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Moose Facts....

A male moose is called a Bull.

A female moose is called a cow, and a baby moose is called a calf.

Bull moose antlers can be up to 6 feet wide, and weigh up to 70 pounds.

Bull moose shed their antlers every winter, and grow a new set in the spring.

Moose have the highest rate of bone formation growth, growing up to an inch a day!

On average, moose live 10 to 15 years in the wild.

Moose can weigh up to 1500 pounds!

The average moose stands 7 feet tall, and 8.5 feet in length.

Moose can swim up to 10 miles without stopping.

Moose can run up to 35 miles per hour.

Moose have no upper teeth.

Moose have very poor eyesight.

Moose are generally docile towards humans, but may become more aggressive during the mating season of September through October.

The name "moose" comes from the Native American word "Moswa," which translates to "twig eater."

Moose are mostly solitary animals. However, strong bonds exist between mothers and calves.

Moose are herbivores, and eat large amounts of terrestrial vegetation, but they also need to consume a large amount of aquatic plants which provide moose with sodium.

Moose must consume 9770 calories per day to maintain their body weight.

A moose will eat up to 70.5 pounds of food a day.

A moose’s long legs help it walk through snow and wade through deep water.

The nostrils of a moose can close when the head is immersed in water.

Moose Family Friendly Getaways & Vacation Ideas 2017-11-13T14:18:26-06:00

Calling all fun seekers!

Take time to experience new vacation ideas, and along the way discover the amazing world of moose.

Welcome to Moose Nose Travel, a site that celebrates all things moose. There is just something special about moose. They are majestic creatures that have a distinct personality. Indians believe moose are benevolent meadow spirits. If you long for adventure, follow me as I highlight fun-friendly destinations. Life is all about your experiences. I smile when I think about them and somehow I always see a happy moose face. I love all things moose, however, I realize from experience that a person needs to keep their distance if they see a moose in the woods. This site is also family friendly and the word moose is connected in some way. It might be a moose name for a camping spot, a resort, bed and breakfast, cabin, creek, or mountain. I believe that stops along the way help make some of the best memories. I will highlight places to stop for great pizza, the best ice cream in a town, coffee, and more. I will be adding more and more fun Moose Vacation Ideas so be sure to check back soon.

Moose River Campground

Moose River Campground, located in the Saint Johnsbury, Vermont maple country, caters to your camping comfort and enjoyment. Spacious campsites are nestled along a curve [...]

Moose’s Backwoods BBQ

Moose's Backwoods BBQ located in beautiful Baldwin City, Kansas offers a full Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Menu. They specialize in BBQ, catering and more. Drive [...]

The Stress Free Moose

The Stress Free Moose offers a full menu for lunch and dinner & more. It provides a mellow atmosphere on the shores of Moosehead Lake [...]

Well~Read Moose

Enjoy visiting and shopping at The Well~Read Moose bookstore and café located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. A special place in Northern Idaho to meet and [...]

Rocky’s Grill and Soda Shop

A tradition since 1942, Rocky’s Grill & Soda Shop is a Brevard, North Carolina landmark. Step into Americana... To learn more visit the Rocky’s Grill [...]

Moose Mountain Horseback Adventures

Moose Mountain Horseback Adventures enjoys close proximity to Calgary while being on the edge of the stunning wilderness of Kananaskis Country... To learn more visit [...]

Great Smoky Mountain Escape

Great Smoky Mountain Escape. Mooseberry Ridge is that 'southern charm' log home that offers beautiful furnishings that will transport you... To learn more visit the [...]

Moose Hill Cantina

Nominated Denver's Best Mexican Restaurant and best Burrito. A family owned and operated restaurant Located in Lakewood, Colorado... To learn more visit the Moose Hill [...]

Summit Lake Lodge

Summit Lake Lodge, a historic Alaskan log lodge, in the heart of the Chugach National Forest. This is a fantastic location to explore the Kenai [...]

Sunshine Mountain Lodge

Located in the Colorado Mountains, let Sunshine Mountain Lodge be your place to getaway and relax, recharge and refuel... To learn more visit the Sunshine Mountain [...]

