Articles Tagged ‘Montana’

7 Ultra Luxurious Tent Hotels

7 Ultra Luxurious Tent Hotels July 9, 2012 | Featured | Read More
The word “tent” usually conjures up images of sleeping bags, bug repellant and unsavory outdoor bathrooms. But these are not the kind of tents we’re talking about. The ultimate in experiential travel, these tent hotels may cost a pretty penny, but they offer an unparalleled way to experience...

Postcard Perfect: Montana

Postcard Perfect: Montana October 24, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
There aren’t many places in the world that can hold a sky like this and readily feed the horses below. But the open country of Montana provides scenic landscape and plenty of food for the many animals that live there. Though the state ranks fourth in area, it has the third lowest population density...

Postcard Perfect: Yellowstone National Park

Postcard Perfect: Yellowstone National Park October 5, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Yellowstone is a much-loved US national park, mostly located in Wyoming, though parts of it also sprawl into Montana and Idaho. Full of incredible wildlife, geothermal springs, and massive mountains, the park extends almost 3,500 square miles. It also contains the largest supervolcano on the continent. Though...

Camping Tip: In Case of a Bear Attack, Fend Off With Zucchini

Camping Tip: In Case of a Bear Attack, Fend Off With Zucchini October 6, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
If you were approached by a bear while camping, what would be the first thing you would grab to fend it off? A stick? Maybe your hiking poles? How about zucchini? Yes, zucchini. That’s exactly what one woman recently used to fend off a bear during a bear attack. The woman wasn’t camping herself...

11 Dumbest “Sporting” Events for the Non-Athlete in All of Us

11 Dumbest “Sporting” Events for the Non-Athlete in All of Us July 31, 2010 | Featured | Read More
While quite a few NileGuide staffers are marathon runners, cyclists, even daredevils, some of us NileGuiders are the kids who got picked last in gym class, never made it onto varsity, and still don’t own a pair of cross trainers. Even though some of us will never win the New York Marathon or climb...

Top 10 Mountain Towns in North America

Top 10 Mountain Towns in North America March 10, 2009 | Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
Many of us cling to the dream of ditching the urban rat race and moving to a funky town in the mountains where we can hike, bike, climb, paddle, and ski to our heart’s content. In fact, for every person with the “check out” mentality, there are ten more who simply want to get away,...