Entries by The Great American West

Horse-drawn carriage tour of Cheyenne

One of the most relaxing and scenic ways to explore the quaint city of Cheyenne is by taking a free horse-drawn carriage tour. You will see beautiful and unique sites like the historic Cheyenne Depot Museum and the luxurious Nagle Warren Mansion B&B. The carriage driver will provide narration about the different historical sites and […]

Pioneer experience of ‘Little House on the Prairie’

For a pioneer experience, head to Ingalls Homestead where famous author of ‘Little Town on the Prairie’ Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up. The whole family will enjoy the various activities here including demonstrations of twisting hay sticks and making a jump rope and a corn cob doll. Kids will love visiting the farm animals and […]

Haunted Fort

Held in Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park which is considered one of the scariest places in North Dakota, Haunted Fort will provide you with an exhilarating night! Abraham Lincoln’s buildings are transformed into terrifying haunted houses each Friday and Saturday night in October. Actors at Haunted Custer House, Zombie Battlefield, and Clown House combine eerie […]

Crow Fair Powwow and Rodeo

If you’re going to be in Montana in August, make sure you don’t miss the Crow Fair Powwow and Rodeo which is one of the biggest rodeos in the United States. Held on August 14-19 in Billings, the Apsaalooke people of the Crow Indian Reservation showcase exquisite cultural activities like the powwow where hundreds of […]

Red Horse Mountain Ranch

Red Horse Mountain Ranch in Harrison is a great place to go on a holiday to authentically experience the Great American West. You will be paired with a horse for your stay so that you can ride on the extensive scenic trails with pastures, open hillsides, ridges and narrow paths every day, led by a […]

Jackson Hole Old West Days

Jackson Hole Old West Days is an annual event which will be held on May 23-27 this year and features live music, theatrical entertainment, and rodeo events. You can go on horse-drawn carriage stage coach rides, compete in bow and arrow and hawk and knife competitions, go on a free historical walking tour of Jackson, […]

Mickelson Trail

Located in the heart of the Black Hills, the famous Mickelson Trail stretches from Deadwood to Edgemont is one of the best places to go for a bike ride, hike, or horse ride in North America. This 109-mile trail will take you past spruce and ponderosa pine forests and contains four rock tunnels and more […]

United Tribes International Powwow

If you’re looking for an entertaining day with colour and movement, then head to the United Tribes Technical College International Powwow held in the Lone Star Arena at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck. This year marks the 50th anniversary of this powwow and will be held on September 6-8. Dancers and singers dressed in […]

The Montana Folk Festival

The Montana Folk Festival is an unmissable free event held on July 12-14 in Butte with more than 300 performers, artists and food vendors. The festival is held on six stages underneath many of Butte’s iconic headframes which are remnants from its mining days and has views overlooking Silver Bow Valley. Stages include a dance […]

Warhawk Air Museum’s 17th Annual Warbird Roundup

Visit the Warhawk Air Museum to learn more about World War I, World War II, and the Cold War Era through their unique collection of equipment and airplanes including two rare Curtiss P-40 World War II fighter planes. If you love history, then why not attend the 17th Annual Warbird Roundup which is a yearly […]