Category Archives: South Dakota

Devil’s Tower, Wyoming

We left the Mount Rushmore area and headed west on Interstate 90. The winds picked up and were making driving difficult so we stopped at a Walmart in Spearfish, South Dakota. We would have liked to stay the night but … Continue reading

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Custer, Rushmore, and Crazy Horse

I have upgraded my blog editing program, so now you should not be seeing any advertisements and I should be able to insert little videos.  Let’s see how well this works. Up at the crack of dawn, we were off … Continue reading

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The Badlands of South Dakota

Leaving Al’s Oasis this morning we continue west, leaving Central Time Zone and entering Mountain Time.  South Dakota is a very flat state. The eastern half is mostly cropland. We some big corn fields, and some sunflower fields. Now as … Continue reading

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Al’s Oasis, South Dakota

After a quiet night in Worthington, Minnesota, we continued our trek west into South Dakota. It warmed up to around 80 degrees and was sunny most of the day, a good day for a drive. We drove 200 miles. The … Continue reading

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Minnesota

One more touristy stop before getting to Minnesota…  Mitchell, South Dakota, is home to the world’s only Corn Palace.  This unique American folk art icon was built in 1892 as a way for the early settlers to display their agricultural … Continue reading

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Wall Drug

I think the Sun Gods are angry with me for some reason.  Most of my pictures for the last month have been dark due to lack of sunshine.  Either it’s raining or just gloomy cloudy all day every day.  Today … Continue reading

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The Black Hills of South Dakota

Custer State Park has loads of wildlife.  We drove around the wildlife loop and got our eyes full.  Here are some pics: Of course a stop at Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a must.  I’ve seen this a few times … Continue reading

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