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“A neat experience”
Review of Wall Drug

Wall Drug
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$190.00*
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Rapid City's Badlands and Wall Drug Limousine Tour
Ranked #1 of 6 things to do in Wall
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Owner description: Established in 1931, this family business is known for its friendly service and for offering free drinking water to travelers.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
South Dakota
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“A neat experience”
Reviewed May 20, 2008

We like to visit places that have some history behind them. Wall Drug definitely has history. It is just a wonderful place to go and browse. Even our 2 year old enjoyed browsing. They also have a good breakfast buffet that we tried. (And good old fashioned donuts)...we would recommend this for people of all ages.

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Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
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153 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
“Tacky but fun”
Reviewed October 7, 2007

This was a fun place to stop at. Don't take it too seriously and have a laugh. A little piece of Americana from the past. It's a collection of little shops some with souveniers, some with clothing, some with jewelry. A little bit of everything. There is also a restaurant. Try the buffalo hot dogs,home made pie and 5 cent coffee. (Where else can you go and get a cup of coffee for a nickel?) There is also entertainment for the kids....T-Rex comes to life every 12 minutes and there is a Jackalope to climb onto. There are also some other shops along the main street. Enjoyed our short stay and would definately return again.

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The Best Place in South Dakota to avoid!”
Reviewed October 5, 2007

Can't tell you how disappointing it was after the road signs made us think this was the most wonderful store in the universe. It struck us as the biggest bunch of Chinese-made junk we'd ever seen and hope never to see again! What an incredible waste of time and gasoline just to go to Wall! Since we returned home from our trip, I have spoken to several people who would have been more than happy to stear us AWAY from Wall Drug! If we'd only known!

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Nashville, TN
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146 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“If you don't stop ... you should never have even gotten in the car”
Reviewed August 13, 2007

When J told us we were going to go to Wall Drugs, C, and I thought he had been in the high elevation for a little to long.

Much to our surprise, we loved Wall Drug ... It is a really cool place and we had the best time taking pictures riding the covered wagon, the jackalope, the wild horses etc. : >).

We could have stayed there longer, but grabbed some lunch and on the road again.

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Lafayette,IN
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wall Drug is a tourist trap. Don't go!”
Reviewed March 26, 2007

I thought that this place would have some history behind it, but it was just cheap stores selling animal fur. Do not go there! Avoid all of those billboards while driving through Wall. It is a tourist trap, and isn't worth your time. Go see the Badlands instead.

Also, the Cactus Cafe was extremely disappointing. The food was overpriced for what they gave you, and the salad bar had wilted plants instead. The food wasn't really cooked, it seemed as if it was instant food that you microwave. Unless you don't care for your health, do not eat at the Cactus Cafe.

I guess it's a good place if you want to kill some time, and it's free, but if you only have a certain amount of time to sight-see, go to the Badlands, which is quite a sight to see.

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