Posts authored by ‘Nik’

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 […]
How to Survive a Bear Attack: The Hugh Glass Story How to Survive a Bear Attack: The Hugh Glass Story By | Feb 25th, 2016 | Category: Culture **Spoiler Alert — If you haven’t seen The Revenant and plan to, don’t continue reading unless you enjoy spoilers.** Kids these days have it easy. Most of them have a smartphone, free food at home, and plenty of friends to hang out with. They never had to deal with being mauled by a bear, left […]
Top 6 Black Hills Park Offerings in Winter Top 6 Black Hills Park Offerings in Winter By | Jan 28th, 2016 | Category: Culture While most people are home all winter long, there are a few savvy travelers that bundle up and enjoy what our state and national parks have to offer year round. Some of these offerings even compete with their summer counterparts. 1. Sightseeing During the summer peak season, attendance at memorials like Mount Rushmore and Crazy […]
Local Offerings at Black Hills Beer Fest 2016 Local Offerings at Black Hills Beer Fest 2016 By | Jan 12th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events Perpetually living in Colorado’s shadow, the Black Hills are often overlooked as a source of great craft beer. But for the 6th year in a row, the Black Hills Beer Fest will be held at the Ramkota Hotel — and with over 50 breweries involved and 100+ beers to sample — it will be a […]