Howard Johnson Inn Gillette
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Gillette
... meal, but hey, I much prefer lasagne to Chinese. We had some time to spare, so walked around the shops that were still open, before heading back to the bus.
We finally made it to the hotel at about 8pm - a seriously long day on the road. I made a mad dash up to the Walmart that was 2 blocks away - I had to find a keyring for Wyoming. Buying these keyrings from every place is seriously going to be the death of me! I rewarded ...
... lot of plumbing there, including some tricky lines to squirt cool oil under the pistons. And here's the head Frank built and ran for a time:
Frank points out that this engine starts life at 912lbs. That's mighty heavy. But all the same, he ran it in this Jaguar:
At times it wasn't all plain sailing:
... br> I thought I might find out some more by stopping at a rest area, but there was no tourist information there (the whole day I didn't find a manned rest area, which is very unusual here as they are like tourist information offices), just an odd sign:
It was nearly dark as I arrived in Gillette, I think I'll sleep here and move on early in the morning to see the Devil's Tower.
... two bears. Yay us. The timing was perfect because not 5 minutes later, they were out of sight. Proceeding through Yellowstone and out the NorthEast exit, we headed to the Bear?? Scenic highway. It is supposed to be one of the most beautiful roads in the States. Alex and I can attest to the fact that is was absolutely amazing, and on my list as one of the top scenic drives I have been on. We rose in altitude to a whopping 10956 feet. Alex ...
... an Elvis personator and his dog dressed as Elvis. The dog had a cape on and wore Elvis glasses, we had seen alot of Elvis impersonators but he was the best we ever saw. He gave Susie a scarf and sang to her, which made her day. He had me play the air piano to Jerry lee Lewis great balls of fire. We were going to stay till 9pp but stayed till 1130p. It was a really good time seeing people I ...