Category Archive: Things to see and do

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 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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