Rapid City Ramada
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We took our morning flight from Chicago to Rapid City, South Dakota. This place seems to be in some ways in the middle of nowhere. When you see it from the aeroplane windows it just looks green for as far as the eye can see. I mean really green, like a golf course, with what looks like barely any hill or mountains. You can see for 50miles in every …
Rapid City is such a strange place coming from London, or even the UK. It's built for cars, if you dont have a car it's just not possible to live here.
It's kind of like a giant automobile theme park. You get given a car when you arrive (rental) and you have to drive around and visit each of the "attractions" (Restaurants, Shopping, Hotel …
... derby in progress in one of the blocked off streets! It consisted of a couple of girls teams raising funds for a charity. Very entertaining to watch for a while. We chose to go to the Firehouse Brewing Company restaurant for dinner - it's also a brewery so some local produce was sampled. Lovely food and ambience - very busy Before we got to the bikes we noticed some mini fountains jumping away and changing colors - almost like a mini Bellagio! Fairy lights - ...
Left Smokey Hollow at 10:45 am since our next park was only an hour away. Pulled into Lazy J RV & Campground around noon after driving 60 miles - Shortest trip so far. This was a pricey stay since the motorcycle rally was going on in nearby Sturgis - $205.00 for 3 nights including tax. We had a severe thunder, lightning and rain storm last night. I talked to some female bikers that had slept in a tent and they ...
... living large on the exclusive 9th floor where the special elevator key was needed for entrance (to keep the paparazzi at bay - it seemed to work...)
We had a great dinner at Katmandu - a new Indian food restaurant in downtown Rapid City.
Perfect time to find our way to a cabin in the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility