Badlands Budget Host Inn
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It was like déjà vu all over again. 45 years ago, my family did an amazing trip across country from Maryland to Wyoming. On the way, we stopped in South Dakota at Custer State Park, Mount Rushmore, and the Badlands National Park. Sheila and I hit those places again today.
We saw bison and antelope at Custer State Park; George, Thomas, …
... vicinity. I have prayed we don't take a direct hit tonight. It's hard to get info without cell service so I'm relying on the rangers and my own sense. Tomorrow more thunderstorms are in the forecast, which is pretty usual for the Black Hills. Because if this I secured a small cabin in Spearfish for tomorrow night, leaving the long drive to North Dakota for the next day. On weekends it can be tough to even get a camping spot. Next weekend will be the roughest, Friday being July ...
... day as we drove. The blue sky was filled with large, flat-bottomed clouds billowing up and out like cauliflower heads. The rolling green grassy hills touched the sky, broken only by the wire fencing to keep cattle in their grazing land. Yellow sweet clover covered the embankment near the road. I could imagine the wagons traveling across this landscape.
We had trouble finding the Lakota Prairie Lodge in Kyle, ...
... s Jets shirt and he stuck his hand out to shake mine. No, not New York, Winnipeg Jets!!
on to the Badlands and one of the reasons to drive out here. Truly unique and pictures will not do it justice but we took some anyway.
last stop was Wall Drug. Kitch! But it was right at the end of the Badlands loop and we were staying in Wall tonight.
Since no one else booked onto the half day side tour to Badlands National Park, the tour company sent a driver and van just for us. Traveled east about an hour at 7am and enjoyed spectacular, surreal scenery of the eroded plains and grasslands that were once ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBadlands Budget Host Inn Interior
Not fancy, but clean and comfortable. The people running it were very nice. It's very close to the entrance to the park.
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