Holiday Inn Rapid City - Rushmore Plaza
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To begin the second day of our western adventure, we awoke (pretty much) at 3:00 a.m., dressed and ate a hardy breakfast of energy bars and plums brought from home---hardly befitting us robust about-to-be-westerners, but it was way too early to get our free breakfast at the hotel.
Our shuttle arrived promptly at 4:30 as promised and was a …
... offered toilets, showers, coffee and power points. As Aaron pulls the car around there is a tiny bunny rabbit at his wheel and Aaron is yelling out the window to me to get the bunny to move. It was the cutest little tiniest bunny rabbit I had ever seen, with a beautiful white fluff ball for a tail. At this point, I was a happy little camper as this had made my day, I had literally seen every animal today. It was funny because I had actually asked Aaron why we ...
... was less expensive and much more interesting. We toured just a half mile of the 170 miles of mapped caves. Based on air volume studies, it appears that only a fraction of the total cave system has been discovered to date.
In the evening, back at our campsite, we walked to the nearby pavilion and listened to the Ramblin' Rangers, a husband and wife duo, both ...
... were burros, the two white ones stood frozen in time. That's until I asked them aloud, "Are you going to do anything?" The mother stomped her back hoof and we mosied on. Our last animal sighting was prairie dog land. Black mounds pockmarked the earth and produced brown munchkins. Cute and round scurriers popped up, paddy-caked the dirt, chewed grass and ran to the next hole.
It's worth noting that once we left the Wildlife Loop, save for birds ...
... We also go to see a gold nugget worth $5,000! It was actually quite heavy when we held it in our palms. It was getting close to dinner time, so we headed back to Rapid City, where I made a quick visit to a local quilt shop and then we went to a place called the Independent Ale House for some pizza and beer. After dinner we did a bit of shopping then it was back to the motel to ...