Country Suites By Carlson, Bismarck
Travel Blogs from Bismarck
... and construction wherever you go. The many hiways around Williston are all being improved or expanded into 4 lane from 2...and there is a never ending parade of trucks of all shapes and sizes, hauling crude oil, equipment, trailers for the work camps...you name it. It's Sunday and the roads are packed... We arrived in Williston around 5pm and found a low end motel. I don't recall telling them that that we were seniors...but they gave us a room on the main ...
For the Independence Day weekend we booked into the Eagle Rock Campground on the shores of the Missouri river. A nice place, 10 km out of town, with lots of shade and privacy. We gave our gas cooker a break for a change as there was a lot of fire wood around. All cooking was done on the fire.
Unfortunately our Independence Day parade was a wash out due to rain. As we where told it is the best parade ...
... our rig at a Best Buy to purchased a new "Betty" GPS. Old Betty bit the dust and this was no place to have to navigate with only the Google Maps program on our phones.
The day was cloudy with on and off rain and winds steady around 24mph gusting to 34 mph on our starboard bow trying to knock us into South ...
... motels. Very nice pool and therapeutic whirlpool. Although it takes longer, it is nice to be downtown to see the city centre and walk around a bit. We found an interesting restaurant called the Toasted Frog for dinner. We took a short walk around the neighbourhood. Older Art Deco buildings such as the Court House and the Auditorium. We like Bismarck. One thing Jack picked up right away was the flat Midwestern accent. They do not use tonal inflections when they ...
8:45 pm: Gonna take another picture, we are in Bismarck North Dakota now
8:49 pm: Bismarck prison yes seriously
8:51 pm: Wow!! Big power lines. I wonder if those ...