Mount Rushmore National Memorial

2016 Road Trip Recap

Follow the whole road trip chronologically using the 2016 Road Trip tag or check out a few select posts along the way: Start on departure day and… Drive through Appalachia starting in Shenandoah National Park, traversing the Blue Ridge Parkway, and ending in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Take in the sights and sounds of

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2016 Road Trip Statistics

Number of days on the road: 121 Number of miles driven: 13,728 (all within the United States) Number of states visited in the USA: 26 Number of World Heritage Sites we marveled at: 6 (subset of purple markers) Number of National Park System Properties we marveled at: 35 (purple markers) Number of breweries we drank

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Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, and Custer State Park

July 13 – 15, 2016: We arrived at Center Lake Campground, in Custer State Park in South Dakota, in the early evening after driving the Spearfish Canyon State and National Forest Scenic Byway on the way from Devils Tower, Wyoming. The scenic drive was pretty, with stops for a few waterfalls, but nothing spectacular.

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