Red Lion Colonial Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
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Travel Blogs from Helena
... to get a trek in and head to Yellowstone Park. The area we were in was called Teton National Park and Jenny Lake lay a bit further up the road from where we had camped. There is still a haze hanging around from the forest fires across the mountains but it seemed to be a bit clearer this morning so we should get some nice photographs. The lake was very picturesque and we set off with our bear spray again to trek the path around it before the day got too hot. ...
... farming but a lot of cattle ranges.
So why Helena? Well, I'd never heard of it until yesterday but it is the largest community in the area that I wanted to stay in for the night, so had the best chance of finding a reasonably priced hotel room. It also happens to be the State Capital. From here I will be heading to Yellowstone National Park and staying in Bozeman.
Today's mileage - 628KM (390 miles)
... We had planned this stop back in March or April. It turns out that Lenny, Lois and Meghan, Peg’s brother, sister in law, and niece subsequently planned to be in Helena for a wedding of one of their friends. This was totally coincidental as we initially were planning to be in Helena a week later. They are from Saugerties over on the Hudson River. They had a get together with the wedding party today so we are having breakfast with them ...
... we went out walking just as it began raining. We persevered walking by the Capital and picking up a Volkswalk route for tomorrow. We dined at the Brewhouse, partaking of a Helena microbrewery (Blackfoot River) pale ale. Betsy had hard cider. We share stuffed Portabello mushrooms and each had a chicken and pear salad. We retired to the Carolina B&B, our overnight accommodation. July 11th: We had a very nice breakfast which prepared us for our Volkswalk around ...
Our winter trips are over. Spring appears to be in the offing. We are about three weeks or so from heading south for about two months. A new blog will be written as we travel and hope that you will join us...Planned departure is March 29th, going against the tide and going south in the warmth. I hope it works as planned or ...