Archives for the ‘Culture’ Category

Top 6 Black Hills Park Offerings in Winter Top 6 Black Hills Park Offerings in Winter By | Jan 28th, 2016 | Category: Culture While most people are home all winter long, there are a few savvy travelers that bundle up and enjoy what our state and national parks have to offer year round. Some of these offerings even compete with their summer counterparts. 1. Sightseeing During the summer peak season, attendance at memorials like Mount Rushmore and Crazy […]
Black Hills Stock Show: Highlights to Look for in 2016 Black Hills Stock Show: Highlights to Look for in 2016 By | Jan 27th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events The Black Hills Stock Show has been a South Dakota tradition since 1959. The event, which started as the Black Hills Winter Show, was a livestock show featuring three breeds of cattle shown and sold in an unheated arena at the Central States Fairgrounds.  It’s been 50 years since the winter show changed its name […]
4th Annual Bark Beetle Blues 4th Annual Bark Beetle Blues By | Jan 14th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events, Outdoor Adventure, Photography While the Black Hills are known for their pristine beauty, many have noticed the negative effects of the mountain pine beetle over the last decade. In an effort to provide awareness, education, and to celebrate the significant improvements in recent years, the community of Custer is coming together this Saturday to host their 4th Annual […]
Local Offerings at Black Hills Beer Fest 2016 Local Offerings at Black Hills Beer Fest 2016 By | Jan 12th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events Perpetually living in Colorado’s shadow, the Black Hills are often overlooked as a source of great craft beer. But for the 6th year in a row, the Black Hills Beer Fest will be held at the Ramkota Hotel — and with over 50 breweries involved and 100+ beers to sample — it will be a […]
8 Reasons to Love Winter in the Black Hills 8 Reasons to Love Winter in the Black Hills By | Nov 19th, 2015 | Category: Culture, Events, Outdoor Adventure Some say all good things must come to an end. But we’re not so sure… While we are saying goodbye to one of the most beautiful fall seasons on record, it doesn’t mean that we’re bracing for the winter blues. In fact, there are plenty of reasons why we’re just as excited to celebrate wintertime […]
Finding Black Hills Ghost Towns – Galena, SD Finding Black Hills Ghost Towns – Galena, SD By | Nov 5th, 2015 | Category: Culture, Discoveries Galena, South Dakota is another of the little boom towns in the Black Hills that sprang up during the 1876 gold rush that are now called ghost towns. Galena today is where the echoes of life long ago live harmoniously with the apparitions of a few families still calling this place home.
The Black Hills’ Best Ghost Tours The Black Hills’ Best Ghost Tours By | Oct 20th, 2015 | Category: Culture, Discoveries, Events Halloween is next week, but you can celebrate the holiday any day (or night) of the year by taking a brave tour of one of the spooky hotels, bone-chilling neighborhoods, or haunted cemeteries in the Black Hills. Just don’t say we didn’t warn you! Ghostly stories certainly linger year-round in the Black Hills, and local […]
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