Travel Blogs from Red Lodge
[Day 9, Aug. 23] Today began with a visit to Yellowstone Canyon and a hike along the South Rim Trail to see the lower falls in the canyon. When we first arrived at the parking area we did not see the trailhead and headed first to a lookout point for the falls. Along with us was a full bus load of senior citizens from Illinois. It was crowded at the view point but apparently in the height of the season you can be at one of these popular sights with ten bus loads of people and ...
... what the problem was and to see, if I could solve it myself. I did not seem to make any progress. I checked the local phone directory and found a number of computer repair services in Billings, Montana's largest town (which doesn't mean much: Montana has a total of 1 million inhabitants). Wednesday morning I drove there. The first guy on my list was not at home, so I went to the next one a couple of miles away: Rimrock Computer ...
We were advised to take the scenic Chief Joseph Hwy. to Cody, Wyoming. We passed Virgil's Lair Ranch, Clarkes River and the K Bar Z Guest Ranch. We drove over a bridge that crossed a very deep gorge - it was beautiful. Finally, we reached the 8000' peake on Dead Indian Trail. Then it was downhill for the next 11 miles to Cody. The air is very ...
... four rafts in total and for 3 hours we had a wonderful time. We experienced rapids, drifting down calm waters in the dinghy and I even jumped into the river to float in my life jacket - such fun! We saw all kinds of birds including several bald eagles and osprey. Although I can check this off my bucket list, I yearn to do it again and take it to a higher level - what a ...
... up amongst the glaciers.
The Montana/Wyoming Border is high, high up in the Bluetooth’s and the necessary photo stop took place of course. We picnicked that day high in these fabulous Mountains - if this is the taster for Yellowstone, bring it on!
We reached a summit of 10,947 feet and it was chilly, then we began our descent. There were waterfalls, white water ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed