Archives for the ‘Attractions’ Category

Bison Expected to be Named the Official Mammal of the U.S. Bison Expected to be Named the Official Mammal of the U.S. By | May 8th, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Dining, Discoveries, Events, Outdoor Adventure, Photography The National Bison Legacy Act—a bipartisan bill designating the bison (also known as buffalo) as America’s official national mammal—has stampeded through both the House of Representatives and the Senate, and now awaits President Obama’s signature into law. As North America’s largest land mammal, the buffalo would join the ranks as an iconic American symbol alongside […]
The 10 Best Breakfasts & Brunches in the Black Hills The 10 Best Breakfasts & Brunches in the Black Hills By | Mar 8th, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Dining It’s what mom has always said: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But it’s sometimes overlooked that breakfast can also be the most delicious meal of the day. We’re sharing insight on 10 of our favorite area breakfasts & brunches that are sure to blow your mind (and your taste buds), and […]
Is Spearfish Canyon Set to Become a State Park? Is Spearfish Canyon Set to Become a State Park? By | Feb 21st, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Outdoor Adventure Picturesque Spearfish Canyon has been a favorite of Black Hills residents and visitors since the start of the 19th century. It’s a year-round destination known for its 22-mile scenic byway, three waterfalls, great trails and hidden gems like Devils Bathtub and Community Caves. It’s been named one of the best places to see fall colors in […]
Want to Win the Most Epic Black Hills Vacation Ever? Want to Win the Most Epic Black Hills Vacation Ever? By | Feb 16th, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Events This isn’t something we typically offer up on the Black Hills Travel Blog, but there’s currently a vacation giveaway on Midwest Living for a dream Black Hills experience that could possibly be the most epic Black Hills trip giveaway ever. The giveaway from Midwest Living, South Dakota Tourism, and Black Hills and Badlands Tourism and their partners, […]
Hobbit Treehouse Living in the Black Hills of South Dakota Hobbit Treehouse Living in the Black Hills of South Dakota By | Nov 17th, 2015 | Category: Attractions, Discoveries Deep in the Black Hills, five miles down Boulder Canyon from historic Deadwood and 16 feet above the forest floors, awaits one of Middle-Earth’s more unique vacation stays. Only here exists a Hobbit-inspired treehouse whose amazing craftsmanship, that while it may be worlds away from the Shire, can almost lead one to expect Bilbo or Frodo […]
All Aboard – The 1880 Train! All Aboard – The 1880 Train! By | Sep 20th, 2015 | Category: Attractions, Discoveries, Events Imagine yourself immersed in the immaculate beauty of the Black Hills while riding on a vintage steam train like the ones that helped settle the great American West. As you glide through the wilderness on this renovated train, the breeze is wistfully blowing past you, views of Harney Peak and wildlife can be seen nearby, […]
Flying with Black Hills Balloons Flying with Black Hills Balloons By | Sep 14th, 2015 | Category: Attractions, Events, Outdoor Adventure “You Should See the Hills from Here!” This travel-invoking slogan for Custer, SD couldn’t be more fitting. Custer is nestled among family attractions, museums, excellent shops and eateries, Crazy Horse Memorial, Jewel Cave National Monument and, of course, Custer State Park. It makes the perfect base for exploring all that the Southern Hills have to […]
Caputa Alpacas Caputa Alpacas By | Aug 11th, 2015 | Category: Attractions, Outdoor Adventure The Black Hills have a long history as a destination for animal adventures. With world-class wildlife attractions that include Reptile Gardens, Bear Country U.S.A., Old MacDonald’s Farm, horseback trail riding, Custer State Park’s wildlife loop and Buffalo Jeep Safari Tours—just to name a few—the Black Hills are a perfect setting for getting up close and […]