Category: South Dakota

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

The Minuteman Missile National Historic Site (my 80th National Park visited) was our final stop in South Dakota before leaving the state. It consisted of three different properties spread out over 10 miles of Interstate exits. Not open very friendly hours, we had to try to see the site(s) before...

Badlands National Park

We nearly had to pass by Badlands National Park in central South Dakota, but as luck would have it (what does that saying even mean?) we had made the trip out no matter the hell-on-earth-heat that was rolling through South Dakota. Actually, we took numerous trips into the park over...

Wind Cave National Park

The plan was to loiter in the Black Hills for a few weeks and take our time to see all the sights. Unfortunately, family matters have once again changed our plans. We need to get back to an International Airport for Kerri to fly back to California in early August...

Mt Rushmore and Crazy Horse

We had found an “OK” spot (not great, but would have done the trick) to camp in the National Forest, but thanks to the heat of being waaaay down here at 4,000 ft elevation, we chose to home base out of an RV park in Custer, SD so the A/C...