Archives for the ‘Attractions’ Category

The Black Hills are Accessible to All! The Black Hills are Accessible to All! By | Aug 10th, 2017 | Category: Attractions, Outdoor Recreation Three years ago, a life changing accident forced my active family to look for new ways to explore our beloved Black Hills. My husband was involved in a truck accident that resulted in a mobility impairment. When something like this happens, you really must re-evaluate life because ultimately you have some choices to make. Either […]
All Aboard! Celebrating 60 Years of the 1880 Train All Aboard! Celebrating 60 Years of the 1880 Train By | Aug 8th, 2017 | Category: Attractions, Events If a visit to Hill City, SD, is included as part of your Black Hills itinerary, there’s a good chance you’ll hear the iconic whistle of the 1880 Train. Its sound is distinct, and for those who have journeyed along for a ride, it immediately symbolizes a simpler time—complemented by unmatched scenery and historic areas […]
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 […]
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: Arts and Culture, Attractions, Food and Dining, Outdoor Recreation 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, Discoveries (WordPress), Food and Dining 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 […]
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