Econo Lodge Mt. Rushmore Memorial
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... our hometown Chicago and the highlight of our trip, Labor Day weekend with our daughters Heather and Lauren, their husbands Jared and Adam and our two beautiful granddaughters Isabella and Emma. To say we are extremely excited is a huge understatement.
We're not sure how far on that journey we'll get tomorrow but we'll let you know. Until then, stay tuned.
Angelo and Mary.
... years, the reality of seeing this 'grand' sight was definitely worth this trip! Oh my goodness, seeing the faces of the four presidents is awesome! Approaching the monument you walk under the parade of state flags, with the monument straught through the arch of the flags. As we walked closer, and reached the observation area, there was an overwhelming sense of pride running through me (Dawna ); reflecting on the role the four ...
... br> The other highlight at Mt Rushmore was to meet the last remaining gentlemen who actually worked on creating the monument. He is currently 92 and spent 3 years drilling on the mountain face helping to create what we now see. He signed a book for Zoe and she got to take her picture with him. She now has a "first edition" of her own.
THEN we were off to the next adventure-the alpine slide! You must take a ski tram up to the top of the mountain ...
Gary and Cathy took us back to Mount Rushmore today to see the Memorial in full sunlight. It was fun to see all the people and families dressed in their Fourth of July attire. We also walked up a trail behind the amphitheater which gave us a closer view of the Presidents. Next, we took a drive back up Needles Hwy and had delicious buffalo burgers at Sylvan Lake. Then we drove through Custer State ...
... In fact, you go between the rock formations and there is the longest one lane tunnel we have yet seen. The Lodge is nice but not on the lake. Dinner was S-Elk Bolognese J- Pork Chop. Tried a Banana Foster desert. Sally had her birthday Cosmopolitan but no sh-- cake! While eating, the rains came. Drove home via an easier route but still stressful due to the wind and rain. arrived safe and sound. Both tired so bed is waiting. Sally had a spectacular ...