Foothills Inn

1625 N LaCrosse Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, 57701, United States | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $67.00

Travel Blogs from Rapid City

Prairies, Presidents, and Downpours

A travel blog entry by quiltinlady


... from their ranch in the northern part of the state so that their oldest daughter could compete in a high school-level rodeo competition. I was included in the barbeque lunch that Sherry had prepared, and listened in to stories about ranch and rodeo life, so different from anything I had known.

As the clouds thickened, and rain began to pour, Leah and I took off for dinner at a nearby restaurant. ...

Black Hills Buffaloes

A travel blog entry by friesendm


... honored in the same way our four American presidents had been immortalized at nearby Mount Rushmore. Korczak married Ruth, a woman 18 years his junior, with whom he raised 10 children. Korczak has now passed on, but Ruth and seven of his kids carry on the dream on the largest sculpture on the planet. All of the Mount Rushmore sculpture, the heads of Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln, would ...

Rapid City - Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse

A travel blog entry by walkersusa2013


... dynamite to blast away and jackhammers were used to finish it off. The sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, used basic primitive triangulation methods to arrive at the correct angles. He told his helpers that when feeling the plaster cast they should close their eyes and just feel their way and that this would be their guide Taking into account the methods of sculpture and the amazing likenesses they are truly amazing Then onto Crazy Horse. The sculptor of this, ...

Crazy Horse/Mount Rushmore

A travel blog entry by jetta52481


... tour director Eugene pointed out the the infestation of the Ponderosas. These pine trees are being attacked by the Mountain Pine Beetle. It's really unfortunate because once the tree is infected there's nothing which can save the tree.
Our first stop was the Crazy Horse Memorial. Crazy Horse was born on Rapid Creek in the Black Hills of South Dakota in about 1842. He defended his people and their way of life the ...

Rock n' Roll in the Wild Wild West

A travel blog entry by sceraldi


... of only having 1 inch left to chisel and polish after blasting sections of the fašade.

It should also be mentioned here that the Black Hills offered up more wildlife in one day then I can ever remember seeing (not at a zoo). We found ourselves at one point surrounded by a herd of Buffalo. We put the Prius in EV mode and just chilled. It was awesome to be with them so close, having only seen them ever from far off ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 1625 N LaCrosse Street, Rapid City, is near Reptile Gardens, Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, Journey Museum, and Museum of Geology.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good