Category: The Midwest

Wall Drug Store: The Tourist Trap That Swallowed A Town

People rave about the little town of Wall in South Dakota and the famous Wall Drug Store.  So, of course, like lemmings we went to see for ourselves.  It was easy enough to do because Wall Drug is conveniently located right off the interstate between Mt Rushmore and the Badlands National Park. A large chunk

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Fall In Love With The Sioux Indian Taco

When you are visiting the Badlands National Park, the only place to eat for miles is at Cedar Pass Lodge.  So it is a good thing they had a reputation for making excellent Sioux Indian Tacos.  I figured we had to try it for ourselves.  We were not disappointed! Although the taco started as a

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Family Hiking in Spearfish Canyon in South Dakota

After all the good food (and hearty portions) we had on our American road trip, we thought we should  do something that involves physical exertion.  Luckily Spearfish Canyon in South Dakota is the perfect place to go hiking because it has access to thousands of acres of public lands in the Black Hills National Forest.

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