Travel Blogs from Custer, United States

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Birch Bay to Seattle, Birch Bay, United States travel blog

Birch Bay to Seattle

A travel blog entry by roadtrip2010

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On our way out of the country, we stopped in Vancouver to have lunch with my Aunt Doris and pick up some (French) books at Kidsbooks on Broadway. I also wanted to pick up a French/English dictionary and a French dictionary that would be a bit more ...

Elk Hunting and taking the Lover's Leap, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Elk Hunting and taking the Lover's Leap

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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Now here is a comment that will gain us a few brownie points from animal lovers and make us loose a thousand from parents with children. If you are a parent with a young child please skip the next couple of paragraphs...:-) In our base camp we had two ...

The Cave segment and Mt Rushmore, Custer, United States travel blog

The Cave segment and Mt Rushmore

A travel blog entry by theconroy

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Jewel Cave National Monument Wind Cave National Park Mount Rushmore National ...

Day 42 - Last day at Custer State Park, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Day 42 - Last day at Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... what was then the Secret Service place of residence. Peter Norbeck (became a Senator of S.D) was a visionary who helped to make Custer what it is today and he designed many of the roads to be intentionally winding so that people would slow down and view ...

Bisons on the way, Custer, United States travel blog

Bisons on the way

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

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... State Park in the Black Hills. A lot of Bisons here. Nach der Abkürzung über eine unbefestigte Straße,  haben wir den Custer STate Park in den Black Hills erreicht. Hier gibt es viele wild lebenede Bisons. Soweit so gut. Mir gefallen die auf dem ...

CRAZY HORSE, Custer, United States travel blog

CRAZY HORSE

A travel blog entry by jodieandandy

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... Cultural Center. The monument is being carved out of Thunderhead Mountain on land considered sacred by some Native Americans, between Custer and Hill City, roughly 17 miles away from Mount Rushmore. The sculpture's final dimensions are planned to be 641 ...

The Ranch, Black Hills, Custer, United States travel blog

The Ranch

A travel blog entry by wyoming20

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... big rocks. As I lay on the bed watching TV, he was out building a walkway. I did however regain some energy after a trip into Custer for some ice cream, which was just enough to get me up to play croquet. Where I had an amazing comeback to put me in ...

Oh give me a home where the buffalo roam...., Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Oh give me a home where the buffalo roam....

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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...and the skies are not cloudy all day!  Wishful thinking on the sunny skies forever, but for now they are shining brightly. We got here yesterday around 3:30 p.m.  On our drive here we left the Badlands behind and entered the grasslands, then ...

Bulding a fortune on ice water..., Custer, United States travel blog

Bulding a fortune on ice water...

A travel blog entry by bteasdale

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... sobering reminder of the dangers of the road. We passed through several very cute towns on our drive south past Mount Rushmore to Custer. In Hill City, traffic slowed to a crawl as both sides and the middle of Main Street were lined with motorcycles, and ...

Another swing into Custer for Needle Highway, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Another swing into Custer for Needle Highway

A travel blog entry by porterfamily

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This completes our loops inside Custer State Park.  We ended up loving this park because of the wildlife.  With two cameras and two shooters we got tons of pictures.  Below are a small batch of them to review.  Once again the 70-200 ...

A 4th of July in Custer, S.D., Custer, United States travel blog

A 4th of July in Custer, S.D.

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... 9:30p.m. but the web-site said 8:30 so we went early. The fireworks display is held on Pageant Hill, a hill behind the town of Custer. The hill has a grassy bottom with the ¼ top of trees. The fireworks are on the east side of the clearing, set off near ...

Nebraska and South Dakota, Crawford, NE and Custer State Park, SD, United States travel blog

Nebraska and South Dakota

A travel blog entry by tourmaline

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... visited the Wild Horse Sanctuary and the Mammoth Site. If you head that way, see both. We camped for two nights in Custer State Park then and visited Mt.Rushmore, as well as some traditional Black Hills roadside attractions, such as Reptile Gardens and ...

There's wildlife, and then there's wildlife..., Custer, United States travel blog

There's wildlife, and then there's wildlife...

A travel blog entry by bteasdale

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... 30 we were on the road with Chris and Steph to meet Anton and Tracy for breakfast at the Blue Bell Lodge, located inside Custer State Park.  This timber lodge was built by a telephone executive in the 1920's, and acquired by Custer State Park in ...

Green giant, giant bunny, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Green giant, giant bunny

A travel blog entry by jennandpaul

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... nbsp; If you stop by on your honeymoon, you can get a free donut an coffee.  Had we only known... We stayed in Custer state park, about 1/2 hr south of Mt Rushmore.  The road in is pretty crazy.  Corkscrew turns and one lane tunnels (which ...

A Patriotic Independence Day!, Custer, United States travel blog

A Patriotic Independence Day!

