August 2008

Driving from Custer, SD, to Lincoln, NE

Driving Back Home Again Road Trip 2008 – Day 13 . Driving Back Home! Again we had a long day of driving ahead. We left the Beaver Lake Campground in Custer, SD, at 8 am, and almost two hours later, we entered Badlands National Park, a 244,000-acre park. We drove the Sage Creek Rim Road …

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Mount Rushmore National Monument

Mount Rushmore National Monument Road Trip 2008 – Day 12 . Driving Back Home! After a good night’s rest, we drove to “Mount Rushmore National Memorial.” We arrived early before the large groups and enjoyed the impressive statues! We learned about the sculptor Gutzon Borglum and why he carved George Washington (1st), Thomas Jefferson (3rd), …

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Yellowstone National Park, WY – Day 3

Yellowstone Park, WY – Day 3 Road Trip 2008 – Day 6 . Yellowstone NP, WY The next day, we saw “Old Faithful,“ one of the world’s most famous geysers! We sat down, and it started to perform its activity after about ten minutes. Later, we read that the interval between Old Faithful’s eruptions is, …

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Yellowstone Park, WY

Destination: Yellowstone Park, WY Road Trip 2008 – Day 4 . We Finally Arrived at Yellowstone NP, WY We added two new states to the list! We entered Montana and arrived in Yellowstone Park, Wyoming.  We visited the “Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument”. This place commemorates the American Indian wars and has a national cemetery, monuments, …

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Destination Yellowstone Park: Medora, ND

Destination: Yellowstone Park Road Trip 2008 – Day 3 . Driving from Mandan, ND to Medora, ND After a good night sleep, we went to visit the Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, located near the Missouri and Heart rivers. This park includes a reconstructed complex of an infantry and cavalry post with a cemetery. From …

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