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Is it Worth Driving out of the Way to See this?

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Marlton, New Jersey
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Is it Worth Driving out of the Way to See this?

Is this worth driving out of the way to see??? Or is it mainly for kids? We are 3 adults not sure if we should stop. I like the Little House Books and series, but don't know if we are stopping in Walnut Grove, if we should also see this.

Lincoln, NE
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1. Re: Is it Worth Driving out of the Way to See this?

I enjoyed our trip to DeSmet, SD to see some of the different things mentioned in Laura's books. For further information, go to De Smet, SD web site and they will give you some other web sites to enable you to make a more informed decision. You can see the Loftus Store mentioned in the "Long Winter". the place they lived in DeSmet, and go out to their homestead. If you happen to be there in July, the pageant is July 11-13. 18-20, and 25-27. This was great and very worthwhile, just make sure to make advance reservations for a hotel room. Also, you could check out Lake Thompson, east of DeSmet, if you like to fish. Some years back it was almost dry, but not anymore.

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