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Spend a Day Outdoors in Beech Fork WV

Do you enjoy fishing, boating, hunting, hiking, or just spending time in the great outdoors? If so, then look no further than Beech Fork West Virginia. Beech Fork is located approximately 12 miles away from Huntington, and features a State...

How to Ethically Travel to Native American Communities

Traveling is a fantastic way to experience different cultures and learn about the world. One way to immerse yourself in a unique cultural experience is to visit indigenous communities in the United States. Native American tribal tourism offers travelers the...

Camping the Lewis and Clark Trail: Tips and Tricks for a Successful Trip

The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail spans over 4,900 miles and covers 16 states, from Pennsylvania to Oregon. Along the way, travelers can explore historic sites, national parks, and museums that tell the story of Lewis and Clark's expedition...

Fun Activities Around Bismarck, North Dakota For University Students

The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail stretches across many Northern states of the US. As it reaches the Great Plains Region, the trail begins to travel up through the Dakotas. One of the bigger cities along the trail is...

Lakota Youth Development Celebrates 30 Years

Native American Non-profit Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary!: Located along the Missouri River in South Dakota, Lakota Youth Development is connected to the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Lewisandclark.travel, a proud partner of Lakota Youth Development, wishes them a Happy...

Non-profit Organization Celebrates 30 Years

Native American Non-profit Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary!: Located along the Missouri River in South Dakota, Lakota Youth Development is connected to the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Lewisandclark.travel, a proud partner of Lakota Youth Development, wishes them a Happy...

Explore Helena: A Guide to Montana’s Capital

In the middle of the summer of 1805, the Corps of Discovery were following the Missouri River, when they found striking limestone cliffs that prevented access to the Rockies. Captain Meriwether Lewis named this area “the Gates of the Mountain”,...

5 Small Towns with Big Roadside Attractions in Oregon and Washington

Whether it's an eccentric world record or abnormally large version of something that should be small, roadside attractions give distinctive character to the towns they draw your eye to. But these small towns have much more than just a memorable...

Food in Boardman, Oregon: the Best Breweries, Restaurants and Coffee Shops

Oregon is a beautiful place to visit filled with scenic mountain ranges, rivers, valleys and unique places to visit. The Lewis and Clark expedition followed the Columbia River to reach the Pacific Ocean. In the Columbia River region of the Lewis...

Visiting Eastern Nebraska: Family-Friendly Destinations Near the Missouri River

For all of you adventurous travelers with families out there: the Missouri River offers exciting year-round activities and events perfect for vacations with family and friends, or even a relaxing solo trip. In fact, the longest river in the United...

Top 10 Public Farms in Southwest Montana

How to Fulfill Your Montana Farmhouse Fantasy  When you think of Montana, you often think of vast open land, breathtaking mountains, and farms. Thanks to TV shows and movies, most of us associate rancher culture with life in Montana, so...

From Vintage Cars to Iron Art: Top Things to Do and See in Dayton, Washington

From Vintage Cars to Iron Art: Top Things to Do and See in Dayton, Washington Sitting in the Heart of the Columbia Basin Lies This Little Town with a Big Personality and Endless Things to Discover. Here are your top...

Visiting Lexington, Missouri: Where the Civil War Struck Twice

Along the southern banks of the Missouri River, about forty miles outside of Kansas City, sits a small town with a rich history. At first glance, you may not guess that it was once the largest city west of St....

Le Mars, Iowa: The Little Known Ice Cream Capital of the World

About Le Mars, Iowa The city of Le Mars is located in the Floyd River in Plymouth County, Iowa. With a population of 10,571, it is the estimated 38th largest city in the state. It was in 1869 that the...

Visiting Fort Thomas, Kentucky: A Town Rich in Military History

Fort Thomas, Kentucky is probably a town you haven’t heard much about, but when traveling along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, it’s definitely a place you won’t want to miss! Just on the outskirts of Cincinnati, this town...

Best cities in North Dakota to visit along the Missouri River

The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail covers thousands of miles of the continental USA. A large part of the trail follows many towns along the Missouri River. Two states in which the trail runs straight through the center are...

Visiting Richmond, Missouri: The Mushroom Capital of the World

The miles traveled by the Corps of Discovery revealed the wonders of America’s newest territory. Some of those sites have become well-known tourist destinations and bustling cities such as Kansas City, Missouri and Portland, Oregon. Other stops along the way...

A Perfect Day in Cincinnati: Top 10 Spots to Visit

The United States of America has some of the most diverse, engrossing, and spectacular cities within the world. Many of these cities are known throughout the world, being some of the reasons why numerous tourists visit America. New York City...

Ultimate Guide for Visiting Harpers Ferry WV: Hiking, Dining, and Civil War History

  Looking for a small town with a big history? Add visiting Harpers Ferry to your bucket list. Located in Jefferson County WV, right on the point where the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers meet, this town is full of things...

Top 10 Restaurants and Breweries in Ohio along the LCNHT

Tasty food options while traveling make your adventure that much better. Sometimes you may choose to travel great distances just to return to a particular restaurant or cafe where you had previously enjoyed the food or a finely crafted beer....

Exploring Southern Illinois: Top 10 Things to do in Saline County

Looking for a unique way to explore Southern Illinois? Curious to visit a place where you can take a rodeo lesson, catch a drag race, and wander through twelve acres of peonies all in one day? You might be surprised...

10 Breweries in Pittsburgh with Pints Worth the Stop

Are there any good breweries in Pittsburgh? When you’re traveling on the Lewis and Clark Trail, you probably aren’t expecting to find some good IPAs. However, the trail starts right at a hot-spot for brewing, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania has always had...

Visiting the Dakotas’ Top Historical Sites

Along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, we serve to preserve the history of Lewis and Clark’s great exploration. But did you know there are so many other great sites that appear near the trail? The Dakota’s are rich...

Montana Tourism: Marketing Director Pat Doyle Shares Insights and Advice

Looking for the next great adventure? Put Montana on your travel bucket list! Montana is a part of Lewis and Clark’s Peaks to Plains region, which covers the states of Montana and Idaho, and is among the most underrated states...

Why the LCNHT is a Top Bucket List Trail

The United States of America is arguably the most beautifully diverse country in the world. Every state has its own unique climate, landscape, and culture. Because of this, the idea of a cross-country journey and a bucket list trail has...

4 Ways Tourism Helps Small Communities on the LCNHT

It’s no secret: The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail (LCNHT) does not run through America’s most well-known tourist attractions. New York, Los Angeles, and Miami are not on the trail. But the LCNHT is pointing tourists to the corners...

Geotourism in Action – An Interview with Columbia Gorge Tourism Alliance Network Director, Emily Reed

The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail works with over 900 partners nationwide, ranging from government agencies to non-profit organizations to small and local businesses. The Columbia Gorge Tourism Alliance (CGTA), headed by Network Director, Emily Reed, is a proud...

Why you should put Fort Pierre, South Dakota on your Great Plains itinerary

When you are traveling through South Dakota on Interstate 90 you will eventually come across the Exit 212 Sign indicating the towns of Pierre and Fort Pierre. You might have heard of Pierre as it is the State Capitol of...

Why Visiting Point Pleasant, West Virginia Should Be On Your US Bucket List

When you think of West Virginia, sprawling mountains, coal mines, and whitewater rafting probably come to mind. But, like lots of states in the midwest, there’s a different side to the Mountain State: its beautiful river towns. One such town...

Why Domestic Tourism is a Form of Sustainable Travel

When thinking about where to vacation, many people want to go abroad, preferably as far away from home as possible. But how often do you travel in your own country? Domestic tourism is one of the best sustainable travel choices...

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