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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Thank you Baby Jesus! Finally arrived at the Mt Rushmore KOA that I reserved space earlier. Of course, arriving after 11pm (1:30am), the packet was to be on the door. Well, not exactly. A very nice Kenny Roger type KOA Security guard was there to help. No Sullivan on the door sign or packets taped to the door. But there was a Wayne .... Has to be us right? So Kenny Roger Type security guard rides Wayne around, sees the site and we are almost in like flint. Parking ...
... byway and another road that is less traveled due to it being gravel. That gravel road was one of the most beautiful drives. Fields of wild flowers filled the air with great smells. The occasional wild buffalo or antelope.
James had told me to look at the stars while in the badlands. All of our nights were cloudy but one. Once we could see the stars, WOW!! I took one of the best pictures of my life, right above the campground. You could see ...
... showed us the original entrance where the first explorers came through. It was high above our heads and we couldn’t believe that the explorers hadn’t fallen to their deaths. Currently, Jewel Cave is the third longest cave in the world, with just over 166 miles of mapped passageways, but there are lots of passageways yet to be explored. The longest cave ...
... than the pyramids and way larger than Mount Rushmore. Hard to believe. They have been blasting and carving this monument for over fifty years . This is funded by private donations and people visiting this site. No Federal money was used. Sculptor was Korczak Ziolkowski and ...
... of signs to watch for rattlesnakes and emergency numbers to call with the exact location. OK... this made me a little nervous and as we were entering the gate a gentleman was leaving and told us that he just encountered a rattlesnake...I turned around and went back to the truck and Bill went in anyway and took a few pictures.
Another very commercialized spot we stopped at ...