Dude Rancher Lodge
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Refrigerator in room
- Multilingual staff
- Room service
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"The battle was over at Custer's Last Stand.
And taps were sounding for all the brave men.
While one lone survivor, wounded and weak,
Comanche, the brave horse, lay at the General's feet.....
The symbol of bravery at Little Bighorn.
Poor old Comanche, you're battle-scarred and torn".
Johnny Horton 1959
Left camp in Bighorn Canyon and crossed the Bighorn Basin. Then had a spectacular drive up and over the Bighorn Mountains, starting at 1300 ...
... herds of cows, fields of sagebrush, corn, wheat, and some other unknown crops. The GPS, that I updated right before we left on the trip, tried to detour us through a field at Belfry, Montana. Fortunately we found our own way and the GPS eventually realized we knew where we were going. Arriving into Billings we passed by a large oil refinery. Billings has three such refineries, and a coal fired power plant. We checked into our hotel and then headed on to ...
... from dinner at a cowboy chuck wagon cookout and it was lots of fun. When our bus was about to turn off into the track to the bush camp, two bandits on horses circled us, and then one came on demanding our money, and all that stuff. We were all handed nice red kerchiefs to put around our necks, and we chose our own cowboy type hats to wear, and after a delicious steak and beans dinner at long tables under canvas, we sat ...
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.
... it had passed before I even reached it. It just made me awestruck at how awesome this world is. So amazing!!
Greg and I kept driving and we kept seeing signs for the Mitchell, SD Corn Palace. "World's Only Corn Palace," one sign said. I said to Greg, "This I've GOT to see!!" So, we took our first unexpected digression of the trip and sought out this Corn Palace. Luckily it was only a few short blocks off ...