Category Archive: Blogs on the Big USA road trip

The first week or so from my perspective (Chris)

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I’ve been looking forward to this more than almost any holiday I can remember – a road trip in the US has always been a bucket-list item for me! I know Ann hasn’t… Continue reading

Day 7 – Video Blog – Big Horn

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A little insight to the views at Big Horn Mountain in the Rockies

Day 8 – Overnight in Edgemont, South Dakota

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Our overnight hotel in Edgemont was in The Cowboy Inn, a traditional no frills motel which offered everything we needed included a freezer and fridge to freeze our cool packs and keep the… Continue reading

Day 8 – Gillette to Edgemont via Devil’s Tower, Deadwood and Mount Rushmore

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Wyoming to South Dakota Had an interesting breakfast in the Budget Inn Express. Everyone asking me to speak more (not something my friends would ever request!!) The visitors here were on hunting trips… Continue reading

Day 7 – Cody to Gillette via Big Horn and Buffalo

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Shopping first! The day started with a visit to the shops. Something which enthralled Chris apart from the discovery of Levi’s at $42 a pair for 501s and a quick visit to a… Continue reading

Video blog ‘on our way to Jackson’

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Day 6 – Experiencing the Wild West, Cody Wyoming

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Having left Yellowstone, we headed out for Cody.  After driving through more amazing scenery, we arrived at our hotel, built by Buffalo Bill and named after his daughter.  The hotel has kept the… Continue reading

Day 5 & 6 – Yellowstone National Park

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Heading out of Jackson we made our way through Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone. I am beginning to struggle with adjectives to describe the views we keep seeing.  We are well travelled,… Continue reading

Day 4 – Salt Lake City to Jackson

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Utah to Wyoming vía Idaho First we had to pick up our wheels which we did. For once my organisation skills failed me. We took the Hotel shuttle bus to the airport to… Continue reading

Day 2 & 3 – Californian Zephyr Chicago to Salt Lake City

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The Amtrak Experience Chicago We made our way from our Chicago hotel to the train station in an Uber taxi. The driver was very friendly and suggested he drop us off at the… Continue reading