The Great Outdoors

The Real America region is tailor made for outdoor adventure. From mountain climbing and downhill skiing to fishing, hunting, horseback riding and more, the Real America states of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming offer countless ways to live life without limits.

Backpack through South Dakota’s Badlands National Park, hike the towering peaks of Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park, cast a line in Montana’s Gallatin River, or bike North Dakota’s Maah Daah Hey Trail. Live to ski? You’ve come to the right place: The Real America region is home to some of the finest powder in the West. And where else can travellers take part in an honest-to-goodness buffalo roundup? With millions of square miles in which to roam, ride and reconnect with nature, you’re sure to see where “The Great Outdoors” got its name. Find more inspiration and travel logistics with our themed sample itineraries.


Hiking

Hiking, walks or backpacking – it’s the best way for people of all ages to experience nature up close and enjoy some of the most beautiful wilderness and wide variety of recreational and historic trails that criss-cross the Real America states. More…


Dinosaurs & Archaeology

Some of the richest fossil beds and prehistoric sites are to be found throughout the Real America region. From footprints to bones to complete dinosaur skeletons, visitors can experience the distant paleontological treasures or dig for fossils themselves. More…


Camping & RV Holidays

The Rocky Mountain states of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming are blessed with some of the most beautiful and pristine scenic areas in the country. For the hearty outdoor oriented visitor the desire to experience the basic beauty of the environment is best served by including camping as a vital part of an overall holiday! More…


Fishing

The best trout fishing in North America is contained within the region, with thousands of uncrowded lakes and streams and over 40 species of gamefish. Fishing (and catching) is easy in this region filled with clear streams, rivers and lakes famous for the variety of plentiful fish just waiting for expert anglers and eager beginners to cast their lines. More…


Golfing

There are hundreds of excellent golf courses throughout the region, and golfers are constantly surprised at what they can find in places they never thought possible. They’re also surprised to find out that they can play golf on many courses six to seven months a year amid national parks and spectacular scenery. More…


Mountain Biking

Scenic trails for cycling fun and mountains biking adventure for all levels abound throughout the region. There are serious road rides and leisurely family cycling outings and every variation in between through some of the most spectacular panoramas in the US. More…


Ranch Holidays & Horseback Riding

The Real America is the home of Western culture at its most authentic. To experience it first-hand, a ranch holiday is an unforgettable must and there are ranches catering for all levels of riding and recreation for the whole family in the Rocky mountain states! More…


Watchable Wildlife

The wide range of wilderness, natural landscapes and habitats makes this region one of America’s premier wildlife viewing areas and a haven for many different types of wildlife in both the many reserves and in their natural surroundings. More…


Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking & Boating

Pristine and scenic rivers and some of the most exciting whitewater rapids in the nation, flow through spectacular canyons and valleys in the Real America States. Float, raft, canoe, kayak or jetboat the waterways and lakes – the experiences are limitless and the thrill will be unforgettable. More…