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Locavore on the Road: South Dakota Recap

Question: What’s the best way to beat this sweltering heat?

Answer: ROAD TRIP!!

Last week Greg and I were celebrating the end of his second semester of his MBA program and the end of summer with a road trip to Mount Rushmore and the Badlands. Earlier this year we bumped into another traveler in the gift shop at Pipestone National Monument in Pipestone, MN. He asked about my National Park Passport and if I was a member of the National Park Traveler’s Club. It’s an online group of 6600+ seasoned travelers who truck around the United States in search of these:

National Park Passport Stamps

These are passport stamps available at all the units of the National Park Service. Those of you who have stopped by before will know there’s nothing more I love than a good list. The National Park Traveler’s Club members spend their vacations trying to check off as many sites in on the Master List.

Last week we added 5 new stamps to our NPS Passport in 5 days – not a bad South Dakota road trip if you ask me. Here’s some highlights from our trip:

Custer State Park Buffalo

Greg at Mount Rushmore

Goat & Mount Rushmore

Horseback Riding

Minutemen Missile Site

Prairie Dog

Badlands Flowers


Amy @ Badlands

Badlands Camping

Custer Mountain Goats


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