Posts authored by ‘Greg’

Up into the Tree Tops: Part 2 – The Pinnacle Zip Tour Up into the Tree Tops: Part 2 – The Pinnacle Zip Tour By | Jul 23rd, 2017 | Category: Outdoor Recreation Growth is abound throughout the Black Hills and boy how time flies! Almost four years ago to the day, my son and I explored a brand new attraction in the Black Hills, The Aerial Adventure Park at Rushmore Tramway Adventures in Keystone. Fast forward to present day, and once again I found myself exploring another […]
Remembrance of the (not-so-distant) Past Remembrance of the (not-so-distant) Past By | May 13th, 2014 | Category: Arts and Culture, Discoveries (WordPress) This outing lead me and a small party of comrades to the above and under ground launch facility of the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site. Some of you may remember a particularly tense period of time in history, The Cold War, when the threat of nuclear war between the Soviet Union and the United States […]
Up into the Tree Tops Up into the Tree Tops By | Jul 28th, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture, Discoveries (WordPress), Outdoor Recreation My son and I found ourselves with an afternoon to try something new, the Aerial Adventure Park in Keystone SD, which is a tree top adventure that offers climbing and some short zip lines.  There is also available a long zip line for thrill seekers. There are only 30 of these in the USA. We […]
Family Adventures in the Badlands: Part 1 Family Adventures in the Badlands: Part 1 By | May 16th, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture, Outdoor Recreation Weekend came around once again and it was time for a new adventure.  In all the years we lived in South Dakota we have never explored the Badlands…and with a perfect 65 degrees afternoon in front of us, now it is time! Being familiar with the layout of the Badlands National Park loop we decided […]
Racing Presidents Redux Racing Presidents Redux By | Feb 25th, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture, Events They came. They saw. The Black Hills conquered. Okay, maybe conquered is a little too strong, but the Washington Nationals’ Racing Presidents were absolutely thrilled with their three-day tour of our beautiful region. Of course, since it was Presidents Day weekend, the go-to spot was Mount Rushmore National Memorial, where the five Racing Presidents (George […]
A Peek at Historic Hot Springs A Peek at Historic Hot Springs By | Sep 7th, 2012 | Category: Arts and Culture The town of Hot Springs is a sightseers delight, filled with nearby treats such as the Mammoth Site, Evans Plunge, Wind Cave National Park, Angostura Recreation Area, etc., but when you take a drive through the heart of the town you are immediately drawn in to this Black Hills community. Hot Springs rests along Fall […]