Super 8 Hot Springs
Travel Blogs from Hot Springs
Well folks, the high plains drifters have eventually made it to the hills. Left Kimball (sun) on a lovely frosty morning and a light tail wind. Had a brilliant 47mile cycle seeing a herd of buffalo, cowboys on horseback herding their cattle, and some WOW!!! (canyon type scenery) on entering Scotts Bluff county. One night at Scotts Bluff, and we …
... I thought this would be just another zoo, so almost skipped it, but I was glad we came.
The guided tour through the sink hole at the Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, SD was very interesting. We also walked around the exhibits and the fossil prep lab where we were able to talk with the lab techs and ask questions.
... and who knows where else. Apparently there will be tours of a missile site and other options for those interested in the cold war period of our history.
Just a short ways down the road was the “Prairie Dog Town” and adjacent store. Yep, lots of the little critters right in the dirt parking lot. It looked like they had started with a fenced display, but the little guys tunneled out and are now all over the place. Cute little buggers.
On to ...
... we made it to the State Game Lodge in Custer State Park - even though we arrived at night, we can tell the park will be stunningly beautiful. We got here at 10:30, and they were waiting for us. As soon as we checked in the hotel staff checked out. Good news it is a beautiful lodge and our nicest accomodations thus far. Bad news is that check-out is 10 am...We'll spend the day seeing the park with the Thull family before they ...
Having seen most of the southern part of Custer State Park by Jeep Grandwagoneer, we decided to take the Needles highway and see the northern part of the park. John really enjoyed not having to drive and actually see things on the Jeep ride but now he got to drive some the the skinniest roads we have been on. We wound ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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