Archives for the ‘Culture’ Category

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, […]
Project: Time Off – How to Utilize an Extra Day in the Black Hills Project: Time Off – How to Utilize an Extra Day in the Black Hills By | Jun 12th, 2016 | Category: Culture Each year millions upon millions of vacation days are wasted by American workers. In 2013 alone the number of unused vacation days was over 169 million. Now imagine the impact on our economy, our well-being, and our mental state if Americans decided to finally live life to the fullest and use those days. Project:Time Off, […]
Proudly Patriotic: The Best Way to Enjoy an Evening at Mount Rushmore Proudly Patriotic: The Best Way to Enjoy an Evening at Mount Rushmore By | Jun 7th, 2016 | Category: Culture The iconic faces of Mount Rushmore National Memorial are represented as an American symbol all throughout the U.S. and abroad. It’s truly one of our country’s most identifiable landmarks. As such, there is little surprise that this incredible memorial draws nearly two and a half million visitors each year who come to admire the sculpture […]
Living the Good Life in the 605 Living the Good Life in the 605 By | Jun 5th, 2016 | Category: Culture Today, June 5, unknowingly marked a special day for South Dakota residents. We are one of only 12 states in America that is entirely represented by one area code; ours is (605). Today’s date, 6/05, allows us to proudly proclaim the day as “605 Day” —a self-declared celebration of our state and all the reasons […]
How to Make the Best One Day Native American Cultural Trip How to Make the Best One Day Native American Cultural Trip By | May 26th, 2016 | Category: Culture Perhaps more than any other group, the great Lakota Sioux Nation – with their striking tipis, fast horses and richly feathered and beaded clothing – have become the international symbol of America’s native people. And the Black Hills has an abundance of Native culture if you know where to look. Powwows, also known as ‘wacipi’ […]
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 […]
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