Traveling Ted is a blog that takes readers along on my adventures hiking, canoeing, skiing, and international backpacking. Many blogs focus on one aspect of backpacking, but I tackle both the outdoor adventure side and international exploration as well.

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An empty Mt. Rushmore in the winter

An empty Mt. Rushmore is not too busy when the snow falls

One of the most iconic monuments in America and a staple of every road trip out west is Mt. Rushmore in the Black Hills near Rapid City, South Dakota. Looking for a good time to visit when the crowds are sparse? Consider a trip in the winter. The mountain is gorgeous framed in snow.

Mt. Rushmore

Mt. Rushmore framed with snow


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