The Home Stretch by AndyPosted onMay 28, 2011April 2, 2016 TUESDAY – THURSDAY: Storm chasing through the Heartland. Punxsutawny Phil, Pittsburg vista, St. Louis, and Sioux Falls. FRIDAY: Exploring the Badlands, Black Hills and Mt. Rushmore, and the long drive through Wyoming and Montana. SATURDAY: Arriving the Columbia River Gorge today.