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... Rushmore). The meal was nice, and I even learnt what "ala mode" means. Upon returning to Rapid City, we bypassed seeing the Thimble Cottage and rested at our hotel. Since we have an early flight tomorrow, we needed to repack and get ready for an early departure, but first had dinner at a nearby Nepalese restaurant. Our time in South Dakota has been better than expected, so we enjoyed some beers and free entertainment at the wonderful outdoor Irish pub Murphy's before heading ...
... the thermometer on the building next door - 105 degrees!
Next on our list to see was the Badlands National Park. The Badlands is the place in the cowboy movies where all the bad guys went to hide. While looking over this scenery, you can see the stark beauty of the land, but also how hard it must have been to live here, and why it would be easy to lose yourself in them. Taller mountains have been eroded down to ...
... I-90 realize that they were so close to underground intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), which could be launched by crews who were stationed miles away. There are no longer active ICBM silos in South Dakota, but two missile sites have been preserved as part of the historic site.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Keystone, South Dakota is a unique iconic national memorial, which preserves the ...
... pedal to the metal reaching what must have been around 90 mph as he approached the crest of the hill looking to gain sight of the runner on his side of the road. Surprised, he then spotted him on the other side of the road and heading the other way. You don't need to be decisive when you are flipping burgers. You leave one on a few seconds too long it doesn't matter. You leave one on a minute too long you just slide it between the others and the punter never knows. But ...
... around 11:00 AM. We both thought the mountain was very cool to see and the presidential trail was worth the time. We were able to get very close to the sculpture and take pictures from the presidential trail. Again, we thought this was really touristy and not worth a second visit.
Presidential Trail, Mount Rushmore, SD
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