Crowne Plaza Billings
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Thursday 20th August 2014, Day 7: Leaving at 8am in light rain and heading out the SE exit to the Yellowstone Park. We will be going from 9,000ft to 5,000ft and from forest to desert. Someone spotted a bull elk in the trees, but we were past it, but the driver did a Uie with the aid of a right turning road - it was still there, but we didn't get a …
... blue skies of Montana abounded. Big sky country or as I say big sky, big country, big mountains - it has it all and also goes on and on like the prairies as I would come to think by afternoon. A good drive with no big scenic attractions but lots of country and rivers. We did consider a stop at the Madison Buffalo Jump. Having been to the Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump near Fort MacLeod, Alberta we wondered how this would ...
... plentiful in this part of the country. The time changed in Hebron ND, so we gained another hour. This one is for Ron. We stopped in Dickinson ND for a minute and saw a large billboard advertising Loverboy playing in the local Casino on July 7th, with Mike Reno leering down at us. Near Medina ND the topography changed radically as flat lands gave way to hoodoos. Driving through the area called the National Grasslands was eerie. Montana is quite ...
... 1876. Even though the Indians won the battle, they later lost the war,
which ended their independent, nomadic way
first stop was the Visitor Center. It was small, but well done. We were able to
watch a video about the events that had happened here. We did tour the
battlefield in our RV's. -- the route
was about five miles long. Just seeing the rugged countryside and trying to
envision the battle ...
... drink holders! And as always, the important element of floating is not overlooked - we conveniently hire out a raft specifically for our chilly-bins. With two cars loaded, one with tubes stacked high into the clouds on it’s deck, the road leading up to the mountain valleys lingered. The lower stop on the river was the scene for a car drop, ready for when we reach the end of our watery adventure. Cramming into MJ's truck, packed to the brim with our mob and MJ's anxious and ...
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