Days Inn Rapid City
Travel Blogs from Rapid City
... it worked. The final touches were done by power tools mostly.
After leaving Mt. Rushmore we headed to Custer State Park which features the "needles highway" and "the wildlife loop road".
The 14 mile long needles highway name comes from the needle like granite formations that seem to pierce the horizon along the highway. There are also a number of tunnels carved in the rock with room ...
... National Monument, Custer, South Dakota lies only 17 miles from Wind Cave, yet is a completely different experience. It is the third longest cave in the world, at this time. While Wind Cave's passageways are very narrow, Jewel Cave's passageways are much wider with several viewing platforms. Jewel Cave derives its name from the sparkling calcite crystal formations. Both caves offer scenic tours, lantern tours ...
... us. In general there are so many beers from small unknown breweries available so that the mediocre-tasting giants can be left aside... The weather was soon clearing and the temperature raising - exactly when we drove by a large water slide park. Of course no way we would not stop. For almost two hours the kids went up and down the slides and enjoyed it a lot! On the way to the hotel we stopped at Taco Johns for dinner and ...
... It was built as a tourist attraction for the city and farmers grow the different coloured corn just for the palace. It is changed each year with different designs on the walls. The paddocks were more rolling country from what we have been seeing and more cattle than corn. The prairies were huge and quite isolating for the farmers. We visited the Ellsworth Airforce Base museum which was quite good but the ...
... town of 800 people, and basically an interesting tourist trap where you can shop, buy souvenirs, enjoy a playground for the kids, choose from several Western themed restaurants, etc. We ended up eating buffalo burgers at the Canyon Cafe in Wall, since it was 6:30 by then, and we were all road weary and hungry. We ended the day at the Marriot Suites, playing arcade games with Gerrit and then finally getting a good night's sleep in a bed that didn't have four wheels :-)
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking