Historic Coughlin House Inn

Address: 260 Main Street West PO Box 26, Carthage, South Dakota, 57323, United States | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 260 Main Street West PO Box 26, Carthage.
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Travel Blogs from Carthage

The long road home

A travel blog entry by dt_panic on Jun 07, 2014

... that we would leave early and have time to do all the fun Ingalls Homestead stuff before dinner, but due to the rain, that was a miss. We stayed in the wagon and uploaded pictures to my laptop, and just relaxed inside.

I was SO glad we had the wagon and not a tent. Another huge thunderstorm and high wind (with no trees to shelter or block the wind, since... prairie! I barely slept.

Little Wagon on the Prairie

A travel blog entry by dt_panic on May 31, 2014

7 photos

... under the door and the rest was totally dry. Nice engineering!

I didn't have my contacts in, so everything was totally blurry, which added to the surreal feeling of the whole thing. I watched the storm out the window for a while, and then laid back down to try to sleep. Fortunately, I had brought earplugs with me (I always do while traveling), and with those in, I was able to block out the sound of the rain on the wagon roof and go back to sleep.

Life As It Use To Be

A travel blog entry by patry on Jul 18, 2013

2 comments, 26 photos

... boys really enjoyed the book as well and will hopefully read the series too! Clare seemed to have a great third birthday and crashed right to sleep that night!

After getting everyone settled into bed Aimee had a quiet moment to walk around the homestead and through the fields and thought about this amazing place we were staying. There was a tower you could climb to see all their ...

Day 4: De Smet, SD

A travel blog entry by zyd85 on Jul 25, 2010

2 comments, 4 photos

... Laura” and “Pa, the boy fiddler” play “Oh Susanna” and the sun sets over the prairie, although I’m posting it from the lobby of the Hampton Inn. I'll add pictures later.

Laurel adds: As Sarah said, there were lots of other pilgrims and we saw quite a few who'd been at Walnut Grove the night before and also got trapped in the weather. One woman had been at the campground and they evacuated everyone to ...

Chapter 5: Carthage

A travel blog entry by jrmelando on Jul 18, 2010

Disclaimer: this entry is mostly/entirely about Chris McCandless...

I Stopped for gas and lunch in Mitchell (tempted by the Corn Palace) and realized that Carthage SD of "Into the Wild" fame was less than half an hour away. as i drove down the back country roads to get there i started thinking about what about this place kept chris's interest so much... was it the ...