Posts authored by ‘Alicia’

Savoring Savoy: The Best of Spearfish Canyon Savoring Savoy: The Best of Spearfish Canyon By | Sep 29th, 2016 | Category: Outdoor Adventure, Photography This time of year, it’s pretty easy to see why all eyes are on Spearfish Canyon. Every twist and turn presents a new display of breathtaking canyon walls, peaceful streams that sparkle in the sunlight, and several flowing waterfalls—and all of this is accented by an assortment of colors that pop out from the traditional […]
Two Great Events, One Great Weekend Two Great Events, One Great Weekend By | Sep 27th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events The leaves are peaking, the temperatures are cooling, and South Dakota’s premier event is just days away. The 51st annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup and Arts Festival is taking place this coming weekend! The buffalo roundup is South Dakota’s pride and joy. And it should be. It’s an amazing experience. People talk about it […]
Soak in One-Of-A-Kind Views from Bear Butte Soak in One-Of-A-Kind Views from Bear Butte By | Sep 8th, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Outdoor Adventure With fall temperatures moving in, it’s the perfect time to lace up your hiking boots, grab a light jacket, and hit the trails! This is the time of year to take advantage of the cool breezes and colorful surroundings on an unforgettable fall hike. While it’s beautiful during every season, I personally love to trek […]
Top 5 Most Inspiring Instagram Posts of August Top 5 Most Inspiring Instagram Posts of August By | Sep 5th, 2016 | 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. August was full of picture-perfect scenes throughout the Black Hills and Badlands, but September is already showcasing cooler temps to remind us that fall is […]
Classy Cruising in the Black Hills Classy Cruising in the Black Hills By | Aug 30th, 2016 | Category: Events Whether you’re a full-fledged car enthusiast or you just like to admire beautiful hot rods, it’s car show season throughout the Black Hills. Each car show offers the opportunity to grab an up-close view of all kinds of cruisers—from new to old—and transport yourself as you imagine the wind blowing through your hair as you […]
Rake in the Fall Fun! Rake in the Fall Fun! By | Aug 26th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events As we inch closer to swapping out our swimsuits and beach towels for light jackets and boots, it means one thing for many travelers: fall festival season is here! Though our summers are famous for family attractions and lazy lakes days, and winter celebrations have us treasuring our favorite holiday traditions, it’s fall that offers […]
National Park Service Centennial National Park Service Centennial By | Aug 25th, 2016 | Category: Culture After much anticipation, the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service is officially here! It was on this day in 1916 that President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service, a new federal bureau responsible for protecting national parks and monuments. Today, the National Park Service is comprised of more than 400 […]
The Best Ice Cream in the Black Hills The Best Ice Cream in the Black Hills By | Aug 23rd, 2016 | Category: Dining It’s true—we’re now less than a month away from when the calendar will declare the changing of seasons from summer to fall. (Insert gasps of disbelief here.) Fortunately, our “banana belt” location here in the Black Hills means that summer probably won’t come to an abrupt halt and there’s still plenty of warm weather left […]
Climbing the Cliffs of Victoria Canyon Climbing the Cliffs of Victoria Canyon By | Aug 11th, 2016 | Category: Outdoor Adventure A bit of a dark horse in the rock climbing world, the Black Hills are quietly blessed with some of the most varied and scenic climbing routes in the United States. With an unmatched mix of limestone cliffs, granite spires, and dolomite faces, the Black Hills region is an absolute paradise for climbers looking for […]