One day, we will make it here…and hopefully, with our two grandsons if their parents will let us have them one summer! I know their parents will want to come, too, though. Hope we can work it out!
When there are many things to see and do in an area, we try to prioritize what we would like to experience and accept the reality that we can’t do it all. Leaving a few items unchecked gives us a good reason to come back and enjoy the area again.
Such was the case here in the Black Hills area. Our wildlife encounters were just half the fun. Then there were monuments to marvel at, historic towns to visit, scenery to take in, amazing geologic formations to enjoy and a little history to learn. And I must not forget one of the most important activities – hitting the trails! So much to do in so little time – and to think we were here for two weeks!
First, the monuments –
With more than 175 miles of mapped and surveyed passageways, Jewel Cave National Monument is the third-longest cave in the world. To get underground we joined the…
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