Category: South Dakota

South Dakota ROAD TRIP

South Dakota ROAD TRIP

From waterfalls to national monuments, bison, mountains, quirky attractions, and the Wild West. South Dakota has something for everyone. Here are some places to stop along I-90 through South Dakota.

Rapid City, South Dakota

Rapid City, South Dakota

While staying in Rapid City, there were 3 attractions that we really enjoyed, aside from Mount Rushmore. We visited Custer State Park, located in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  There were many scenic drives available throughout the park, but we chose Needles Highway.  The […]

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota

While in Rapid City, we spent a day visiting Mount Rushmore.  Within that single day, we were blessed with clouds, rain, hail, and sunshine.  It felt just like being at home in Chicago. Mount Rushmore is a patriotic site that features the 60 foot faces of […]

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

As we approached the entrance to Badlands National Park, it was such a spectacular sight to see the large, jagged “hills” rising from the Plains, seemingly out of nowhere. This was our first National Park visit on this trip, so it was here that we […]

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

We packed a picnic lunch and spent a sunny afternoon at the lovely Falls Park in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  This was a pleasant surprise and a child’s paradise.  Multiple water falls tumble over the rocks of the Big Sioux River…and the kids had a […]