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How Many Miles to Wall Drug?

Discussion in 'Travel Forum' started by Dr. Bob, Mar 19, 2005.

  1. Dr. Bob

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    Ever gone across the high plains on a steaming hot summer day? The signs for "Free Ice Water" at Wall Drug sure seem enticing.

    I stop by 4-5 times a year to have a cuppa and some of the best cake donuts in the world. How 'bout you? Ever been there or seen signs?

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    1604 miles from the heart of Yankeeland to Wall, SD. Too far for a cup or ice water but if we're talking cake donuts -- that's a horse of a different color.

    Lived in Colorado Springs when the Mrs and I were first married. Always had good intentions but....
     
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    One of my favorite memories as a kid, was the stop at Wall Drug. I still remember the tree that was in the middle of a room, and esp. the 'cowboy orchestra' manequins.
     
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    This is the manequin I remember . .
     
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    I have never heard of Wall Drug in my life! Isn't that something. You learn something new everyday.

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    My husband and I stopped by there and visited on our vacation up that way one year (loved it)
     
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    Here is the history of Wall Drug http://www.walldrug.com/history.htm . I thought EVERYONE knew about it, but maybe because I am from the Midwest originally and anyone who traveled the roads saw signs 968 miles to Wall Drug.

    But signs abound. Here's one at the Moscow airport . .

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    I had never heard of it until now.
     
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