Travel Blogs from Custer, United States

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Busy Day in the Black Hills, Custer, United States travel blog

Busy Day in the Black Hills

A travel blog entry by leselaine2013

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Another beautiful day in The Black Hills of South Dakota. Today we took a scenic ride through Custer State Park in hopes of seeing the Buffalo.  Very disappointed in the lack of wild animals.  We did see a White Tailed Deer (no big deal, see ...

August 04, 2013   Jewel Cave, Custer, United States travel blog

August 04, 2013 Jewel Cave

A travel blog entry by kj6bjl

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August 04, 2013   (Sunday)  Beautiful morning, no storms lastnight, slept like a baby. Headed out for Jewel Cave N.P., got on the 12:00 tour. Last 1.5 hours, another great tour of a great cave. Tought act to follow but we went to see Crazy ...

Day 6 - Custer SD, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 6 - Custer SD

A travel blog entry by aserp

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This is one big state. But gorgeous scenery. We saw prairies and then some of the badlands and then the black hills. We had lunch at the Missouri River today.We even saw a sign that said you now entering Mountain Standard time. Tomorrow Mt. ...

Day 7 - Custer SD - Mt. Rushmore, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 7 - Custer SD - Mt. Rushmore

A travel blog entry by aserp

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What a day. We saw Mt. Rushmore, which was just very cool. Went rock climbing, Saw a herd of bison up close and went down in a cave @ Wind Cave National ...

Animals from South Dakota, Black Hills, Custer State Park, SD, United States travel blog

Animals from South Dakota

A travel blog entry by sue-bob

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Buffalo and Burros, Custer, United States travel blog

Buffalo and Burros

A travel blog entry by sskatie

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So we finally make the first of our "great outdoors" stops of the trip in Custer State Park.  It's a small but beautiful reserve, famous for having the largest herd of bison (buffalo) in the US - about 1,200 in all, ...

Where the Deer and the Antelope Play....., Custer, United States travel blog

Where the Deer and the Antelope Play.....

A travel blog entry by jean.hamberg

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... driving at dusk.  (We've been staying at two parks in the area, the Wind Cave National Park, and just above it the Custer State Park, and both of these are teeming with wildlife.)  So, getting back to last evening:  We saw about 20-30 ...

The National Museum of Woodcarving, Custer, United States travel blog

The National Museum of Woodcarving

A travel blog entry by william.ruch

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Cool wood ...

Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse, Custer, United States travel blog

Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse

A travel blog entry by carol_fred

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... lunch and discovered again that high altitudes make some packaging blow up (see pictures). then drove the circular wildlife loop in Custer State Park. The animals roam free and it looked to us like the American version of the Serengeti Plains in Africa. ...

Jul 22, 2010, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Jul 22, 2010

A travel blog entry by roadtrippers

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The Buffalo Come Over the Ridge, Custer, United States travel blog

The Buffalo Come Over the Ridge

A travel blog entry by occidenoir

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The first sign of the buffalo being rounded up came at about 8:30 a.m., after most people (including me) had been waiting for two hours or more in the crisp autumn morning. The noise - or rather, the vibrations coming up from the ground - came before ...

Where The Buffalo Roam, Custer, United States travel blog

Where The Buffalo Roam

A travel blog entry by jjlessard

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... ;Amazingly, the Rushmore sculpture could fit under the chief's chin!  Lunch at the Coolidge summer White House, the Lodge, in Custer State Park where our bus was halted by several hundred bison grazing on both sides of the road and blocking traffic. ...

Black Hills, Custer, United States travel blog

Black Hills

A travel blog entry by lee.toma

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Ah, the Black Hills! After so many miles on the road, it all seems worthwhile to see so much in the Black Hills. In fact, I regretted that I had less than two days to spend there. Wind Cave was one highlight, as were Crazy Horse and Mount ...

All In One Day!  Yeah BabY!!, Custer, United States travel blog

All In One Day! Yeah BabY!!

A travel blog entry by chris.riley

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... ;  Next, we traveled to the Black Hills and spent the entire day there.  We did Needles Highway, Wilderness Loop and Custer State Park.  We spent time at Mt. Rushmore and walked the loop around the monument.  AWESOME AMERICA!! ...

More Photos - Black Hills, South Dakota, Custer, United States travel blog

More Photos - Black Hills, South Dakota

A travel blog entry by gvw

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Crazy Horse Memorial and Custer State Park, Custer, United States travel blog

Crazy Horse Memorial and Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by tbasler

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... heroes too. Crazy Horse was chosen for the memorial because he was born in the Black Hills and is partially credited with Custer's defeat at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Thousands of Indian artifacts and artist models of CrazyHorse are displayed in the ...

Dinner Time and internet, Custer, United States travel blog

Dinner Time and internet

A travel blog entry by teachmoses

1/2 Rack of ribs and fries, he had the ribs and baked potato. Russian waitress. Will post todays pictures on next update! Oh, on the way here, I shot (with camera) Crazy Horse Monument from roadside! Next destination - TRINITY Monument - first atomic ...

Wind Cave NP & Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer, United States travel blog

Wind Cave NP & Crazy Horse Memorial

A travel blog entry by buzzlog

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Today we headed to Wind Cave National Park, about 10 miles from Custer, SD.  We got there just as they were doing a tour that was called Natural Entrance Tour.  It went 210 ft. below the ground.  It is the 4 longest cave in the world.  ...

The Black Hills, Custer, United States travel blog

The Black Hills

A travel blog entry by clendenens

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... We had prepared by bringing some crackers (the park rangers actually encourage feeding them), so we stopped and hung out for a while. Custer also had a great fireworks show.  Iris was scared at first, but when a nearby dog started barking at them, ...

I have found Cheyenne, Custer, United States travel blog

I have found Cheyenne

A travel blog entry by 5055west

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... and only the face is complete, but amazing never the less.  After the monumental excitement, we then drove through Custer State Park, saw deer, buffalo and .... wait for it ... donkeys. Second evening meant 'cooking' in the ...

Custer State Park - Sylvan Lake and Harney Peak, Custer, United States travel blog

Custer State Park - Sylvan Lake and Harney Peak

A travel blog entry by orangeboy

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Jewel Cave, Custer, United States travel blog

Jewel Cave

A travel blog entry by tampagrampa

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     While still in this area of  S.D., I decided to also visit Jewel Cave National Monument. It is the 3rd longest cave system in the world, over 140 miles explored. Like Wind Cave, only about 5-10% has been discovered. Also ...

Black Hills, Custer, United States travel blog

Black Hills

A travel blog entry by charleybren

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These are the pictures we took going through the Black ...

Moose!, Custer, United States travel blog

Moose!

A travel blog entry by hoob

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... munching in the marsh by the side of the road! Very exciting stuff, and we took it as a good omen. We made it to Custer, South Dakota just before dusk. Custer is about 15 miles or so from Mount Rushmore. We stayed at a nice campground that had ...

Black Hills Buffaloes, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Black Hills Buffaloes

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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... – at both ends! After scouting lunch options for the group, we continued along the mesmerizing winding road through Custer State Park, past a host of welcoming picnic areas alongside babbling streams or placid ponds, and granite outcroppings, a ...

July 18:  Kelso  to  Birch Bay, WA, Birch Bay, United States travel blog

July 18: Kelso to Birch Bay, WA

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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Lots of traffic driving through Tacoma and Seattle. Birch Bay is a small "beach" town on the bay with wonderful views. ...

Getting Ready, Custer, United States travel blog

Getting Ready

A travel blog entry by mwm618

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Today is packing day. Last night wondered if I have overpacked. Two panniers and two top bags. At my age it might be hard to swing the leg over the bike! Nonetheless today is organization ...

August 06, 2013, Custer, United States travel blog

August 06, 2013

A travel blog entry by kj6bjl

... :00, sure are some nice bikes out there. Decided to stay at camp today and get some things done. Ended up going to Custer to find a hardware store (Needed some parts and pieces). While we were there Cheryl wanted to do some window shopping (yea OK!!!!!), ...

On the Road Again, Custer, United States travel blog

On the Road Again

A travel blog entry by wordmom

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... No quaint towns along the way, no yummy treats, no kind gestures for strangers. Just the Smitty Clan and Spread Eagle hitting the highway. Custer, SD is actually adorable and we hope to see the town a bit more before we head out in the morning. We spotted ...

Lazy Day, Custer, United States travel blog

Lazy Day

A travel blog entry by travelsake

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By our last day in South Dakota we'd run out of things to do and see, so we relaxed the morning away swimming at Pactola Reservoir, by our cabin. The kids had a blast, as they are little fish, so this was the perfect morning for them. We returned to the ...

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