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Drive to Colorado’s Eastern Plains
08/24/2019 @ 8:00 am - 08/25/2019 @ 5:00 pm
This multi day, 400 mi road trip will take us to the Historic Beecher Island Battlefield, travel the South Platte River Trail Scenic Byway, and past the historic home of Glenn Miller. We will start our prairie excursion Saturday morning 8:00 am at the Comanche Crossing Museum in Strasburg. The museum opens at dawn, so if you are there early you can start your day with a scavenger hunt of ten exhibits and artifacts. From here we are headed east to Beecher Island Battlefield in eastern Yuma County. The plan is to be here at 12:00 for picnic lunch. We will turn our compass north towards Holyoke where we will spend the night at the Cobblestone Inn and Suites. Sunday we are continuing our journey north to run the old Pony Express. Then it is westward hoe to the town of Ft. Morgan where we will search for the childhood home of Glenn Miller. Then it is a straight shot back to Denver. I do not see driving on any dirt roads this time, so let’s take the Z’s and have a good time.
Cobblestone Inn & Suites
805 S. Interocean Ave
Holyoke, CO 80734