Quality Inn Homestead Park
Travel Blogs from Billings
... and empties sitting on side rails waiting for clearance to go back east. Prairie dogs were visible at times, and a fawn went bounding down the ditch on the side of the road ahead of me. We came across a marker for the Thomas Party. Read the narrative in the photo for the story. We arrived at Reed Point a few minutes before 8 AM, and Gayle showed up a few minutes later and we loaded up the bikes ...
... a quick off the highway exit informed us it was 7 miles on a "rural gravel road"... we decided no... we have seen one buffalo jump and the thought of 7 miles on a "rural gravel road" and potentially to find the attraction closed wasn't encouraging to either of us. The Clark Fork snaked under us numerous times as did the Yellowstone River further east and we crossed a number of passes - patches of snow around but roads were ...
... tickets and he said, "Sure" so we made the tour.
It was very interesting because the tour was given by an Indian woman who was descended from a woman who was there at Little Bighorn - 5 generations ago; therefore, we got a totally different slant on the event. She was a great story teller - very animated with sounds,expressions, movements and emotions for each story.
She told us that the US ...
While we were driving we saw horses (own by a farmer). One just happened to stop us in our tracks
literally. It was crossing the road right in front of us
and another one followed. Who ever
stops for a horse crossing? Then we
headed to Billings for the evening.
Staying in a hotel tonight --- looks like storms or rain possible.
... 5.75 a gallon and the diesel was cheaper than regular gas. Makes for expensive days, when it takes well over $100 to fill up the tank. We won’t gripe about fuel prices in Colorado for awhile.
We are looking forward to getting home, having a long hot shower in our own bathroom. Maybe cooking a nice dinner and relaxing a bit. Then, we will hopefully get a chance to visit with family and friends whom we have missed so much.