Archive: August 2013

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It was a pretty low-key travel day, and I was exhausted by the time night started rolling around, so we planned to boondock at the next convenient truck stop for the night. We were able to find one that had plenty of open spots, and also allowed some room for the kids to stretch, run […]

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You would think that having to drive 794 miles, heading west, across Wyoming and Montana would be a little monotonous. Not for us! Three hours into the day’s drive, we stopped off at a gas station for some snack refills. Upon walking back to the coach, I noticed the bike rack was hyperextended toward the […]

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We didn’t make much progress westward today but we did see some awesome natural wonders. We’ve also been rocking our national passport stamps in the Rocky Mountain region! Our westward trek on route 90 took us right past Devil’s Tower in Wyoming. Well, technically 25 miles off I-90, but how could we miss it when […]

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Our way to Mount Rushmore saw a little more traffic and a lot more motorcycles. Good thing is, there’s now a truck route from I-90 to the park. There were still plenty of steep grades—they made Edelweiss struggle a few times, but we made it! At least we could avoid downtown Rapid City, SD. There’s […]

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It stormed heavily the night before we planned on exploring the Badlands, but after breakfast the next morning, the sky rapidly cleared and a beautiful day had begun. During our night’s stay in Wall, South Dakota, we had asked a few people if we could drive the Badlands in our motorhome with a car in […]