Econo Lodge

1313 South Ohlman, Mitchell, South Dakota, 57301, United States | 1 star motel
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Travel Blogs from Mitchell

Corn Palace...and onwards Ho!

A travel blog entry by leela.devere on Jul 27, 2014

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... it IS possible!). And was on the road to Mitchell, SD. Home of the famous Corn Palace. It sure did look interesting on the brochure from the Rest Area anyway. Turns out it is in the middle of being transformed...It will be new and it looks to me nothing like the old ones that had so much charm....see pics of what Corn Paintings look like. I was kindly directed to "Rita's' in the old Bowling Alley down the street..she used to be the cook at the truck stop ...

Night 3: Across the Prairie

A travel blog entry by splencner on Jun 25, 2014

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... featured corncob renderings of an outhouse, tractors, drive-in movies, etc. The artistic style is a bit deco and reminds me of the murals put up around Chicago during the Depression by the WPA. In the late 1800's there were over two dozen if these structures all over the area , meant to boost a town's reputation and proclaim the vitality of its farmland. For example, Rapid City had an Alfalfa Palace. The aim was attracting residents and farmers. Mitchell's monument ...

Behold the Splendor of the Corn Palace

A travel blog entry by videoray.ag on Sep 17, 2013

1 comment, 11 photos

... An arena decorated inside and out with murals made out of multicolored corn cobs.

Or as the kindly docent Dorthy informed us, the worlds largest bird feeder.
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Big Red continues down the road

A travel blog entry by ticktock on Jun 23, 2013

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... regularly. The building itself is used for several purposes including a basketball arena the local high school prom, trade shows, staged entertainment, and the Shriner's Circus.

Mitchell is also home to the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village. The Prehistoric Indian Village is an archaeological site where scientists are excavating a Native American village, believed to be ancestors of the present Mandan residing in North Dakota, that is buried near ...

Bad is really good, if you allow it to be

A travel blog entry by sheflysx on Jun 22, 2013

3 comments, 18 photos

... my heart sank. It was overcast with a low ceiling and it was raining. And I thought, darn, not again. Not again!!!!!

We left the hotel at 8 AM, 64 degrees and headed for the mountain, hoping for a miracle. It continued to rain even though the sky seemed to be clearing ahead of us. When we arrived, it was still raining lightly, but the clouds had retreated. And we were thrilled to see that the mountain was ...

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Location

This 1 star motel, located on 1313 South Ohlman, Mitchell, is near Corn Palace, Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, and Dakota Discovery Museum.
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