Archives for the ‘Culture’ Category

Rake in the Fall Fun! Rake in the Fall Fun! By | Aug 26th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events As we inch closer to swapping out our swimsuits and beach towels for light jackets and boots, it means one thing for many travelers: fall festival season is here! Though our summers are famous for family attractions and lazy lakes days, and winter celebrations have us treasuring our favorite holiday traditions, it’s fall that offers […]
National Park Service Centennial National Park Service Centennial By | Aug 25th, 2016 | Category: Culture After much anticipation, the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service is officially here! It was on this day in 1916 that President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service, a new federal bureau responsible for protecting national parks and monuments. Today, the National Park Service is comprised of more than 400 […]
Fly the Skies in the Ford Tri-Motor! Fly the Skies in the Ford Tri-Motor! By | Aug 19th, 2016 | Category: Culture There is a once in a lifetime opportunity this weekend right here in the Black Hills. The Experimental Aircraft Association is a community of passionate aviation enthusiasts that strive to provide unique flight opportunities all over the US. This weekend only at the Rapid City Regional Airport you can take a once in a lifetime […]
Bring The Past to Life at The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs Bring The Past to Life at The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs By | Aug 9th, 2016 | Category: Culture Hidden in the Southern Black Hills is a small town of 3,500 that has a secret over 26,000 years old. The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs is located on top of an ancient sinkhole that was the final resting place for many mammoths, as well as a camel, coyote, short-faced bear, and other creatures native […]
Have You Ever Wanted to Know More About The Cold War? Have You Ever Wanted to Know More About The Cold War? By | Jul 10th, 2016 | Category: Culture Despite being a scary time in US history, the operation of the Minuteman Missile silos in the prairies of South Dakota is a very important part of US history. Fully constructed and equipped in November of 1963, the Delta-09 silo was active until September 1991 when all of our nation’s 450 Minuteman II missiles were […]
4th of July Happenings & Area Wildfire Updates 4th of July Happenings & Area Wildfire Updates By | Jun 30th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events, Outdoor Adventure The 4th of July weekend is ahead of us, making this is a good time to share the weekend events taking place throughout the Black Hills and Badlands. With a beautiful forecast in store, we’ve got you covered on everything you need to know regarding Independence Day celebrations. In the same breath, it’s also a […]
Making of: The Best Donut is in the Badlands Making of: The Best Donut is in the Badlands By | Jun 28th, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Discoveries Wall Drug is famous for a lot of things, including their free ice water, 5¢ coffee, and historic billboard marketing efforts that span the globe! (Seriously—there’s even a Wall Drug billboard in Antartica!) But what you might not know is that Wall Drug is also home to the best cake donuts you’ll ever try! And […]
Top Tips for Traversing the Hills as a Foreigner Top Tips for Traversing the Hills as a Foreigner By | Jun 19th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Discoveries The happiest place in the world isn’t Disney, it’s the Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota! If you’re traveling to this area from abroad, the one thing you’re sure to experience (besides our mind-blowing scenery and attractions) is people and businesses jumping at the chance to help you. Exploring abroad can sometimes be daunting, […]
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