AmericInn Motel & Suites Medora
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We drove from Rapid City, SD to Medora, ND. The 4 hour drive was some of the most boring scenery ever - miles and miles of grassland! The landscape was occasionally broken by a butte, cows or sheep. A bathroom was not easily found. Medora was a very small "cowboy" town founded in 1883. Larry watched the Alabama vs Texas A&M football game while …
We decided to stay in Medora another night so that we could tour the Theodore Roosevelt National Park, which is a national park that we have never visited before. Tom told us that it is similar to Yellowstone without the geysers. We found it also similar to Death Valley with all the striated multicolored rock formations. Our only question was whether we would stay at the same campground or move to a campsite in the ...
... is built into the side of a hill with a large stage below. (see photo) The stage resembles an old western town and there is a bandstand in the middle with the musicians. The singers and dancers reminded us of the dancing in the musical "Oklahoma". It was western themed singing and dancing and also contained some comedy and some magic and a special performance by Zuma Zuma, which is a ...
... He had many other projects, in the area, as well. He is the one who named the town Medora, after his wife. Long story short, he blew through 1.5 million, of his father in laws money, in the late 1800's. He had some good ideas, but big flop. At around this same time, Teddy Roosevelt came to Medora and bought into a couple of cattle ranches. Teddy later left to make history, as a rough rider and president. While at the ...
... it manually about 20 feet to the Medora overlook, safely off the road. We could walk to the visitor center (about 5 minute walk) and got to know Ranger Shawn. He recommended East End Towing. In Dickinson. 40 miles away. While the tow truck was coming, we had tome to tour Theodore Roosevelt's cabin, which was very interesting. Teddy had a "mansion" cabin built with wood floors and 3 rooms. Most cabins at the time were ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
No exercise room, inconvenient elevator and below average breakfast. But, hotel is clean and comfortable.
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