Travel Blogs from Custer, United States

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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 ...

Jackalope, Custer, United States travel blog

Jackalope

A travel blog entry by lawtonhigh

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... of Custer again. We were tired of eating sandwiches every day so we got Pizza Hut. It tasted SO GOOD! After lunch we walked around Custer and Carolina got a cool rock and I got a Mt. Rushmore statue. We went back to Jewel Cave and went on the Scenic ...

Lots of Faces, Custer, United States travel blog

Lots of Faces

A travel blog entry by lawtonhigh

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Today was an amazing day. We woke up in the shadow of Devils Tower and left at 9:00. We drove for 2 hours and arrived at Custer State Park in South Dakota. We set up, ate lunch, and decided to go explore! We first drove on down to Crazy Horse Memorial. We ...

The ranger lit a candle, then turned out the light, Custer, United States travel blog

The ranger lit a candle, then turned out the light

A travel blog entry by luv2gowalkabout

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Today was Wind Cave National Park Day. Dogs to the Kennel for a "spa day". Baths and nails and fun[I love this place]. We were off. I had never heard of Wind Cave before. We have been to Luray caverns and I am not a huge fan of going underground in a ...

Mount Rushmore, Custer, United States travel blog

Mount Rushmore

A travel blog entry by luciaferris

In all honesty, I have to say that South Dakota was rather a disappointment. We were there to see Mount Rushmore as it is a national landmark and none of us had ever been, and I must mention that the mountain its self was very impressive, the ...

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 ...

Day 40 - Jewel Cave/Mt. Rushmore, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 40 - Jewel Cave/Mt. Rushmore

A travel blog entry by kellenberg

Day 40 Today brought the anticipation of spelunking (cave exploring), state border crossing, and the crossing of yet another state border. We woke relatively late, at 7:30, and prepared for our appointments at Jewel Cave. We went to the Visitor ...

Day 4 - Entering new territory, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 4 - Entering new territory

A travel blog entry by bharvey

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... that name before from us) and maybe a national monument.  Time will tell. 8:20pm and we are in French Creek RV Park in Custer, South Dakota... walked around the town a bit once we got ourselves hooked up as no one was in the office.  The town ...

Just part of the herd...., Custer, United States travel blog

Just part of the herd....

A travel blog entry by luv2gowalkabout

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Arrived last night at our home away from home for 4 days. It's good to put down roots for a few days. Dexter knew we were staying for a while when we brought the chairs out! Can't rave enough about this place. Book early. In March I got one of the last ...

Custer SD, Custer, United States travel blog

Custer SD

A travel blog entry by mytravladventur

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... the campground I notice a bank temperature said it was 99 degrees out and it felt like it. The next day (Friday) I head off to Custer South Dakota and to see Mt. Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial. On the way i stopped in Wall South Dakota to have ...

Mako Sica, Custer, United States travel blog

Mako Sica

A travel blog entry by lawtonhigh

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Today is a day I will never forget. We got off to an early start for the morning and headed towards the Badlands. On the way, we stopped by a gas station that had an African animal exhibit and a 11 foot elephant. We were almost to the Badlands and ...

Cool Springs Theater, Custer, United States travel blog

Cool Springs Theater

A travel blog entry by lawtonhigh

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... sworn in and got in the car at 2:30. We decided that we did not want to be rushed at Jewel Cave so we went to the Custer State Park visitor center. On the way, a herd of bison were in the road and some friendly donkeys were begging for food at our ...

We were going to stay put.  But....., Custer, United States travel blog

We were going to stay put. But.....

A travel blog entry by luv2gowalkabout

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Slept in. Some needed R&R. That was supposed to be the whole day. But it was too pretty a day to waste completely ( although Charlie would disagree with me). He was content to stay put. Let's just go to the lake and do a short paddle and maybe see ...

Mount Rushmore , Crazy Horse & Wind Cave!, Custer, United States travel blog

Mount Rushmore , Crazy Horse & Wind Cave!

A travel blog entry by zonas

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... figures. What vision and artistry to accomplish such a creation!!! On to Wind Cave Natl Park! Took a half hour drive through Custer State Park, visited prairie dog village, they were busy bustling around, yipping their signals to one another!, so fun ...

Them thar hills, Blackhills, United States travel blog

Them thar hills

A travel blog entry by bekandjesse

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Busy busy busy, Western South Dakota is such a busy little place with so many things to see and do. We've had a fabulous time trying to fit it all in. The adventure began (and possibly our favorite part) at the Mammoth Monument in Hot Springs. This ...

