Must-Eat Meals

Must Eat Meal: Buffalo Burger (and some Bonus Treats)

During our time at Mount Rushmore, we did need to eat.  We stopped at the one restaurant inside the park - Carver's Cafe.  Carver's Cafe is a cafeteria type location with several different stations.  The main three are Black Hills Harvest (sandwiches and salads), Dakota Kitchen (buffalo stew, pot roast), and Memorial Grill (hot dogs… Continue reading Must Eat Meal: Buffalo Burger (and some Bonus Treats)

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Moments in History

Moments in History: Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Driving the Needles Highway was a great way to get even more excited to see Mount Rushmore.  If that was even necessary.  This monument was something none of us had seen in person, and everyone was ready for an adventure. After some pictures from the Grand Concourse and along the Avenue of the Flags, we… Continue reading Moments in History: Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Off the Beaten Path

Off the Beaten Path: Driving the Needles Highway

We woke up early this morning.  Everyone was pretty excited for this part of the trip, so we grabbed a quick breakfast at our hotel and got on the road.  Our morning up until close to lunch time was going to be just driving.  Not driving just to get somewhere, but driving to see things.… Continue reading Off the Beaten Path: Driving the Needles Highway