Friday, August 9, 2019

2019 Alaska Vacation Journal (90)

2019 Alaska Vacation Journal (90)

08/09/2019 Travel Day – North Platte, NE


Start Location:
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
Mileage:  57,792.4


End Location:
End Time: 1:00 p.m.
Mileage:  58,027
Cost Per Night: $38.99 USD
Weather: 67 – 88 F Cloudy
Route:
  • 183 South
  • 18 West
  • US 183 South

Not much to report regarding our journey to Nebraska. We saw plenty of birds. One bird in particular caught our attention. I believe it was some kind of quail. They were the size of a chicken, with a sweet red on their heads.

Talking about red, the roads just across the border (South Dakota to Nebraska) are of that color.

We were slowed a couple of times by road construction. The comfort of the RV make these delays innocuous. However, it did add about twenty minutes to our time on the road.

Fifty miles from our destination, we read a sign, “Scenic Overlook.” We decided that would be the perfect place to stretch our legs. Wrong. There was just a very narrow pull through stop – nothing scenic about it. Luckily the narrow turn was just enough so we did not have to unhook. Bummer.

The Holiday RV Park is nice. Our Spot (62) has a nice shade tree. We set-up camp and then bought some groceries at Gary’s Super Food. Tonight we will try some Nebraska Corn.

Wildlife Spotted: ducks, quail; little black & white birds; lots of unrecognizable dead animals on the road.

Beautiful Sunrise at the Park - Presho SD
Beautiful Sunrise at the Park

Skies Turned Dark and Angry
Skies Turned Dark and Angry

Welcome to Nebraska - 'the good life'
Welcome to Nebraska - 'the good life'

We Took a Quick Break Here
We Took a Quick Break Here

Beautiful Weeds at Our Pit Stop
Beautiful Weeds at Our Pit Stop

The Beast had No Problems with this Flooded Road
The Beast had No Problems with this Flooded Road

Small Town America
Small Town America

Presho, SD to North Platte, NE
Presho, SD to North Platte, NE

2019 Alaska Vacation Journal

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