A travel blog entry by thomasroadtrip

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... Rushmore.   We spent most of the 5th driving from South Dakota to Montana.  We stopped in Deadwood, Sturgis and at Custer's Last Stand Memorial.  The highway from Custer to Sturgis is know as the Black Hills Run.  It is popular for ...

The Black Hills and More Badlands, Custer South Dakota, United States travel blog

The Black Hills and More Badlands

A travel blog entry by kyleobrien

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Im going to use this post to compile a few days.  Internet is spotty out here in the west.  Hopefully they have some more out Californy-way. We continued to stay at the same campground until we left on Saturday, June 20. We decided to drive ...

Sculptures at Large, Custer, United States travel blog

Sculptures at Large

A travel blog entry by h.o.t.

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... in the tent for a wee while before getting up and heading out to explore. After a lovely breakfast, we drove back into Custer and headed North for Mount Rushmore and The Crazy Horse Monument. Our first stop was Crazy Horse and even from the highway we ...

Custer State Park, Custer, United States travel blog

Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by hefto

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... begge mænd i familien bliver tiltalt "Mister". Det bekommer os nu egentlig vældig fint . Vi boede i den lille hyggelige cowboy-by Custer lige uden for Custer State Park, hvor vi tilbragte 2 dage. Denne park er virkelig super med bjergtinder ...

Great Faces, Great Places, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Great Faces, Great Places

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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Travel Day to South Dakota, Custer, United States travel blog

Travel Day to South Dakota

A travel blog entry by lgthib

After a great day in Mesa Verde National Park, we traveled to South Dakota. On to Rushmore ...

YABBADABBADO!, Custer, United States travel blog

YABBADABBADO!

A travel blog entry by oppenheimers

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... 8217;t judge a book by it’s cover! So, on Saturday afternoon, having just finished driving through the Frightening Forrest, we hit Custer, SD, the last city before "home" (the Palmer Gulch KOA in Hill City).  Custer is a really cute town, still ...

The most scenic of drives , Custer State Park, United States travel blog

The most scenic of drives

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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... of what's happening with the buffalo. If you should ever find yourself in this part of the country we would recommend both Custer State park and the Norbeck Byway.  Custer State Park has campgrounds, cabins and a lodge, all of ...

Chicago to San Francisco Tour, Custer, Milwauwkee, Yellowstone, Yosamite, San Francisco , United States travel blog

Chicago to San Francisco Tour

A travel blog entry by 2460matt

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... Waldrug which is just a small shopping complex in the middle of nowhere full of jut random shops. After we drove to Custer where we visited Mt Rushmore and learnt about the 4 most influential american presidents, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy ...

Biking With Bison, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Biking With Bison

A travel blog entry by biketrip2014

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Custer State Park in The Black Hills Area of South Dakota. A magnificent  nature adventure awaits all who visit.  In the morning, I played it safe and drove on the 19 mile wilderness loop.  Protected in the car, I saw lots of deer, buffalo, ...

Big drive - well done by all., Custer, United States travel blog

Big drive - well done by all.

A travel blog entry by h.o.t.

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... were sitting down to tea. We have a wonderful spot in the trees of the Black Hills National Forest, just West of Custer, South Dakota. Tomorrow we are poised to enter touristville and explore Mount Rushmore, the Crazy Horse National Monument and Wind Cave ...

Tourist Trap Hell and so worth it...., Black Hills, United States travel blog

Tourist Trap Hell and so worth it....

A travel blog entry by abraeve

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It was mid day and hot when we got to Rushmore. I asked fernando to find us a cool spot where we could do lunch and have some down time. He found and great spot at we did just that  with the profile view of George.  As we rested, the girls ...

Headed east! On to South Dakota!, Custer, United States travel blog

Headed east! On to South Dakota!

A travel blog entry by zonas

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Headed out at about 10:30 am, we traveled east through Montana, south east through Wyoming and then on into South Dakota, arriving at our campground at 5 pm. It was so neat to see the terrain change from state to state. The rolling green plains of ...

Shayden's 7 th birthday!!, Custer, United States travel blog

Shayden's 7 th birthday!!

A travel blog entry by zonas

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Had a fun day today around Custer! After sleeping in we headed out for an intense game of mini golf where everyone got at least one hole in one, except for me!! Oh we'll, wasn't my bday!! After golf headed to a little cafe in town for lunch, shayden ...

44th annual buffalo roundup , Custer State Park, United States travel blog

44th annual buffalo roundup

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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We were up early today for the short drive from our campground out to Custer State Park.  We had arrived in Rapid City in time for the annual buffalo roundup and we were looking forward to taking this event off our 'list'.  We've included quite ...

Last day in Custer!, Custer, United States travel blog

Last day in Custer!

A travel blog entry by zonas

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Shayla and I went on a two hour horseback ride!! We left out of a stable at the entrance to Crazy Horse Memorial, the trail is on the property of the memorial. It was a beautiful walk through the tall pines and mica mines. Beautiful weather, and I had ...

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