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Four presidents carved into a cliff face.

5 Wild Dakotas Destinations to Rock Your Summer Travel Plans

Early experiences in the Dakotas provided valuable inspiration for the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt. That inspiration drove his desire to form the National Park Service, and you can easily imagine why he took up the cause at five national parks destinations to visit in the Dakotas.  Four of these parks are
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Outdoor patio setting with fire pit at dusk at Rafter J Bar Resort

Experience Mt. Rushmore in Style: Rafter J Bar Ranch Camping Resort

RAFTER J BAR RANCH IS ONLY 8 MILES FROM MT RUSHMORE Rafter J Bar Ranch, located near the west entrance to Mt. Rushmore, Junction 16/385 & SD 244, is the perfect headquarters for a wonderful Black Hills South Dakota vacation. It’s a few minutes away from Mt. Rushmore (only 8 miles!), Crazy Horse Memorial, 1880’s
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Make a Rapid City Getaway in South Dakota

Mine vacation gold on a jaunt to the heart of the Black Hills

RV to Rapid City for your next getaway. The gold rush brought a large flow of settlers to Rapid City in the 1800s. Today, visitors come to this Black Hills region for different types of treasures, including monuments hewn into mountainsides, extraordinary wildlife in natural habitats and compelling artifacts of the past in state-of-the-art museums.
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