Travel Blogs from Spearfish
... a drug store, gift shop, restaurants and various other stores. It has an interesting history:
Gas has been ranging from $3.45 to 3.53 a gal. The temperature ranged from 58 to 68 degrees, with no rain and a slight cloud cover. Perfect for driving. Total miles to date = 1069 miles
... they had some well known bands playing. We stayed here til about 10pm then headed back as we wanted to get up and out of the campground by 9am the next morning in order to see the pro hill climb at one of the bike clubs. On our way out we couldnt believe the queue, it would easily have been 300m long, and generally 3-4 people deep. Lucky we had got there before 8pm and had been able to walk straight in. I decide I'd use the earplugs tonight, and was rewarded with a good ...
... our way back to a town (yeah, I don't remember which one) by taking the Spearfish Canyon Scenic Highway and stopped at some waterfalls along the way. Once in town, we panned for some gold and then, because we didn't learn our lesson from the day before, headed into a cave again. Only this one was an old gold mining cave, was a much shorter tour, and the tour guide was more friendly. Although really, just a smile would have made her more friendly than the previous one.
The Johnson's and Chapman's played 18 holes today at the Spearfish Canyon Country Club.
I have attached a beautiful picture from the 9th tee which is about 100 ft above the fairway.
That ball just past the bunker (that you can't see) is mine!
... in the night can be a treacherous business.
Wednesday 22 June
KK: None of the tent blew away in the night and we didn’t have to get out of our sleeping bags to ablute. Hoorah! Mind we were up well before 6am.
LK: But what a great time to drive through the Badlands, all spiky and spooky with barely another soul in sight. We had our first bison sightings which went off without incident and reminded me to try a buffalo burger while ...