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Jun 10, 2012 - Day 3...554 miles later and we are FINALLY out of Montana

Updated with photos Day 3...Started off not too badly..got up at a reasonable time and hit the road at 9am. Gas in Bozeman was $3.65 today. So even cheaper than yesterday! Woohoo... As we started off we saw a chipmunk! Cool..the dogs missed it but Rose had to grab my ankles as I tried to chase after it. Saw a few more but they were sure much bigger than the one here! Weather was fine...bit chilly, lil bit windy and as we travelled farther east and south, the wind only got worse. Not much in the way of rain as the forecast projected. Our...

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Oct 14, 2011 - Sheridan, wyoming

Left Peter d's RV park in Sheridan, WY with a broken slide. Went to find somewhere to fix but the place was closed,gone hunting. Called a truck shop and they met us at the WAlmart parking lot. Sandy and I went shopping while the guys tried to fix the RV. Three hours later the slides work but the jacks don't. Ate lunch at arby,s then hit the road. Stopped for gas in Gillete, WY and are heading to Spearfish South Dakota for the night. Stayed at Chris campground in spearfish, south Dakota. Nice park

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Journey 2011

Oct 13, 2011 - Stop Over in Sheridan Wyoming

Left Custer South Dakota this morning with a brief stopover at an Antler and hide shop.. picked up a few trinkets for the kids... racoon hat for Gabriel, Buffalo tails for the girls and a rattlesnake head for gabriel... Very smooth day with nice sunshine for our 320 miles over to Sheridan Wyoming.. half way point to Yellowstone.. got in around 5pm with a few minutes to unwind in the playground with the kids and watch a few hunters in the campground skinning and dressing their deer..Gaby and Chloe were very interested to see the action.......

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Aug 23, 2011 - Road to Escapade

We packed up, got some gas for the MH, hitched up the PU and were on the road by 11. Really hate these early mornings. LOL We had less than 200 miles and were were going to park at the Home Depot so we were in no hurry. At about the 417 MM on I-90 in MT we saw a big grass fire. It had covered one whole hill and was headed for some others. They had two helicopters dipping water out of the Yellowstone to fight the fire. We later stopped at a rest area and I made some sandwiches and we vegged awhile eating and talking. I had no internet...

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Summer 2011 Travels

Jul 15, 2011 - Sheridan, WY and Custer's Last Battle

After settling in Eddie and I drove one hour North into Montana to visit the National Monument where they recount the famous Battle of the Little Bigh Horn. Folklore refers to this as Custer's Last Stand but local residents and the US Parks Service now call it "Custer's Last Battle" and by the Indians involved, as the Battle of the Greasy Grass. Although this entry may seem a bit long it is actually the shortest version I could muster and still give this event its just due! ********* The Battle of the Little Bighorn, was an armed engagement...

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Jun 25, 2011 - Shovin' on to Sheridan, WY

We had a quiet night and got going pretty early. We decided to top off our diesel before we left; the station on the corner had $3.75/gallon, couldn’t pass that up even though we needed just under 30 gallons. Then we hit the road. The drive was really pretty, gets one in touch with how expansive the state of Wyoming really is. We were surprised how green everything was, lots of snow melt probably and some irrigation. There’s lots of range land for cattle, horses, sheep, and deer…….sometimes, they were all together in the same field. Hannah...

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Jun 24, 2011 - Sheridan, WY

Since we had such a long drive yesterday, we decided to take Friday morning off from sightseeing. Jay rode his bike about 25 miles to the town of Decker, which is just over the Wyoming border into Montana. He told me that only thing in that town was a coal mine. Pretty desolate. The sun was really shining by about noon and we headed into the town of Sheridan. They have beautiful sculptures all through town, some interesting old architecture and some cute shops. As we were taking all this in, some dark clouds rolled in and before we knew it...

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Jun 23, 2011 - Home, Home on the Range

Home, home on the range…. Where the deer and the antelope play. Well, we DEFINITELY saw plenty of range today in our 5 ½ hour drive north from Cheyenne, WY to Sheridan, WY. In fact, that’s about all we saw, although we did see deer and antelope on the range, as well as cattle, sheep, bison and horses. And the views of the snow covered Rockies to the west of us were really magnificent. Although the scenery stayed very much the same for the entire drive, it really was beautiful. But Jay and I both agreed, we could never live here. Way too...

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Jun 17, 2011 - Sheridan, Wy

We left Belvidere, SD abt 8:00am. Weather was pretty good to start out, but then the wind picked up and we also encountered big elevation changes. Long uphill climbs, mile after mile thru western SD and all of Wyoming so far. This was to be with us all day. Gas mileage went way down, but then so did the gas prices. We paid $3.59 as our lowest price on the trip so far. We arrived at the Sheridan, Wy KOA abt 3:30pm. Ice cream social at 7:00pm and we are looking forward to it!!

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May 4, 2011 - Historical Sites in Sheridan

The Sheridan Inn was opened in June, 1893. It is in the Ripley Believe It or Not as "the House of 69 Gables". It is still in use today and in very good shape. The old rooms were very small and now are being doubled and bathrooms added. Each room is being named after famous people that have stayed there, such as Buffalo Bill Cody. Trail End Historic Site is an example of Flemish Revival architecture, it has twelve full and partial bathrooms, three floors and basement. It was finished in 1910 by John B. Kendrick. Who later became United...

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Feb 19, 2011 - Mostly a good driving day

Got an early start this morning and managed to get another 452 miles behind us for a total of 2095 since we left the New Orleans area. Only 685 miles to go. Colorado is now a thing of the past, and only another 23 miles of Wyoming to go. A big storm is on the way, so it looks like we will spend a day killing time in Sheridan. The snow started just before we got here. The roads are supposed to be better on Monday.

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Our travels

Oct 21, 2010 - Sheridan, WY

After the last three busy and long days we decided to take it easy today. Before I begin today's adventure, we forgot to tell you about the display of famous cars in Deadwood. In the one Historic Saloon in downtown, there was a collection of cars including Herbie, the Love Bug; James Bond (007) car; Magnum PI's red Ferrari; Mash's jeep; Smokey the Bandit's car; the outfit worn by Jackie Gleason in Smokey the Bandit movie; and 1976 Mountain Bike found in the barn at John Wayne's home (with owners card and title belonging to John Wayne). This...

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Wagons Westward Ho

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