Monthly Archives: July 2012

City of Helena – Montana

Saturday, July 28, 2012 We arrived in Helena (capitol of Montana) by early afternoon so we opted for a hour-long tour of the town via this trolley.  The tour guide told us of the gold rush time in Helena and … Continue reading

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Yellowstone National Park – Mammoth Hot Springs

Friday, July 27, 2012 About five miles inside the North Entrance of Yellowstone you reach the Welcome Center at Mammoth Hot Springs.  This view also greets you. The step-like terraces form as heated water moves along the Morris-Mammoth Fault. The … Continue reading

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Yellowstone National Park – North Entrance

Thursday, July 26, 2012 The early developers of the park thought it needed a distinct entrance as people arrived by train and horse-drawn carriages to visit the park.  The arch’s cornerstone was laid by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903.  The … Continue reading

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On Our Way to Our Destination

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 We stopped for lunch about 22 miles north of Gardiner, MT.  What a delight to discover this roadside picnic shelter with the Yellowstone River flowing beside it.  The park is dedicated to those who have served, … Continue reading

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Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 We drove to Billings, MT today with a stop at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. Little Bighorn Battlefield is a national monument established to preserve the actual historic site of the Battle of Little Bighorn. On … Continue reading

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Traveling I-94 in Eastern Montana

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 I-94 in Montana offers many IMAX panoramic views of the countryside that will take your breadth away.  The Yellowstone River follows alongside giving you glimpses of water as you drive through this golden countryside.  Amazing! As … Continue reading

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Relaxing and Updating Our Schedule

Monday, July 23, 2012 We relaxed and ran a few errands today. The staff at our current Hampton Inn are so friendly and we’ve enjoyed visiting with them throughout our stay.  The fast changes that are happening in Dickinson, ND … Continue reading

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