Archives for the ‘Discoveries’ Category

Have Your Mind Blown in Deadwood Have Your Mind Blown in Deadwood By | Mar 1st, 2015 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Dining, Discoveries When “Deadwood, South Dakota” first comes to mind, most people can’t help but envision its raucous history of gunslingers, outlaws and the overall lawlessness and debauchery of the Wild West. Today, Deadwood continues to earn notoriety as a premier gaming destination in the Midwest, and while it will always be a place to enjoy the […]
Your National Parks and Monuments Itinerary in the Black Hills and Badlands Your National Parks and Monuments Itinerary in the Black Hills and Badlands By | Feb 17th, 2015 | Category: Discoveries   Home of the internationally recognized Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial and Badlands National Park, the Black Hills are also home to twelve other national/state parks and rec areas. With enough to see and do just in these treasures alone, this four day itinerary of Black Hills Parks and Monuments should serve only […]
Top 5 Instagram Photos for January Top 5 Instagram Photos for January By | Feb 2nd, 2015 | Category: Discoveries With the first month of the New Year in the books, we’re happy to recap the top 5 most-liked photos from our Instagram account in January. From gorgeous sunsets to wintery scenes, here they are: #1: You can’t beat a sunset in the Black Hills. @maticus_finch captured this beauty near Hill City, SD.     […]
In the Winter, Make Tracks In the Winter, Make Tracks By | Jan 11th, 2015 | Category: Discoveries, Outdoor Adventure   One of my favorite winter activities is spotting animal tracks in the snow. Wildlife can be shy, so in the warmer months, we may think they’re not around. A blanket of snow can show us just how many animals are living throughout the Black Hills. While mice may not our favorite animals, their miniature […]
Top Blog Posts of 2014 Top Blog Posts of 2014 By | Jan 6th, 2015 | Category: Culture, Discoveries We’re closing in on the first complete week of 2015 and I couldn’t be happier. I was completely holiday’d out and was happy to click the “reset” button on the year, complete with a zesty ambition to clear the slate and make a better effort to my usual New Year Resolutions: 1. Drink More Water, […]
Top 5 Instagram Photos for December Top 5 Instagram Photos for December By | Jan 4th, 2015 | Category: Discoveries, Outdoor Adventure Black Hills snowscapes and beautiful winter colors kept our Instagram account populated with incredible photos throughout December. Here are the top 5 most-liked photos: #1: We are absolutely mesmerized by this image of Sylvan Lake in Custer State Park. Well done, @altamishosman!   #2: Merry Christmas!   #3: The beautiful display of scenery in Spearfish […]
Twinkle, Twinkle Upon a Storybook Twinkle, Twinkle Upon a Storybook By | Dec 16th, 2014 | Category: Culture, Discoveries, Events, Outdoor Adventure Ahh the Christmas season is here again, which means bundling up, hot cocoa, the smell of fresh baked goodies, decorating the tree and of course sparkling lights! For local residents, Storybook Island once again opens its gates for a winter wonderland spectacular! Storybook Island has been a cornerstone of childhood memories for over 50 years […]
Top 5 Instagram Photos for November Top 5 Instagram Photos for November By | Dec 3rd, 2014 | Category: Culture, Discoveries A beautiful November is in the books and we’ve got the pictures to prove it! Here are our most-liked Instagram photos from the last month: #1. Hikers and bikers love Buzzards Roost – only 5 minutes west of Rapid City.   #2. “The Black Hills always help to put things in perspective. Make plans to […]
Chubby Chipmunk: Truffle Love Chubby Chipmunk: Truffle Love By | Nov 20th, 2014 | Category: Dining, Discoveries For those of us that have a sweet tooth, chocolate tends to be our number one fix. If you live in the Black Hills, Chubby Chipmunk is a household name. However, if you find yourself traveling through, take my advice: you must make a stop in Deadwood and visit this gourmet chocolate shop! Chip, the […]
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