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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- Microwave in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Sundowner Inn Hot Springs
Travel Blogs from Hot Springs
... after I found an available and reasonably priced hotel in Hot Springs, South Dakota, we ended up having to drive another 45 minutes to get there. I'm not sure I have ever been so tired in my life. After getting to the hotel, I could barely put a full sentence together. But, we made it safely and the place was actually pretty nice. I remember thinking that night when I finally laid in bed, "How on earth am I going to wake up and drive all day again ...
On Sunday, we left Wind Cave NP and drove towards Custer State Park, our destination for the next week. On the way, we passed through Bedrock City - who knew it was in South Dakota? We had breakfast out, filled with diesel ($2.49/gal, the lowest yet), and then checked into Blue Bell Campground in the park. We had electrical power at our campsite and enjoyed a relaxing afternoon reading in the cool comfort of ...
... used to roam these prairies. It must have been an awe inspiring sight. Again, there were a lot of babies with this group. Suddenly a group of bikers on the other side of the herd coming our way apparently decided that they had waited long enough for the buffalo to do their thing and, disregarding the fact that the animals had the right of way, they started gunning their motors and pushing through the herd. This started off a mini stampede and was a ...
... in Campground which was in a canyon on the prairie. We took a 90 minute tour through Wind Cave so named because it had been discovered by two farmers who heard the wind whistling in and out of a hole in the ground.
It is a dry cave mostly with over 165 miles of underground passages so far discovered which represents only about 10% of its potential. ...
... on a very narrow paved road which had no route number. It was another 40 miles to Wounded Knee and another 20 to Pine Ridge and we felt like we were at the end of the world. After a mile, found a place to turn around and went back to Scenic. We were disappointed we could not visit the Wounded Knee Memorial and Chief Red Cloud' s grave site. However, at Scenic, a mostly deserted town, we took pictures of some of the old buildings.
Continued west to the edge of Rapid ...