We Have Returned From South Dakota!

We chose South Dakota because it had some of the lowest COVID-19 cases and because neither of us had visited many of the monuments or parks in the greater area! 🙂

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Custer State Park

This photo was taken on the Sunday Gulch Trail in the State Park. It is either at the beginning or the end, depending on which starting point you choose. We enjoyed it at the end of our tour and it was one of the best views without power lines in sight, plus there were raspberry bushes everywhere in the area! 😀

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Custer State Park

This is a turnaround spot for campers who have a nice short overlook trail.

Travel Stats: 2100 Miles (3,379.60 km)

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Rapid City, SD Supercharger

We spent 1 day, 16 hours driving.

We spent 1 day, 10 hours charging (AC) (at Home & our last hotel stay).

In the end, we spent 8 hours, 19 minutes charging (DC, aka Tesla Supercharging). We used these opportunities to walk around, explore Wall Pharmacy, or catch up on our Netflix watch list.

Return to Home Charges

LocationDurationCostAdded kWhkW% Start% EndDriven mi
Wall39.0 min$7.5049.9676.924%92%60
Oacoma70 min$8.5857.1952.021%100%151
Mitchell13.0 min$2.0613.7263.365%84%72
Hotel (AC)840 min$0.0021.371.548%78%77
La Crosse43.0 min$9.4755.7377.813%90%202
Sherburn26.0 min$7.9037.6186.831%83%112
TOTALS17.18 hrs$19.4393.3459.71
(avg)
18.16%
(avg)
87.83%
(avg)
112.33
(avg)

The hotel where we stayed had us plugged into one of its power outlets at the back, which allowed us to add 21.37 kWh to our battery while we were resting. I wanted to mention that charge session because all the other charging operations were either eating, stretching or running around while we waited. We didn’t wait around for 14 hours!

Battery Level & Range

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TeslaMate: Battery Level & Range

Elevation

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TeslaMate: Elevation

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