Tag archive for Wyoming

Giant head of Abraham Lincoln looms large over I-80

Giant head of Abraham Lincoln looms large over I-80

Talk about a head of state. Once upon a time, Ol’ Abe stood watch at Sherman Summit, the highest point on his namesake coast-to-coast highway, Lincoln Highway.

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Ride the fur-covered Jackalope!

Ride the fur-covered Jackalope!

It’s a jackalope two-fer! Outside is the fiberglass beauty, and the jack inside the Exxon Country Store…ohhhh, it’s a big one and fur-covered.

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Windmill environment in Wyoming, with ties to Christo

Windmill environment in Wyoming, with ties to Christo

Buryville – Mel Gould Artist dates unknown 3558 I-80 Service Cheyenne, WY 307-632-6160 Windmill environment Private property – visible from the street We were driving along, early-ish one summer morning, chatting away, when I spotted the windmill. Immediately, I sought the next exit and told…

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Wandering wind-whipped Wyoming …and wienies…

Wandering wind-whipped Wyoming …and wienies…

The trick to a great road trip lies in stopping for the sights on the way home as well. Sure, I could breeze along the interstates and be home in 2 medium-drive days (9 hrs each) or lolligag along the back roads as well and…

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Intoxicating views

Intoxicating views

I love Jackson Hole and everything that surrounds this outdoor mecca. Somehow it remains authentic while still being a tourist gateway to the splendors of the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone. And one of my favorite stops in the Grand Teton National Park is Dornan’s Dornan’s…

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The road to Wyoming with brick pants…

The road to Wyoming with brick pants…

Another early morning on the road, another amazing sight. Gilgal Gardens – Salt Lake City, UT After you find the fairly hidden sign for the gardens, the sidewalk leads you to an impressive sculpture garden. And, perhaps, the only folk art environment in Utah. The…

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Mel Gould's Buryville in Cheyenne, WY

Mel Gould's Buryville in Cheyenne, WY

Ah….back on the road again. This time to visit a friend in Jackson Hole, WY. About 10 miles east of Cheyenne on I-80, I saw what looked like homemade sculptures off to my right, and realized that it just might be Buryville, the sculpture environment…

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