Grand Targhee Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking rooms
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... They have really thought of everything here. Rockefeller owned this large tract of land and left it to the community to be enjoyed. They have made all sorts of decisions to truly "preserve" it. Thirty cars means that there is less pressure on the landscape, more opportunity for people to experience the miles of trails as was intended. So I walk and am humbled by my experiences. A birch tree with the tattoo of bear claws scratching. A field of wildflowers. Reflection of ...
... the town. There was no shortage of stuffed animals in the Mercantile stores either, showcasing (if in a grotesque kind of way) the types of animals we’d likely to be seeing in the nearby Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.
Once we’d done a loop around the square where all the shops are situated, it was time to have a drink in the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar, a famous Saloon for ...
... a day trip.
It took us longer to get there than we anticipated because there were Bison at the side of the road on the way - they caused a 12 mile tailback (not joking) because when people saw them, they slowed down to get photos. We arrived at Signal Mountain Lodge, which has a nice restaurant that we decided to make use of for lunch. After a burger and chips (very healthy, I know) we drove down ...
The next day the weather was dramatically different and we got amazing views of Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, the Black Hills forest, Custer State Park and the Badlands. At Mount Rushmore, Wills asked a lady to take our picture. After she took it she asked if we were from Australia. Wills had just about had enough by this stage and said impatiently "Why does everyone keep asking that, it's really beginning to irritate me!" She replied with an awkward "Okaaay" ...
... unique because no foothills stand in front of the major peaks. The range lacks foothills because it was formed in fault-block fashion from movement that occurred at the base of the range along a zone of weakness called the Teton fault.