Posts authored by ‘Shawna V’

Devil’s Bathtub: A Local Gem Devil’s Bathtub: A Local Gem By | Jul 14th, 2015 | Category: Discoveries (WordPress), Outdoor Recreation Looking for an amazing family hike? One of our little family’s favorite places is Devil’s Bathtub in Spearfish Canyon. Why is it so great? You get a scenic drive through part of the canyon (taking in Bridal Veil Falls along the way), a nice, fairly easy, gorgeous hike and refreshing pools to cool off in. […]
Storybook Island: A Family Favorite Storybook Island: A Family Favorite By | Jun 14th, 2015 | Category: Arts and Culture Summer time in the Black Hills has rolled around once again. This means that the gates to Storybook island, the popular local and tourist attraction are open. I know that our little family practically counts down to the opening every Memorial Weekend. Storybook Island is a free outdoor Black Hills attraction. There is a suggested […]
Winter Wonderland: Family Fun…on Ice Winter Wonderland: Family Fun…on Ice By | Dec 3rd, 2013 | Category: Discoveries (WordPress) If you in search of a memorable holiday experience, look no further. Rapid City has what you are looking for at Main Street Square. Whether you are out with the family, friends, or on a romantic date, the setting is pure perfection. Main Street Square opened on October 7, 2011. It is located at the […]
Badlands Take 4: Medicine Loop Badlands Take 4: Medicine Loop By | Sep 3rd, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture, Outdoor Recreation Our family of four set out for another excursion in the Badlands.  This would really be our 4th trip.  We had done the Notch Trail, the Door and Window Trail, Saddle Pass and part of the Castle Trail.   We have walked the Fossil Trail as well, but it was quite short. This time we set […]
A Family Ride: Hill City to Crazy Horse A Family Ride: Hill City to Crazy Horse By | Jun 23rd, 2013 | Category: Outdoor Recreation It was a gorgeous day on Sunday June 16th, Father”s Day.  After a hearty breakfast, with much anticipation and excitement, we loaded up our bikes, grabbed our gear and the kids and headed to the hills.  Our destination was Burlington Trailhead in Hill City, near the 1880 Train Station. My husband and I had been […]