Archives for the ‘Culture’ Category

Oktoberfest is Almost Here! Oktoberfest is Almost Here! By | Sep 29th, 2015 | Category: Culture, Events Oktoberfest descends on Deadwood this weekend, Oct. 2-4, and brings with it plenty of entertainment. From the Oktober Polka Fest at the Martin Mason Hotel and a German food cook-off throughout town to bratwurst giveaways and Beer Barrel Games, the weekend holds something for all tastes. The City of Deadwood will relax its open container […]
Labor Day Camping in the Black Hills Labor Day Camping in the Black Hills By | Sep 1st, 2015 | Category: Culture, Discoveries, Outdoor Adventure It’s the last hurrah of summer, Labor Day Weekend. The time when we hit the lake, the campground, and enjoy our last ice cream cones before digging out the sweaters and stocking up on Halloween candy. Of course, if you’re industrious you could clean the garage, paint the house or dust your salt-and-pepper shaker collection, […]
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 […]
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