Highest Peak East of the Rockies, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Highest Peak East of the Rockies

A travel blog entry by skjaerseth

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... we had a plan to go climbing in the Needles and get to Harney Peak in one day I planed to go the 3 mile round trip to Custer city to check if they had a bookstore and if that bookstore would have a better climbing guide than the one we already had.  ...

Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer, United States travel blog

Crazy Horse Memorial

A travel blog entry by 50statestravel

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We weren't going to go here today because there was a thunder storm earlier. I'm so glad we came. This memorial is completely privately funded. There are tons of Native American artifacts as well as Native American artists. We all got a piece of ...

Climbing the Needles, Custer, United States travel blog

Climbing the Needles

A travel blog entry by skjaerseth

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Hi, today we had a great time climbing at the Needles Eye area. We started up a bitt slow recovering from yesterday. Nicole is mastering her new crawling skill and eager to get the day started as always. So it was not possible to hold her back for to ...

Day 5: arriving in Custer SD, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 5: arriving in Custer SD

A travel blog entry by mabra8890

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... you can... I saw TWO (2) Alaska plates today #winning Got to my hotel in Custer a little after 6, brought all my stuff up so I can regroup, had some dinner on my balcony and toured downtown Custer (even did a little wine tasting). This hotel is so ...

Day 6: touring the Black Hills, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 6: touring the Black Hills

A travel blog entry by mabra8890

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... I hung out for about an hour then headed to Hill City to tour around a little. Another tourist tacky cute town similar to Custer. Did another wine tasting obviously haha  Came back to the hotel for some dinner, catch up on some phone calls, realize ...

Custer State Park, South Dakota / Day #4, Custer, United States travel blog

Custer State Park, South Dakota / Day #4

A travel blog entry by jwday3

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... traveled many highways in our adventures but this road was a classic.  Now back in our room getting ready for a lite dinner in Custer at The Purple Pie Place. Just returned from our dinner S- bowl of Chicken Noodle Soup, Caesar salad J- cup of CN ...

Wow..........This old girl cannot climb hills, Custer SD, United States travel blog

Wow..........This old girl cannot climb hills

A travel blog entry by alicia-jake

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... die.....so at my insistence (or should I say yelling) Jake turned us around and we limped into a campsite in the town of Custer.  So where do you think we landed....Ill tell you - at a Flinstones themed campground....Do children these days even know ...

YES!! GERMANY!!!, Custer, United States travel blog

YES!! GERMANY!!!

A travel blog entry by bobkat68

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... weathered granite spires. Lots of hairpin curves and several short tunnels carved out of the rock. Spectacular views. More picturesque than Iron Mountain Road as road is built into cliffs. To celebrate Germany's victory ate at Bavarian Inn back in ...

Trip to Colorado, No. & So. Dakota, Wyoming, Custer, United States travel blog

Trip to Colorado, No. & So. Dakota, Wyoming

A travel blog entry by jwday3

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... 's Birthday travel adventure of 2014 has begun. Alan was our taxi and arrived at our place at 6:20 AM (early) We are flying United and their restored terminal is beautiful. So far it is not crowded and we are waiting to board at 8:05. Somehow we were ...

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Custer, United States travel blog

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

A travel blog entry by socks

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Sculptor John Gutzon Borglum carved the images of 4 great American Presidents in this granite mountainside of South Dakota to create a tribute to America. The Presidents chosen represent important moments in American history. George Washington – ...

Devils Tower National Monument, Custer, United States travel blog

Devils Tower National Monument

A travel blog entry by socks

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In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt designated Devils Tower as the first national monument. Devils Tower could be called the nation's first natural monument. It’s actually the core of a volcano exposed after millions of years of erosion brought ...

Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer, United States travel blog

Crazy Horse Memorial

A travel blog entry by socks

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When completed, Crazy Horse Memorial will be the world's largest mountain carving. It will stand 563 feet high. Lakota Chief Henry Standing Bear commissioned Korczak Ziolkowski to carve this memorial in memory of Crazy Horse and his people. The first ...

Home, Home on the Range, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Home, Home on the Range

A travel blog entry by boyers

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Really nice. There is about a 19 mile loop through the park taking you through a variety of areas. From mountains to plains it is all there. Almost within the first few minutes we encountered a buffalo herd of a couple of hundred including many calves. ...

Jewel Cave National Monument, Custer, United States travel blog

Jewel Cave National Monument

A travel blog entry by socks

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Jewel Cave National Monument was established in 1908. Situated in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Jewel Cave is currently the second largest cave system in the world and is recognized for the jewel-like calcite crystals lining its passages. We took the ...

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