Travel Blogs from Badlands, United States

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Devils Tower, Mt Rushmore, Wind Cave, and Badlands, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Devils Tower, Mt Rushmore, Wind Cave, and Badlands

A travel blog entry by troycar4444

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Rain, Rain, go away - but don't come back just yet, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Rain, Rain, go away - but don't come back just yet

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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As you can tell from the title, we are experience a full day of rain.  It is very interesting how deep the colors of the mountains get in the rain.  Just like making a sand sculpture - dry it is very light, but wet is a much darker color. ...

From Savage to Badlands..., Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

From Savage to Badlands...

A travel blog entry by strayerfamily

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... The kids and I were both in surprise at the quick change in landscape. We decided to stay at a KOA campground located inside the Badlands National Park.  Its extremely nice (including Wi-Fi as you can tell).  The landscape is a cross between the ...

Dinosaurs, Bucking Broncs and Giant Jackalopes, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Dinosaurs, Bucking Broncs and Giant Jackalopes

A travel blog entry by ambs55

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... to see Wall Drug), a rambling old drug store that's become a giant junk yard and home of the 5 cent coffee. Also pictured is Badlands National Park. At Badlands, we had our first Texan encounter, meeting Tim the Texan and his lovely family...and ...

To the Badlands, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

To the Badlands

A travel blog entry by jwmoles

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The National Parks Tour started with an arduous fourteen hour drive from Oklahoma City to Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota.  This drive passes through the always entertaining states of Kansas and Nebraska, open country where the ...

The Badlands - AWESOME, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

The Badlands - AWESOME

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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Well, we have made the trek from Pasho, SD here to the Badlands National Park.  Amazing isn't really the right word to describe this place.  Awe inspiring.  The colors of the rock formations, the shapes.  At every turn you see ...

Bad is Beautiful, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Bad is Beautiful

A travel blog entry by brandonibologna

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... for the next week, so the roads were reaching a just bearable level of motorcycle rumble.  I hit Rapid city before heading to Badlands to take care of a much needed oil change and car wash.  I think, by the time I hit Rapid, I had inadvertently ...

Drive By Shooting, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Drive By Shooting

A travel blog entry by siggymadda09

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... on the wall.  There were more pictures inside made of corn and all along the sides of the building.  Our next stop was Badlands National Park, where we had been instructed to stop, even though we were wondering what could possibly be there...  It was ...

Longest drive of our lives, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Longest drive of our lives

A travel blog entry by gordonandsarah

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... can let us know. We also managed to break things up a bit further down the road by doing a US-style drive-through visit of Badlands National Park with some of the more weird and otherworldly scenery of the trip so far. It reminded us a lot of some of the ...

Le parc national des Badlands, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Le parc national des Badlands

A travel blog entry by vagabond2012

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Bonjour tout le monde, Enfin rendu dans la section visite de mon voyage. Et la visite commence par ce parc. Dans un décor aussi surprenant que désertique, la beauté de ces paysages et de ces formes rend cette endroit fascinant à voir. Des formes qui ...

Day 34 - Our final day in the Badlands, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Day 34 - Our final day in the Badlands

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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Hi everyone - Gorgeous day today  - full sunshine and the wind is calm!  Best weather day so far in this park.  We went to a GeologyTalk at one of the trails this morning, same guy as the Fossil Talk, and we headed out on a trail that we ...

The Badlands of South Dakota, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

The Badlands of South Dakota

A travel blog entry by climbing_pete

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... to condense the story, a small pharmacy off the highway started putting up signs advertising free ice water to tourists going to Badlands, this proved so wildly successfully the store has evolved to cover a couple of blocks, employ most of the small town ...

2002 Roadtrip:  Badlands National Park, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

2002 Roadtrip: Badlands National Park

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... 21 I followed up and all I could eat pancake breakfast with a half mile hike on Cliff Shelf Nature Trail which is considered a Badlands "oasis". Hiked over 2 miles to the Door, Window and Notch trails.  The Notch was extreme and even had a ladder to ...

South Dakota is amazing!, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

South Dakota is amazing!

A travel blog entry by lahardee

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... get an new artist to design the murals.Inside they sell corn, popcorn and other corn related treats.  Our third stop was Badlands National Park.  Talk about amazing.  This place was unreal. All you see are these crazy sand mountains. I ...

A Stay in the Badlands, Badlands, United States travel blog

A Stay in the Badlands

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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The Badlands are an interesting place; it reminds me of the Grand Canyon in a way. The northern part appears to have larger, taller buttes while the southern side has mostly small buttes. Stripes of orange run across the middle of the buttes. We arrived ...

