Posts authored by ‘Alicia’

11 Outdoor Adventures in the Black Hills 11 Outdoor Adventures in the Black Hills By | Jun 1st, 2017 | Category: Discoveries, Outdoor Adventure Knowing that the Black Hills are laced with fishing streams, picturesque lakes, and scenic highways—it is with great privilege that we share South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard’s June proclamation of “Great Outdoors Month” across our fine state. In conjuction with several states across the country, this recognition celebrates the natural beauty and resources available to residents […]
The Faces of Travel in the Black Hills The Faces of Travel in the Black Hills By | May 4th, 2017 | Category: Events Many of us are likely familiar with the frequently touted (and research-proven) positive effects of travel on our work performance, relationships and personal well-being. But, with all the national conversation about creating and keeping good American jobs, how much thought do we give to travel’s economic power in our lives? It certainly deserves our attention. […]
Top 5 Most Inspiring Photos of April Top 5 Most Inspiring Photos of April By | May 2nd, 2017 | Category: Photography Are you on Instagram? Share your Black Hills & Badlands photos with us! Tag us @blackhillsbadlands or use #discoverblackhills for the chance to have your photos featured on our account. When it came to weather, the month of April brought us a mixture of showers, sunshine, and even snowfall—but that didn’t stop our Instagram community […]
Top 5 Most Inspiring Photos of March Top 5 Most Inspiring Photos of March By | Apr 5th, 2017 | Category: Culture Are you on Instagram? Share your Black Hills & Badlands photos with us! Tag us @blackhillsbadlands or use #discoverblackhills for the chance to have your photos featured on our account. April has made its debut—complete with showers and all—so hopefully that means May flowers are on their way too. With the entrance of a new […]
The Secluded Lodge in Spearfish Canyon That’s Completely Surrounded by Breathtaking Natural Beauty The Secluded Lodge in Spearfish Canyon That’s Completely Surrounded by Breathtaking Natural Beauty By | Mar 23rd, 2017 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Dining, Outdoor Adventure Here in the Black Hills, Spearfish Canyon is one of our “Wonders of the World” for our neck of the woods. Six hundred million or so years ago, long before man walked this area, it was covered by a huge sea. As water subsided and landmasses began to appear—30 to 60 million years ago—drainages such […]
Black Elk Peak: Before The Peak Black Elk Peak: Before The Peak By | Mar 22nd, 2017 | Category: Outdoor Adventure Custer State Park is arguably the crown jewel of the Black Hills—home to towering pines that shelter roadways, gentle flowing creeks with clear, sun-sparkling waters, and massive granite outcroppings around every corner. From Custer State Park is also where you can access South Dakota’s highest point of elevation. At 7,242 feet, Black Elk Peak (formerly […]
Reptile Gardens: Life on the Wild Side Reptile Gardens: Life on the Wild Side By | Mar 21st, 2017 | Category: Attractions One of the most popular family attractions in the Black Hills has officially opened its doors for the 2017 season! Earlier this month, Reptile Gardens opened for their 80th year in business! With acclaim in the Guinness Book of World Records, as the “World’s Largest Reptile Zoo”, Reptile Gardens truly has more species and subspecies […]
Shamrockin’ in Deadwood Shamrockin’ in Deadwood By | Mar 12th, 2017 | Category: Events This year, St. Patrick’s Day lands on a Friday—this coming Friday in fact—and soon we’ll all be wearing green, chowing down on corned beef and cabbage, and washing it down with green beer, of course. Though we may be thousands of miles from the Irish homeland, nearly 10% of Americans identify with an Irish ancestry…but […]
Top 5 Most Inspiring Photos of February Top 5 Most Inspiring Photos of February By | Mar 1st, 2017 | Category: Photography Are you on Instagram? Share your Black Hills & Badlands photos with us! Tag us @blackhillsbadlands or use #discoverblackhills for the chance to have your photos featured on our account. February has proven to be a mix of cold, winter days – intermingled with unseasonable days with record high temps. All in all, we’re looking […]
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