Archives for the ‘Outdoor Adventure’ Category

Come Camping—and Don’t Forget Your Horse! Come Camping—and Don’t Forget Your Horse! By | Apr 6th, 2017 | Category: Culture, Discoveries, Outdoor Adventure Honestly, there is no better place to explore on horseback than the Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota. Hundreds of miles of horse-friendly trails and many, many horse-friendly campgrounds with horse-friendly people await your arrival! Pick any place in the Black Hills or the Badlands and you’re sure to find a place to park […]
The Secluded Lodge in Spearfish Canyon That’s Completely Surrounded by Breathtaking Natural Beauty The Secluded Lodge in Spearfish Canyon That’s Completely Surrounded by Breathtaking Natural Beauty By | Mar 23rd, 2017 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Dining, Outdoor Adventure Here in the Black Hills, Spearfish Canyon is one of our “Wonders of the World” for our neck of the woods. Six hundred million or so years ago, long before man walked this area, it was covered by a huge sea. As water subsided and landmasses began to appear—30 to 60 million years ago—drainages such […]
Black Elk Peak: Before The Peak Black Elk Peak: Before The Peak By | Mar 22nd, 2017 | Category: Outdoor Adventure Custer State Park is arguably the crown jewel of the Black Hills—home to towering pines that shelter roadways, gentle flowing creeks with clear, sun-sparkling waters, and massive granite outcroppings around every corner. From Custer State Park is also where you can access South Dakota’s highest point of elevation. At 7,242 feet, Black Elk Peak (formerly […]
Snowshoeing: A Black Hills Wintertime Adventure Snowshoeing: A Black Hills Wintertime Adventure By | Jan 26th, 2017 | Category: Outdoor Adventure The first month of 2017 is wrapping up, and we know many of you have pledged to enjoy a more physical lifestyle in this New Year. If you’re looking to combine a healthy activity with a first-hand encounter of rich landscapes, untouched beauty, and fresh Black Hills air, consider snowshoeing! What started thousands of years […]
Stay & Play at Mystic Hills Hideaway Stay & Play at Mystic Hills Hideaway By | Jan 17th, 2017 | Category: Discoveries, Outdoor Adventure Dreaming of well-groomed trails, a snow covered forest, and the power of your sled as you explore the hidden acres of the Black Hills? What if all that was followed up with a warm, cozy cabin stay—secluded from the rest of the world? How crazy—we’ve been dreaming of the exact same thing! Luckily for all […]
Avoid the lines… OptOutside at Jewel Cave Avoid the lines… OptOutside at Jewel Cave By | Nov 22nd, 2016 | Category: Discoveries, Events, Outdoor Adventure It has come around again…Thanksgiving is upon us. For myself, it’s that time of year when I tend to over indulge and eat until I am ready to burst. Should I consider maternity pants? If this was an episode of Friends and I was Joey, maybe I would. My own ramblings aside, Thanksgiving is a […]
11 Easy Hikes to Add to Your Black Hills Bucket List 11 Easy Hikes to Add to Your Black Hills Bucket List By | Nov 3rd, 2016 | Category: Outdoor Adventure The Black Hills are full of wonderful hiking opportunities. The following is a sampling of the hikes that are perfect for people who prefer an easier skill level, those with young children, and those who only have an hour or two to spend enjoying the great opportunities the Hills have to offer. The list below […]