Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown At The Park
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... settling into our campsite, we noticed smoke in the hills nearby. There is a fire! It looks close but one of our neighbors said it is not as close as it seems and the wind is blowing the opposite way. In any case we kept our eyes on it for the rest of the day. We settled in, we have to go to a grocery store to pick up some things. We get directions to the shopping ...
... sits on a rock prominentory above the village. Breakfast was good too! Left there and as we climbed out of the valley looked back and realised how little of the place we had actually seen over the couple of hours we were there. Then we saw a bear, in the wild, on the road. He didn't hang around to have his photo taken, but we saw one none the less. Took heaps of photos over the course of this day. More were deleted ...
... time. While eating pizza we finally managed to catch some Olympic games. Of course,
American coverage is a little different than what we are used to, but still got to see some
gymnastics and swimming. We gave the kids a much needed bath. (I don't even remember the last time we bathed Josephine). Then it was off to bed for everyone. We are all super excited at the thought of going
to Yellowstone tomorrow.The Olinskis
... and headed more north-west. The ride flattened out owing to the highway and the expansive countryside, but always sloping upwards and eventually leading into another mountain pass. This one defined the Rockies title. Crippled rock clusters covered the landscape, exposed in cliff faces and along mountain slopes. It seems John Denver was right!
The mining town of Butte appeared in the summer haze after exiting the range. The largest city in Montana up until ...
... the hour or so that we fished but didn’t have any activity. This is a river we want to explore more the next time we are here, there are 100 or more miles accessible to the public.
Next we headed back into Missoula to the Bitterroot River and the Kelley Island FAS which is just west of town. This wasn’t as pristine as the Blackfoot (duh, we were basically in a residential area and the FAS gets lots of use), but the water was ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service