Campground Review-Cedar Pass Campground, Badlands NPS

Back in July 2016, I began planning our July 4th summer vacation.  I knew that I wanted to plan a stop near Badlands National Park.  I had recently heard about the Cedar Pass Lodge and Campground and I knew I wanted to stay in the park while we explored the area.  I called up the... Continue Reading →

Good Times in South Dakota-Badlands National Park

After traveling a few hours from Mitchell, SD, we finally arrived at Badlands National Park.  I had driven through the park 15 years before, got out and grabbed a quick picture and then continued on our way to the Black Hills.  This tends to be what most people do, drive through on the Badlands Loop... Continue Reading →

Reflections from the Halfway Point

On January 15th, our family began the 52 Hike Challenge-52 hikes in 52 weeks.  I wrote more about this goal way back at the beginning of 2017 when I was sharing about our goals for the year ahead.  One of our biggest goals was to use this to motivate us to get outdoors more-especially in all... Continue Reading →

Traveling I-90 through South Dakota

I-90 is an interstate highway that is commonly taken as a way to travel across South Dakota by those traveling to and from the Black Hills..  Over the years, there have many tourist attractions or "tourist traps" as some might say, that have popped up along the roadside to keep the drive a bit more... Continue Reading →

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