Travel Blogs from Rapid City, United States

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The Blackhills, Rapid City, United States travel blog

The Blackhills

A travel blog entry by sunnysean

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... a couple of shots of Jagmeister & red bull, surprisingly tasty. The weather has been sunny but windy and the food plentiful and ok. Rapid City is very sprawled and without a car is very hard to get around. Every second shop sells car parts & the ...

Rapid City - Mt Rushmore, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Rapid City - Mt Rushmore

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... at Rapid City at about 17:00 on Monday evening, just as it started to rain. We opted for the taxi to the motel (no hostel in Rapid City), a wise decision as the rain was just the start of a big storm that swept across the mid-west - the lighting was very ...

Its all just rocks, but what rocks!, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Its all just rocks, but what rocks!

A travel blog entry by argieuk

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... a big operation! Anyway, with all the rocks we saw today, we didnt maanage to make a lot of progress towards NY, so here we are in Rapid City. Went to the recommended place to eat, and on the beer list was a "Pile of Dirt" Porter, so I couldnt resist. ...

Day 3 - where to start, the jigsaw of course, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Day 3 - where to start, the jigsaw of course

A travel blog entry by lasthours

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... 8211; only three seats across and have to duck! Tina was worried but it seems ok. Bumpy ride, no meals or entertainment. Apparently Rapid City is 3 degrees and snowing. Oh dear. Pausing now as starting descent to Rapid City…. Ok so Rapid City was in ...

You Want Me to Do What With That Snow?, Rapid City, United States travel blog

You Want Me to Do What With That Snow?

A travel blog entry by occidenoir

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It was the Christmas holiday, and my college roommate, a little more than a year out of Calcutta (Kolkata), India, was about to stay at school for the break. Not on my watch. I asked him to come home to South Dakota with me. He wasn't real sure about ...

Badlands Mount Rushmore and a lost wallet, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Badlands Mount Rushmore and a lost wallet

A travel blog entry by gpalecek

... in the nation (its 2009 and still in Pennsylvania i have never seen one that was up and running).  We got out of the city early 6-7am it was going to be a long day;  lots of stuff on the list Badlands National Park and Mount Rushmore National ...

Minneapolis to Rapid City, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Minneapolis to Rapid City

A travel blog entry by nik-mitchell

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... are in there own little make believe world and don't seem to care/understand about their health or the environment. We finally arrived at rapid city waited 50mins for a taxi (which we had to phone a second time because they forgot us) to our hotel before ...

Caves, Missiles, Mt Rushmore and ... Wall Drug!, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Caves, Missiles, Mt Rushmore and ... Wall Drug!

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads

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... . Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Philip, South Dakota.  During the roughly 30-year Cold War between the United States and USSR, South Dakota housed 15 underground Minuteman missile launch control centers in the early 1960's.  Little ...

Rapid City, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Rapid City

A travel blog entry by teasertool

Today I went to see Crazy Horse and Mount Rushmore. 1 a white mans memorial and the other a red mans memorial. Maybe the glitz and glamour has worn off the Rushmore Memorial but Crazy Horse was definately more appealing. Not only is it much larger (all 4 ...

SD Day, Rapid City, United States travel blog

SD Day

A travel blog entry by hendrika

... So I'm heading to South Dakota. I could stay here 1 more day but it wouldn't be useful so I head on. 6 p.m.: We're here in Rapid City. I am going across the street to a simple diner to get some food and then I'll be watchin some tv and get a good ...

Wild Bill Hickock, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Wild Bill Hickock

A travel blog entry by boatubia

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We awoke in our little cozy tent to rain.  We were happily dry and warm though.  After subsiding we made some haste to break camp.  We left not a trace but we did leave a pretty sweet pile of wood for the next travelers along the ...

Dag 5, Badlands NP en Custer SP, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Dag 5, Badlands NP en Custer SP

A travel blog entry by famjansen

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Na een best redelijke nacht slaap zijn we het ontbijt gaan bekijken in ons hotel. Viel nog alles mee, alleen de zitplaatsen zijn zoals in alle hotels waar ontbijt geserveerd wordt weer veel te weinig.  Maar Martijn en Tes hadden een 2 pers tafeltje ...

Deadwood & a drive round the Black hills, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Deadwood & a drive round the Black hills

A travel blog entry by nik-mitchell

Drove to Deadwood where in 1800's a gold rush kicked off and wild west people gambled and shot each other, the place was a bit of a disappointment really, just wild west looking casinos and trying hard to make it a tourist attraction so we had lunch in ...

We are out of Wisconsin, Rapid City, United States travel blog

We are out of Wisconsin

A travel blog entry by coffee4me

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Stayed in a Walmart parking lot Sat. night. Campgrouds were full. We were in Sioux Falls SD. Traveled to the Bad Lands and camped Sun night. Heading to the black hills and we are going to see Mt. Rushmoore tonight and find a quiet place that has ...

Sous Dakota!, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Sous Dakota!

