Econo Lodge Billings
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Saw Old Faithful and Beehive geysers go.
Drove many miles in the park and saw Elk and Bison.
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Spent the morning at the cabin.
Then visited more sites in Yellowstone National Park.
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Drove to Billings, MT.
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... our way home in April .
So it's now day one of our trip south, the 22nd of Feb. Got an early start and drove in sunny cool(-11) weather down into Montana. Stopped at duty free and then in Great Falls to pick up a new Garmin- old one was 15 yrs old. Our destination Billings and we arrived in town about 430 pm . Staying at a new B&B ...very nice...homey and very welcoming..terrific hot breakfast. Loved ...
... Glad to hear that all's well with him and the girls We arrived in Billings about 4.15pm. It looks to be an unexciting industrial city, but is the launching place for our visits to other areas tomorrow. It started to rain when we were about 1 hour out of Billings, but until now, we have had absolutely fantastic weather. In spite of the rain, it's still hot though. We're off to a western dinner tonight. (later) We've just ...
... Winter is almost past. The historical signs at the Rest stops offer hints of life in another time. I watch for familiar names, still thinking I may have crossed this country in an earlier life. The trees change -- pines and then deciduous. Montana appears to be about twice as wide as Washington with a quick look at a map. Mostly we are not using a map as I-90 is the plan. And the sun shone and the weather was clear.
... any economic downturn in 2008, because of the large oil find in the Bakken area and the Heath area shale oil play just north of Billings. The original townsite called Coulson, to attract the Coulson Packet Co. to the area, was a lawless rough and tumble Wild West town. The Sheriff, John "Liver-Eater"Johnson, used the force of his gun to bring law and order. So much so that they had to build a cemetery known as Boothill because most men resting there ...