In between the national parks, we’d decided to spend a couple of days driving through Montana. That is to say, given that we had to drive across more-or-less the entire state anyway, we opted to do this in a more leisurely fashion in order to break up the driving. This turned out to be a really good decision, as we visited several attractive little towns en route, and were able to enjoy the journey.
With my ongoing quest to visit all the States in mind, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to hop across into Idaho and add a third state to this particular trip (thereby bringing our current total up to 24). Consequently, the morning of July 4th saw us crossing the state line to take a float trip on the Snake River in Idaho’s Targhee National Forest.
Our latest excursion was a truly epic roadtrip between Grand Teton, Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks. As always, it was a treat to get out into the wilderness (especially as we apparently missed the first proper heatwave of the NYC summer), and we spent a most enjoyable 9 days driving just over 1300 miles through mountains, forests and plains.