Knights Inn Rock Valley
Travel Blogs from Rock Valley
Blue sky again. Mike and John left this morning at 5:15 for Mike wallet. We were on the road by 7:15 looking for gas. It ended up going 50 miles. We had breakfast in the same town. We ran into some guys on motorcycle from Kentucky heading for Alaska. They said they would be gone 2.5 months. We did not stop for lunch today. Our travel brought us to the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Souix City around 2pm. I try a couple of times to call Mike but ...
... it). It has grown quite a bit since 1964. We did some shopping. Now we head for the Badlands. It was another one of Mother Nature's treats. We were seeing it under cloudy skies but that did not de-value the beauty and what is going on there. The park erodes at the rate of 1 inch per year..compare to Mt. Rushmore's granite surface that erodes at 1/10 inch per 1,000 yrs. We pretty ...
Just crossed the state line and stopped for a picnic lunch in South Dakota. Patti sent us off with fresh banana muffins this morning and they are soooo good. Thank you!!! We are definitely on the Prairie now. Mile upon mile of fields of corn. We have cornfields back home, but these are so large, we can't see the ends of them and they go along the road for miles on end. We see occasional farmhouses and silos and lots ...
... to a little town called Brandon. We had a great steak and we are camping in a state park close by. Fire flies are so cool! We need to import them to the west.
Mileage Tank Miles Total Gallons MPG Gas Cost Cost Per Mile
1,525.7 186.6 51,584.7 4.42 42.22 $16.66 $0.09
1,759.4 233.7 51,818.4 5.22 44.77 $20.14 $0.09
445.0 total miles today.
- Great nights sleep in this wonderful campground , out at 9 am and head to Mt Rushmore, just viewed it from the road,, it is OK but not as inspiring or spectacular at Crazy Horse Memorial to us Canadians.
- Driving through the Black Hills is ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking