Yup, woofingly busy day for this Porter Basset. It started out with a nice jog up to the airport.
We left in the morning for a ride to Rapid City. We took the slow route through Wind Cave and Custer State Park. It was darn nice, I’ll bark you.
Too bad the Jeep got a little lost along the way. Don’t get me wrong, we knew where we were going, but the Jeep didn’t. While traveling east on SD36 to SD79 the Jeep showed us heading southeast to the Cheyenne River.
We turned north onto SD79, while the Jeep turned south right smack in the middle of the Cheyenne River east of Fairburn!
I’ll woof you right now that going 70mph down the Cheyenne River would be even too much for a Jeep. Yeah, it’s a silly vehicle sometimes…don’t trust the GPS on the thing.
Once we got to Rapid City we stopped by the Native American Arts Festival…
and got lunch at Ciao.
Definitely cool that a Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern train rolled through town during my visit.
Dad and I chilled downtown while Karen went into Prairie’s Edge (yes, she did buy some cool things).
My ears really perked up when we stopped at the Wine Cellar to make a 5:30pm reservation for three. This gave us enough time to hop on out to the Black Hills Harley Davidson dealer, where I got to see a bunch of my Sturgis friends. Eating at the Wine Cellar couldn’t be beat! It was the perfect way to finish our visit to Rapid City. But, I’ll woof you that the perfect way to end our visit for Karen was buying two gorgeous lamps at Reflections; they are stunning.
We finally headed home come evening, traveling down SD79. The ride gave me time to reflect on George’s beautiful sunrise in 2009.
But my day of wonder wasn’t over yet! Near Buffalo Gap we stopped to watch a spectacular sunset! Hang on to you paws cause I took a lot of photos.