Holiday Inn Spearfish - Northern Black Hills
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Aaalinder stayed here on Aug 28, 2014 during their trip titled: Aaalinder's Great Adventure.
After busy days Saturday and Sunday had a relaxing day today. Only drove 100 miles. In the morning spent a little time in Custer who h is a picturesque little town of 2000. Got Kathy Black Hills t-shirt.
From Custer drove through northern Black Hills National Forest to Deadwood and Lead at the northern edge. Spend several hours in Deadwood …
... along the Spearfish Creek. The city
government here is dedicated to public recreation, parks, miles of groomed
walking paths & trails with a rec center that looks like an amusement park
in most cities. Monies from the campground go reduce the mill rate for real
estate tax. It appears to be a small fiscally sound town, population just over
10,000. Feels a little like Boulder, CO without Pearl Street or the ...
... an amazing piece of rock sticking out of no where. Due to the snow we pretty much looked and then cut and run. Same with Mount Rushmore unfortunately. We had a look though the history of it all, very interesting. It was seen originally as a crazy idea and is now enjoyed by thousands around the world. It took 14 years to create back in the early 1900's and due to the war and going over budget it took a while, but they made it in the end. What a master piece Mount Rushmore ...
... of leaving the campground unattended during the day and going spelunking in the local caves. At least he brought back plenty of interesting rocks to give to the visiting kids. Custer was our jumping-off point to visit Jewel Cave, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park, and Mount Rushmore.
The Black Hills left a big impression on us, particularly the area around and in Custer State Park. This area is a wild and impressive mix of beautiful hillsides and these large ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center