TMC is an independent, primarily volunteer organization that relies on ad revenue to cover its operating costs. Please consider whitelisting TMC on your ad blocker and becoming a Supporting Member. For more info: Support TMC

Murdo, SD Supercharger

Discussion in 'Midwest/Great Lakes' started by ualdriver, Oct 17, 2014.

  1. ualdriver

    ualdriver Member

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2013
    Messages:
    120
    Location:
    US
    We stayed overnight at Murdo last week. We stayed at the Range Country Hotel, which is where the Supercharger is. Cost us around $89 bucks. Nice hotel. Nice people. The guy at the desk said they see a few Teslas a day there. Good breakfast in the morning. The whole town shuts down around 10pm.

    Murdo, SD (2).jpg

    Murdo, SD.jpg
     
  2. Bighorn

    Bighorn Member

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2013
    Messages:
    508
    Location:
    WY
    The owner beckoned me in for the free breakfast even though I was just passing through. This summer, a local who stopped to talk to me who is friends with the owner said they were averaging one a day, so things are picking up!
     
  3. Vexar

    Vexar Member

    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2012
    Messages:
    471
    Location:
    Plymouth, MN USA
    They are great people at that location. They told me about the park down the road, which I enjoyed with my family while my Model S was charging.
     
  4. RVC

    RVC Member

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2014
    Messages:
    22
    Location:
    Mid-Michigan
    Robyn (front desk) was very kind. She was very interested in the car and seemed to know quite a bit already. Restroom also available for use too. One other Tesla charging the two times we stopped there this summer.
     
  5. Villa-Lobos

    Villa-Lobos Member

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2016
    Messages:
    87
    Location:
    Whitefish
    stopped here in early March when passing thru the state. About 9pm and it was dark and cold but the gal the hotel was super nice let us use the bathroom. Seemed very up on Tesla. I walked down the street to the Buffalo Bar a really cool old place. The bartender looked right out of Duck Dynasty but had a great time talking with him about Murdo as he has been there 30+ years. A real slice of americana. Population less than 600.
     
  6. David99

    David99 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2014
    Messages:
    2,199
    Location:
    Brea, Orange County
    Has anyone driving through this route in the last few days? How is the weather and road conditions? I've done that route many times, just never in the winter with snow
     
  7. Bighorn

    Bighorn Member

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2013
    Messages:
    508
    Location:
    WY
    I can tell you that it's been frigid here a few hours to the west-- negative 25F last night. Murdo actually looks relatively mild next week, comparatively. Efficiency in SD is amongst the worst in the country approaching 400Wh/m on decent days. In the summer, I allow for a 30%+ buffer, so plan on near range charging and favoring seat heaters.

    SafeTravel USA
     
    • Like x 1
  8. David99

    David99 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2014
    Messages:
    2,199
    Location:
    Brea, Orange County

    Thanks so much. Yes even in good conditions I always get pretty high energy usage. It seems no matter if I go one way or the other I always have head wind or whatever it is, it's always higher than I would think it should be.

    Thanks for the link. That is a very useful website.
     

Share This Page