Wingate by Wyndham Gillette
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsWingate by Wyndham Gillette
After being in the wilderness for 6 days the Wyndham was perfect. Internet, TV and a pool!! Very nice girl at front desk gave us good directions to get the car washed.
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... can be eaten by some of the older male bears. They were playing around with each other just like puppies, big puppies, and were so over-the-top adorable!
Our next drive took us through Rapid City, back through to Wyoming and on to the national monument of Devil's Tower. Devil's tower is a giant rock formation that has come about through a decreasing sea level and years of weathering. We got to walk around the trail that ...
... was rain, at the south-eastern end there was also rain, but I struck no rain.
I was uncomfortable with the heat at one point and stopped for an hour or so of sleep in the back of the van at a rest area. It was refreshing, despite the temperature making it hard to lie down and doze off.
At Sheridan, the first big town In Wyoming, I drove straight on through, then I stopped to get a ...
... the 6 forest fires currently burning in the park. The haze made the drive sort of surreal, like driving through a landscape painting shot through with bright morning light. It's a sharp, winding descent down through steep canyons and out into the cowboy country that starts quite suddenly at the Buffalo Bill Reservoir. (The Buffalo Bill Dam stops the Shoshone River, which I find troublingly appropriate.) We pushed hard through cowboy ...
... our time. Some technical info for you –
- Over millions of years, erosion of the sedimentary rock exposed Devils Tower
- The tower rises 867 feet from its base, stands 1,267 feet above the river and 5,112 feet above sea level
- The area of its teardrop-shaped top is 1.5 acres
- The diameter of its base if 1,000 feet
We got back into the car and then ...
We said goodbye to Dan at the Harney Peak inn and set out for Gillette, Wyoming by way of Deadwood, Spearfish Canyon, and the Devils Tower. Deadwood was a fun diversion. We walked along the historic main street and tried to envision the more rough and rugged gold prospectin' pioneer days. Deadwood is helpful in this as they have strategically placed several sexy lingerie clad ladies....mannequins in storefront windows all along ...