De Smet Super Deluxe Inn & Suites

288 Highway 14 East, De Smet, South Dakota, 57231, United States | Hotel
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Life As It Use To Be

A travel blog entry by patry

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... on the side of the road and told Clare that the 3 deer came to wish her happy birthday because she was 3 years old now! She smiled and nodded her head in total amazement! The drive went smoothly and we only had to stop once for gas and once to let a trailer moving a house go by. Interesting to see. We drove on the Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical Highway as we neared De Smet.

We ...

Day 27 - Laura Ingalls Homesite

A travel blog entry by 10sandy


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'This was a great experience and I'm glad we did it. Hard to believe that people would give up all that they know and come to a new place with many new challenges so that they could have a farm and some land. Many didn't make the homesteading requirements and for them the trip was in vane - the Ingalls did all that was required: 1. had to be over 21 2. had to work the land for 5 years and 3. had to farm a certain percentage of the land (they ...

Look at what you can do without electronics

A travel blog entry by bronkemabekker


... that we visited the house Laura's family lived in when the settled in De Smet. The staff there showed us how the stove worked, how to braid rag rugs, how to pedal the sewing machine and make button toys. We didn't get to wash clothes with lye soap because it started to rain at that point and the wash buckets where outside. Instead, I tried out the bed. Very hard. It then stopped raining and I tried to rope the fiberglass cow they had for ...

Day 4: De Smet, SD

A travel blog entry by zyd85


... and has built up quite a lot of traditions over the years, including the “Roll Call of the States and Countries” where guests cheer for their respective home-state as it is announced. This is the first year that the Pageant committee chose to perform the story of “The First Four Years,” which was published from an unfinished manuscript discovered in Laura’s belongings after her death. The story would certainly not ...

Little Town on the Prairie

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe


... from the road of this camping area. Soon after leaving Walnut Grove, we came upon a small town called Tracy. This was fun for obvious reasons. But it was also quite surprising to us that Tracy is so (relatively) close to Walnut Grove. This is the town the Ma and the girls rode the train into. Amazing what today seems a short car ride was a major trip in Laura's day.

Next we drove to Pipestone National Monument. It's funny how some of the small, ...

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This hotel, located on 288 Highway 14 East, De Smet, is near Ingalls Homestead - Laura's Living Prairie and Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDe Smet Super Deluxe Inn & Suites

Reviewed by max1998

Nice rooms but so-so food

Reviewed Jul 4, 1978
by (21 reviews) Mt.Prospect Illinois , United States Flag of United States

This hotel is close to the Laura Ingalls Wilder pageant and other stuff, so that's a plus. There's not much available for breakfast, so BYOF(bring your own fruit).

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