By Leon Archer
The first night of our trip out west had found us staying in Munising, Mich., right on the shores of Lake Superior. It was a beautiful evening. The temperatures were a little warmer than I like when I’m camping, and the lake was nearly flat since there wasn’t a hint of a breeze, but we slept well that night before heading for Two Harbors.
The five days we spent in Two Harbors were full of activity, and we were sad to leave, but Medora, N.D., was beckoning, so we left early on a Friday morning in order to make the 600-mile journey in time to take in the Medora Musical in the famous outdoor amphitheater.
We camped in the Medora Campground and rode a shuttle to the musical that evening. It was a great show, and Sweet Thing had been looking forward to it ever since we started our trip.
Medora is right in the North Dakota Badlands, on the edge of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The area was probably President Roosevelt’s favorite place in the whole world; he loved it with a great passion for the wild beauty of the area.
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