The first day of the trip: Today distance about 700 miles. Out on the road around 7:15 am from Eden Prairie, MN. Reached Flat Iron, Hot Springs, SD at about 9:00 pm. Three fuel stops.
<--- Google Map of the various stops along the way.
Badlands: Awesome, totally unexpected in South Dakota, scorching hot!!
Mt Rushmore: Did not enter, stopped on the side of the road for pics.
Lunch: Chapatti, jam, peanut butter, hot sauce.. (don't ask)
Dinner: Rice (carried a rice cooker), Dal Makhni (heat and eat), Ice cream (about the only store open at 9 PM)
Here are some pictures from the first day of the road trip (Click on the pictures to go to the album with all the pictures):
1. Eden Prairie to Bad Lands, South Dakota
|Road Trip: Eden Prairie to Bad Lands|
3. Mount Rushmore (few, pictures, blurry presidents)