Travelodge of Spearfish
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... structures can be built. The oil wells themselves hum steadily along and, in my opinion, do not degrade the environment. After all, there is plenty of free space in North Dakota. I attach some photos so you can form your own opinion.
I put up my tent in the Juniper camp in the TRNP (North Unit). In the evening in the amphiteatre a young ranger gave a 1 hour long speech about Theodore Roosevelt and ...
... and Roosevelt will preside over this mountainside forever.
Leaving Mt.Rushmore, we stopped in Deadwood, famous wild west mining town. Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane are buried in the town’s cemetery. Deadwood is now a tourist mecca and home to over a hundred gambling establishments, both small and quaint and large and modern. We take advantage of the all you can eat buffet, lose some money and head off down the road to find ...
... Examiner, and later expanded into New York City and Chicago. Unfortunately, he was a racial bigot and spoke out against minorities and Japanese-Americans before and during WWII. William Randolph Hearst later became a pioneer in radio and television industries. Citizen Kane (played by Orson Welles) was based on him which became a classic.
... of the fish hatchery. However, now the actual fish hatchery has moved to another site but the local council decided to take on the site and keep it as a piece of history. The hatchery is near the city park, so we decided to cook dinner before finding a site for the night. After dinner we headed to McD's for an ice cream sundae and then headed to another park, a bit more quiet than the city park and parked up for ...
We watched Deadwood on the teevee, and let's face it, we were as excited about coming here to help Sheriff Seth Bullock and Al Swearengen fight that effing interloper Hearst.
Turns out Deadwood is a little gulch lying between two mountainsides, which makes for some steep climbing up the vertical cliffs to find ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed