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TravelPod Member ReviewsHills Inn Hot Springs
The Hills Inn, in Hot Springs, SD is a great "Mom and Pop" Motel on Highway 385. The rooms are sparkling clean, comfortable and a great place to rest, relax and use as a home base while touring the Southern Black Hills. I highly recommend it for anyone who may stop in this area.
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We made it to Hot Springs (still South Dakota). It is at the south end of the Black Hills.
We arrived a reasonable time but then had to stay in the car for another 30 minutes, with the engine running, because all of us wanted to listen to the super-exciting ending of The Martian.
Funniest thing that was said today:
Mom: keep your eye ...
... conditioner. Late afternoon, out of nowhere, came a thunderstorm and flash lightning. Luckily the rain didn't last long and the sun was soon out again. Then, in the middle of the night, a loud clap of thunder woke us both out of a sound sleep and had our hearts racing! We fell back to sleep to the sounds of thunder and a hard rain, making us feel very cozy in our home on wheels. Now we know why it's so green ...
... for them to be doing. If anyone had been outside their car taking pictures they could easily have been badly hurt. Also, one of the buffalo might have taken exception to the noise and plowed into one of them. It makes you wonder about people sometimes. After the mini-stampede we continued to Hot Springs, SD and the Mammoth Site that Steve B. recommended that we stop and see, arriving there at 11:25. We were certainly glad that we did stop. It was amazing. It ...
... fun place if you like spelunking. We did enjoy the tour but will reserve exploration underground for others.
It does contain 95% of the world's "Boxwork" Cave formations. Pretty neat to see after we finally figured out the best way to see is to turn on our little LED flashlights and shine on the formations.
The best part though was the ...
... turned south. We had been watching a big storm on the horizon and had a little rain. Arrived Custer State Park in the Black Hills about 3:30. On our way to the visitors center looked like there was snow on the hill sides and there was a lot of tree debris on the ground. A major thunderstorm storm with high winds and large hail (not snow) had just hit the park.
We were going to take a loop road around the southern edge of the park. We heard a ranger mentioning where ...