Category Travel

Echo Canyon, Utah

Upon entering Utah, we took a break at this rest stop near Echo Canyon. The dramatic wall of red rock and train tracks gliding through the valley well is worth a moment. Just beyond the rest stop is a pasture,…
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Green River, Wyoming

Although well into the Rocky Mountain region of Wyoming, the landscape we encountered still spread out flat and wide for the most part, with only occasional low ridges of rock. Stopping in Green River for supplies, we ran across this…
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Laramie, Wyoming

As we transitioned from the Great Plains to the Rocky Mountain region, large outcroppings of rock emerged, interspersed in the still broad expanse of land and views stretching far off into the distance. We took a quick break at the…
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Cheyenne, Wyoming

Cheyenne has a bold western vibe, so I gather we’re in cowboy country now. We stopped for dinner at a Mexican restaurant and found a place to sleep for the night. No, we didn’t pup a tent and tell stories…
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Great Plains

The Great Plains stretch north to south in a wide band across the Unites States, from Montana into Texas. Through most of Nebraska and Western Wyoming, we drove through this wide expanse of land interspersed with fields and farms. On…
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Chappell, Nebraska

Our second stop during our trek across Nebraska was the town of Chappell. For all of you hunting and fishing enthusiasts, Cabela’s cofounder, Richard N. Cabela, grew up in Chappell. Also, a random ice cream cone statue offers a random…
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Great Platte River Road Archway

The next quick stop on our trek across the US was the Great Platte River Road Archway, located along Interstate 80, two hours west of Lincoln. The Archway monument houses an American pioneer exhibit highlighting westward expansion. If you fancy…
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Lincoln, Nebraska

Yesterday, after driving the length of Missouri–from St Louis to Kansas–we headed northwest into Nebraska. We arrived in Lincoln in the early part of evening and met with my aunt and uncle, whom I haven’t seen in years. After an…
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Kansas, Missouri

Day 6 of our cross-country roadtrip consisted of a trek from the eastern border of Missouri to Kansas, on the western border. I enjoyed the green landscape along our route. In the city of Kansas, we stopped for a quick…
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Gateway Arch, St. Louis

On the fifth day of our road trip across the United States, my travel buddy and I drove from Kentucky, through Indiana and Illinois, to St. Louis near the eastern edge of Missouri. We stopped near downtown St Louis and…
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