Originally Posted by swinada
Originally Posted by GreyEagle
Man, I was up in Great Falls in 2006 and again in 2007..... both times it was late June and early July. Visited with my son & family stationed at the Air Base there... Made the trip up to Glacier National Park with stops in Yellowstone, Surgis,
Mt. Rushmore, Badlands and even stopped at Walls drug store..... We covered 11 states on the way up and 13 on the way back.... Great trip!!!!
And what stops are a must on this trip, any issues through the parks with the bus being to big?
All the above ....LOL
The trip was done in a 36 ft motorhome (gasser) towing a jeep wrangler... averaged around 6mpg....
We did not take the motorhome to any of the stops. We would get a camp site and used the jeep for site seeing....
I am pretty sure there is a limit on lenght and width for (going to the sun road) at GNP. Road is narrow and lots of traffic. Lots of campgrounds around GNP but we parked in Great Falls, MT. and drove up and back, spend the night at ST. Marys on the eastern side.
At Yeollowstone we stopped in Livingston, MT. camp site and drove into Yellowstone from the north side, was an all day trip going around the upper and lower loops inside the park. we saw a lot but not all.
Mt Rushmore was a piece of cake, camped in Rapid City, ND and drove up. only spend the day on the mountain and left early the next morning.
I would not take my bus or motorhome to either place if you can help it. the traffic is at a crawl in both Glacier and Yellowstone.
There are campgrounds inside Yellowstone but we never used them.