The Snack

The Snack: Goodrich Ice Cream

After leaving Scotts Bluff National Monument, we were all a little hungry and extremely hot.  That made it the perfect time to stop for the must have snack of Nebraska: Goodrich Ice Cream. I swear, on our next trip I will do better about taking pictures of hotels and food.  Whether the rest of them… Continue reading The Snack: Goodrich Ice Cream

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Moments in History

Moments in History: Scotts Bluff National Monument

Chimney Rock is a part of Scotts Bluff National Monument.  Scotts Bluff is another landmark of the Oregon Trail, and is a must stop for history buffs and people who are interested in the settlement of the West.  Or people who have played Oregon Trail... We started our trip at Scotts Bluff by picking up… Continue reading Moments in History: Scotts Bluff National Monument

Moments in History

Moments in History: Chimney Rock

So far this morning we had experienced Carhenge, which was neat but not as awesome as I remembered from my childhood.  I hoped our next stop would not prove the same.  We were headed to another place I remember from that road trip when I was about 10 - Chimney Rock. If you have any… Continue reading Moments in History: Chimney Rock

Rest Stops

Rest Stop: Alliance Hotel and Suites

When you are staying in small town Nebraska, you can't be too picky on hotels because, well, there aren't many to choose from.  We stayed at the Alliance Hotel and Suites, which was nice enough.  Again, I didn't take pictures, so I stole this one from their website. We got into Alliance very late and… Continue reading Rest Stop: Alliance Hotel and Suites

The Route

Colorado Road Trip: Nebraska

After leaving Wind Cave, we drove south to the South Dakota/Nebraska border.  We were finished exploring South Dakota for this trip.  Our trip through Nebraska would cover only the northwest corner of the state this time around.  We had several stops on our list, though. We would start with overnight in Alliance, followed by a… Continue reading Colorado Road Trip: Nebraska