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Globetrotting Artist Illustrates Old-World Style Maps, Partners to Build Montana Business

Globetrotting Artist Illustrates Old-World Style Maps, Partners to Build Montana Business

June 22, 2017

    by Shannon Furniss While sketching the migrating wildebeests and zebras from the rooftop of his SUV in southwestern Kenya, Chris Robitaille never dreamed he would someday be drawing the roaming grizzly bears  […]

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Featured Retailer: My Home in Montana a Hotspot for Tourists + Valued Partner

Featured Retailer: My Home in Montana a Hotspot for Tourists + Valued Partner

May 04, 2017

Located in downtown Ennis, Montana, Tammy Haas's shop is a popular place for Yellowstone Park visitors, and they love the Xplorer Maps products. [...]

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National Park Week 2017 – April 15th-23rd

National Park Week 2017 – April 15th-23rd

April 13, 2017

Every year during the month of April, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation invite everyone to celebrate America’s treasured places  […]

 

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Montana Trivia Facts

February 08, 2016

The “Last Best Place has plenty of trivia that even native Montanans may not know.  Check these out and comment below if you have any other fun facts about this incredible state! 1.)  Montana has the greatest grizzly bear population in the lower 48.  No wonder the griz is the state animal.  Visitors in the […]

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Retailer Highlight- Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center

February 01, 2016

We are so appreciative of the retailers that carry our maps.  We have decided to highlight them so our readers can find the best shops for travelers across the U.S. If you are looking for an interesting place to stop amidst your Yellowstone travels, you MUST check out the Grizzly &  Wolf Discovery Center in […]

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Welcome to the Xplorer Maps Blog

November 17, 2015

Welcome to the Xplorer Maps blog!  I’m Greg, co-founder of Xplorer Maps, makers of old-world style, hand-drawn maps.  My artistically gifted brother Chris and I found ourselves wanting to forge deeper relationships with our surroundings, with our friends and with our families through art.  We seized an opportunity to combine the talents of an award-winning, […]

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