Travel Blogs from Hemingford
... she couldn't place my Jersey accent. Even though 385 is a 2 Lane Hwy., the speed limit is 65 mph and there's very little traffic. Unfortunately, we got stuck again in a major rainstorm for about 80 miles. We would have pushed onward; however, we were told that there are no accommodations between Alliance and Seneca Nebraska. We took a hotel room in Alliance and called it a day. 180+/- ...
... and on to Chadron. Even with overcast skies and rain, the fields still have an amazing glow to them. I wish I could capture the beautiful tone of yellow - soybean fields - so rich and warm, almost alive. Nebraska is so different from where I drove across in Iowa - here it all looks smoother, definitely flatter, but also less crisply defined - almost blurry. And, dare I say, rather boring.
Oh, have I mentioned all ...
... This memorial has been in the process of being built since the 1940's, and is pretty much being done by one family. While the face is complete, most of the work is still to be done. Next was Mount Rushmore. This memorial was much smaller than Crazy Horse, but was complete. In fact, the Black Hills are sacred to the Indian, so the carving into Mount Rushmore was an insult to the ...
... to 200 visitors a day. It is free and it is one of those roadside attractions that make a road trip fun and unpredictable.
We got some pictures, a postcard, and Alison get her squished penny. Everyone was happy and we moved on to our next destination: Bayard, Nebraska where Chimney Rock is located.
Bizarre but fun!!!
... the hospital. Needless to say, this was our first and last visit to an oxygen bar. It felt creepy to have one of those devices on our faces and the slinky bar atmosphere and relaxing vibe of the place didn’t help the distracting feeling that someone would be coming soon to change my bed pan.
On to Denver! Memories of our AP English teacher Carol Billig, flooded our memories because she really looked like John Denver. Downtown is not a vibrant place on the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting