Best Quirky Lodging Ideas for Road Trips, Family Summer Vacations

June 26, 2015 10:00 AM

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Best Quirky Lodging Ideas for Road Trips, Family Summer Vacations

Dotting the deep forests of the western mountain states, fire lookouts were built decades ago to be manned by rangers hoping to warn of forest fires as soon as they erupted.

Modern technology has made fire lookouts less of a necessity. But the structures remain, and dozens of fire lookouts can be rented by the night or week. Montana has the most lookouts available for rent, with 20; Oregon has 19, while Idaho has 11. The Squaw Mountain Lookout, one of two fire lookouts ...

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