A road trip that occupied the better part of the past two days, I drove from Cody, Wyoming to Custer, South Dakota and made a U-turn at Mount Rushmore. With an overnight at the AmericInn in Belle Fourche, South Dakota…Read More
After spending two full days barely scratching the surface in Yellowstone National Park, I exited through the Northeast Entrance in the direction of Cody, Wyoming. Anticipating a quick 68-mile, and relatively flat drive into Buffalo Bill territory, little did I…
Leaving Cody behind, we drive along roughly the same route to Yellowstone that Bill Cody used when he took visitors to the park. Obviously, things are a bit different now. The Pahaska Tepee was a two-day journey back in the day and today it’s less than an hour. A visit to the park that took weeks can now be done in a day of driving.
Cody, Wyoming is known as the “Rodeo Capital of the World” for good reason. It’s named for Bill Cody, otherwise known as Buffalo Bill. Explore the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, his Irma Hotel and other relics of the Old West.
Today we’re traveling on the Circle the Continental Divide Driving Tour. This drive highlights the best of Wyoming — including national parks, museums, rodeos, pioneer trails, Native American tribes, jaw-dropping scenery, and colorful wildlife.