Mount Rushmore Vacation Itinerary: The Best of the Black Hills

A Mount Rushmore vacation is an American rite of passage and a great introduction to the country for foreign tourists. You get a good dose of American history on the Black Hills itinerary as the “beautiful for spacious skies” you hear so much about. My Black Hills road trip was…

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The Legend of Devils Tower: America’s First National Monument

This post is a part of my Black Hills Road Trip Series  Devils Tower National Monument is a geographic and historic wonder nestled in the Bear Lodge Mountains of northeastern Wyoming, an extension of the Black Hills. It makes a great day trip from Rapid City, South Dakota and many…

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Belle Fourche South Dakota: The Geographic Center of the United States

This post is a part of my Black Hills Road Trip Series  The draw of the Four Corners is that you can be in four states at the same time. In fact, my right index finger has done exactly this. The draw of Belle Fourche, South Dakota is that you…

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So Now What? 7 Things To Do Near Mount Rushmore

This post is a part of my Black Hills Road Trip Series  After spending the morning admiring the boys set in stone, you might be wondering about other things to do near Mount Rushmore. The Black Hills and surrounding areas are filled with fun things to see and do. Sure,…

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4K for Cancer Review: theBikeDyke’s Riley Smith Traversed the USA on Bicycle — Twice!

The 4K for Cancer is as intense as it sounds: 4,000 miles, coast to coast, to raise money for a cure. Riley (from theBikeDyke) and I met our first year at Mount Holyoke College through Project: Theatre, a student-run organization. We were in multiple plays together during our time there,…

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