The Historic Plains Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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This is Cheyenne's theme....Live the Legend
SATURDAY 6/28-We left early, for us, thinking we could beat the wind...that is not possible in this area as when we got on the interstate it showed 35mph winds and further down the road 40mph. Once again we had awning problems like we did in Arizona so I had to listen to it bang and thump against the motorhome when a gust of wind would come the right way...very nerve wracking.
A few miles ...
... and you end up getting buried in the dust - especially with the top down. While I'm probably a risk-taker, I like to believe that I'm also a calculated risk-taker, so I decided to call it quits and returned to Douglas. Miss GPS was probably laughing all the way.
Before I left Douglas, I had visited a charming museum, Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum, worth every minute of your time. This is where the tipi from 'Dancing with ...
... by Danish-American Gutzon Borglum and his son,Lincoln, the 60-foot heads are of Washington,Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln. The entire memorial covers 1,278.45 acres. A South Dakota historian s credited with conceiving the idea of carving the likenesses of famous people into the Black Hills region of South Dakota in order to promote tourism in the region. They settled on the Mount Rushmore location, which has the advantage of ...
... Mammoth Dig. We made the very smart decision to save Crazy Horse and Needles Highway for the next time we come, which we will do for sure.
The Mammoth dig was very cool, but I won't get into that because everyone else seems to have mentioned it.
We then drove off to Cheyenne and through some very neat landscapes, weather, chit-chat. Our hotel in Cheyenne was VERY NICE, I could stay there for weeks. Marriott does things nice.
... casinos is a question unless the casinos rely on travelers and those who live in the area work in the casinos or mines.
Monday, the 26th, was another travel day: 523 miles to Rawlins, WY. Again the scenery changed constantly from long straight a ways of sand – blowing sand at that – to rugged rocky low mountains to the great sand flats – beautiful white sand that almost was too glaring to the ...