Whispering Winds Cottages
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- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Microwave in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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... it to my experience when we saw the Mona Lisa at the Louvre. My perspective was also skewed by then because Crazy Horse is huge by comparison. It was also surrounded by trees, I thought that Mount Rushmore would rise from a more desert terrain, my mistake! Nonetheless I was glad to visit cause it's always been on my bucket list. We were exhausted by the end of the day so it felt good to get back to camp to relax around the ...
... and we even loved the country music! Today we did a drive by view of crazy horse before heading to Mount Rushmore. The monument was truly more breath taking than you could imagine. Before heading to our hotel in rapid city we did a scenic chairlift ride followed by a speedy alpine slide. Couldn't call it a day until we stopped for a free factory tour showing us handmade black hills gold jewelry. We have had a fabulous time in South ...
... that allowed dogs on trails. The drive was supposed to take an hour, but it took us almost 3 due to roadwork and avoiding State Park fees. By the time we got there, we were too annoyed to really enjoy the mountain. Our parks pass didn’t cover the entrance fee to the multi-level parking facility that is Mt Rushmore. 3 million visitors a year means thousands on the day we visited. It was a cluster of tourists and we had just added 2 more. We got ...
... nice even though it's going through extensive renovation work. Our assigned room was on the third floor in the midst of the work which sometimes was quite loud and its air conditioning didn't want to cool. We also discovered the phone wasn't working when we tried to contact the front desk. Nevertheless, we were assigned a cool room on the sixth floor away from frequent equipment noise. Sometime during all of this we had a delicious and very late lunch ...
... gets flat heading East. Good news is the speed limit is 75 mph - yay! 3. Sugar beet factories smell like peanut butter. 4. Tumbleweeds are evil. This is not my opinion but a true fact. They are an invasive species from Russia accidentally imported, likely with flax seed. They only settle in disturbed soil (hence why they are all over the old grasslands - we turned them into farms). They cut through leather gloves and injure horses. 5. I love playing 80s ...