The Road Less Traveled, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

The Road Less Traveled

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... town, but uninhabited nonetheless! I'm not certain that we needed 5 days here, but I am enjoying the area, the campground and the views.  Tomorrow we are going to the Missile Launch Site which is just 1/4 mile from here. Enjoy the Badlands...   ...

Badlands National Park, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Badlands National Park

A travel blog entry by jameszappia

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The final stop on the way towards Mt Rushmore was a stop at the badlands national park, this national park is HUGE, with over 12,000 acres and land formations billions of years old, it is hard to describe these massive rock formations that cover the ...

Badlands...for a reason, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Badlands...for a reason

A travel blog entry by havanacigar

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   I'm bad, I'm nationwide Getting close now, heading into Badlands Nat. Park.  Pictures cannot do this place justice. Hope you all enjoy the pictures, some vids too. While we were there it was a beautiful day, hot and dry....we left in a ...

Landing in the Badlands, Badlands Wilderness, United States travel blog

Landing in the Badlands

A travel blog entry by hibbard

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... that it was quite corny on all acconts - but amazing to see all that they do with the local crops.  Then we hit the Badlands shortly after lunch,and I must say that it is truly breath-taking. We drove the motor home through part of the park and ...

Badlands, Chicago, Canada and NYC, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Badlands, Chicago, Canada and NYC

A travel blog entry by vicky864

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... dakota joining the hundreds of bikers that were still blazing around and never failing to facinate me. We drove to Badlands National park and went in, driving through absolutely remarkably unique landscape of rough and ragged rock formations that ...

Badlands!, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Badlands!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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Arrived in Badlands after a long long drive, a short walk to clear the cobwebs and a easy ...

This is why we go. . ., Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

This is why we go. . .

A travel blog entry by jbmarti

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... on all sides. It was beautiful and indescribable. It was late evening when we saw our first glimpses of the eroded canyons of the Badlands in western South Dakota. At first it was just a few small rocky forms peeking out of the green prairie grass, but ...

Corn and Beauty?, Badlands, United States travel blog

Corn and Beauty?

A travel blog entry by nextchapter...

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... earth and created hundreds of tiny little mounds of rock with faint red stripes painted across them. As we drove through these Badlands (that we felt should more appropriately be named the "Goodlands" because of their sheer beauty and grandeur), we got ...

Mount Rushmore, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

Mount Rushmore

A travel blog entry by jeffandmarie

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... at Mount Rushmore we stopped for the obligatory "free" glass of ice water at Wall Drug before spending the night at the Badlands Cedar Pass Lodge. The Badlands greeted us with spectacular thunder clouds. Nature's free light show. We were both up ...

The Sun Also Rises, along with the wind!!, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

The Sun Also Rises, along with the wind!!

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... .  After a nice breakfast at the lodge, we were off and running. Our first stop was to the fossil talk up on the Badlands Loop.  It was very interesting and also fascinating that they are finding new fossils all the time.  They even have a ...

A good day in the Badlands, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

A good day in the Badlands

A travel blog entry by grofffam5

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... Sioux Falls to Hill City, SD—This was a fun day. We left Sioux Falls around 7am and headed west towards the Badlands.  We finally felt like we were in the plains.  The landscape was beautiful with the rolling hills and openness of the ...

3 days in Badlands National Park, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

3 days in Badlands National Park

A travel blog entry by sifefer

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 We drove the sd state road(rather than I90) to Badlands from Rapid City which is about 70 miles east of the city.  Passed farmlands and ranches - lots of open space - and few vehicles.  We camped in the Cedar Pass campground within the ...

A good evening at Badlands, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

A good evening at Badlands

A travel blog entry by sueonthego

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... , I'll drive west and take pictures all along the Park road. The campground is almost full tonight, which is somewhat rare according the Badlands National Park info on the web.  My site is level and I think it will be fairly quiet here tonight.  ...

'Wall Drug Store', Badlands, United States travel blog

'Wall Drug Store'

A travel blog entry by thesteeles

We stayed at Wal-Mart last night. This morning, we headed toward the 'Badlands,' our next stop. Along the way, we were told we had to stop at 'Wall Drug Store.'  We hadn't heard of it before, but we won't forget it. We passed countless billboards for ...

The Badlands, Badlands National Park, United States travel blog

The Badlands

A travel blog entry by 1414kath

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