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BEGINS IN: RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA

On the Road: Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons and Other Gems of South Dakota and Wyoming

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Program #20297RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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Miri Richman Apr 20, 2014 at 12:34 PM

Looking for a roommate for the June 22 trip. I'm a light sleeper & I'm allergic to perfume, otherwise easy going and fun.


Donna Barkley Apr 14, 2014 at 01:01 AM

Will be attending this program June 22-30-2014 - Anyone interested in carpooling or taking a cab together to attend the lightshow at Mount Rushmore on the evening of June 23rd. This is a free evening to enjoy other activities.


Joan Staby Jan 23, 2014 at 05:29 PM

I am enrolled in this program 9/9 2014. For me it is a once in a lifetime trip. Just got my program material. Yikes, 52 pages to read through. I will need a roommate . I have been on two other Road Scholar trips and loved them both. Anyone else out there going on this trip on this date?
Joan Staby


Marilyn Esler-Ambrose Oct 15, 2013 at 03:41 PM

I know it's only October 2013, but knowing how quickly this program fills up I enrolled in the first date offered for next year - June 14-22, 2014. My partner feels he is unable to go along so I am looking for a roommate. Have been on approx 15 RS/Elderhostel trips and would love to compare notes with another frequent
RS traveler. Any other early-birds out there who would like to make an informed connection before RS makes us a random selection? Thanks, Marilyn Esler-Ambrose
Alice Forlini Oct 28, 2013 at 02:06 PM

I'm new to the program. Not sure when I want to go the ND and Wy. Why did you pick this time of year.
Marilyn Esler-Ambrose Oct 28, 2013 at 09:41 PM

Since this is primarily an outdoor trip, I picked mid-June when I noted the temps there are more moderate than later in the summer. Two months ago I looked into a trip there with another agency but found it was all booked up for June and into July which told me other people liked to go in the cooler weather. It's easy to layer up more clothing if temps are cool but there's not much you can do if it gets swealtering hot. Then found this program with RS which offers more and is a much better value than the one I looked at previously. I've had made wonderful RS experiences and look forward to adding this one to my list.
Judy Ortiz Oct 30, 2013 at 04:48 PM

It was the best trip ever. You will just love it. You are inside the bus a lot or in the mountains where it is cool. We were there in August and it was fine. There is no air conditioning in the lodges in the park but it gets cool at night and you will do fine with the windows open. Be sure to go on the snake river trip


Judy Ortiz Aug 27, 2013 at 04:07 PM

Just finished the August 17th trip and it was better than I could have imagined. Went on the snake river and to the concert. The greatest trip in the world. And the leaders were fabulous too.


Cathy Rankin Aug 13, 2013 at 10:45 AM

interested in getting to know people going on this trip Sept 7th my sister and I are looking forward to it since it has been a cool and rainy summer in Ohio hoping weather is good for trip if anyone did the snake river raft trip could tell me if it is worth the time and money i would appreciate it


Judy Karnes Jun 17, 2013 at 08:36 PM

Was hoping to get to know my roommate a little for the June 22nd trip. Maybe not.


Judy Ortiz May 07, 2013 at 10:42 AM

I am going on the August 17th road trip. I am interested in getting to know the people on the trip
Marian Kobrin May 08, 2013 at 05:27 PM

We are also going on the Aug. 17 trip. My husband and I live in Georgetown TX recently moved form Rochester NY. This will be our second road scholar trip and hope it is as good as the first one was.r
Marian Kobrin May 08, 2013 at 05:27 PM

We are also going on the Aug. 17 trip. My husband and I live in Georgetown TX recently moved form Rochester NY. This will be our second road scholar trip and hope it is as good as the first one was.r
Judy Ortiz May 09, 2013 at 12:17 AM

Where did you go on the first one? I am a widow and will travel with a friend. We live in Door County, WI. I also have a home in Wauwatosa. This will be my first trip.
Barbara May 26, 2013 at 03:42 AM

I am also going on the Aug. 17 trip, is anyone going on the Snake River dinner raft trip?
Judy Ortiz Jun 10, 2013 at 09:50 PM

I am thinking about going on the Snake River dinner trip. I will have to call for reservations. Are you still going?
Judy Ortiz Jun 10, 2013 at 09:50 PM

I am thinking about going on the Snake River dinner trip. I will have to call for reservations. Are you still going?
Barbara Jun 19, 2013 at 01:08 AM

I haven't made reservations yet, but would like to go.
MJ Gardiner Aug 16, 2013 at 10:34 PM

We are also on the 8/17 trip and are going on the Snake River dinner trip. Sure hope the weather is good!


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8 nights of accommodations
19 meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
29 Expert-led lectures
31 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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