9 Reasons To Visit Mount Rushmore: A Snapshot of America

The post is a part of my Black Hills Road Trip Series  Reasons to visit Mount Rushmore? Who wants to go there? Isn’t that like in…South Dakota? Is that even a real state? Yes, it’s a real state (jury’s still out on North Dakota though…and Idaho tbh). A pretty interesting…

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10 Reasons to Visit Reptile Gardens South Dakota (Even if Snakes Scare You)

This post is a part of my Black Hills Road Trip Series  I’m not a fan of snakes, so when my sister suggested we visit Reptile Gardens South Dakota during our trip to the Black Hills, I balked. Nope. No thanks. Not interested. Snakes are one of my biggest apprehensions about…

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Jewel Cave National Monument: Is It Worth a Visit?

This post is a part of my Black Hills Road Trip Series  Jewel Cave National Monument has rock formations that look like bacon. So, in the eternal Jewel Cave or Wind Cave debate, I think it’s very clear who the winner should be. My sister and I tacked Jewel Cave…

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Cold War History: Visiting the Minuteman Missile Site in South Dakota

This post is a part of my Black Hills Road Trip Series  Most people visit South Dakota for Mount Rushmore, but there is so much more to do in the area! One of my unexpected favorites was to explore the Minuteman Missile Site along Interstate 90 in Western South Dakota. As…

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10 Things To Do at Mount Rushmore: Ways To Make the Most of Your Visit

This post is a part of my Black Hills Road Trip Series  Looking for things to do at Mount Rushmore other than just standing there, looking at the monument and doing your best Owen Wilson impression? Don’t worry, y’all. I got you. Mount Rushmore is one of my favorite places…

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