S: Our Vacation-2011
BC: Made especially for Mike with Love.
FC: Summer of 2011 | June 22 -- July 9, 2011
1: On our way to Branson we stopped in Springfield at the Bass Pro Shop. | Our vacation begin on June 22, 2011 in Oklahoma. It lasted 18 days and included visiting the states of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.
2: Our Sprinter | Where we ate with Jeff and Cynthia.
3: Scotch eggs at Waxy O' Sheas | The TITANIC!! | The first stop on our 18 day vacation was in Branson for the Herren Family reunion. | We had a great time in Branson. We camped at Indian Point and had a beautiful campsight.
4: Our next stop was St. Joseph, Missouri. | Happy Birthday Mike!
5: The Patee House Museum in St. Joe
6: We went to the museum at Ft. Leavenworth.
7: We also visited the National Cemetery at Ft. Leavenworth.
8: We toured the Harley Davidson Factory in KC.
9: The Missouri River was very high during the time of our vacation. This was taken at a park next to the river in St. Joseph.
10: Some of the sights in St. Joseph, MO.
11: On the road again.
12: We went to the Corn Palace in Mitchell, SD.
13: Our Campsight at Custer's Gulch. | The first buffalo we saw after getting to SD.
14: Where we had lunch...buffalo burgers.
15: The Fort
16: Ft. Hayes-Dances with Wolves. This is where we began our all day bus tour.
18: Mount Rushmore!! | Our first stop was Mount Rushmore!!
20: I was so excited to finally get to see Mt. Rushmore. It was amazing!
24: Where we ate lunch.
25: Some of the sights we saw while on the bus tour. | One of the tunnels we went through,
26: Crazy Horse
27: Crazy Horse
28: Some more of the sights we saw on our bus tour.
29: At the end of the day we had a BBQ dinner and a show.
30: THEN | NOW | They were having a County Fair in Custer. We enjoyed the museum and the town.
31: Custer City
32: Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Deadwood, SD.
34: On our way up the hill (750 feet) to see Seth Bullock's grave.
35: WE MADE IT!!!!
36: Downtown Deadwood
37: We saw some of the most beautiful clouds while in South Dakota.
38: We watched the fireworks on 4th of July in Custer. It was really cold!!!
39: 1880 | Train
40: We rode the 1880 train from Hill City to Keystone and back. It was a beautiful trip with lots to see.
41: We went to the Railroad Museum too.
42: We visited Ellsworth AFB where we took a tour of the base and got to see the Minuteman missile.
44: We went to a couple of Cabela's on this trip!!
45: Some of the wildlife we saw on our trip.
46: Some of the beautiful lakes we saw while in South Dakota.
47: More places and things we saw. And we really enjoyed the wonderful weather.
48: M, I you. Thank you for making such great memories with me. ~~~ T.