Super 8 Sioux Falls/I-229
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So we've left Chicago and its becoming smaller in my rear-view mirror as we make our way north towards Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Upon reaching this city I get a nagging sense that maybe I should check my oil sometime soon so we decide to fuel up and sort this out; of course I just past a gas station and for some reason can't find another in the near …
States visited today: South Dakota, Nebraska and South Dakota again South Dakota is a very flat place; very lucky to see any hills. On the way to The Badlands there's really nothing but prairie land. Then we hit the Badlands. Once again spectacular scenery as you will see from photos. We can visualise how the area got it's name. We not sooner …
... Corn Palace in Mitchell, SD. The student drivers were excited because the roads here are straight and flat...except for construction.
Our first stop was, however, slightly west of the park at the Crazy Horse Memorial. We must be back in the midwest because I remember going here with my folks when I was young. My first impression was, "Huh, they haven't gotten a lot done since I was last here about...*cough*...years ago." The mountain is carved with ...
... s largest truck stop (Iowa 80) and a sculpture garden. Picked up a hairdryer to defrost the refrigerator. Had pancakes, eggs and bacon for breakfast and lunch at Red Robin. Always good.
Tomorrow is the Corn Palace and Wall drug.
Total miles to date: 2254....and we drove 339 miles today!
An early start we didn't get - but we are refreshed, Keko's fed, Rialta loaded and we're off for another day of driving - no expectations or pre-planned itinerary.
We are driving across the South Dakota plains and it isn't very stimulating. Signs kept appearing just like Wall Drugs but this time they are promoting a 'Corn Palace'. After a while our curiosity got the best of us so we made the detour ...
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