Travel Blogs from Butte, United States

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on our way to Glacier NP, Butte, United States travel blog

on our way to Glacier NP

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

we just spend the night there ...

On to Crested Butte, Crested Butte, United States travel blog

On to Crested Butte

A travel blog entry by sackitoff

... wind and loads of rain. So instead of sticking around in Moab, we decided to get on the road and head over to Crested Butte, Colorado a day earlier. We've settled in now and explored the town a bit--it's split up into two sections. Down in the valley ...

Eastward Ho!, Butte, United States travel blog

Eastward Ho!

A travel blog entry by pmschmi

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We moved today!  We left Issaquah, WA at 6:30 this morning and just arrived in Butte at 7:00pm.  We lost an hour but almost 12 hours in the saddle was plenty.  It was a great ride though.  No big towns at all and some fantastic ...

Amazing views, Devils peak, United States travel blog

Amazing views

A travel blog entry by macrosse1

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My feet hurt, I had a humming bird try to get nectar out of my ear, and a deer scared the $#it out of me but it's all worth it for these ...

Fossil Butte National Monument :  2002 US Roadtrip, Fossil Butte National Monument, United States travel blog

Fossil Butte National Monument : 2002 US Roadtrip

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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I left the Tetons at 9AM on July 2nd and drove 156 miles to Fossil Butte National Monument in Wyoming and arrived at 1:20PM. There were beautiful hills/buttes of every shade of red, yellow, orange, brown and green. Originally they were below a lake 50 ...

Shuffle off to Buffalo, Butte, United States travel blog

Shuffle off to Buffalo

A travel blog entry by maxandpaddy

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... . BRIAN - Enjoyed the banter with the boys. Being English breaks the ice even better than having a dog. Went to Bear Butte state park. An isolated volcanic peak. A place of spiritual Indian retreat. Lots of prayer cloths and offerings tied to trees. ...

All night travel but staying in campground tonight, Butte, United States travel blog

All night travel but staying in campground tonight

A travel blog entry by bodeenstravels

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... ; More later. Another long day of driving, mostly Jim.  No sightseeing now, we want to be home.  We are almost to Butte, MT tonight and found one of the last spots in this campground.  Jim took a little hike when we got here so Sadie could ...

More mountain biking, Crested Butte, United States travel blog

More mountain biking

A travel blog entry by sackitoff

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... more mountain biking, with fantastic weather and fun trails to ride on. For our second day, we continued going up and down Mt. Crested Butte, exploring more trails and even getting lost a few times (but lost in a good way). Even Mike got into a 4 wheeler ...

First trip into Big Bend National Park, Study Butte-Terlingua, United States travel blog

First trip into Big Bend National Park

A travel blog entry by the2poes

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Today we drove in to the interior of the Park.  This place is beautiful, desolate, and amazing.  It has rugged terrain with rocky mountains, deserts, and mesas.  Driving through the Park we crossed numerous dry washes which carry huge ...

Surprising place!, Study Butte-Terlingua, United States travel blog

Surprising place!

A travel blog entry by the2poes

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We arrived at the RV park Monday evening and got settled into our site.  Tuesday we mostly hung around the trailer, but took a short drive in to the town of Terlingua TX.  Mostly it's a ghost town.  This is a very desolate area with very ...

The Original Teocalli!, Crested Butte, United States travel blog

The Original Teocalli!

A travel blog entry by kare1322

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... me to eat at some lame hometown restaurant, but who could pass up on the birthplace of one of the greatest restaurants on earth. Crested Butte was packed full of snow. Most of the houses are covered in snow, and all the walkways are dug out 5 ft. ...

Toxic Pit of Goose Death?, Butte, United States travel blog

Toxic Pit of Goose Death?

A travel blog entry by therizzos

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... our campsite but we opted not to go see it up close! This was only a stopover so we didn't have much time for sightseeing.  But getting to Butte from Kalispell was really really pretty (according to Dad - I didn't look out the window much). ...

Old Fossils, Fossil Butte, United States travel blog

Old Fossils

A travel blog entry by katta7

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... Wyoming is bleak cold and barren, but atop one bleak cold hill is one of the world's richest fossil deposits at Fossil Butte (pronounced "beaut" if you don't mind!). There are no dinosaur bones here, they died out 5 million years earlier, but there ...

And I would walk 500 miles..., Butte, United States travel blog

And I would walk 500 miles...

A travel blog entry by bigjoe

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sogar 600 Meilen  - knapp 1000 Kilometer - standen heute auf unserem Plan. Von Butte, Montana, sollte es nach Seattle gehen. Danke noch einmal an die US-Regierung für den Shutdown und der Folge: Alle National Parks wurden geschlossen... Der Glacier ...

A Quick Stop in Butte, Butte, United States travel blog

A Quick Stop in Butte

A travel blog entry by kgkacin

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... .  It is at a very high point in the town and you can see surrounding snow speckled mountains in all directions.  Butte had a small town feel but, technically in west midwest style is considered a city.  It kind of seemed like a more 50s ...

