Not really much to see here, so using your imagination is required. This is where Laura Ingalls Wilder lived in a sod house as a child along Plum Creek. She chronicles her life there in one of her books. The location of the sod house is now just a depression in the bank. But it does give you an idea... 更多
I think $5 is a bit excessive fee to look at a creek and climb a hill to look at a couple signs, but if being in historical places is important to you, you should do it once. The creek was moving faster and was wider and deeper than I expected. There are hiking trails at the top, but they... 更多
The wife is a huge fan of the Little House books and the TV show, so going to the Plum Creek site was a no-brainer. The Gordon family, owners of the land, as for a $5 donation to help with upkeep. It's a short drive on a gravel drive back to the creek. They have picnic tables and a nice... 更多
Mosquitoes were very aggressive and ruined our visit, even though we had bug spray and wipes. Bit us mercilessly at our campsite and around the Laura's Lake trail and at the Ingalls dugout. Liked the museum and gift shop where you can learn the history of both the real Laura Ingallls/family and the television series. Nellie's cafe was really good... 更多
Nice place to visit for the history, but not a lot left to see beyond the recess in the hill where the original dug out house once was and the large rock by the creek. Betting the area is very close to the same as it was when the Ingalls lived there.
Don't bother with the overpriced museum where there's not much to see, but do see Plum Creek. Thanks to the Gordon Family, one can go back to where the Ingalls' dugout was and see what Laura would have seen as she recalled in her book, "On the Banks of Plum Creek." We even got our toes wet in the creek... 更多
All that remains is a depressed area of land where the dug-out once stood. The owners have taken care of the area with a place to park (this is private parking), a bridge, signs, and a little path through the prairie. Only need to stop for die-hard fans or if it's on your way somewhere.
I am a huge Laura Ingalls fan, so this was an amazing experience. There's not much to the place, but it is beautiful. It's great to walk along the same banks that Laura and her family walked along and it was wonderful to be able to see the site of their old dugout. I would definitely recommend a stop if... 更多
The creek is really peaceful, nice place to go for a picnic, the entrance fee is $5/car, that's an ok price, shouldn't be more expensive than that. When you enter, it looks like you enter a property, which you kinda do, but keep going. Make sure you have a $5 bill, you need to deposit the money in a box.