Travel Blogs from Medora, United States

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Badlands in NORTH Dakota?, Medora, United States travel blog

Badlands in NORTH Dakota?

A travel blog entry by wheelerlj

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Another stop at Wally World this afternoon netted a toilet-paper holder, a mat for the camper step, a dish drainer, a rug for the bathroom and several other sundries. Tonight we had a "home" cooked meal that included green beans from our garden and some ...

Badlands and bison, Medora, United States travel blog

Badlands and bison

A travel blog entry by wheelerlj

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Trivia for today: Turns out that when the pioneers came west, most of them came via one of three routes: the red trail, the yellow trail or the blue trail. The red trail went across North Dakota, and we've been following it for a while now. The other ...

Passage au Theodore Roosevelt National Park..., Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, United States travel blog

Passage au Theodore Roosevelt National Park...

A travel blog entry by roadtripusa2010

...pour effrayer des centaines de chiens de ...

Our 1st National Park, Medora, United States travel blog

Our 1st National Park

A travel blog entry by mrweinstein

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... darkened and the wind picked up. I checked the weather only to find this message: “Severe Thunderstorm Warning” for Medora, ND. That’s where we were…. Jen and I immediately put everything of value (including this laptop) into the ...

Some other sights., Medora, United States travel blog

Some other sights.

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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First of all, Medora is in the middle of nowhere. It is also a very beautiful spot in the Badlands of North Dakota. Without the Theodore Roosevelt NP, not sure it would still be in existence. Someone decided this would be a great place for a high end ...

Rested and North, Medora, United States travel blog

Rested and North

A travel blog entry by h.o.t.

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We had an extremely relaxing start to the day by lying around in bed, taking advantage of the hot water and showers (Tim & Jess), and not packing up Odie and checking out of the hotel until after 9am. We filled the chilly bins with ice from the hotel ...

Theodore Roosevelt National Park / Day #5, Medora, United States travel blog

Theodore Roosevelt National Park / Day #5

A travel blog entry by jwday3

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... ranch but sold out in 1892 and only came back to visit.   After our round trip, we visited the cute town of Medora. Had an expensive but great dinner at Teddy's at the Rough Riders Hotel. S- Prime Rib/ J-filet. Both were excellent. After ...

Red Trail Campground, Medora, United States travel blog

Red Trail Campground

A travel blog entry by socks

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... leaving Montana and entering North Dakota. While here we plan to visit Theodore Roosevelt National Park, attending the Medora Musical, enjoying Pitchfork Steak Fondue ( Rib eye steak cooked on a pitchfork) and driving the Enchanted ...

Enchanted Highway, Medora, United States travel blog

Enchanted Highway

A travel blog entry by socks

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The Enchanted Highway features the World's Largest Metal Sculptures produced by artist Gary Greff. He began dreaming of ways to bring people and businesses to the small community of Regent, ND – fearing the town would someday die if relied solely ...

Pitchfork Steak Fondue, Medora, United States travel blog

Pitchfork Steak Fondue

A travel blog entry by socks

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... Badlands from atop a bluff. While dining, patrons are serenaded with western melodies performed live by cast members of the Medora Musical. Fixins include a 12 oz Ribeye steak fondued on a pitchfork, baked potatoes, baked beans, cole slaw, fresh fruits ...

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora, United States travel blog

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

A travel blog entry by socks

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park was named for the 26th President of the United States. He first came to North Dakota to hunt bison, enjoy the badlands, wildlife and serenity. Upon his return years later, Roosevelt discovered the large herds of bison ...

Medora Musical, Medora, United States travel blog

Medora Musical

A travel blog entry by socks

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The Medora Musical is a western style musical dedicated to the 26th President of the U.S. - Theodore Roosevelt, and the time he spent in the North Dakota's Badlands. It pays tribute to America’s Patriotism and the Old ...

Out of the boonies..., Medora, United States travel blog

Out of the boonies...

A travel blog entry by ritaluther

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... magnificent piece of N.D. badlands.  WiFi or other electronic signals were nonexistent there.  This morning (Monday) I went to Medora, close to the South Unit and checked in at the Medora Campground which has WiFi.  I managed to download ...

The kindness of strangers, Medora, United States travel blog

The kindness of strangers

A travel blog entry by hkirkpatrick

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... park. Kevin spent the afternoon and a bunch of money in Dickenson, and the boys and I spent money wandering the town of Medora! It is a cute town, staffed by many retired volunteers who spend a week or two (lodging and food provided, one gentleman told ...

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora, United States travel blog

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

A travel blog entry by carol_fred

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... today to go to Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The road we took goes straight as an arrow up the western side of these two states. The scenery quickly went from farms to open range and there is nothing out there.  We did see a few cattle and ...

13 Return Roads, Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, United States travel blog

13 Return Roads

A travel blog entry by tombuttle

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... &z=12&om=1 September 20 Great Falls MT Motel 6 (boo) ...

