and this center is a fabulous overview of their trip to explore the northwest and to try to find a water passage to the Pacific ocean. This 25,000 […]

Giant Springs Fish Hatchery & State Park, Great Falls, MT…

The spring fed pond at Giant Springs is beautiful, and home to huge fish! ourtravelingtribe.com

In Great Falls, MT, one of our favorite stops is the Giant Springs State Park and Fish Hatchery!  Located right on the Yellowstone River, near the ‘great falls’, and a mere half mile from the Lewis and Clark Discovery Center, the hatchery and park are a great place to stop for a picnic lunch between […]

CM Russell Museum – Great Falls, MT…

Charlie Russell's Exalted Ruler painting in the CM Russell Museum in Great Falls, MT. ourtravelingtribe.com

When we are visiting Montana, a jaunt to Great Falls is always a popular day trip.  There are several great stops there that are both educational and enjoyable! On one of our recent visits, we spent a few hours at the CM Russell Museum complex, and it was a hit! If you have even passed […]

Why you should buy a Texas State Parks Pass…

We love Texas State Parks, and the Texas State Parks Pass makes visiting them super affordable! | ourtravelingtribe.com

There are so many incredible things to see and do in Texas, and many of those are within Texas State Parks!  There are over 90 Texas State Park locations.  Many of those locations charge a day use fee, which is a per person fee (as opposed to per vehicle).  As reasonable as those fees are, […]

So Much to Love about Padre Island National Seashore!

Catching Red Drum in the Gulf of Mexico. | ourtravelingtribe.com

Every year, for the past 5 winters, we have traveled south for the season.  We have explored cross-country, from California to Florida, and while we have found lots of favorite places, some of which we have gone back to more than once, there is just one place that we absolutely must return to each year… […]

Lyndon B Johnson State Park and NHS…

Did you know that the Lyndon B Johnson National Historic Park is a working ranch? | ourtravelingtribe.com

We love to visit historic sites while we are traveling, and if they are enjoyable, as well as educational, that’s an extra bonus!   The Lyndon B Johnson State Park in Texas Hill Country is definitely both! The LJB State ark is really unique in that it incorporates a living history farm, working cattle ranch, […]

Hike Enchanted Rock State Park in Texas Hill Country!

Enchanted Rock State Park in the Hill Country of Texas is the perfect destination for any outdoor lover! Ourtravelingtribe.com

Our family loves to get out and explore the areas that we are visiting.   We are big on getting outdoors, and love to take the family to places that showcase the beauty and uniqueness of creation.  Enchanted Rock in the Hill Country of Texas, just 18 miles north of Fredericksburg, is one place that […]

Fort Martin Scott – Fab Free Stop in Fredericksburg, Texas!

Fort Martin Scott in Fredericksburg, TX was a fun and free find during our recent visit to TX Hill Country. Great history lesson! OurTravelingTribe.com

Fredericksburg, Texas is a favorite stop of ours!  We love the friendly, small town atmosphere, the German heritage and influence that seasons the area, and the fun and eclectic destinations that we have found there.   It’s hard to believe that we have never stopped by the Fort Martin Scott National Historic Site that is […]