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Travel Blogs from Moose Jaw
... a rich history and most of it involves around the Tunnels of Moose Jaw. Under the downtown area, there is a maze of tunnels built to service the buildings above. But in the early 1920's or so (could have that date wrong) the Chinese came to Canada, including Moose Jaw, for a 'better life'. The ones who came to Moose Jaw ended up living and working in these tunnels in ...
A cloudy morning encouraged us to make a slow start to the day. Of course we also had to take time to visit the Cypress Hills interpretation centre before leaving! And that was time well spent! Don and I share an interest in the geology of regions we visit and the Cypress Hills displays did not disappoint.
Once we were back on the road, our first stop was at the Saskatchewan welcome centre for literature about the province for both this ...
... to chat with the two ladies from the truck, who had already come across three moose that very morning. Excited, we continued on, eyes peeled on either side of the road. No further moose sightings, but we did nearly run into an elk buck!
Today's drive was a beeline for the border, as we hoped to make a tour of the tunnels of Moose Jaw before closing. A few stops along the ...
We headed north-west ish with no specific destination in mind. South Dakota turned into North Dakota and we started to see a lot of similarity to Alberta. It was windy and flat with wheat fields and canola replacing the corn fields we have seen so many of the last few days.
The odometer on the motorhome clicked over the 20,000 mile mark somewhere around Harvey ND. As ...
... and chowed down on a Boston Cream. Pretty good.
The sign for Wolseley in Saskatchewan attracted our attention. We took them up on their offer to walk on their swinging bridge. Denny did his best to really get the thing moving.
We decided to stay in Moose Jaw for the night. How could we not?
Other places to stay in Moose Jaw
1590 Main Street North, Moose Jaw | 3 star hotelfrom $101
1720 Main St. N., Moose Jaw | 2 star hotelfrom $106
155 Thatcher Drive W., Moose Jaw | 2 star hotelfrom $114
45 North Service Road, Moose Jaw | 3 star hotelfrom $88
1400 Ninth Avenue NE, Moose Jaw | Hotelfrom $90