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Nome Schoolhouse

Nome Schoolhouse

Renovation Video on Ewe Tube - click here Despite our passions for textile arts as well as fiber mill machinery, if it hadn't been for Harvest Hosts we might have missed this treasure. In searching for an overnight stay, we discovered Nome Schoolhouse in Nome, North...

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Fort Totten Indian School

Fort Totten Indian School

On the south shore of Devil's Lake is the Fort Totten State Historic Site on the edge of the North Dakota town by the same name. It sits on land that was home to the Dakota people at the turn of the Nineteenth Century. Indeed some of their descendants still reside on...

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Rainy Day on Graham’s Island

Rainy Day on Graham’s Island

Sitting here at the campground at Grahams Island State Park actually on an island in Devils Lake, the largest freshwater lake in North Dakota. We pulled in on Wednesday for a luxurious four night stay on Site #154 with full hookups and a very easy walk to the boat...

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Geographical Center of North America

Geographical Center of North America

Visiting the Geographical Center of North America Monument wasn't the magnet that drew us to the heart of Rugby, North Dakota but was a definite bonus. We headed here to visit the Prairie Village Museum, a Harvest Hosts site and an amazing collection of Americana...

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Southbound on US-85

Southbound on US-85

After a long chat with chat with fellow T@B owners early evening, some late evening bison campground visits, and a late night hailstorm, we settled in for the night in order to get an early start this morning. Of course there were bison sightings as we were leaving...

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The Loop Road

The Loop Road

Park Introductory Video Our goal today has been to savor the south unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. After a bit of excitement with bison cutting through a neighboring campsite we headed out to drive the loop road. Prairie dogs, bison, incredible views of the...

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Medora

Medora

After to an early morning trip to the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt Visitors Center we made our way to the Cottonwood Campground in the South Unit where we set up on Site 16 and deployed our solar panels. A bit of lunch and a little nap and we we were ready to head...

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The CCC Campground

The CCC Campground

As we were making the journey from the Garrison Dam to Fort Union yesterday, we realized we had the option of leaving the trailer at a campsite in the Little Missouri National Grassland CCC Campground before driving the rest of the way to Fort Union. So we did that....

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Fort Buford

Fort Buford

Then of course we visited Fort Buford, the military fort near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers. It was established in 1866 and built hastily of cottonwood trees. The following year it was completely rebuilt using materials from the dismantling of...

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Fort Union

Fort Union

See Park Video Today we made our way to the impressive edifice on the northern North Dakota prairie, Fort Union! One of the rangers there told us that so many stories of the big white fort were told among the Native Americans that members of the Nez Perce made the...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.