Come in here dear boy, have a cigar, you're gonna go far - Have a Cigar - Pink Floyd
Badlands National Park in South Dakota, USA is an essential destination if you are a nature lover and like to photograph the rugged West in USA. You want wildlife? Check. You want mountains? Check. You want weird rock formations? Double check!
Go early morning and leave exhausted whenever you can pry yourself away from this National Park. You will need all your photo gear. Telephoto to ultra-wide lenses will be needed to cover the landscapes and wildlife at Badlands.
On the way out, head to Custer State park and up towards Mount Rushmore and you will see scenes the American West has only reserved for the few who drive or walk this land with a love for the Western landscape.
Set your controls for the heart of the sun - Pink Floyd