Chief Motel

120 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer, South Dakota, 57730, United States | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Custer

Custer, Rushmore, and Lover's Leap...what a day!

A travel blog entry by david.pierce


... It was incredibly interesting reading and learning about some of their stories.

The feeling I got from being at Mount Rushmore provided the real power for the experience. Here I was gazing at the faces of truly great Americans. Men who's deeds and accomplishments continue to directly influence the lives of millions upon millions of people. Seeing their faces made me wish I could meet each of them and thank them for their contributions to our great ...

Custer, SD

A travel blog entry by cathyjanu


... is that every year it is decorated on the outside with corn and corn products. They started doing this in 1892 as a way to celebrate and display their harvest. The arena has murals on the walls made of corn. Every year they tear down the old decorations and put up new according to the theme of the year. They have been doing this for 100 years. So if we went back next year, it would be totally different.

They also ...

Jewel Cave

A travel blog entry by tampagrampa


... but pretty much have to do so. The tours are a ranger and 19 people with 11 gas lanterns put on the lowest setting. Nothing else could be brought in. When you enter the first room, each group gets to vote on which of two routes they want to take. The heaven route goes upward, is a little easier and has some pretty formations to look at. The hell route goes downward, is more strenuous, has nothing of note to see and ends in ...

What A Way To Wake Up

A travel blog entry by patry

This is a top pick!

... a drive-in theatre where you could watch episodes of The Flintstones with popcorn and snacks. There was a Flintstone car that you could take a drive in and a great playground. They also had a miniature train that toured you around the park. It was a really fun time and brought us back to our childhoods!

Something we had wanted to do on the trip but hadn't done yet was ...

Our first night

A travel blog entry by dwise

... a great, spacious room. Carole's room wasn't ready until the next day, so we were lucky that the big room was available to us. It was after 9pm by the time we settled in, and we were starving, so Marilyn recommended Teddie’s Deli. Great food, casual, open late...what more could we want? And her son is ...

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This motel, located on 120 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer, is near Crazy Horse Memorial, Black Hills National Forest, Legion Lake, and Stockade Lake.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Chief Motel Custer

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding