Indiana Dunes, National Lakeshore Park was another destination we had not planned to visit but found out about as we reached Indiana. We had not expected to find huge sand dunes like this in the mid-western states.Read more
The Badlands National Park is a rugged, harsh and beautiful landscape. Set in 244,000 sq acres in South Dakota it can be explored as a day trip or you can spend several days camping and explore deeper into the park along the trail system.Read more
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site protects two facilities that were once part of a Minuteman Missile field that covered the far western portion of South Dakota from 1963 through the early 1990s.Read more
“Sandy”, the 40ft high statue of the Sandhill Crane at Steele, North Dakota stands in a little park adjacent to the Cobblestone Inn. (Roadside attraction / USA / United States)Read more
As you drive along I-94 across North Dakota it is difficult to miss the giant statue of a buffalo that sits on a hill above the highway. (Roadside Attraction / United States / USA)Read more
Mount Rushmore is a relatively recent creation, and started as a concept by state historian Doane Robinson in 1923. The choice of artist was Gutzon Borglum, a radical sculptor with a sense of scale and outlandish ambition.
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