Monthly Archives: May 2014

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 – Bozeman, Montana

Today’s goal was to be at the entrance to Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument when the gates open at 8:00 then to be on the road by noon for our final stop before heading into Yellowstone. We were greeted at …

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014 – Garryowen, Montana

I-90 dips to the south just inside Wyoming (state slogan, the “We Have More Land Than We Know What to Do With” state) so Richard’s GPS appropriately routed us north onto US212, no doubt shaving a decent number of miles …

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Monday, May 26, 2014 – Mitchell, South Dakota

This was planned on paper to be our longest driving day of the trip. We would travel from DePere through Minnesota (state slogan, the “300 Miles of Bad Road” state) (sorry, Mary) and land in Mitchell, South Dakota (state slogan, …

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Saturday, May 24, 2014 – Le Pere, Wisconsin

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We set out early this morning for the nearly 400 mile trek to Green Bay, Wisconsin (state slogan,  the “State Known as Wisconsin” state). We were on I-55 dutifully following the purple line on Richard’s GPS when it suddenly hiccuped …

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Friday, May 23, 2014 – Springfield, Illinois

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This summer, Amber, our 17 year old warm-weather-loving cat opted not to go to Kitty Summer Camp and instead travel with us to Yellowstone . She chose the economy accommodations of our cat carrier and did pretty well with the …

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Thursday, May 22, 2014 – Nashville to Mammoth Cave National Park

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Thursday we packed up our RVs and made the 2 hour drive to Mammoth Cave National Park, which is in Kentucky (state slogan, the “Big, Boring Cave” state). Richard drove the lead vehicle again and his Garmin GPS once again …

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014 – Troy to Nashville

We awoke to find we were camped at Walmart. Exactly where we had settled down last night. Camping at Walmart is sort of a love-hate thing. Most of the Walmarts we camp at are 24 hour stores. So people are …

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Monday, May 19, 2014 – Florida to Troy, Alabama

With final departure preparations having been completed late Sunday afternoon, our goal for this morning was simple: leave the house by 8:00. At 9:00 we achieved that goal. About an hour north on I-95 we were reminded why Florida is …

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Sunday, May 18 – Ready… set…

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After what can only be described as an uneventful “winter” season (I suppose it can actually be described many other ways but uneventful is the only way I’ll describe it) we are ready to hit the road again. This year …

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