Sign saying Las Vegas, New Mexico. And the hotel in the background

Historical Harvey Houses in Las Vegas, New Mexico

On your next road trip through New Mexico you need to stop and visit the many Harvey House structures that still exist in New Mexico. We are going to take you on a tour of three renovated Harvey Houses in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Continue reading Historical Harvey Houses in Las Vegas, New Mexico

Santa Fe, New Mexico Road Trip

We take many road trips to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Santa Fe, New Mexico is a town we use to live in. So the historical southwestern town is close to our hearts. Come along with us as we take you on a stroll through the iconic Santa Fe Plaza area of Downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico. We will show you our favorite restaurants where you can get famous New Mexico style food; plaza street vendors, historical churches, and The Plaza itself. The video is a combination of road trips during the winter and summer months in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Continue reading Santa Fe, New Mexico Road Trip

Winter Ride on the Durango & Silverton Train

A winter steam trains ride On The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad D&S is a must do at least once in your lifetime. The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, often abbreviated as the D&SNG, is a 3 foot (91.44 centimeters) narrow-gauge historical railroad that operates on 45.2 mile / 72.74 km of track between Durango and Silverton in the U.S. state of Colorado USA. The train and railroad operates out of an original 1882 depot located at 479 Main Avenue, Durango CO. Continue reading Winter Ride on the Durango & Silverton Train

Deadwood South Dakota and Its Historical Wild West Characters

One of our favorite places to visit is Deadwood, South Dakota. Between the history and many things to do, we always enjoy our stay. In this episode of The Strange, we are joined by Darrel Nelson the Exhibits Director for Deadwood History, Inc. in Deadwood, South Dakota. We will talk about Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Seth Bullock, Al Swearingen and The Gem Saloon, Mr. Wu and Chinatown and more. Click player to listen to this eye-opening talk about the town’s real-life characters that were featured in HBO® Deadwood. Continue reading Deadwood South Dakota and Its Historical Wild West Characters

The Western Town of Durango Colorado [USA Road Trip to Colorado]

The Western Town of Durango Colorado is a small city in southwestern Colorado, near the New Mexico border. YOU CAN EXPLORE WINTER OR SUMMER IN DURANGO. With so much to see, you’ll never have a dull day Durango. Durango is an amazing setting for your next road trip. With so much to see and do, it is hard to know where to begin! Come along with us as we travel to Durango. Let us be your guide to events, things to do, and places to stay in Durango. Don’t miss our other Durango train video as we take a winter ride on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. No matter what time of year you take a road trip to Durango, Colorado. It is one of the most spectacular USA road trips you will have the pleasure to travel. Continue reading The Western Town of Durango Colorado [USA Road Trip to Colorado]

The Heartbreaking Story of Mattie Culver [Yellowstone’s Forgotten]

Seventeen years after Yellowstone became a National Park on March 1, 1872. Almost to the day, Mattie Culver died of Tuberculosis on March 2, 1889. She and her husband were the winter caretakers of the Firehole Inn. Mattie is still buried where the Firehole once stood. On the banks of the Firehole River in Yellowstone’s Geyser Basin. Continue reading The Heartbreaking Story of Mattie Culver [Yellowstone’s Forgotten]

Custer State Park Wildlife Loop [USA Road Trip to Black Hills South Dakota]

An USA road trip to Custer State Park WILDLIFE LOOP STATE SCENIC BYWAY in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Custer State Park’s 18-mile Wildlife Loop State Scenic Byway has what you are looking for! Winding through pine-covered hills, rolling prairies and red-walled canyons, the Wildlife Loop is one of the highlights of a park that has many wild animals just ripe for the camera. 1300 Buffalo are the big stars along the byway. Bighorn sheep, pronghorn, deer, elk, coyote, prairie dog, donkey and numerous bird species including wild turkey can all be seen at times along the Wildlife Loop. Come with us on a tour and see what we caught on camera. Continue reading Custer State Park Wildlife Loop [USA Road Trip to Black Hills South Dakota]

5 Places to Stay in the Black Hills, South Dakota

We have stayed in many places in the Black Hills, South Dakota. From KOA cabins to RV parks to historic hotels to casino resorts. From Deadwood to Custer to Hill City. All within driving distance to Deadwood, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park, The Wind Caves, Mickelson Trail, Needles Highway, and more. Come along with us as we show you some of these campgrounds and hotels. So you can plan your year-round travel to the Black Hills in South Dakota. Continue reading 5 Places to Stay in the Black Hills, South Dakota

Red-haired Giant Cannibals of Lovelock Cave Nevada [The Strange Podcast and Talk Show]

Come meet the YouTuber Burning Sands Exploration while she and I discuss the Lovelock Cave near her home in Nevada. A place where red-haired giants were said to have been trapped and killed by the Paiute Native Americans. Continue reading Red-haired Giant Cannibals of Lovelock Cave Nevada [The Strange Podcast and Talk Show]

Iron Mountain Road Black Hills South Dakota [Custer State Park]

Iron Mountain Road is a scenic byway that skirts Custer State Park in the Black Hills in South Dakota. It has spectacular views of Mount Rushmore. And tight rock tunnels. Iron Mountain Road or Norbeck Scenic Byway is in Custer State Park in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Continue reading Iron Mountain Road Black Hills South Dakota [Custer State Park]