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Created by caludwa - June 21st 2015

Euclid, Ohio, United States

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385mi 06h 51m
Extended Stay America
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1575 Bond St, Naperville, IL, US

Extended Stay America

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188mi 02h 58m

703 N Frontage Rd, Wisconsin Dells, WI, US

Baymont Inn & Suites

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186mi 02h 55m

Austin, Minnesota, United States

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187mi 02h 55m
Devil's Gulch Park
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999 486th Ave, Garretson, SD, US

Devil's Gulch Park

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90mi 01h 31m
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village
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3200 Indian Village Rd., Mitchell, SD, US

Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village

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214mi 03h 18m
Badlands/ White River KOA
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20720 SD Highway 44, Interior, SD, US

Badlands/ White River KOA

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12mi 00h 23m

24545 Cottonwood Rd, Philip, SD, US

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

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Really liked the visitor center; it was full of very interesting information. This is also where you can pick up tickets to tour the Minuteman Missile Command Center, which is a few miles down the road. The command center is the only one left, and has been preserved in the state it was in when closed, in the early 90s. Only six people can take the tour at any given time, as the command center was never designed for groups. You get to see where the full time staff (NCOIC and cook) lived, and where security and missile control officers stayed, and what they did while on duty. Further, you get to go down the elevator and behind the huge steel door, to see where the missile control officers manned the panels and kept watch. It is all very interesting and well worth the drive and time, if you're in the area. Tour is about 30 min and the docent is awesome. A few more miles down the road is a preserved Minuteman missile silo, with a dummy missile, that has a cut-a-way to view how the missile was positioned in the silo. This is all part of our national park system, free and open to the public.

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111mi 01h 56m
Crazy Horse Mountain Memorial
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12151 Avenue Of The Chiefs, Custer, SD, US

Crazy Horse Mountain Memorial

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17mi 00h 29m
Mount Rushmore
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13000 SD Highway 244, Bldg 31, Ste 1, Keystone, SD, US

Mount Rushmore

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21mi 00h 30m
Fort Welikit Family Campground
4.0

24992 Sylvan Lake Rd, Custer, SD, US

Fort Welikit Family Campground

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The staff who run the campground are very friendly and helpful. A very nice campground. Peaceful. Place for the kids to play (we don't have kids, but if we did ...) and as we were leaving, they were building a dog park (we did have our dog, and it would have been nice for her). Campground is very accessible to Custer and area sites. Definitely recommend!

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57mi 01h 12m
Mount Moriah Cemetery
4.5

1 Mount Moriah Drive, Deadwood, SD, US

Mount Moriah Cemetery

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This was a nice little diversion on our drive. Saw the graves of Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane (a stalker in death!) and walked up to the stop (not for those who tire easily or with mobility issues) to see the views.

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75mi 01h 22m
Devils Tower National Monument Campground
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Devils Tower National Monument, WY, US

Devils Tower National Monument Campground

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Very cool, worth the drive (it was a little off the beaten path for our route). Sacred Indian ground, impressive geologic formation.

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248mi 03h 55m
Hardin KOA
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RR 1, Box 1009, Hardin, MT, US

Hardin KOA

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17mi 00h 22m
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
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I-90 Frontage Rd,, Crow Agency, MT, US

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

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173mi 03h 00m
The Buffalo Bill Dam Visitor Center
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4808 North Fork Highway, Cody, WY, US

The Buffalo Bill Dam Visitor Center

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The Buffalo Bill Dam is very impressive, as it was built about 90 years ago or so, and at the time, it was the largest dam in the world. The lake is beautiful, as is the whole area in general. The visitor center allows a view of the dam from inside (if the heights on the dam itself are bothersome). Staff very friendly.

We camped at the Buffalo Bill State Park, and that was our fav campsite. The area is just so beautiful and quiet. We camped on the north side. The mountains around were amazing and we watched a beautiful sunset.

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15mi 00h 17m
The Smith Mansion
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2903 N Fork Hwy, Cody, WY, US

The Smith Mansion

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101mi 02h 14m
Mammoth Hot Springs
4.5

Mammoth Hot Springs, Mammoth, WY, US

Mammoth Hot Springs

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Old Faithful Inn
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1 Grand Loop Rd, WY, US

Old Faithful Inn

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