Overview via Facebook
Jul 30, 2013Public
Photo: Using Facebook and the iPhone's camera, we were able to give daily updates to each attraction visited. You can follow along with map on the right. Naturally, I had to make Wall Drug my cover photo.
Photo: Our 3,855-mile round trip from Spokane to Lincoln, not including the 2878 mile flight from Honolulu.
You can follow the map on the right to track our journey.
Photo: First day of our Great American road trip. Driving through Idaho. — at Lake Coeur d' Alene
Photo: Continuing our road trip, passing by Big Sky country in Montana. — at Anaconda, MT
Photo: Three T-rexs at the Museum of the Rockies
Photo: I don't always post my food, but I will make an exception for this delicious Buffalo meatloaf! — at Ted's Montana Grill
Photo: Learning history at Custer's Last Stand. — at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.
Photo: Ranger Joshua Little Owl inducts 2 new junior rangers at Custer Battlefield.
Photo: Anya chosen to re-enact at the final poker game of Wild Bill Hickok in Deadwood — at Saloon #10.
Photo: Eureka! They struck it rich by gold panning after exploring an underground gold mine. — at Broken Boot Gold Mine.
Photo: Some very impressive and attractive faces. And on the mountain, too. — at Mt. Rushmore National Memorial.
Photo: National Park #2. They learned lots while earning their Junior Ranger badges at Mt Rushmore. We like her mustache on Teddy Roosevelt
Photo: Going spelunking deep under the Black Hills. Now we know which are stalactites and stalagmites. — at Rushmore Cave.
Photo: High atop a mountain in Rapid City, we were studying dinosaurs. Paleontologically correct for 1936... at least they didn't have feathers. — at Dinosaur Park.
Photo: What really made this the keikis "best day ever"? No doubt the giant water park at the hotel
Photo: 3828 miles to Wall Drug from Hawaii. A favorite Americana place from when I was younger. Anya & Grant also enjoyed their free ice water! — at Wall Drug Store.
Photo: Hey, are we in another planet? — at Badlands National Park
Photo: Ear we are at the world's only Corn Palace. Corn you believe all the murals are made of corncobs? — at Corn Palace.
Photo: Touring Nebraska's capitol, voted the AIA's 4th architectural wonder of world. — at Nebraska State Capitol.
Photo: To beat the 98-degree Lincoln summer day, a trip to the water slides was much appreciated. — at Star City Shores.
Photo: Grant was thrilled and delighted watching the race cars. His favorites were the Modifieds and Sprints roaring past. We kept it a secret from him all this time. — at Eagle Raceway.
Photo: We took a tour of NU's Memorial Stadium. We toured the weight room, trophies, locker room, and charged out the tunnel walk. The best part was seeing Totoro and Godzilla outside by the football field. Go Big Red! — at Memorial Stadium.
Photo: Papa likes seafood, so we ordered him some Rocky Mountain Oysters. Should we tell him the secret? — at Front Street Steakhouse & Lounge.
Photo: Westward ho! Passed by the landmark, Chimney Rock, on the Oregon Trail! The kids drew impression of the NE state quarter. — at Chimney Rock National Historic Site.