Jewel Cave National Monument

ShareTweet Jewel Cave is one of 5 South Dakota parks in the US National Park system.  Jewel Cave is one of the largest caves (it ranks second to Mammoth Cave in Kentucky) in the world at 151.66 miles (as of August 28, 2010).  The 151.66 miles represents only that part of the cave that has […]

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ShareTweet After the first good night sleep in about a week at the All American Motel near Jewel Cave in Custer, South Dakota there was another long day ahead.  The plan for the day was a Jewel Cave tour, a Wind Cave tour and then onto the Badlands to find somewhere to stay for the […]

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ShareTweet When traveling anywhere in South Dakota near the National Parks, cheap, comfortable lodging that is not a campground (well maybe a campground isn’t that comfortable) can be tough to come by.  Custer South Dakota is about 15-20 minutes from Jewel Cave and while there are lots of hotels and motel in Custer, if you […]

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