Travel Blogs from Hot Springs
... I spotted a big billboard advertising a chinese buffet. Reluctantly she accompanied me and we noshed on some not too bad chinese food. Afterward, we wandered down the street to buy an ice cream from a manatee, chatting to some of the locals and patting their dogs.
The storm clouds eventually let rip and a mighty bout of thundery lightning chased us back to the motel for the night.
... and what a view through the Ponderosa Pines - Can you name the presidents - no ipads to be used. A very scenic drive and no snow here. Team T-shirts bought here - special offer - what cheapskates! Crazy Horse - no we're not riding - it's an amazing area - more rock chiselling....This poor Indian was stabbed in the back by a Cavalry soldier. It's taken 67 years to carve his face ...
Sculptor John Gutzon Borglum carved the images of 4 great American Presidents in this granite mountainside of South Dakota to create a tribute to America. The Presidents chosen represent important moments in American history. George Washington – Birth (First President); Thomas Jefferson – Expansion (Louisiana Purchase); Theodore Roosevelt – Development (Panama Canal, Trust Buster and National Parks); Abraham Lincoln – Preservation (Saved the union ...
... which are a testimony to the power of wind and water. Hoodoos, canyons and valleys all add beauty to the stark moonscape type of territory. We came across lots of desert bighorn sheep crossing the roads. Nice to see some large wild mammals again, the only deer we have seen so far has been a few whitetail in Michigan. Also saw lots of prairie dog towns, which are now hosts to the black footed ferret and kip fox, reintroduced endangered species. They were decimated ...
... we made it to the State Game Lodge in Custer State Park - even though we arrived at night, we can tell the park will be stunningly beautiful. We got here at 10:30, and they were waiting for us. As soon as we checked in the hotel staff checked out. Good news it is a beautiful lodge and our nicest accomodations thus far. Bad news is that check-out is 10 am...We'll spend the day seeing the park with the Thull family before they ...
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Other places to stay in Hot Springs
1401 Highway 18 Bypass, Hot Springs | 2 star hotelfrom $80
402 Battle Mountain Avenue, Hot Springs | 1 star hotelfrom $69
737 South 6th Street, Hot Springs | Hotelfrom $79
541 Indianapolis Avenue, Hot Springs | Hotelfrom $70
602 West River Street, Hot Springs | 2 star hotelfrom $66
640 South Sixth Street, Hot Springs | 1 star hotelfrom $65