Archives for the ‘Culture’ Category

Our Advice for a Dog Friendly 3-Day Getaway Our Advice for a Dog Friendly 3-Day 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. Make sure to always clean up after your […]
Four Hours in Badlands National Park – Your Super Quick Guide Four Hours in Badlands National Park – Your Super Quick Guide By | Apr 21st, 2016 | Category: Culture, Outdoor Adventure We hear it all the time…and often with a tinge of panic. Visitors who are only passing through the region are shocked to discover all of the parks, monuments, attractions and unique things to do here in the Black Hills. There’s easily enough to fill five days or more, but with only a half-day of free time, they need to be strategic. So, with that in mind, here‘s our guide to what to see and do in Badlands National Park with only four hours to spare. As any local would tell you, the Badlands are a […]
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 […]
How to Survive a Bear Attack: The Hugh Glass Story How to Survive a Bear Attack: The Hugh Glass Story By | Feb 25th, 2016 | Category: Culture **Spoiler Alert — If you haven’t seen The Revenant and plan to, don’t continue reading unless you enjoy spoilers.** Kids these days have it easy. Most of them have a smartphone, free food at home, and plenty of friends to hang out with. They never had to deal with being mauled by a bear, left […]
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