|Lake Coeur d'Alene|
|Our suite at Coeur d'Alene Resort|
Coeur d'Alene is often found on Best Places to Live or Best Places to Retire lists. It is easy to see why. The 25 mile long lake, carved out by the Missoula Glacial Floods, is gorgeous. The town is nice to
|View from our room|
Thanks to skyauction and an upgrade when we checked in, we had a wonderful room at the Coeur d'Alene Resort overlooking the lake and city. The downside was that it was cold and rained almost every day. Hard to believe it was early June.
|Hiking along Gallatin River Trail|
|Love the old barns that dot the farmlands|
Fortunately the weather improved as we made our way to Bozeman, Montana. The drive across the Bitteroot Mountains along the Clark Fork River is spectacular. Home town to about 40,000 people and Montana State University, Bozeman is the 4th largest city in the state. The movies A River Runs Through It and The Horse Whisperer were set in the area. The beautiful scenery, skiing, hiking and fishing make it a popular area with outdoor enthusiasts.
|Gay pride parade Bozeman|
Next stop: Sheridan, Wyoming