Archives for the ‘Culture’ 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 […]
Our Advice for a 3-Day, Dog-Friendly Getaway Our Advice for a 3-Day, Dog-Friendly Getaway By | Apr 28th, 2016 | Category: Culture Everyone loves to go on vacation, including your four-legged friends. So we’ve put together our best advice for a 3-day, dog-friendly getaway. But first, a few ground rules. While all of the businesses listed below are dog-friendly, they all agree on a few things: always clean up after your pet, always have your dog on […]
Six Authentic Black Hills Events You’ll Want to See in 2016 Six Authentic Black Hills Events You’ll Want to See in 2016 By | Apr 10th, 2016 | Category: Culture The Black Hills is known for many things and visited by nearly 6 million people every year. As a result we have an extremely wide range of events to appeal to everyone in the family. If you aren’t already planning a trip to the Black Hills, after reading about these Black Hills only events, you […]
Museums and Galleries in the Black Hills That Will Totally Blow Your Mind! Museums and Galleries in the Black Hills That Will Totally Blow Your Mind! By | Mar 24th, 2016 | Category: Culture Despite being known for its never-ending natural beauty, the Black Hills has a wide array of things to offer those looking for something indoors. Whether you’re an art fan, history buff, or it’s downpouring at your favorite hiking spot, the following destinations are sure to be entertaining for the whole family.   Dahl Arts Center […]
Sure Signs of Spring in the Black Hills Sure Signs of Spring in the Black Hills By | Mar 17th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Outdoor Adventure For many people, today is a day flooded with universal symbols and traditions of Irish-American folklore—shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, corned beef and green beer. Whether or not you tailored your outfit to include something green, St. Paddy’s Day also corresponds with the onset of spring. Here in the Black Hills, we have some sure […]
Where in the World Is Mount Rushmore? Where in the World Is Mount Rushmore? By | Mar 15th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Discoveries We have a problem. In a recent Intrepid Travel survey of 2,000 people from across the U.S., only 60 percent could correctly identify South Dakota as the home state of Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Clearly geography isn’t our strong suit… There’s even been some confusion within the tourism industry itself. We haven’t forgotten about this […]
Epic Winter Camping & Four-Wheeling in the Black Hills Epic Winter Camping & Four-Wheeling in the Black Hills By | Mar 6th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Outdoor Adventure I have been blessed to live within the Black Hills National Forest for most of my life—an area that is well-known for its amazing motorcycle and snowmobiling routes, among countless other activities. But very few people realize that there is quite a four-wheeling following in the area as well, and it has been a passion […]
We Have Our First #FindYourPark Winner! We Have Our First #FindYourPark Winner! By | Mar 1st, 2016 | Category: Culture, Outdoor Adventure With our #FindYourPark National Park Pass Giveaway well underway, the time has come to draw our first winner. Congratulations to Joyce M. of Nebraska! This year is destined to be a monumental year for the National Park Service, as they celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2016 with a huge #FindYourPark campaign! In honor of the […]
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