Bear Paw Adventure

Bear Paw Adventure is a unique Alaskan lodging and adventure service, located on the west side of the Alaska Kenai Peninsula near... To learn more [...]

Moosebirds on Lake Vermilion

Moosebirds on Lake Vermilion is a special place on the west end of this spectacular 40 mile long northwoods lake that... To learn more visit [...]

Moose Creek Grill

Fine dining in a historic Victorian home with a charming and family friendly atmosphere located in the historic Silver Valley of Northern Idaho... To learn [...]

Moose Tooth Grill

The Moose Tooth Grill is a family friendly restaurant in beautiful Lake George Village of upstate New York. They offer a fun atmosphere for dining... [...]

Blue Moose Lodging

Panorama Country is one of Washington's most beautiful but little known regions. And Lake Roosevelt is one of Washington's largest recreation areas. Our cabins are... [...]

Mooseburger Clown Camp

Since 1996, performers from all over the world come to Pricilla Mooseburger's clown college in Buffalo, Minnesota every summer for a week of intensive training [...]

Hayhurst Bed & Breakfast

Come stay in a wonderfully relaxing year round bed and breakfast in the Idaho mountains or choose one of two private cabins. The sites are [...]

Mystic Moose Resort

Mystic Moose Resort is located in the heart of the Chequamegon National Forest on the shores of Moose Lake in Hayward, Minnesota. To learn more [...]

The Wandering Moose Cafe

The Wandering Moose Cafe in Cumberland, BC offers delicious food and drink in a friendly, quick and efficient manner for people on the go or with time [...]

PEEKAMOOSE Restaurant & Tap Room

Peekamoose Restaurant is in a beautiful restored country farmhouse, set among the bucolic Catskill mountains. The restaurant supports local growers by changing their menu daily, to [...]

5 Lakes Lodge

5 Lakes Lodge offers the finest bed and breakfast lodging in the Katahdin Region. This authentic log B & B features five luxurious rooms, all [...]

Blue Moose Pizza

Located in the rugged mountains of Idaho, Blue Moose Pizza has the ambience of a Corsican café coupled with the smells and beauty of a [...]

Reclusive Moose Cabins

For your Glacier Park vacation, Reclusive Moose Cabins is the choice for comfort, convenience and the Montana experience. To learn more visit the Reclusive Moose [...]


Moosewood was named one of the "thirteen most influential restaurants of the 20th century" by Bon Appètit magazine. It has been acclaimed a driving force [...]

Moose Meadow Lodge & Treehouse

Enjoy the peace and serenity of the Adirondack style Moose Meadow Lodge with four luxury rooms and a magical two story treehouse. The property provides [...]

Moose Scoops Ice Cream

Visit Moose Scoops Ice Cream Shop in Warren, New Hampshire, located at the beautiful foothills of Mount Moosilauke. Choose from 34 different flavors and assorted [...]

Three Moose Kayak Adventures

Experience the thrill of a personalized kayaking or hiking trip in Homer, Alaska. Choose a casual or heart pumping adventure in some of the most [...]

The Cozy Moose Cabins

Relax lakeside in Cozy Moose Cabins on Moosehead Lake in Greenville Maine. There is lodging for family vacations, couples vacations, snowmobile vacations, honeymoon vacations, or [...]

Meandering Moose Lodging

The adventure begins at the Meandering Moose in Talkeetna, AK.  Choose a private log cabin or Bed & Breakfast lodging for your memorable winter or [...]

North Country Moose Festival

The 25th annual North Country Moose Festival will be held August 26-28, 2016 to honor the mighty moose of the northern NH and VT forests. [...]

Moose n’ Fiddle

The Moose n’ Fiddle summer music festival is held on the eastern shores of the Lake of the Woods in the Township of Sioux Narrows [...]


Moosefest is the fan festival for the television series Northern Exposure. As they say at Moosefest, have fun and "Antlers Up". To learn more visit [...]

The Frozen Moose

The Frozen Moose in Helena, Montana is a self serve frozen yogurt café committed to providing the ultimate dessert experience. Choose from sixteen delightful flavors [...]