A travel blog entry by bethynrae

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  OK! I've been here for way too long to JUST NOW be writing an entry. =o But oh well, this blog is about Panama, so technically this isnt the travel blog proper. South Dakota has been awesome. Many awesome things have happened. The awesomest of ...

Into the Badlands ..., Rapid City, United States travel blog

Into the Badlands ...

A travel blog entry by cresci-stella

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... Drug Store.  A place we had heard a bit about ... actually it was more like we saw about 50+ roadsigns along I-90 from Sioux City until the exit.  We wanted to see what the interest was and get our promised Free Glass of Water!   Wall has a ...

A Journey to the Center of the Earth, Rapid City, United States travel blog

A Journey to the Center of the Earth

A travel blog entry by rona.puntawe

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Twenty-four hours of travel and I finally reached Rapid City, South Dakota! I left my place at Manila at 4:30AM, and arrived 4:30 AM a day later -- or 4:30PM local time.  Shad's family will be hosting me for the coming week. In the meantime, Joe ...

The Wild Badlands, Rapid City, United States travel blog

The Wild Badlands

A travel blog entry by rona.puntawe

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... Nemo at around 3:30AM, so we instead decided to see it late in the afternoon till dusk. It was a good decision. We left Rapid City around 4:30PM and got there around 6PM. Sun was still high and harsh, but it didn’t take long before the Badlands ...

RAPID CITY BECOMES OUR TEMPORARY HOME, Rapid City, United States travel blog

RAPID CITY BECOMES OUR TEMPORARY HOME

A travel blog entry by jodieandandy

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... right across from a town park with Canyon Lake and Pactola River running through it.  Trout fishing right across the street right in Rapid City!  That is mountain living.  We wanted to make sure we did not loose the food in our refridge or ...

Needles Highway, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Needles Highway

A travel blog entry by jodieandandy

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Thursday August 5th 2010 When Guston Borglum, artist of Mt. Rushmore, was contacted by the Governor of South Dakota, he was asked to sculpt the "needles" into heroes of the West.  Borglum found the rock in the "Needles" to be too compromised by ...

Unexpected Find ..., Rapid City, United States travel blog

Unexpected Find ...

A travel blog entry by cresci-stella

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We headed back from a full day in the Badlands and Wall, SD. We knew we wanted to go to Mt Rushmore in the eve for the lighting of the monument so we had some time and we were all exhausted from the 102 heat and the slow sauntering around the desert ...

Crazy horses, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Crazy horses

A travel blog entry by maxandpaddy

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Tue 22nd Aug Travelling through Wyoming to South Dakota, the Black Hills so called because they are covered in pine trees which gives them a black look from a distance. Both of us giving out the song " take me back - - - - " etc at full voice. ...

Mount Rushmore_Crazy Horse_Devils Tower, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Mount Rushmore_Crazy Horse_Devils Tower

A travel blog entry by jjndotr

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After a week visiting Trinity and Tate's home in Battle Creek, Michigan, it was off to the west:  South ...

Rapid City, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Rapid City

A travel blog entry by sifefer

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We arrived in Rapid City on 5/15 after a long day of flights on tuesday from Boston/Chicago/Dallas and finally Rapid City.  Jim Stone,a Professsor at SD School of Mines from whom we purchased the van, met us at the hotel on wednesday morning with the ...

Cowboy Country and Presidents, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Cowboy Country and Presidents

A travel blog entry by robntawn

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... a 1 hour visit. The Black Hills area is quite beautiful with rolling green hills and spectacular vistas.  We proceeded toward Rapid City, and made a quick stop in Sturgis.  This small town hosts about 750,000 bikers the first week of August ...

Rapido City - still, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Rapido City - still

A travel blog entry by hendrika

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... the blog (which is really helpful to me in the sense that I can read up where I've been and what I did). I realized only yesterday that Rapid City is close to Mt Rushmore so I thought to check it out. They are milking this cow for as much as they can. ...

Crazy Horses and Walls, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Crazy Horses and Walls

A travel blog entry by chmielewskij

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... -shaped clouds, and lots of cloud to ground lighting. (Turns out there were tornadoes just south of us.) We had a solid Italian dinner in Rapid City’s downtown (4 by 4 blocks but clean, walkable, and quaint) before bedding down for the ...

Rapid City, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Rapid City

A travel blog entry by vagabond2012

Bonjour tout le monde et les autres aussi... ;-) Je suis à Rapid City. Malheureusement, je n'ai pas visité la ville mais, j'ai pu rencontré un super de bon gars, Gary. Il est le président du chapitre Blue Knights, South Dakota I. Il a prit la journée ...

Fort Hays, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Fort Hays

A travel blog entry by thesteeles

... will definitely be a part of our future, but we're looking forward to getting back to Park City for the fall. We made it to Rapid City, SD this afternoon. We didn't do much when we got in. We did drive down to a memorial site. I found out from ...

Suddenly Summer, Rapid City, United States travel blog

Suddenly Summer

A travel blog entry by keni314

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... shop at Camping World that morning and had to get back by 5 to pick it up. When we arrived at Camping World in Rapid City, they weren't quite through with our installation...they had run into some wiring problems.  So we elected to wait there for ...

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