A Castle – Are You Kidding?

You don’t always associate a castle with Montana but White Sulphur Springs boasts one standing proudly and overlooking the town. The Castle Museum was a treat to see – beginning with a recently constructed carriage house and gift shop. Docents lead you through the Castle and give the history of this stone sentry. You can also soak in the hot springs in town. The Spa Hot Springs Motel surrounds one large pool and two smaller … Read more

Its Happening in Harlo

Ya gotta get the lingo right and talk like the locals…Harlo is short for Harlowton”, Montana and that’s our next stop. When you drive in to Harlo, you can’t miss the electric train engine known as the E57B. It made its last voyage in June 1974 when the Milwaukee Road ended their 656 mile electrified route. The Upper Musselshell Museum has two locations on Main Street and we visited both. One houses the Avaceratops Lammersi … Read more

Checking Out Lewistown

Our day in Lewistown”, Montana started with an early lunch, interrupted only with a quick break to step outside and view a parade down Main Street. Lewistown is known as the City of Stone because of all the Croatian stone masons who settled here. Everywhere you look, both residential and commercial, you will see amazing architecture. The Central Montana Museum, located adjacent to the Lewistown Chamber of Commerce, gave us some tidbits about the area’s … Read more

Charlie Russell Chew Choo

It’s time to try something different – riding the Charlie Russell Chew Choo dinner train. Five of us board the train about 8 miles out of Lewistown, MT. It’s a mixed crowd with some folks celebrating anniversaries, a few locals showing off Lewistown’s tourism attractions to visitors, travelers coming to the area specifically to ride the dinner train, and then we are joined by a busload of happy Canadians! What a fun bunch they are. … Read more