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Families get a taste of The Real America

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The ‘Real America’ States of Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming are the ultimate year round destination for Australians and New Zealanders looking for their taste of authentic Wild West adventure.

Now, the Rocky Mountain States have produced a new combined guide for Australian and New Zealand visitors: “The Real America 2013/14 Your Guide to The American Rockies” and have launched a new website

Here’s just a slice of life that the Real America has to offer!


Located just 50 miles from the East gate of Yellowstone National Park, Buffalo Bill Center of The West tells the story of the American West- and now offers trail rides for adults, children and groups: Browsing their interactive travel guide is easy and fun. It showcases all the exciting events, attractions and activities that the destination has to offer.


Nestled in the majestic Jackson Hole Valley in the heart of the Bridger Teton National Forest, the new Turpin Meadow Ranch which opened this summer, specialises in true western hospitality. Guests can enjoy horseback riding, a guest rodeo, fly fishing, fireside cookouts, kids’ programs and live entertainment. Accommodation is in rustic, western-style cabins with fantastic views of the Teton Mountains.


Check out Jamie Oliver’s Wyoming adventures here


The launch of North Dakota Tourism’s new website kicked off the northern summer travel season, making it easier for travellers, especially those on the go, to access information about the things to see and do in North Dakota.

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The website features a fresh look and incorporates stunning photography that showcases North Dakota’s diverse tourism offerings. Families can take advantage of the improved mapping feature to locate attractions and destinations.




South Dakota:


North Dakota:

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Qantas and United offer flights from Australia to Los Angeles, while V Australia flies from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to LA and San Francisco. Delta Air Lines has direct services from Sydney to Los Angeles with onward connections to the Rocky Mountain States.


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