Rushmore Express Keystone
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... street so we had to take it slow. But not as slow as our next encounter. There were a ton of buffalo in the road. This is called a South Dakota traffic jam. There were so many cars backed up that we couldn't even see the buffalo at first. These buffalo were not afraid of the cars either. They would just cross the road without worrying about the huge things coming up by them. Wow!
Once we ...
... honored (good history lesson for us all), singing of the national anthem while the mountain was being lit and concluding with all military veterans assembling on stage for the lowering of the American flag for the day. There were several hundred people attending the 45 minute ceremony-very inspiring.
We literally dropped into bed about 10:15PM and were soon sound asleep. Another busy day is scheduled. This trip is more tiring than the adult trips we ...
... seemed to be in her glory!
Lunch at a local restaurant was next and that was the most disappointing part of the day. We each tried something different. Zoe's cheeseburger was probably the best of the lot, although everyone liked the small bowl of buffalo stew I had. The chicken salad was served on an untoasted muffin. Fresh, large chocolate chip cookies saved the day however.
It was then off to the Chief Crazy Horse monument that has been under construction since ...
... a very interesting snake and alligator demonstration. We have season passes so we'll go back for the bird demonstration another day. After dinner I dragged Murray up to the communal campfire where they were serving free S'Mores. The younger kids were also going for train rides and screaming with delight. We wish our grandchildren could be here for this. Check out the ...
... stop was Mount Rushmore in SD. We attended the evening show which included a bit of memorial history, flag ceremony to honor veterans and lighting of the heads. It was bitterly cold, but fun to watch the event. The 4 dudes have big heads!
The following morning we went to the Crazy Horse memorial, which is in its early stages of construction despite ...