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Rapid City Day 3 - Mount Rushmore, Adventure Park, Cave Exploring!

Today was really an amazing day! Thanks again to Visit Rapid City for sponsoring our trip to this amazing area so we could feature it. We packed so much into today, but the highlight was definitely getting to see Mount Rushmore. This is a simply magical place that makes you feel so patriotic! It is a must do activity for every American, and I am so glad we got to experience it as a family.

We also spent the morning at Rushmore Tramway Adventures, which is located in the small town of Keystone, just minutes from Mount Rushmore. We rode a really long chairlift to the top of the mountain and took an Alpine Slide down...so fun.

In the afternoon, we went to Rush Mountain Adventure Park which features the amazing Rush Mountain Cave. From the gift shop, you take a hallway that leads you beneath the earth for an hour long tour of the cave....which is truly remarkable. There are no really tight spaces, so it was enjoyable for all of us. They also have the Rushmore Mountain Coaster, a 7-D Interactive Shooting Ride, and the Soaring Eagle Zip Line....all of which were unbelievably fun!

 

 

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We are a family of travel enthusiasts (exploring the world at least 8 days a month) and adventure seekers who love fitness, good food, happy thoughts and above all a life filled with lot's of love and fun... Our videos are Family Friendly! Come along for the ride as we feature our daily lives as well as all the fun events we go to and amazing trips that we take.

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Heather & Pete Reese
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We are a family of travel enthusiasts (exploring the world at least 8 days a month) and adventure seekers who love fitness, good food, happy thoughts and above all a life filled with lot's of love and fun... Our videos are Family Friendly! Come along for the ride as we feature our daily lives as well as all the fun events we go to and amazing trips that we take.

There are 5 of us! Dad Pete, Mom Heather and our awesome daughters... Maddie 16, Ashley 14 and Em who is 6! Maddie loves music, reading and traveling, Ashley is dedicated to CrossFit and photography and Em rules our world. She has a personality the size of Texas! 

When we are not traveling or on our next adventure, we are at our home base in San Diego doing something fun! 

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