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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Mount Rushmore Movie Scene: Films Made in South Dakota

This post is a part of my Black Hills Road Trip Series  Wondering which Mount Rushmore movie scene to reenact during your vacation in the Black Hills? With rumors of a Mount Rushmore secret room and the monument being used as a coverup for government conspiracies swirling about pop culture,…

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Spring Break: the Best Time To Visit Mount Rushmore

When’s the best time to visit Mount Rushmore? Spring break! While spending the 4th of July (or any other part of your summer vacation) visiting Mount Rushmore might seem like the perfect, quintessential American vacation idea, the Black Hills tend to be hot and crowded all summer. Save yourself. Go in the…

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2017 in Review: My Best and Worst Travel Moments

2017 in review. Wow. 2017 was a big year for me! I quit a job a hated. I quit a job I actually liked, but took too much time away from my writing. I started eating better. I stopped eating better. I went on a lot of trips. In 2016,…

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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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