Hampton Inn Spearfish
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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Today we had breakfast at home after Darryl and Mark went to the shop and bought breakfast supplies. We all ate and then left about 9am to head to Sturgis with the guys on the bikes. Sharron went with Monti and Bailey went with Jeff.
We arrived in Sturgis and had quite a bit of trouble finding a parking spot as it was really busy. We walked around for a few hours and then we stopped at One Eyed Jacks ...
... water! Very entertaining to see as we drive along the way.
Devil's Tower - We stopped at the First National Monument. I read about this in my National Geographic Traveler, so I was curious to go see it. It was so impressive. You go from rolling hills to all of a sudden this huge thing is sticking out! And then these column looking things are on the edge. It reminded me of the thing you ...
... should see the Termesphere Gallery. We were lucky to meet Dick Termes, the artist. His work (painted spheres with a six point perspective) was a brilliant mix of mathematical calculation and artistic creativity. Imagine both sides of the brain working in harmony to create such beauty! You can investigate his gallery further at www.termespheres.com. We came home and Jane and Grant stayed for dinner at our ...
Started the day with a walk down the road to see a veteran's cemetery. Once we were there saw a sign that told us we were not allowed to walk in the cemetery as we would disrespect the dead....disappointing. Got on the bikes and drove to Rapid City where there was a mini Sturgis set up. Vendor after vendor...people everywhere. Bought some great bag liners for Tim's road king and had rack fitted to Walters road ...
... bison. So tomorrow we have a full day to tour Deadwood (pronounced Slot Machines), Lead, and the rest of the Northern Black Hills of South Dakota. Oh, Spearfish, at one time, had the largest gold mine in the world. And why do they call it Deadwood? Ha, no jokes. Because the stream where they first found gold in Deadwood was full of dead trees.