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Woke up this morning to rain and it looks like it going to be a shopping day. First stop Best Buy to pick up my new Apple Watch, can't wait!!! Then we are off to camping world, should be a great day even though it is raining.
... Mt. Harnee I the US.
Krista: Many animals are born red (buffalo, deer) because predators can't see the color red.
Ben: Owls have a face like a satellite dish. They are able to pinpoint where their prey is based on noises from the ground bouncing off their dish shaped face.
Julia: Pronghorn sheep can run faster than any of their predators. They can run up to 65 mph.
Matt dropped us off at ...
... empty campsite near Hot Springs - which was most unexpected because all the nearby campsites that I had tried to book online were full! We took a little drive through Wind Rock National Park with a few hundred of our Harley Davidson loving friends, but rather unsurprisingly we didn't spot any wildlife! Guess the Bison aren't overly impressed with the Sturgis Rally either! A short but spectacular thunderstorm rounded off our ...
... s wife) birthday.
Crazy Horse Memorial is similar to Mt Rushmore in that Crazy Horse is sculpted into the mountain. However it differs in many ways. First, the Crazy Horse carving is nowhere near complete, even though work started on it in the 1950s. Second, the Memorial has a HUGE visitor's center and has so much to see and do. We got there at 6:30 and the "blasts" (I'll explain what that is in a moment) went off at around 10:15 and we never were bored! ...
... guide and takes us over Horsethief Lake to several views of Rushmore (including the parking lot), on to the Crazy Horse carving, a herd of buffalo & home. Bob, whose fear of heights doesn't seem to be a factor, up front & Dianne in back for the trip of a lifetime! Lots of great photos & memories. Now how will we follow that up in the afternoon.
The answer is a picnic at the entrance to ...
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2401 Mt. Rushmore Road, Rapid City | Motelfrom $50
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