Country Inn & Suites Gillette
Travel Blogs from Gillette
Today we have seen Pronghorn, Mule Deer, Oil Rigs, and Snow. WAIT, SNOW in summer? Yep, in the distance we can see snow on the Rockies. Maeve and I, Molly have seen two more animals that we had never seen before,Pronghorn and Mule Deer. There are tons of oil Rigs around here. There are also ...
July 31, 2013 (Wednesday)
Headed North on Highway 20 to Highway 16 (Buffalo) then East on Interstate 90 to Moorcroft, WY. where we stayed the night. Saw lot's of road construction and Antelopes. It was about a five (5) hour drive, Cheryl's back ...
... and went for a dip in Boiling River. Very fascinating spot where the hot thermal springs flow into the freezing glacier fed river creating a mixture of sensations between hot and cold. On our way back to the car, Alex, with a keen eye, spotted a fawn off in the bushes that had apparently already noticed us. It ran, or basically hopped away. We cut through the upper portion of Yellowstone that we had by previously seen, and we fortunate enough ...
... shopping. One could actually spend a lot of time there with quite a few things to see, but since all of us have been there before, we decided to move along. After a stop for gas at Rapid City, SD., we drove a couple blocks to a Cabella’s where we ate lunch in the parking lot and then shopped a little more. Back in the coach after stretching our legs and walking around in Cabella’s, we were off to Gillette, WY ...
... After seeing a million signs, we had coffee and donuts at "the Wall drugs". A great stop.
After a rest stop lunch, on to the Rapid City Cabela's. These are great stores. Very appropriate that the signature statue is the Buffalo.
We see roads as far as you can see. It's a neat view. Sturgis is the famous biker stop, once a year. The town is very small but has many thousands for their bike week.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking