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  • Our reader choice: Let the table talk begin

    There were no rules and, officially, no contest in our search for the 8th Wonders. But we did promise to give someone "something nice from the Travel section" for taking part. That "something nice" is a copy of National Geographic's brand new "Atlas of...
  • Readers' recommendations from 2005

    Each week in Readers Recommend, the Travel section shares tips on hidden gems in the U.S. and abroad. Here is a roundup of the recommendations published in the last year. Although the information here was correct when it was published, some details may...
  • A land where names wear well

    BADLANDS/WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARKS, S.D.--In countries where the peculiarities of nature inspire fits of whimsy, the outstanding features of sites like Badlands and Wind Cave National Parks most likely would bear fanciful names. Castles of the Wind....
  • Wind cave facts

    Established as a national park: Jan. 9, 1903 Area: 28,295 acres; 78 miles of known caves Visitors: 1.1 million a year Location: About 45 miles south of Rapid City. Scenic route (U.S. Highway 16) includes Mt. Rushmore National Monument, Black Hills,...
  • If you go to Wind Cave

    GETTING THERE Wind Cave and the nearby Jewel Cave National Monument comprise the underground portion of the Black Hills/Badlands/Mt. Rushmore Grand Tour. The caves are in the Black Hills part, at the southern end of a meandering 45-mile scenic route on...
  • From dinosaurs to man: How the Badlands came to be

    65 to 60 million years ago: As dinosaurs die out, shallow inland sea drains away. Rockies and Black Hills emerge. Jungle growth transforms dark mud and shale of former sea bed to yellow soil. 37 to 23 million years ago: Periodic floods deposit layers...
  • Bayou-tiful win

    Bayou-tiful win
    Prairie Bayou escaped a near brush with disaster yesterday and won the first Preakness Stakes in modern times in which a horse suffered a fatal injury. The death of Union City, who had to be humanely destroyed after fracturing sesamoid bones in his...