Rocket Motel

211 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, South Dakota, 57730, United States | Motel
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Badlands, Bison and Mt Rushmore

A travel blog entry by bobkat68 on Jul 12, 2014

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... in the low sixties and very windy. We both put on our Yosemite jackets. After the gravel, wind stopped and it got hot.

Spent the rest of the time on the Badlands Loop Road which runs northwest to southeast. Stopped at most of the overlooks. All had very scenic views. Badlands reminded us of a mini Zion with its different color strata.

After the Badlands, drove 30 miles east to west on a nearly deserted road from Interior to Scenic. At Scenic ...

Rapid City Day 18

A travel blog entry by theprocters on Jul 09, 2014

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... Siding to Rapid City There were gorgeous homes with acres of cut grass. Along this road you can visit Thunderhead Underground Falls and the Black Hills Caverns. Just before Rapid (as the locals call it), we stopped to see Canyon Lake. This lovely park was hit by heavy rains in 1972 and totally submerged in water. There were many lives lost as well as homes, businesses and even a nursing home and hospital - a true ...

In the Black Hills of SD...where's Rocky Raccoon?

A travel blog entry by mountainwoman on Jun 01, 2014

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... anywhere to date.

Korczak died in 1982. Fortunately, he was married and had 10 children. The kids all grew up helping him with the project and since his death have continued with this monumental task (no pun intended). They work year round blasting with dynamite, carving, chiseling, and so forth. There's no telling when the project will be completed. It's already 66 years in the making. They have created a museum that is second to none in ...

Custer, Rushmore, and Lover's Leap...what a day!

A travel blog entry by david.pierce on Oct 18, 2013

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... which is a carving in Georgia celebrating the Confederacy. He left the project after a disagreement with some of the project backers.

Borglum worked on Mount Rushmore for 14 years, and was still working on it when he passed away in 1941. His son, who had also been involved in the project for virtually his entire life, spent another season working on the carving after his father's death, but left the project as it as after that. The original carving ...

Mt. Rushmore and Wall Drug

A travel blog entry by gaduzabe on Aug 09, 2013

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... Russia in 30 minutes.. Oh my. On our way to Rushmore, we knew we had to stop at the iconic and very kitschy Wall Drug Store outside the Badlands. It was very crowded with bikers who were staying in town for the Sturgis bile rally. Quirky doesn't begin to describe the store. It began as a simple town drug store and has expanded to encomp*********** block and have multiple interconnected stores ranging from a cafe, to ...

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This motel, located on 211 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, is near Crazy Horse Memorial, Black Hills National Forest, Legion Lake, and Stockade Lake.
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