Best Western Tower West Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Last night was our first night sleeping on the road and it was fantastic! We made it to Sioux City as planned and had an hour to spare with Jac's DOT hours. I had to cancel our first reservation at a Comfort Inn and move us across the street to Marriott for parking reasons but it turned out to be wonderful. The only room they had left was one with …
... in the lake after setting up. We then rode our bikes to the marina and beach.
Returning to our campsite, we prepared dinner while watching 2 beaver swim toward us across the lake, one with a stick in its mouth. We also saw a bunch of mountain blue birds.
The kids and I journaled before A & W watched part of a movie. Heading toward Yellowstone ...
... recommend it if you haven't been. I stole this pic off the internet.
From the moment I merged onto I90, the parade of bikers heading to Sturgis was already well underway. For most of the ride the speed limit on I90 was 80 mph (130 kph)...that is just nuts! While the road can handle it and traffic was not bad, when you add in the heat and gusting cross-winds, it was hard to keep moving with traffic at times.
... they had just put a bunch of bread rolls out for the bears, so they were all out in the sun eating AND I was on the right side of the bus to get photos :). Yay me!
After doing the drive through section, we went up to the main area where they have a walk through animal area. There were foxes, coyotes, a bobcat, a skunk, and the cutest of all; the bear cubs. The bear cubs are kept separate to the adults, because there's a risk ...
Today I went into the first of what should be 20 states of the US that I haven't entered before. But that was a good 200+ miles after I set out from Columbus... and we have pics of the journey to discuss... though the beginning of my travelling day was delayed by having to check out some salt flat race cars...
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