Trade Winds Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Trade Winds Lodge Valentine
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Slept here in a church parking lot. Packs of dogs roam the street. At 10:30 last night there were packs of kids roaming around...young kids...not even teenagers. The "Gus stop" was the center of the town. It's the gas station. Covered in garbage. Despite what the website says, the women's room was not clean.... Very very not clean. I have no idea why it's open late on the 9th of every ...
... what folks who live in the area do for news, and she told me they listen to the radio.
Obviously the owner of this ranch had a good idea for a low-maintenance ongoing revenue stream. Smart!
We left early the next morning with all the other overnighters. Guess no one had a reason to be in Valentine, NE!
... adventure. We were up at 4.30am, to be at the blind by 5.30am (first light). We sat quietly and patiently at the blind but it wasn't long before we heard the rustling of feathers, poor Laurie could hear and see the birds but it would be another hour before he could get a photo. This was a magical experience, they danced and boomed for hours and Laurie got great photos and ...
Started off the day with a breakfast event at the Niobrara Lodge.
Poked around the area and met a few people, then arrived at the Bull Bash. What a scene! There were beautiful bulls and their owners all along Main Street, and all the stores and restaurants were open with specials and promotions drawing the people in.
We stopped in at the Cherry County GOP storefront to campaign with passers-by, and shook a lot of hands and talked to a lot of ranchers ...
... with the bison was something the supervisor could not quite explain, but, with a bit of mayonaise, Sir Isaac tasted good anyway, and how fitting that the Canadians should symbolise outdoing the Americans at the Falls by serving a Brock burger! What could be more cutting?
Mrs Henry and I returned to the American side and the Egg, which had clearly enjoyed a well-earned rest, albeit in a slum, going by the way that its ageing but still powerful V8 ...