Charming Little Cowboy Town, Medora, United States travel blog

Charming Little Cowboy Town

A travel blog entry by vivicarroll

... of grassland!  The landscape was occasionally broken by a butte, cows or sheep.  A bathroom was not easily found. Medora was a very small "cowboy" town founded in 1883.  Larry watched the Alabama vs Texas A&M football game while I ...

More beauty in the Badlands of Medora, Medora, United States travel blog

More beauty in the Badlands of Medora

A travel blog entry by beth.terpstra

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... before it started. The show was very good, especially the second half. We liked the outdoor amphitheater set in a Medora Badlands valley/hillside. We enjoyed the singing, dancing, history, Teddy Roosevelt, live horses (especially the white horse that ...

Teddy Roosevelt National Park, Medora, United States travel blog

Teddy Roosevelt National Park

A travel blog entry by jpandpa

This park is on the small gems list of parks so we added it to our itinerary.  Saw more buffalo and hundreds of prairie dogs!  The weather was HOT! and the buffalo were in heat distress.  Felt sorry for them.  They were in the middle ...

Day 27, Medora, United States travel blog

Day 27

A travel blog entry by sbrenkel

Glendive to ...

ND: Buffalo to Oil Wells--Teddy Roosevelt NP, Medora, United States travel blog

ND: Buffalo to Oil Wells--Teddy Roosevelt NP

A travel blog entry by lstoneham

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... campsite. The next camping spot was in Medora, ND, an old western town established in 1883 next to the Badlands. Dinner was at the Medora Steak Fondue, which means your steak is cooked outdoors in a deep vat of fat, cowboy style (oh, yum). This area is ...

Day 13 – Medora, North Dakota, Medora, United States travel blog

Day 13 – Medora, North Dakota

A travel blog entry by kann2010

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... swim in the nearby public swimming pool while mom and dad did the dishes.  The highlight of the day, was the 8:30 Medora Musical.  The outdoor amphitheater is theatre seating set into the side of a hill.  From the hilltop parking, you ...

Travel [day 3]; Roosevelt NP [day 4], Medora, ND, United States travel blog

Travel [day 3]; Roosevelt NP [day 4]

A travel blog entry by strayerstravel

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... the high plateau of Bozemen, down to the farm land of Billings, and further to the bad lands of North Dakota stopping at Medora, ND. Day 4 we visited the Theodore Roosevelt National Park.  Mostly  consisted of a 35 mile scenic drive where we saw ...

Teddy Roosevelt National Park - Scenic Loop, Medora, United States travel blog

Teddy Roosevelt National Park - Scenic Loop

A travel blog entry by poodlady

I drove over to Teddy Roosevelt National Park, near Mandan, and drove around the loop.  This is the time of year when it has the most color.  It was interesting to me to see the same places I saw last April, when it was winter.  Quite ...

Medorable, Medora, United States travel blog

Medorable

A travel blog entry by ahousey

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... as Banff, Vancouver and Seattle in a motorhome. She said she only said to fly her home once. haha  Activities: Medora Musical, Pitchfork Steak Fondue  Hotel: Americinn Medora  Helpful hint: Order Medora Musical tickets ahead of time. Get ...

Day 5: Dakota Express, Medora, United States travel blog

Day 5: Dakota Express

A travel blog entry by splencner

Day 5: Dakotas Express Today we drove about 280 miles from Pactola Reservoir to TRNP. The weather was mostly sunny with highs near 88. It got hotter and sunnier as we drove north away from the always changeable weather of the Black Hills. The night is ...

Crossing the Prairie, Medora, United States travel blog

Crossing the Prairie

A travel blog entry by ahousey

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... ; Lowlights: My salad  #of Swearwords: 1 (not at anyone) People we met: Activities: Bismarck State Capital, Medora Musical, Pitchfork Steak Fondue Hotel: Americinn Medora Helpful hint: Order Medora Musical tickets ahead of time. Restaurants: Wood ...

July 3-6, 2011, Medora, United States travel blog

July 3-6, 2011

A travel blog entry by mcgovern

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... most memorable day this far of the trip!  Our planned agenda includes:  starting at 8am for a day of hiking, attend the Medora Musical in the evening, and finally to watch the Medora fireworks which are lit in front of the badlands. At 8am we ...

Entering North Dakota, Medora, United States travel blog

Entering North Dakota

A travel blog entry by suewelsch

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... .  We arrived at the RV Park in Medora around 4pm and then at 5 pm went over to the Pitchfork Steak Fondue and Medora Musical, which is a musical tribute to Teddy Roosevelt, who had two ranches in this area.  We made reservations only a few days ...

TR Park: badlands, buffalo and wild horses, Medora, United States travel blog

TR Park: badlands, buffalo and wild horses

A travel blog entry by annarichard

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... --- and they had already come) was full. So camped in the municipal campground just outside the gates, in tourist town of Medora.  $20 incl wifi throughout camp, though no electricity. Nearly full so limited choice, but still in scenic place with ...

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