Super 8 Pierre
Travel Blogs from Pierre
The good news is that today is the beginning of summer, the summer solstice, the bad news is that today is the beginning of summer (days start to become shorter). Temps here in South Dakota have been hovering around the 90s, so I guess that proves that it's summer.
I guess I should start with the beginning of the …
... a two floored apartment with a terrace outside! We didn't really want to leave the room but went down to have dinner at the next door italian. The staff there were brilliant, and we instantly made friends with the barman! We had pizza and dessert, but had our dessert given to us for free as it was our honeymoon.......yet again more American hospitality! After a happy hour cocktail it was off to the upstairs bedroom for a long sleep (where I was apparently sleep-talking about ...
... Black Hills onto Mount Rushmore. Winding up the highway past the town of Keystone, where we are staying tonight, we caught our first glimpse of Mt Rushmore. Mt Rushmore has the heads of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. We arrived, you get your first real view of Mt Rushmore. We went to the viewing platform and had some photos before walking down to the outdoor auditorium. Took plenty of photos, we also had some binoculars that gave ...
... here and there; old folks with walkers easing through the sawdust to a window seat (fold the walker, lean it up against the wall). Outside, across the street, Missouri River blue hangs tight against the golden South Dakota hills. The sun is going down, and here’s my steak; no parsley Mom! Meat, and bread, and South Dakota friendliness. Now you’re cooking, Pierre.
Myril Arch’s Cattleman’s ...
... loved "freestyle" climbing on the formations off trail as there are only few restrictions in this park. What added to the drama were the warnings about rattlesnakes. They particularly like hiding in the rocks, so we had to really watch where we placed our hands when grabbing for support. Happily, we did not have any face-to-face encounters with these critters. Although the landscape appears somewhat muted midday, in the early ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed