AmericInn Lodge & Suites Pierre/Fort Pierre _ Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Fort Pierre
On Sunday we had to drive out of the park to Custer City to watch the final game. We found the Buglin Bull Sports Bar and had a table with a TV, just for us. As it was lunchtime we had the lekker roast beef special with some Sammy Adams beer to wash it down. As I was hoping for, it was 'Deutschland ueber alles’ well deserved.
We had a very interesting experience with some native Americans later that evening at a picnic spot where ...
... the town of Hot Springs. Some of the hot springs feed the stream running into the town from the stream bed, so we splashed around there for a bit. These springs are also known for their special mineral content. After camping for days, it felt great to swim in the hot springs.
Rounding out our South Dakota visit, we traveled to the Badlands National Park. It was named "Badlands" by both Native Americans and French trappers who ...
... definitely one of the highlights of our trip. We recommend this tour to anyone. We have much appreciation for the hundreds of men who toiled at this remarkable work of art and expression of patriotism. To this day it is a reminder of what these great Presidents gave for the foundation of the ...
... entered. We spent a few hours at the Shedd Aquarium, we saw pretty much everything that lives in the water, from fish to penguins. There was some really neat observation points, where we were able to have water pretty well on every side of us. We then left Chicago and spent the night at a highly over priced KOA campground in Union Illinois (about 1.5 hour out of Chicago).
We woke up nice and early ...
... and at dusk and in the early morning birds sing amazingly loudly and clearly. You can see a line of peaks right out our front door and window, and it was lovely to wake in the very early morning light and see them silhouetted against the just-lightening sky. But I didn't actually get up until mid-morning yesterday. Dear C let me sleep while he went to the restaurant for breakfast and explored the bookstore. Then we took off to explore the Badlands ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet