Super 8 Redfield
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... time today. Which means, we spent money. SURPRISE!!!
There are pictures of all stuff we did attached. We are off to Mt Rushmore and Custer St Park tomorrow. Hopefully we will make it to Coty tomorrow night.
Oh I forgot to mention - We met a lady in Mitchell who is a Red Hatter. She was MC at their state convention last month. Fun to meet a fellow hatter.
Out of boredom, on our ten hour drove today, we stopped at The World's Only Corn Palace. It's a palace "made" of corn. Pictures from it's olden days were pretty cool but now it's lost the grandeur of days past. It's a basketball court with corn products for sale inside now. Odd. To be fair, it's being re-done. So yeah... Corn ...
... There are even digital signs over the Interstate telling motorists to be very aware of the motorcycles.
Tonight was a free rewards night from Choice Hotels. It is a good thing, as hotels are very expensive in this tourist area of South Dakota. In fact, we were lucky to find a room, even though I booked yesterday.
Long day, went across the parking lot of the hotel and had Italian dinner. Then crashed.
Have stayed at this campground before - it's right behind the Super 8 Motel, and shares the swimming pool with the motel. This place is a zoo right now - with hundreds and hundreds of motorcycles everywhere - all on their way to Sturgis.
Got here on Friday afternoon, had a swim and dinner, and relaxed. On Saturday, we went to see ...
As the sun is getting low in the horizon, we pull into Oakwood Lakes State Park not knowing quite what to expect. We have driven over 4,000 RV miles since Mid May, not to mention miles in Mr. Toad. In fact, I have kept track on our Garmin dashboard GPS and we have driven 2800 miles in the past 3.5 weeks which was really only 9 days of actual driving.
We walked around the lake edge watching ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking