Day two of our road trip adventure we went to see Mount Rushmore. I had seen it once before 22 years ago, but hardly remember the trip. Seeing it now was like seeing it for the first time and it truly takes your breath away. The amount of detail and precision this monument has is remarkable. Coming from a artistic background and studying art history in school, this was such a honor to get to finally see. Making a sculpture sure isn’t easy so the fact this is a sculpture along a mountainous hillside is unimaginable.
For this day of site seeing I decided to wear white jean shorts from H & M, a burnt orange loose pocket T-shirt from H & M, a jean shirt to wrap around my waist from Forever 21, tan ankle booties from TJ Max, a black lace bralette for underneath my T-shirt, and to top it all off a grey floppy hat from Target. I wanted to wear something that was cute yet still comfortable. Mount Rushmore is not a ton of walking, there are very nice clean trails to walk along for all your viewing pleasure, so walking in a little heel was no issue for me. After soaking in the views of our four founding fathers, we journeyed over to Custer State Park to see some wildlife. Within our first few miles into this park, I was doubtful we would even get the chance to see much of anything besides a few deer, but then a miracle happened. We started seeing tons of wildlife! The park is home to over 1,300 free roaming bison, elk, big horn sheep, mountain goats, pronghorn antelope along with white-tail and mule deer. They had it all and we saw it all. To see heards of buffalo was absolutely amazing! They were all right next to our car right in their natural habitat. I had never witnessed such a experience before, I could have sat there and watched for hours.