Posts authored by ‘Nik’

Keep Calm and Escape the Room Keep Calm and Escape the Room By | Jan 29th, 2017 | Category: Culture Hidden messages, secret codes, and trap doors are only a few of the things you might encounter in the latest group activity to hit the Black Hills. For those of you who have yet to experience an escape room, I highly recommend you get a group together and go get your sleuthing on. Starting in […]
Black Hills Wine Itinerary Black Hills Wine Itinerary By | Dec 18th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Dining No matter where you are in the Black Hills, good wine is only a short drive away! With cold temperatures upon us, it’s the perfect time to venture indoors and enjoy some Black Hills wine. While you can start anywhere in the hills, if you’re looking for a full day of wine tasting I’m going […]
Caves are Perfect for Winter! Caves are Perfect for Winter! By | Nov 17th, 2016 | Category: Culture Winter in the Black Hills is just as fun and exciting as the summer months! And while most people head to the ski slopes or go out on a snowmobile there are other outdoor activities for the adventurous type. Although ‘outdoor’ might not be the best term for going caving in the winter. Despite the […]
Painting the Big Picture: Art in the Black Hills Painting the Big Picture: Art in the Black Hills By | Nov 2nd, 2016 | Category: Arts, Culture Art and culture is the lifeblood of any society and the Black Hills has more than its fair share. In Hot Springs, SD, you can visit the largest gallery of original artwork in the Black Hills. Owned by Adam Heath, the Shaman Gallery has been selling artwork from around the world for 15 years. He […]
Black Hills Pumpkin Carving Designs Black Hills Pumpkin Carving Designs By | Oct 20th, 2016 | Category: Arts, Culture Halloween is my favorite time of year and this year is no different. We are happy to release our first ever Black Hills & Badlands Pumpkin Carving Templates. Just cut out the template, trace it onto your pumpkin and have fun. Some of the designs do require intricate cutting, while others are a little more […]
Pumpkins Will Fly at the Great Downtown Pumpkin Festival! Pumpkins Will Fly at the Great Downtown Pumpkin Festival! By | Sep 23rd, 2016 | Category: Culture If you find yourself in Downtown Rapid City tomorrow morning be sure to keep an eye to the sky. The Eighth Annual Great Downtown Pumpkin Festival starts tomorrow at 9am, and at 10am the CAMP teams from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology will be launching pumpkins over 200 feet to see who’s can […]
Rock, Reggae and the Blues in the Black Hills! Rock, Reggae and the Blues in the Black Hills! By | Sep 6th, 2016 | Category: Culture Coming up next weekend you can expect the hills around Deadwood to be filled with the sounds of rock, reggae, and blues as the Deadwood Jam invites you to two incredible days of outdoor concerts. September 16th & 17th mark the 26th Annual Deadwood Jam and this year’s line-up is going to make for an […]
Fly the Skies in the Ford Tri-Motor! Fly the Skies in the Ford Tri-Motor! By | Aug 19th, 2016 | Category: Culture There is a once in a lifetime opportunity this weekend right here in the Black Hills. The Experimental Aircraft Association is a community of passionate aviation enthusiasts that strive to provide unique flight opportunities all over the US. This weekend only at the Rapid City Regional Airport you can take a once in a lifetime […]
Bring The Past to Life at The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs Bring The Past to Life at The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs By | Aug 9th, 2016 | Category: Culture Hidden in the Southern Black Hills is a small town of 3,500 that has a secret over 26,000 years old. The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs is located on top of an ancient sinkhole that was the final resting place for many mammoths, as well as a camel, coyote, short-faced bear, and other creatures native […]
Have You Ever Wanted to Know More About The Cold War? Have You Ever Wanted to Know More About The Cold War? By | Jul 10th, 2016 | Category: Culture Despite being a scary time in US history, the operation of the Minuteman Missile silos in the prairies of South Dakota is a very important part of US history. Fully constructed and equipped in November of 1963, the Delta-09 silo was active until September 1991 when all of our nation’s 450 Minuteman II missiles were […]