Monthly Archives: August 2019
After a wayward drive we finally made it to Pepin, WI. Lake Pepin After a long drive we ate lunch at the Pickle Factory. The restaurant is on the shore and we could watch the sailboats. The lake is 22 … Continue reading
Plum Creek is located near Walnut Grove MN. Through the winter months the Ingall family lived in a sod dugout, carved out of the banks of Plum Creek, before Charles a permanent a frame house. Site of Dugout Here is … Continue reading
Lucky for Dick our hotel was next to the airport in Sioux Falls and this weekend was the air show. We saw lots of different planes and the Thunderbirds are the star of the show. They are very LOUD. We … Continue reading
It was a beautiful drive about 60 miles north of Sioux Falls to DeSmet. The Ingalls family lived here from 1879 and was the last town the family moved to. Pa had come to DeSmet to work on the railroad. … Continue reading
Beautiful day for a car trip. Drove through the beautiful-lush Loess Hills. The Loess Hills are a fertile area along the Missouri river, western Iowa and Eastern NE. We also drove through the Omaha Indian Reservation and the Winnebago Indian … Continue reading
I will try and practice my WordPress skills and let you experience my Laura Ingalls Wilder trip with me. Our first stop will be Desmet, South Dakota. Look for the first blog next weekend.