Archives for the ‘Culture’ Category

Top 5 Instagram Photos of April Top 5 Instagram Photos of April By | Apr 30th, 2015 | Category: Culture, Outdoor Adventure, Photography It’s amazing how fast 2015 is flying by! As we close the books on April, we’re taking a look back at the most memorable moments as captured by our Instagram community in the past month. Here are the top 5 most-liked photos from April: 1. April 7: “Say cheese!” @peepshof photographed this Easter bunny at […]
The Years and Dedications (Seven to date) in Mount Rushmore’s History The Years and Dedications (Seven to date) in Mount Rushmore’s History By | Apr 9th, 2015 | Category: Culture There have been a lot of important, or milestone, dates in Mount Rushmore's fabled history. For most, its the formal dedication and/or when work began in 1927 thats the milestone year but with numerous dedications, its easy to get confused. For the record, its seven dedications to date and 1925 was when things officially began.
Top 5 Instagram Photos of March Top 5 Instagram Photos of March By | Apr 2nd, 2015 | Category: Culture, Outdoor Adventure In like a lamb, out like a…lamb! March couldn’t have been a more beautiful month in the Black Hills and Badlands – and our Instagram community was there to capture every moment. Here are the top 5 most-liked photos from March: 1. March 30: “We’re starting the new week off with this gorgeous view of […]
Devils Tower | The Narratives Devils Tower | The Narratives By | Mar 12th, 2015 | Category: Culture, Discoveries Those of you who are familiar with Devils Tower have probably heard at least one version of the story of how the unique and surreal formation came to be. For the Native American culture, the art of oral storytelling was a critical element in passing down wisdom from generation to generation. The practice allowed tribes […]
Have Your Mind Blown in Deadwood Have Your Mind Blown in Deadwood By | Mar 1st, 2015 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Dining, Discoveries When “Deadwood, South Dakota” first comes to mind, most people can’t help but envision its raucous history of gunslingers, outlaws and the overall lawlessness and debauchery of the Wild West. Today, Deadwood continues to earn notoriety as a premier gaming destination in the Midwest, and while it will always be a place to enjoy the […]
Spring It On! Spring It On! By | Feb 28th, 2015 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Dining, Events, Outdoor Adventure Signs of Spring in the Black Hills: Baby Bison, Pasque Flowers and Easter Events… With unseasonably warm weekend temps, it’s not too hard to believe that the first day of spring is right around the corner. For those deeply anticipating the warmer seasons ahead of us, here are three signs that you may be able […]
Show Us Your Beads! – Mardi Gras in Deadwood Show Us Your Beads! – Mardi Gras in Deadwood By | Feb 1st, 2015 | Category: Culture, Events Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras is celebrated in many different places all over the world. Many of us associate this holiday with debauchery, masks, food and of course, those colorful beaded necklaces. However, Mardi Gras actually reflects the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting that normally occurs […]
Don’t Just Take Our Word For It… Don’t Just Take Our Word For It… By | Jan 13th, 2015 | Category: Culture The secret is out! The Black Hills have a big year ahead – and it’s unanimous among the travel authorities that 2015 will be an unforgettable time to visit! Here’s what they have to say: 1. Frommer’s Best Places to Go in 2015 “Each year, the buffalo of South Dakota are rounded up at Custer […]
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