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The Open Range

Only 4 more states to go! Here's a quick breakdown of what I hit this weekend! North Dakota surprised me most above all the locations visited on this trip. I should specify that the part of North Dakota I traveled to was the far southwestern corner. While in North Dakota, I stayed the most time at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. I was not expecting this type of topography in North Dakota. It was breathtaking, in fact I think it's beauty rivals or surpasses Badlands National Park in South Dakota. I'm sure that is up for argument, but it's my personal preference. The majority of this trip was spent in South Dakota. Driving through central and eastern South Dakota is similar to driving through most of the plains states. I'd say it's on par with driving through Kansas or Nebraska but it's far better than the desolate Texas drives that I have experienced, but most things are better than driving through Texas, so I don't know how good of a scale that is. The

7 more states to go!

Only 7 more states to go! I’ve just knocked South Dakota off my list and wow this state didn’t disappoint! It’s absolutely beautiful here in South Dakota. I jumped at the chance to take an extremely quick trip up here when I saw that the weather was going to be in the high 50s, it actually hit 62° today in the Custer SD area! This is amazing for February. More soon but for now enjoy the pics! Bison at Wind Cave National Park Mount Rushmore National Memorial Me at a Badlands Viewing Area  Big Horn Sheep ( Ovis canadensis)