Gold Star Motel

801 East North Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, 57701, United States | Motel
 

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Heading To Hart Ranch

A travel blog entry by theprocters

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Left for Hart Ranch at 10:00 am. Looks like we're driving into more rain. But I did manage to get the laundry done before we departed. We arrived at Hart Ranch around 11:30 am in the pouring rain. We pulled through our site, connected with satellite, and left the motorbike tucked away in the covered ...

Black Hills Buffaloes

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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... been nearly twenty years, and certainly new exhibits have been added as well. But even so, I don’t remember the story of the memorial being so well presented!
Last stop of the day was Mount Rushmore, just a 20-minute drive away. It was late in the afternoon, and things were closing down. Still, there was enough light under the cloudy skies to walk the Trail of the Presidents proffering ...

Rapid City - Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse

A travel blog entry by walkersusa2013

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... spin on it. He spoke in Lakota privately to one woman who was presumably a Lakotian Indian and also sang a private short song to another after speaking with her also. Then he got down on his knees and sang a sweet song to a scared 5yo girl. Then my turn to have a hug and a few emotional words. He's the 6th generation grandson of Chief Sitting Bull and his name is Jumping Buffalo (50yo). He was also saying that the life expectancy today of an Indian male on ...

Crazy Horse/Mount Rushmore

A travel blog entry by jetta52481

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... almost 40 and had only $174 left to his name. He faced much adversity over the years and was a strong believer in the free enterprise system. Korczak turned down offers of federal funding.There has been no set date for completion. Currently the focus is on the horse's head and finishing the hand.
When I arrived at Mount Rushmore I was just in awe of our former presidents. The profiles of each man were so ...

Rock n' Roll in the Wild Wild West

A travel blog entry by sceraldi

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... Close Encounters of the Third Kind. How this “tower” came to be, the debate amongst geologist is ongoing. The theory that seems to be the most followed, doesn't seem far fetched and actually made sense to me (as I scrambled to remember all the geology I’d learned during my undergrad studies). The tower is the remnants of a magma plume. Originally an igneous intrusion into sedimentary rock (deposited from the ...

Location

This motel, located on 801 East North Street, Rapid City, is near Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, Journey Museum, Museum of Geology, and Gray Line of the Black Hills.
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