Archives for the ‘Discoveries’ Category

All Aboard – The 1880 Train! All Aboard – The 1880 Train! By | Sep 20th, 2015 | Category: Attractions, Discoveries, Events Imagine yourself immersed in the immaculate beauty of the Black Hills while riding on a vintage steam train like the ones that helped settle the great American West. As you glide through the wilderness on this renovated train, the breeze is wistfully blowing past you, views of Harney Peak and wildlife can be seen nearby, […]
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, […]
Devil’s Bathtub: A Local Gem Devil’s Bathtub: A Local Gem By | Jul 14th, 2015 | Category: Discoveries, Outdoor Adventure Looking for an amazing family hike? One of our little family’s favorite places is Devil’s Bathtub in Spearfish Canyon. Why is it so great? You get a scenic drive through part of the canyon (taking in Bridal Veil Falls along the way), a nice, fairly easy, gorgeous hike and refreshing pools to cool off in. […]
How to Spend 4 Hours in Deadwood How to Spend 4 Hours in Deadwood By | Jun 16th, 2015 | Category: Attractions, Discoveries, Outdoor Adventure The historic town of Deadwood has so much to offer that it would be impossible to fit everything into a four hour time slot. However, depending on what your interest is, I’ve put together a list of many of the possibilities that you can partake in while you’re here. From gaming, museums, tours of the city, hiking […]
How to Spend Half a Day in Custer State Park How to Spend Half a Day in Custer State Park By | May 12th, 2015 | Category: Discoveries, Events, Outdoor Adventure As South Dakota’s largest and first state park, Custer State Park is one of the state’s most prized possessions. Any visitor could find themselves spending days—even weeks—exploring every nook and cranny the park beholds. But if you’re on a time crunch and looking to get the most bang for your buck, we’ve got some suggestions […]