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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10 Bad Reasons To Visit Badlands National Park South Dakota

This post is a part of my Black Hills Road Trip Series  Many people choose to visit South Dakota to see Mount Rushmore, but there is so much more to the state than just seeing the men in the mountain! One of my favorite “alternate activities” was a nearby geological…

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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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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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