Historic Log Cabins
Travel Blogs from Hot Springs
... through the tall grass. It wandered out onto the road, checking us out before disappearing back into the grass. We reached the visitor center, about half way down the road, and chatted with the ranger for a few minutes, before seeing another pair of antelope, a mother with a calf, walking along the hill across the roadway. Things were looking up.
As we continued, we spotted more pronghorns in the meadows by the road. Further along, we ...
... headed to the Rapid City area and enjoyed driving around the city. Rain was on and off all day, but we had the opportunity to have lunch with Steve Sewell who is the State Transportation Officer for the SD Army National Guard. We had a great lunch talking about his career, our trip and his plans for the future.
Later in the afternoon, we made contact with Gary Telkamp. Gary lives in Rapid City, and has for many years. We agreed to meet for dinner at ...
... that even I could not fit thru. Original explorers had to blast an entrance. The park also includes a large area of grasslands adjacent to Custer State Park. Many nice scenic views. A couple of large buffalo herds roam the area but I was told that their range is so great that it would be hit or miss to see any. For me, sadly, it was miss. A nice park, but no urge to ...
... to a man preach. The information and exhibits were really interesting, but the mountain itself wasn't much different than pictures. We stopped and had ice cream and pie and The Purple Pie Place. It was absolutely delicious! We went back to the campground, where there was all of one other family. That was ok, though, because their two boys have a RC Car that is the same brand as Jack's. They were his age, too, so they had a lot of fun. Eventually, we went to ...
... change of pace, we can actually stand up straight for a change! I was beginning to think I'd be at a 45 degree angle for the rest of my life (wait maybe I'm already there)...
Nick's brother still in ICU, but seems to be doing better. Still has some issues, but we'll see what happens day by day. Thanks to all of you who emailed us.
Miss you all...come on out!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed