Travel Blogs from Custer, United States

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Black HIlls National Forest, Custer, United States travel blog

Black HIlls National Forest

A travel blog entry by bobthegirl

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... see anything.  so i didnt see anything and wasnt even willing to get out so i just followed the road thinking if i go south to custer state park and i wind around to my camp site at lake bismark. lo and behold this was the worst windy road to take. ...

Dinner at Bobkat's Purple Pie Palace, Custer, United States travel blog

Dinner at Bobkat's Purple Pie Palace

A travel blog entry by backroadtravels

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BBQ sandwich followed by raspberry rhubarb jalapeņo pie, a la mode. Surprisingly ...

Custer State Park, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by mpitrolo

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... to Custer say that the feel of the two parks is very similar.  I’m sure that Yellowstone is still, well, Yellowstone, but Custer State Park really has a lot of charm, beauty, and wilderness to make it a great place to stay for several days. We ...

Riding the trails, Custer, United States travel blog

Riding the trails

A travel blog entry by wheretheydrive

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... man made lakes that have swimming and fishing and some have boating facilities.  We've seen licence plates from many different states, one from Saskatchewan, Manitoba as well-two from Ontario.The girls booked a 1:30 horseback riding trek for today at ...

Wind Cave and Crazy Horse, Custer state park, United States travel blog

Wind Cave and Crazy Horse

A travel blog entry by pbdaniel

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Visited Wind Cave and Crazy Horse today, and got there along some very scenic drives - the Needles Highway is particularly picturesque (I'll be exploring it in more detail tomorrow; today it's just a conveyance). Wind Cave is a pretty interesting ...

Mount Rushmore & Custer State Park, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Mount Rushmore & Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by jerry.sue

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Mount Rushmore was pretty cool to visit.  The size of the Memorial is bigger than expected.  Custer State Park gave us our first taste of wildlife.  The bison crossed the road right in front of our ...

Mount  Rushmore, Custer, United States travel blog

Mount Rushmore

A travel blog entry by janetdodge

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... snow.   Tonight we are back where our first night on the road was.  Rawlins Wyoming.  We traveled through 13 states, 5 Canadian Providences and put a few miles on our coach.  It will be good to be home- have missed our family and our ...

A Day for Monuments and Larger Than Life Men, Custer, United States travel blog

A Day for Monuments and Larger Than Life Men

A travel blog entry by mrighter

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We headed out of Wind Cave National Park on Rt 87.  This took us through Custer State Park. We crossed French Creek, which sounds historically significant for some reason.  I'll have to look it up! We stopped in Custer, SD, for breakfast. The ...

Wednesday, Sep 18th, Custer, United States travel blog

Wednesday, Sep 18th

A travel blog entry by 2travelers

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Was up at four this morn. Cold. So we rearranged the bedding and snuggled down again and then we were a bit slug-a-bed. Didn't get up til 7:00 am. Had our breakfast in the Game Lodge Dining Room about 7:50 and then headed for the Needles Hiway. ...

Crazy Horse, world's largest mountain carving, Custer, United States travel blog

Crazy Horse, world's largest mountain carving

A travel blog entry by margotsilva

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... so much here. Y'all just gotta come see it - experience it for yourself! Well, we’ve really enjoyed our stay at Custer State Park, had a great meal of buffalo steak and spicy buffalo short ribs at the Game Lodge where we are camping. There has ...

Day 12, Sunday, August 23, 2015, Custer State Park, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 12, Sunday, August 23, 2015

A travel blog entry by jessdaw

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... far. It was part rock climbing, part squeezing through rock formations, and part teetering on the edge of the 2nd highest peak in Custer SP. And the views! Truly beautiful and scary at the same time! We drove to the town of Custer where we ate pizza for ...

Mt. Rushmore and a long day's drive, Mt. Rushmore and the home stretch, United States travel blog

Mt. Rushmore and a long day's drive

A travel blog entry by tenntrek

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After stopping at Devil's Tower we drove on southeast into South Dakota and the Black Hills. Custer SD was still pretty much closed for the winter, but you could see how it would come to life, especially in August (?) when this part of the state hosts a ...

South Dakota-rama, Custer, United States travel blog

South Dakota-rama

A travel blog entry by nathanz

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... tips of icebergs in the night, threatening the roadways and casting ominous shadows from the headlights on the mountains in the distance. Custer State park is a little slice of what I imagine British Columbia might be like, in the middle of the flat ...

Close enough to hear them breathe, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Close enough to hear them breathe

A travel blog entry by georgeandlisa

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... .  We started at Custer State Park.  We were really excited about the possibility of seeing wildlife throughout the park.  Custer Park has wildlife roaming throughout the park.           Within a couple of ...

Goodbye Custer!, Custer, United States travel blog

Goodbye Custer!

A travel blog entry by 6kopers

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On the road at 7:30am!! Today will be an interesting one since we're making such a long drive during the day. Good things we have lots of snacks and a bag of activities for the kids! Aidan is already asking when we're going to be there- oh ...

