Sometimes when you’re traveling, your timing is terrific. Sometimes, it’s just lucky.
On our trip to South Dakota last week, we were just lucky. Temperatures in the mid-70s. Almost no visitors. Matt Plank, the assistant curator of reptiles of the Reptile Gardens, a private collection of alligators, snakes, and turtles just outside Rapid City, described the mayhem of tourist season to me: It’s hot and overcrowded. Tour buses are stacked several rows deep in the parking lot. On the busiest days, some of the exhibits are hard to access….Click Here To Keep Reading