Category Archive: South Dakota

Nov 09

25th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

Two sections of the Berlin Wall

Today, November 9th, is the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The Google Doodle tipped me off or I would not have known. We came through Rapid City SD last summer, and we spotted an interesting bit of history that applies to today’s landmark. We were just driving around checking out the …

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Oct 12

Pretty mountain vista


Beautiful views abound in the Mt. Rushmore area. As first time visitors Sher and I we just in awe of the majesty of this area of the country.   The splendor of the land is almost overwhelming. It leaves one speechless!

Oct 12

Story of the accidental view


The info sign tells why you can see George in profile from the Norbeck Parkway. Seems plans do change even for George.  

Oct 12

The lone sentinel on the cliff


The tree seemed to be the guard of the cliff overlooking the area.   The sun was out and shining bright.  

Oct 12

George in profile


A profile of George at Mt. Rushmore. This is visible on the Norbeck Parkway.

Oct 11

Robot shaped balancing rock


That looks like a robot in the center. Amazing that it still stands.

Sep 15

The R&R Campground and RV Park in Mitchell, South Dakota

Easy driving on level roads and site pads

If you are traveling in an RV on I-90 in South Dakota plan on a stop at Exit 332 at Mitchell. There, right off the interstate, you will find the The R&R Campground and RV Park. It is tucked behind the Super 8 Motel, and shares the heated pool. The campground is open May through …

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Sep 09

Passport America discount at Three Flags RV Park


Three Flags RV Campground in Black Hawk, South Dakota is unique in more than one way. The owner/managers, Vickie and John, are perhaps the nicest hosts we have encountered at any RV park. One service that Vickie and John provide to Passport America members is anytime use of the PA discount. You heard me right. …

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Sep 05

Sometimes your timing is perfect

All to ourselves!

One thing we have discovered about Roadtirement is that timing is sometimes everything. We hit perfect timing when we visited Mt. Rushmore. We were there on a Sunday in late August a week before Labor Day. The traffic was minimal, and the vehicle pull off on Route 244 where you can see George Washington’s face …

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