Presidio and more Big Bend, Study Butte-Terlingua, United States travel blog

Presidio and more Big Bend

A travel blog entry by the2poes

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Thursday we were lazy in the morning and sat outside enjoying the wonderful weather.  The sunsets have been spectacular and the temperatures have been in the high 60's and 70's.  We drove West through the town of Lajitas TX, and Big Bend State ...

So Close and  Yet So Far, Butte, United States travel blog

So Close and Yet So Far

A travel blog entry by shelbysimmonds

Good day ya'll, With sunny blue skies all around us we anxiously jumped into the Burb anxious to get home. We made a "last chance" shopping pit stop in Great Falls at their Target store. (Shelby and I do love Target)I was able to contain myself and ...

Peaceful., Crested Butte, United States travel blog

Peaceful.

A travel blog entry by stilesandderek

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This morning we came down from these remote hot springs up high in the Colorado mountains called Conundrum Hot Springs. We hiked up there Friday. It was peaceful. It was beautiful and calming. The people there were so open and free that I felt like, if I ...

Exploring the city of Butte and Mining Industry, Butte, MT, United States travel blog

Exploring the city of Butte and Mining Industry

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... old mine that has filled with water) which we stopped to view.   During the beginning of the mining that started here in Butte, there were a series of underground tunnels (some one mile deep) and all connected.  In 1917 there was a fire and the ...

Sick as a dog, Fish lake, United States travel blog

Sick as a dog

A travel blog entry by macrosse1

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I stayed at a pretty nice cabin in the woods the night before and thats were it gets miserable. started feeling weak and I had the cold sweats for most of the night. I didnt sleep well so I decided to hike 11 miles to Fish Lake but it turned out to one ...

Downhill Mountain Biking in Crested Butte, Crested Butte, United States travel blog

Downhill Mountain Biking in Crested Butte

A travel blog entry by sackitoff

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We came to Crested Butte for one reason: downhill mountain biking. Crested Butte has an Adaptive Sports Center which spends the winter taking people skiing and the summer doing handcycling and 4 wheel mountain biking. We had seen pictures of people on ...

Scary/shitty situation, Mckenzie pass, United States travel blog

Scary/shitty situation

A travel blog entry by macrosse1

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I met a guy named Bert on the trail and we hiked together for a day and we both decided earlier that day that we would camp at a certain spring. We had to hike 25 miles that day to get there when all of the sudden we realized the sun was setting as we ...

Elephant what?, Elephant Butte, United States travel blog

Elephant what?

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... last year, apparently the first for 21 yrs!! Almost as good a record as Bournemouth. We're actually camped at a very nice site in Elephant Butte, yes that is its name  and it's pronounced Beuwt by the way. Its claim to fame is that it's a 'diamond ...

We are in the middle of no where!, Butte, United States travel blog

We are in the middle of no where!

A travel blog entry by kare1322

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Today there is not much to tell.....we drove.  There is not much to do out here but drive.  We will let you know more when we get to Yellowstone tomorrow. Chris and ...

Day Two Hundred Seven, Butte, United States travel blog

Day Two Hundred Seven

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

Motel 6 again by the ...

From Canada into the USA, Butte, United States travel blog

From Canada into the USA

A travel blog entry by beverlyks

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... in a valley surrounded by snow capped peaks. One side of the bowl is actually the Continental Divide - 8180 feet above sea level.  Butte was once a copper mining town - at one time it had 200 operating mines - open pit as welll as underground mining. ...

Our Wedding, Crested Butte, United States travel blog

Our Wedding

A travel blog entry by stevecori

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Every journey has a starting point, and because we fell in love with this place a year or so ago, ours begins in Crested Butte, Colorado, on September 4th, 2005. On that date, the day of our wedding, we had been together for 14 years, so by that time we ...

Butte Burgers, Butte, United States travel blog

Butte Burgers

A travel blog entry by nearhelsinki

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... who isn’t my father for once (thanks though, dad), and it’s an ecstatic Navin.  "Hee-yow, I’m in Butte, and the Navintrain’s a’ comin’ to yer door!"  I tell the others, and the coffee house simply erupts with ...

A slight update, Crested Butte, United States travel blog

A slight update

A travel blog entry by erickahanson

Hey there fan club!! If anyone is still checking this ridiculously outdated travel log, I thank you for your continued anticipation on hearing about our adventures... and for you who have abandoned all hope that this web site will ever be updated..I ...

Not-So-Super Chikan?, Butte, United States travel blog

Not-So-Super Chikan?

A travel blog entry by nearhelsinki

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... ’s lights seeming to hover over the town quarry (which notably left the town as the most booming city in the Western United States, even more populated than San Francisco, at the turn of the century) we aim toward meeting up with Jasmine and ...

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