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Sunday, September 4, 2011

15 Days and 3,900 Miles

Hey Blog Buddies,

We're back from our trip out West, and while I really enjoyed the vacation, it's good to be back at home.  We have a "thing" for National Parks, and we visited a lot of them on this trip.  Our 15 days in a nutshell:

Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park

Grand Teton National Park

A real, live moose on his way to lunch in (yes) Moose, Wyoming-Grand Teton

Bison: They've definitely made a comeback in Wyoming and South Dakota!

Devil's Tower National Monument, Wyoming

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument,Crow Agency, Montana
(The scenery wasn't spectacular but the ranger program was fantastic!)

Mt. Rushmore, Keystone, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial, near Custer, South Dakota

 Wind Cave National Park, near Hot Springs, South Dakota
Didn't get ANY good photos there, unfortunately.

Badlands National Park, South Dakota
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site
(Inside the facility where they would have launched the missile.
DH thought that this was one of the trip highlights.
It's a guy thing.)

This was one of the longest, most ambitious trips we've taken.  We had originally planned to visit only Yellowstone and The Grand Tetons, and did everything else on the spur of the moment.
It was a great trip.

Hope all of your journeys are wonderful.

Have a good weekend,
and thanks for visiting.


Kaisievic said...

Wow! Your trip sounds amazing - visiting Yellowstone National Park is on my to do list but whilst DH and I are planning to visit the States next year - it will only be Nashville, New York and San Francisco on our agenda.

Glad that you liked Mary Wigham, now that I have got over my false starts I think that I am really going to enjoy the challenge of both the design and using the gorgeous variegated threads.

cheers, Kaye xoxox said...

What a GREAT vacation! Been to all of these places and they are magnificent. Thanks for sharing your photos. Where is the missile site?

Karen said...

Gorgeous pics! Visiting all of those places would be so wonderful! What a fabulous vacation!

Cindy said...

Great pics! We did almost the exact same trip Aug 28-Sept 10th :)