Custer State Park, Custer, United States travel blog

Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by tradition

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After breakfast we drove the wildlife loop of Custer Park. Kids rode in Johnny's jeep with the roof off. They loved it. Johnny had a rule that they had to exit the jeep through the roof. They loved that too! We saw turkey, deer, prairie dogs, buffalo, ...

Dinner in Custer, Custer, United States travel blog

Dinner in Custer

A travel blog entry by backroadtravels

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Ate at Cattleman's Steak and Fish Market twice today. Decent food. Dad spoke with my mother on the phone (she's back at the hotel) and she said she has decided it is best if she flies home.  He noted it sounds like she is at peace with the ...

Custer State Park, SD, Custer, United States travel blog

Custer State Park, SD

A travel blog entry by zengler

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... did the tourist loop, and hit the Crazy Horse monument (which is absolutely incredible), Mt. Rushmore, and many other sites around Custer, including a drive through the incredible "Needles" area to finish the day. While up in this area, we (brilliantly) ...

Needles Highway, Custer, United States travel blog

Needles Highway

A travel blog entry by backroadtravels

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We had an opportunity to ride on a number of really fun roads on this trip. Needles highway is a wonderful mountain road with lots of sharp turns.  It is rather narrow but one of the most intriguing features are the tunnels that cut through the ...

Day 29, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 29

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... . We get to the campground in Custer, just south of Mt. Rushmore and the campground is full....of motorcycles. In the town of Custer motorcycles are lined up and down Main Street. By now the clouds have rolled in and it's raining. Not so many motorcycles ...

Wind Cave, Custer, United States travel blog

Wind Cave

A travel blog entry by laurabethhigh

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... Loop. We saw hundreds of bison, prarie dogs, several pronghorn antelope and even two wild burros that walked up to our car. The Custer State Park Visitor Center was just opened in May, and it is an awesome, state of the art center with the nicest ...

The road does what?, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

The road does what?

A travel blog entry by bronkemabekker

Having seen most of the southern part of Custer State Park by Jeep Grandwagoneer, we decided to take the Needles highway and see the northern part of the park.  John really enjoyed not having to drive and actually see things on the Jeep ride but now ...

Made it to the Pacific Ocean!, Birch Bay, United States travel blog

Made it to the Pacific Ocean!

A travel blog entry by karob52

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I have been out of touch for a few days (sorry Mom!) but I had no choice. No cell phone reception and no Internet at any place I stopped.    I never did find the hiking trail at Hoodoo but it was a scenic drive. It would be very helpful if they ...

Mount Rushmore, Custer, United States travel blog

Mount Rushmore

A travel blog entry by gregd999

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... at the bottom of the last page of the brochure mentioned in passing that there are still 500 nuclear missiles deployed in neighbouring states today. OK, so lets just put that in plain english for the rest of us. They destroyed 500 obsolete missiles at ...

A close encounter of the animal kind, Rushmore Cave & Custer State Park, United States travel blog

A close encounter of the animal kind

A travel blog entry by jakoozi

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... roads. I'm getting more comfortable on these but can't imagine how they'd be passable in the winter. Took the Wildlife Loop in Custer hoping to spot some Bison but no luck. Instead we came upon several greedy donkeys who were begging on the road. They ...

Day 3 - Custer State Park, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 3 - Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by sbttngr

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Up early again and time to hit the road. I made my way out of Rapid City and back into Custer St. Park. I made my way over to the Wildlife Loop with the hopes of seeing some wildlife. I hear there are buffalo in these parts! The first buffalo I saw ...

4 Presidents and 1 slack waitress, Custer, United States travel blog

4 Presidents and 1 slack waitress

A travel blog entry by alvrez

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... 're from – he laughed and said, “They don't much ask me either!” which I thought was very funny. Drove back to Custer, SD where we are staying in a Super 8 motel, which turned out to be a pleasant surprise, as for the same price as we've ...

Custer, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Custer

A travel blog entry by sethfield

We spent several days at Custer State Park, south of Rapid City as we continued west towards Wyoming. Besides exploring the park itself, we spent a day in Deadwood ("You gotta do bad things when you're in a bad place!") and another at the Mammoth Site and ...

Spokane to Birch Bay with sick kids!, Birch Bay, United States travel blog

Spokane to Birch Bay with sick kids!

A travel blog entry by luckysfamily

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We drove back through Glacier on the Going-to-the-Sun road and then through northwest Montana, and cut through the pan handle of Idaho, then on to Spokane for the planned nights rest.  Lot's of incredible scenery along the way, as usual.  We ...

Steam Engine ride and Deadwood, Custer, United States travel blog

Steam Engine ride and Deadwood

A travel blog entry by edtravels

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... to stay in the park, but they were all booked when we checked 10 days ago, so we ended up in one in the town of Custer, and we have been blessed with the best campsite so far.  The campground was nothing special and the sites were pretty small, but ...

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