Econo Lodge

1313 South Ohlman, Mitchell, South Dakota, 57301, United States | 1 star motel
Prices starting from $65.00
 

Travel Blogs from Mitchell

Night 3: Across the Prairie

A travel blog entry by splencner

9

... 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 ...

God's Country

A travel blog entry by samabamah

46

... off our bucket list plus it was totally worth the ruckus we caused with the horse mask. You should have seen/heard this little Asian couple, too stoked! And the first couple we asked to take the picture, "use your spurs". Although Keystone was pretty awesome the best place South Dakota has to offer is a place called WALL DRUG. Driving through SD Wall Drug has about a million billboards advertising services they offer, and ...

Day 2: Little Van on the Prairie

A travel blog entry by splencner

1

... paths were slippery. We were rewarded with magnificent views. I felt like a bird looking down at the washes and chutes and distant towns. A nice little tallgrass prairie remnant sits on top of these bluffs, but I had enough bug bites for now. As we headed into the flatter cereal farms of southern Minnesota, the rain came back now and then. Locals I overheard were complaining that the rain never seemed to stop. Now was time for driving, driving, driving. We ...

Big Red continues down the road

A travel blog entry by ticktock

5

... one was to be permanent and more purposeful than its predecessors. The present building was completed in 1921, just in time for the Corn Palace Festivities. That winter Mitchell hosted its first boys state basketball tournament. The building was considered to have the finest basketball arena in the upper Midwest area.

In the 1930’s, steps were taken to recapture the artistic decorative features of the building and minarets and kiosks of Moorish ...

Across the prairie

A travel blog entry by robnraystravels

8

Quite by chance, we have found ourselves on the Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical Highway for the past 2 days. For those of you that don't know Laura Ingalls Wilder was an author in the late 1800's & wrote a series of books about her life growing up on the prairie. The TV series Little House on the Prairie, was based on these books & a tourism industry has been established based on where she lived ...

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This 1 star motel, located on 1313 South Ohlman, Mitchell, is near Corn Palace, Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, Dakota Discovery Museum, and Enchanted World Doll Museum.
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2.00 of 5 stars Fair