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10 Awesome Cabins & Hotels Near Mount Rushmore

It’s the ultimate summer road trip most Midwesterners take: Visiting Mount Rushmore. So, the question comes up each year – where should we stay near Mount Rushmore? Based on my experiences and that of my travel writing friends, I came up with a great list of recommendations. Whether you want a cabin or airbnb near …

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Try The Buffalo At Dakotah Steakhouse in Rapid City

Dakotah Steakhouse is one of those restaurants that gets high ratings on travel and food sites and you wonder, is it really that good? Yes, yes it is. This Rapid City, South Dakota, restaurant was located across the parking lot from our hotel during our recent stay. The city’s tourism office said it was a place …

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Getting Up Close At Reptile Gardens (UPDATED for 2020)

Reptile Gardens in Rapid City was on a USA Today list for Top 10 Roadside Attractions. Roadside attraction? It may have once been a roadside attraction capitalizing in people’s interest in snakes in 1937, but it has grown into a family-run, kid-friendly destination that educates as well as entertains. Updated: This post was written in …

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