Posts authored by ‘Nik’

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 […]
Project: Time Off – How to Utilize an Extra Day in the Black Hills Project: Time Off – How to Utilize an Extra Day in the Black Hills By | Jun 12th, 2016 | Category: Culture Each year millions upon millions of vacation days are wasted by American workers. In 2013 alone the number of unused vacation days was over 169 million. Now imagine the impact on our economy, our well-being, and our mental state if Americans decided to finally live life to the fullest and use those days. Project:Time Off, […]
How to Make the Best One Day Native American Cultural Trip How to Make the Best One Day Native American Cultural Trip By | May 26th, 2016 | Category: Culture Perhaps more than any other group, the great Lakota Sioux Nation – with their striking tipis, fast horses and richly feathered and beaded clothing – have become the international symbol of America’s native people. And the Black Hills has an abundance of Native culture if you know where to look. Powwows, also known as ‘wacipi’ […]
The Sensational Sound of Silence in Custer The Sensational Sound of Silence in Custer By | May 19th, 2016 | Category: Events The Tremeloes once said, “Silence is Golden,” and that has never been truer than when driving through the unspoiled scenery of the Black Hills. The 3rd annual Sound of Silence Tesla Car Rally is this weekend, and while you won’t hear the cars zipping through the Black Hills, you will likely see a few of […]
Our Advice for a 3-Day, Dog-Friendly Getaway Our Advice for a 3-Day, Dog-Friendly Getaway By | Apr 28th, 2016 | Category: Culture Everyone loves to go on vacation, including your four-legged friends. So we’ve put together our best advice for a 3-day, dog-friendly getaway. But first, a few ground rules. While all of the businesses listed below are dog-friendly, they all agree on a few things: always clean up after your pet, always have your dog on […]
Six Authentic Black Hills Events You’ll Want to See in 2016 Six Authentic Black Hills Events You’ll Want to See in 2016 By | Apr 10th, 2016 | Category: Culture The Black Hills is known for many things and visited by nearly 6 million people every year. As a result we have an extremely wide range of events to appeal to everyone in the family. If you aren’t already planning a trip to the Black Hills, after reading about these Black Hills only events, you […]
Museums and Galleries in the Black Hills That Will Totally Blow Your Mind! Museums and Galleries in the Black Hills That Will Totally Blow Your Mind! By | Mar 24th, 2016 | Category: Culture Despite being known for its never-ending natural beauty, the Black Hills has a wide array of things to offer those looking for something indoors. Whether you’re an art fan, history buff, or it’s downpouring at your favorite hiking spot, the following destinations are sure to be entertaining for the whole family.   Dahl Arts Center […]