Posts authored by ‘Nik’

Mickelson Trail is 109 Miles of Black Hills Beauty! Mickelson Trail is 109 Miles of Black Hills Beauty! By | Sep 14th, 2017 | Category: Outdoor Recreation With summer winding down and the weather cooling off, it’s time to get outside for some longer adventures. Spanning 109 miles from Deadwood to Edgemont, the Mickelson Trail makes for the perfect long weekend of camping, hiking, or biking. With a surface of primarily crushed limestone and gravel, the trail currently has 15 trailheads which […]
Pioneer Times Come to Life at the Hugh Glass Rendezvous Pioneer Times Come to Life at the Hugh Glass Rendezvous By | Aug 30th, 2017 | Category: Arts and Culture On the border between South Dakota and North Dakota lies a small town with a big presence. Lemmon, SD, was founded in 1906 by cattle rancher George Ed Lemmon and has continued to grow in many ways over the years. Started three years ago, the Hugh Glass Rendezvous is a 4-day festival dedicated to the […]
Most People Have No Idea This Rare Attraction in Hill City Exists! Most People Have No Idea This Rare Attraction in Hill City Exists! By | Jun 28th, 2017 | Category: Attractions, Science Over 65 millions years ago the western United States looked completely different and was ruled by the King of the Tyrant Lizards, Tyrannosaurus Rex. Fast forward to present day and the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research in Hill City is one of the nation’s top T. rex research centers. Currently home to one full […]
One-of-a-kind Paintings from a Black Hills Artist One-of-a-kind Paintings from a Black Hills Artist By | Jun 8th, 2017 | Category: Arts, Arts and Culture Nestled in a forested area just outside of Spearfish Canyon lies an artistic treasure the likes you’ve never seen. Dick Termes has been making his Termesphere’s since 1968 and doesn’t show any signs of stopping. Upon arriving at the Termesphere gallery you’ll notice that the buildings share a resemblance to his namesake artwork. Living and […]
Mobile Eatery Serving Gourmet Options in the Black Hills Mobile Eatery Serving Gourmet Options in the Black Hills By | May 25th, 2017 | Category: Arts and Culture Rapid City has numerous choices for a tasty and unique lunch or dinner, but some options stand out from the others. With a menu changing every quarter, NOSH Mobile Eatery has been supplying Rapid City with innovative menu items for the last three years. Gourmet food trucks are a recent culinary development that offer gourmet […]
Keep Calm and Escape the Room Keep Calm and Escape the Room By | Jan 29th, 2017 | Category: Arts and 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: Arts and Culture, Food and 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: Arts and 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, Arts and 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, Arts and 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 […]
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