Then we had to say goodbye. It was such a short visit, but I'm so thankful I got to see my little brother. Girls, if you're looking for a cowboy... well, stay away from my brother until I conduct a thorough interview, complete with background check. I love this kid so much.
Then we were off to South Dakota: "Great Faces. Great Places."
We made a couple stops on the way just to get out & run around a bit. Because, why not?
And we drove through some cute little towns.
Including the illustrious Deadwood.
& then we arrive in the Black Hills. Which are gorgeous.
Oh, we saw these guys:
& we stayed at the Creekside Resort in Custer State Park. Since it's the off-season, we got a discounted rate, and it felt like we were the only people in the Park, and perhaps the world. It was AWESOME.
We had a delicious dinner at a lovely little place called "Sage Creek Grille". Then we went to Dairy Queen for ice cream and drove back to the Creekside. Next post: Custer State Park Game Loop, a mini photo shoot, Needles Highway, buffalo and PRAIRIE DOGS!
Before I go - some things you should watch out for in South Dakota:
(Sadly, we saw neither.)