Archives for the ‘Attractions’ Category

The Secluded Lodge in Spearfish Canyon That’s Completely Surrounded by Breathtaking Natural Beauty The Secluded Lodge in Spearfish Canyon That’s Completely Surrounded by Breathtaking Natural Beauty By | Mar 23rd, 2017 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Dining, Outdoor Adventure Here in the Black Hills, Spearfish Canyon is one of our “Wonders of the World” for our neck of the woods. Six hundred million or so years ago, long before man walked this area, it was covered by a huge sea. As water subsided and landmasses began to appear—30 to 60 million years ago—drainages such […]
Reptile Gardens: Life on the Wild Side Reptile Gardens: Life on the Wild Side By | Mar 21st, 2017 | Category: Attractions One of the most popular family attractions in the Black Hills has officially opened its doors for the 2017 season! Earlier this month, Reptile Gardens opened for their 80th year in business! With acclaim in the Guinness Book of World Records, as the “World’s Largest Reptile Zoo”, Reptile Gardens truly has more species and subspecies […]
Keystone – Your Monumental Playground! Keystone – Your Monumental Playground! By | Mar 15th, 2017 | Category: Attractions, Dining, Discoveries If you come to the Black Hills of South Dakota, we’re pretty sure you’re not allowed to leave without saying “Hello & Goodbye!” to those famous faces on Mount Rushmore. We’re also confident your visit won’t be complete without staying at least four or five nights in the “key” to your “monumental playground”—Keystone! Here, you […]
Soak in One-Of-A-Kind Views from Bear Butte Soak in One-Of-A-Kind Views from Bear Butte By | Sep 8th, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Outdoor Adventure With fall temperatures moving in, it’s the perfect time to lace up your hiking boots, grab a light jacket, and hit the trails! This is the time of year to take advantage of the cool breezes and colorful surroundings on an unforgettable fall hike. While it’s beautiful during every season, I personally love to trek […]
Fun in the Sun at Angostura Fun in the Sun at Angostura By | Jul 5th, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Outdoor Adventure What images do you think of when you picture the Black Hills? I’m guessing you might envision the faces of Mount Rushmore. Or maybe some of the granite spires stacked along the hillsides of the Black Hills National Forest? Or maybe you’re seeing the mighty buffalo that stand tall and proud in many of our […]
Making of: The Best Donut is in the Badlands Making of: The Best Donut is in the Badlands By | Jun 28th, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Discoveries Wall Drug is famous for a lot of things, including their free ice water, 5¢ coffee, and historic billboard marketing efforts that span the globe! (Seriously—there’s even a Wall Drug billboard in Antartica!) But what you might not know is that Wall Drug is also home to the best cake donuts you’ll ever try! And […]
How to Make the Most of Four Hours in Lead, SD How to Make the Most of Four Hours in Lead, SD By | May 24th, 2016 | Category: Attractions Tucked into the steepest folds of the Black Hills, Lead is still a place where you can escape from the world. This historic gold town is an off-the-beaten-path playground where people are more about relaxed authenticity than glamorous trends. With so many amazing attractions, parks, and monuments scattered throughout the Black Hills, we understand that […]
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