Best Western Ramkota Hotel
Travel Blogs from Pierre
... but unfortunately no Coyote (we'll just have to come back!). It was easy to see why they call there the badlands, as it looked pretty inhospitable! A couple of hours later we arrived in Pierre, about 200 yards across the time zone to make us 6 hours behind the uk! We checked in but unfortunately our room wasn't what we had booked online. Trev complained to the hotel manager and his solution was to upgrade us to the Presidential Suite!!! The new room wasn't really a room, ...
... for our buffet dinner. There was buffalo stew, pork and beans, ribs, meatloaf. Was all very home cooked and it had a real family feel to the place. We ate too much but it was all delicious. Jen even tried something called Oreo fluff, which was different. After dinner it was a quick sit outside before boarding the bus and heading back via Mount Rushmore so we could see it at night. We arrived back at the hotel at 8.30 pm. We watched some TV and decided we should have a rest and not go ...
... Kevin cooked pork chops on the barbeque and they were good!!! – don’t mean to sound surprised.
We’re on a quest now to find our way across the Dakotas, avoiding Interstates where possible and being in Fargo, North Dakota by 16th August. We took some small roads so many of which seemed to be under maintenance. First one, we had to follow ...
... After reading about this site, we learned more about that its complex history with the Native American tribes (particularly the Sioux) since this monument is carved into the Black Hills, which were not only "owned" by the Sioux, but were considered their spiritual epicenter. To forever have the carvings of "white men" who defeated them prominent in this land that they hold evokes strong emotions. Not unlike other countries, our ...
Wednesday morning we woke up around 9:30 and prepared our bags. We went inside where Aunt Kay was busy preparing us a delicious breakfast of toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, and a homemade apple jam. We ate and drank coffee (which even Brice is starting to enjoy), and then looked at photos. We showered and loaded the car, then said our good byes and were off for Pierre.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service