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    Default Calgary, AB to Columbus, OH.

    Hey gang.

    I'm new here and this is my first post :) My wife and I are taking a road trip this October most likely from Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Columbus, OH. The plan is to travel from Canada down to Montana, then east through South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Indiana, etc to Ohio. Then on the return trip, to pass through Chicago, Wisconsin, back through Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana and back to Canada again. I'm wondering if you guys and gals can give us some "must see" places to visit, unique roadside oddities, some local restaurants with some great food that arent national chains, etc to check out. We mainly plan on sticking to the Interstates, but I love to venture off onto the US and secondary highways to find some out of the way stuff (and I know I will...I always do!), so I'd love to get as many ideas as you can throw at me! :)

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    Mar 2005
    Tucson, AZ

    Default The Short List(s)

    Welcome aboard the RoadTrip America Forums!

    On the way out:
    Glacier National park
    Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
    Devils Tower National Monument
    South Dakota
    Jolly Green Giant in Blue Earth, MN
    Amana colonies in Iowa
    Illinois River Road
    U.S. Air Force Museum in Dayton, OH

    On the way back:
    Circus World Museum in Baraboo, WI
    Headwaters of the Mississippi
    Theodore Roosevelt National Park
    MT-200 across the badlands/big sky region of Montana
    Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument


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    Thanks for the list of things to check out! Some of them I'd heard about, but some are definately new to me. I checked out the Amana Colonies website and they look very cool! I got them to send me a visitors guide...looking forward to checking them out...thanks for bringing them to my attention! :)

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