Monthly Archives: July 2016

Amana Colonies – Iowa

Iowa City, IA We’ve made our way south into central Iowa where we are staying at a nice COE (Army Corp of Engineer) park called Sugar Bottom Recreation Area.  Fellow bloggers John and Sharon (On the Road of Retirement) stayed … Continue reading

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The Day the Music Died – Clear Lake, IA

Clear Lake, IA We left Sioux Falls, SD on Friday and headed east on I-90 into Minnesota.  After about 150 miles we turned south on I-35 and entered Iowa.  We drove our usual one day limit (about 200 miles) and … Continue reading

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A Visit to Sioux Falls, SD

Sioux Falls, SD As we continued our trek east on I-90, we stopped for a few days in Sioux Falls.  One of our activities there was to ride a great bike path from a spot near the airport down to … Continue reading

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Through S. Dakota – Chamberlain and Mitchell

Mitchell, SD After a busy stay in the Black Hills area we headed east through South Dakota along I-90.  Our first stop was near Chamberlain for a couple of nights along the Missouri River in the Cedar Shores Campground. After spending … Continue reading

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The Badlands of South Dakota

Hermosa, SD For our last adventure in western South Dakota we drove east for a visit to Badlands National Park.  It’s a bit of a drive (about 90 mi.) from Hermosa to the park entrance and if we were to … Continue reading

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Crazy Horse Memorial- Custer, SD

Hermosa, SD We ended our last post with an iconic picture from the Black Hills of South Dakota, the faces of Mt. Rushmore.  As we stated then, the Rushmore sculptures are quite impressive, but the site holds no historical significance and … Continue reading

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A Drive Through Custer State Park – South Dakota

Hermosa, SD On Friday we left Keyhole State Park in eastern Wyoming and drove east on I-90 into South Dakota for a visit to the Black Hills.  We’ve been here a couple of times but it is the first time … Continue reading

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