Travel Blogs from Mitchell
Today we left Custer, SD and travelled through the Badlands in SD. It truly lives up to it's name as it is a very desolate area with "Warning...Rattlesnakes" everywhere. I didn't venture off the boardwalks at all. It was unique and pretty in it's own way, but I wouldn't want to run of out gas out there.
From there we travelled on …
... I can't even picture it in my head" Shimmy -"Their humps... just, ain't right" Sama Finally we made it to our hotel in Mitchell, Sd; home of the corn palace and has the title for the pheasant hunting capital of the world. Some other Right-side Tad fun facts about South Dakota: -Mike Miller from the Miami heat is from Mitchell, SD. -Dancing with wolves was filmed there. -Deadwood is where Wild Bill Hitchcock died and it's like a mini ...
... regularly. The building itself is used for several purposes including a basketball arena the local high school prom, trade shows, staged entertainment, and the Shriner's Circus.
Mitchell is also home to the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village. The Prehistoric Indian Village is an archaeological site where scientists are excavating a Native American village, believed to be ancestors of the present Mandan residing in North Dakota, that is buried near ...
... though, as you will see in the photos, it was still wet from the rain. We walked through the path of state flags and there it was, standing proud, with the faces of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt. Such an inspirational sight. It took an army of men 14 years to complete the sculpture. 90% of the stone was removed with small blasts of TNT and the rest was chiseled by hand by men hanging in ...
Miles today 270 Total 1928
After very basic brekkies at motel (I think I was the only guest). As I filled up with gas (into the language already) I had a chat with a younger guy on a Harley who was 4 days into his trip from California to Milwaukee. Apart from helmet and gloves he was not wearing any protective clothing at all. Almost every bike I have seen so far has been a Harley and they just wear ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking