Posts Categorized: Vacation

Aug
12

South Dakota Trip Diary – Day 6

Written by Justin posted on Aug 12, 2015 in Family, Photos, Summer, Vacation

For all intents and purposes, this was the last day of our trip. I’m not going to count the drive from Omaha to home as anything close to a vacation day. Departing day is always a sad one when it comes to vacations. This one had that feel, but we tried to perk it up…


Aug
7

South Dakota Trip Diary – Day 5

Written by Justin posted on Aug 7, 2015 in Family, Photos, Summer, Vacation

Day 5 we find ourselves back in the car. Today’s ride will take us southeast to Rapid City, SD. First destination for the day was Bear Country U.S.A. We had heard good things from locals and a transported friend recommendation. I have mixed feelings about this place. On one hand, it featured many animals I’d never thought…


Aug
5

South Dakota Trip Diary – Day 4

Written by Justin posted on Aug 5, 2015 in Family, Photos, Summer, Vacation

Today we wanted to head off the beaten path. Checkout a little bit more of what the Black Hills had to offer in the way of hiking paths. Gid zeroed in on the Devil’s Bathtub. A hiking trail with the payoff the end being a water fall and pool. This was not the kind of location we could…


Aug
4

South Dakota Trip Diary – Day 3

Written by Justin posted on Aug 4, 2015 in Family, Photos, Summer, Vacation, Video

Day 3 turned out to be the pinnacle and most exhausting day of the trip all rolled up into one. The weather continued to cooperate. Forecast: Low 80s and clear skies, we decided to head to Mt. Rushmore. Since we began discussing the trip with the boys months ago, Kayce had played up Mt.Rushmore more than…


Aug
3

South Dakota Trip Diary – Day 2

Written by Justin posted on Aug 3, 2015 in Family, Photos, Summer, Vacation

Day 2 (6/20/2015) we got off to another early start. With another 6 hour drive across South Dakota to reach our final destination, we were all eager to get going. We bid farewell to Sioux Falls with a refueling at the hotel breakfast bar. Have you ever heard of Wall Drug? I hadn’t. Or maybe…