Archives for the ‘Culture’ Category

Home of America’s Best Small Towns Home of America’s Best Small Towns By | Aug 13th, 2015 | Category: Culture, Discoveries Though it’s been a few months since the official list debuted, we’re still relishing in the fact that two of our communities made Outside Magazine’s 2015 list of the Best Small Towns in America. Each year, the magazine highlights the best towns that meet criteria based on their “great access to trails and public lands, […]
Spend Some Time in Rapid City Spend Some Time in Rapid City By | Jul 21st, 2015 | Category: Attractions, Culture As you plan your vacation to the Black Hills, you’ll quickly realize that as South Dakota’s second largest city (home to just over 70,000 residents), Rapid City is the regional hub for shopping, dining and entertainment this side of the Missouri River. It would be appropriate to designate multiple days of an itinerary in order […]
Top 5 Instagram Photos of June Top 5 Instagram Photos of June By | Jul 2nd, 2015 | Category: Culture A month’s worth of heavy moisture provided some incredible photography options for our Instagram community. Here are the five most-liked photos for the month: 1. June 20: “Congrats to @codylerephoto on winning our Facebook fan photo contest. What an incredible image!!” 2. June 30: “Loving this photo taken near Custer by @elizabeth019. Just wow”   […]
2015 Fireworks Displays in the Black Hills 2015 Fireworks Displays in the Black Hills By | Jun 30th, 2015 | Category: Culture, Events, Outdoor Adventure The 4th of July is just days away! For those of you still hammering out the details for your holiday plans, below is a list of regional fireworks displays that might come in handy. For a complete list of holiday events, click here to browse our Black Hills & Badlands calendar. Belle Fourche – Friday, […]
Hill City Highlights Hill City Highlights By | Jun 29th, 2015 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Dining If you’re looking for scenic beauty, a bit of culture and some fascinating history all the way back to the prehistoric, make sure you take time to stroll the streets of Hill City, the second oldest town in the Black Hills (Custer wins as the oldest). With a plethora of things to see and do, […]
Storybook Island: A Family Favorite Storybook Island: A Family Favorite By | Jun 14th, 2015 | Category: Culture Summer time in the Black Hills has rolled around once again. This means that the gates to Storybook island, the popular local and tourist attraction are open. I know that our little family practically counts down to the opening every Memorial Weekend. Storybook Island is a free outdoor Black Hills attraction. There is a suggested […]
47th Annual Red Cloud Indian Art Show 47th Annual Red Cloud Indian Art Show By | Jun 4th, 2015 | Category: Culture, Events 47th Annual Red Cloud Indian Art Show This year, The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School will celebrate the 47th Red Cloud Indian Art Show from June 7 to August 9, with a reception and special preview on June 6 from noon to 5 p.m. The Red Cloud Indian Art Show is the largest […]
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.
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