Category Archives: Badlands NP

The Badlands

We woke up early, mostly because we are still on East Coast time, and were on the road before 8AM.  The general plan for the day was to do the loop for the Badlands, stop in Wall and get ice cream at Wall Drug, get back on the loop, see the bison, stop at the ghost town of Scenic, and return to the Cedar Pass Campground.  Sounds complicated, but it’s just driving a loop, half of which is on dirt roads. While I cleaned the front window of bug remains, Continue reading

Grasslands to the Badlands


Our RV on the Prarie

We slept in because we could, for we reached the portion of the trip where all pressure is off.  We have no schedule, no deadlines, no one to see, until we get word from my daughter that they are settled in, and ready for visiting grandparents.  We have, at this time, only potential destinations in a limited time, but the duration is almost two months. As a strange twist, we didn’t realize until the end of the day that we had crossed into Mountain Time Zone and were actually an hour ahead.  Early without realizing it, what a concept! Continue reading