Dude Rancher Lodge
Travel Blogs from Billings
Not sure I ever want to go back to North Dakota! It was very difficult riding/driving the trike when the wind was blowing about 40 mph across the plains! The entire trip across the state we wondered what do the citizens do here!? They must all be farmers - there are no trees, only farm land. I wonder where they get their oxygen - sure isn't from …
The weather held beautiful for our visit with the grand kids and was absolutely perfect for our walk along Rock Creek with John and Kari, but with snow forecasted for that night we headed back to Billings thinking we'd be safe.
Wrong. We woke to a couple inches of the nasty stuff and it trailed us doggedly all the way through Wyoming till we got to Denver, where we finally found the sun again.
... see in the movies or on TV!! So we do our rendition of Chevy Chase ... nod twice , snap a picture as we drive by and its off down the road.
Maybe it was the fact we saw the Crazy Horse one first, might have been the rain? ...or maybe it was the fact we still had 6 hours of driving to go and it was already 2pm.
Not saying you should not go, but to be honest, the Battlefield of Custer's Last Stand was worth more time!
... also take a tram ride to the top of the mountain. It's quite the place. We spent nearly the entire day wondering around, enjoying the natural sights and also the human sights when people attempted to zipline.
Bridger Bowl is nearby and is known as expert-only skiing terrain. Local skiers are alerted to fresh snow by a flashing blue beacon placed on the top of the famous Baxter Hotel in downtown Bozeman. Local ...
... a bobble head again looking at the views which changed every corner. The highway seemed to go around and around a mountain and down the other side. I loved riding it! there were straight-ways, sweeping curves and hairpin curves that were set at 25 mph.
I didn't see any animals but I did get stopped for 30 mins at a construction site. Who knows where I'll be tomorrow, I have two more places I want to visit before I consider returning home.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking